Page 4, CHILDREN'S COOKBOOKS, ETIQUETTE & GARDENING  &  Fragrances

Joanne Hendricks, Cookbooks

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[Elizabeth Stansbury Kirkland.] SIX LITTLE COOKS OR AUNT JANE’S COOKING CLASS. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg & Co., 1877. 236 pages. 207 numbered recipes presented within a story book for children and Aunt Jane as the characters. Frontis of the girls together. Blue cloth cover scuffed and faded at the front edge. Insides clean and unmarked. Quite a good copy. $125.

 

Philip Harben. THE YOUNG COOK. London: Peter Neville, Ltd., 1952. A serious little cookery book. Baking breads and buns, how to make an omelette,  kippers, sausages, a simple stew are but a few of the subjects included. A very nice copy, beautifully bright and clean. $75.

 

BETTY CROCKER’S COOK BOOK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition, second printing.  Metal spiral binding. Color photographs, drawings, color blocked recipes, a very good clean copy. $50.

 

BETTER AND HOMES AND GARDENS JUNIOR COOK BOOK. FOR THE HOSTESS & HOST OF TOMORROW.  Iowa: Meredith Publishing Company, 1955. First edition.  3 ring binding, photographs and drawings and color blocks of designs.   Clean and bright copy. $60.

 

Lenora Mattingly Weber. THE BEANY MALONE COOKBOOK.  NY: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1972.  277 pages. exlib with pockets and stamps. Dust jacket. the family cook  ever since she was big enough to stand on a chair and stir a pot of fudge.  $25.

 

Shirley Parenteau and Barbara Douglass.  A SPACE AGE COOKBOOK FOR KIDS. Engelwood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979.  Recipes with ‘out of this world’ names. 216 pages, Breakfast to Gifts. A VG/VG unused copy. $45.

 

Tasha Tudor. THE TASHA TUDOR COOKBOOK.  NY: Little, Brown and Company, 1993. First edition. 123 pages.  enchanting illustrations. More than 80 recipes. Near new copy. DJ. $30.

 

Jill Krementz. THE FUN OF COOKING. NY; Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.  Large formatted series for kids growing up – from chocolate mousse to doggie biscuits—and it’s OK to have your kitty cat on the kitchen table watch as you prepare pasta dough. DJ. $25.

 

Alexie Gordon and Trudy Bliss. COME INTO THE KITCHEN.  A COOKERY BOOK FOR BOYS & GIRLS.  London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1947.  Drawings by Nancy Innes.  CHARMING, CHARMING, CHARMING. Clean and bright. With grown up  recipes and no mixes here. $95.

 

Jane Eayer Fryer. THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1912. A cook book for GIRLS !—Chapter stories, pots and pans that talk. Delightful illustrations. A very good copy, penciled recipes on the end pages, with a bright but tatty dust jacket. $150.

 

Wilma Lord Perkins. THE FANNIE FARMER JUNIOR COOKBOOK. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1957, 6th printing. new and revised edition. 179 pages, d.j. very clean and bright. illustrated with line drawings. not just cakes and cookies ! some pencil notations. $35.

 

Harriet Langsam Sobol. COSMO’S RESTAURANT. NY: MacMillan Publishing, 1978. a children’s picture, with photographs, story book about Cosmo Sammarone whose father and mother own a restaurant, New Port Alba, on Thompson Street. Buying meat and vegetables from the wholesale markets, cooking them for the restaurant and arranging the pastries from Rocco’s on Bleecker Street for the desserts, the customers and the menus—a look at Greenwich Village in the long ago 1970’s. with a dust jacket in a protective sleeve. $22.

Impish illustrations. Some of the titles have dedications to someone who had influenced or instructed Mr. Murrey.

 

Published in New York by Stokes White and Allen.

 

OYSTERS AND FISH. 1888. $150. PUDDINGS AND DAINTY DESSERTS. 1886. $125.   BREAKFAST DAINTIES. 1887. $125. PRACTICAL CARVING. 1887. $125.  SALADS AND SAUCES. 1889. $150. 

BLOMSTER OG FRUGT ALPHABET. Kjobenhavn: Bing & Son, ca 1860. Using flowers and fruit to learn the alphabet. Paper, 4 sewn pages, screen & block printed. bold and striking design --basic colors on black backgrounds. $600.

 

Eleonore Horn. PUPPEN KOCHBUCH. Reutlingen, CA. 1900. paper covered boards. Small, 5 x 3 3/4”. 64 pages. Recipes written in old German script. A nice little copy pencil underlining for 2 recipes. $250.

 

Julie Bimbach. KOCHBUCHLEIN FUR DIE PUPPENTUCHE. Munich: I. F. Schreiber, n.d. 35th printing, ca. 1920's. Bright, tight, small edge scuffs, slight bow. $250.

Jean Latham. THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1972. A History of Manners and Meals. Some Diarists and Letter Writers, Children’s Meals, Manners and Nursery Life, Royal Occasions, Some Meals and Entertainment in the Kitchen, several more chapters. Illustrated, bibliographies. 179 pages. dj. Vg/vg. $45.

 

Michael Nelson. NOBS AND SNOBS. London: Gordon & Cremonsei, 1976. an 'amusing and revealing study of the English upper class.' an observation of how they dress, what they eat, how they speak, their education and their attitudes towards sex and marriage, more observations covered ! a bright, though chipped jacket over a fine copy. $45.

 

Hannah More. STRICTURES ON THE MODERN SYSTEM OF FEMALE EDUCATION WITH A VIEW OF THE PRINCIPLES AND CONDUCT PREVALENT AMONG WOMEN OF RANK AND FORTUNE. Hartford: O. D. & I Cooke, 1801. in two volumes. (though 2 volumes are contained in the one book) covering education, French governesses, history and geography, religion, female character, ill directed sensibility, public amusements, Christian character & etc. More was an influential presence in 18th century England, as a playwright, a poet and philanthropist. 288 pages. in original calf. title on spine. $125.

 

Esther B. Aresty. THE BEST BEHAVIOR. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1970. Her collection of etiquette books---Perhaps not a scholarly history or Curtesy, yet her formidable collection of books also on gastronomy went to  the University of Pennsylvania Library. A good reference, illustrated and a bibliography of some of her collection. a perfect copy with a dust jacket. $55.

 

John Trusler 1735-1820). THE HONOURS OF THE TABLE, OR RULES FOR BEHAVIOUR DURING MEALS; WITH THE WHOLE ART OF CARVING, ILLUSTRATED BY A VARIETY OF CUTS. TOGETHER WITH DIRECTIONS FOR GOING TO MARKET, AND THE METHOD OF DISTINGUISHING GOOD PROVISIONS FROM BAD; TO WHICH IS ADDED A NUMBER OF HINTS OR CONCISE LESSONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF YOUTH, ON ALL OCCASIONS IN LIFE. Bath: G. Robbins, 1803. 12mo. 72pp. the third edition. illustrated with meat cuts. a lovely copy in original paper covered boards, an owner’s signature on front cover. tight and clean light foxing spots. $1200.

 

Walter Hoving. TIFFANY'S TABLE MANNERS FOR TEEN-AGERS. NY: Ives Washburn, Inc., 1963. 6th printing.hardcover. clean and bright. Indispensable......from Tiffany's. $65.

 

Emily Post. ETIQUETTE “THE BLUE BOOK OF SOCIAL USAGE”. NY: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1941. Third printing. Covering all rules. 893 pages, an excellent copy in a bright jacket. $65.

 

Experienced Hands. TIPS ON TIPPING. London:  Frederick Warne & Co., 1933. Small cloth covered book.127 pages.  $50.

Something old & borrowed & regifted.

 

Edward J. Wood. THE WEDDING DAY IN ALL AGES AND COUNTRIES. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1869. 299 pages + publishers advertising. 19th century history and customs. Gift inscription glued over and earlier inscription on the title page.  In 1 volume. 1st American edition from the British 2 volume edition published in the same year. Worn corners, faded cloth.  $95.

SOCIAL ETIQUETTE OF NEW YORK. NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1884. 16 mo. 207 + 4pp. adv. green cloth with decorative gilt titles. gilt edges. a fancy little reference for salutations, visiting, parties, cards, dinner giving, dinners, breakfasts, weddings, funerals, et al. a clean bright copy.$165.

                                                          Society of Gentlemen. THE ART OF CONVERSING. Boston: James French, 1850. 94 pages + publisher’s advertising. Colored frontis with tissue guard, gilt edges. Written for the instruction of youth in the polite manner and language of the drawing-room. $150.

 

A WEDDING GIFT. TO THOSE WHO ARE ABOUT TO ENTER THE MARRIED STATE THIS LITTLE VOLUME IS DEDICATED, WITH THE SINCERE HOPE THAT IT MAY CONDUCE TO THEIR HAPPINESS. London: Darton and Company, n.d.  leather and gilt, 174 pages. gilt edges and cover designs. $65.

 

THE LADY’S ALMANAC FOR 1864. Boston: George Coolidge, 1863.Small, 32mo., unused, save for gift inscription, 128+ several pages of advertising for ladies—washing machines, sewing machines, clothing shops, toiletries-- gilt edging, mostly gardening, inspirational thoughts and poetry, a memoranda page for each month of the year along with moon phases and sun rise and set tables. Plus 2 pages of recipes. Embossed cloth, faded at the edges, with decorative gilt titling. Full page illustration of a Union Soldier. A sweet copy. $75.

 

An American Lady. THE LADIES' VASE OR POLITE MANUAL FOR YOUNG LADIES. Hartford: H.S. Parsons and Co., 1849. foxing to the pages. gilt edges. $150.

 

John M. Ives. NEW ENGLAND BOOK OF FRUIT; CONTAINING AN ABRIDGEMENT OF MANNING’S DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE MOST VALUABLE VARIETIES OF THE PEAR, APPLE, PEACH PLUM, AND CHERRY, FOR NEW ENGLAND CULTURE. TO WHICH ARE ADDED THE GRAPE, QUINCE, GOOSEBERRY, CURRANT, AND STRAWBERRY WITH OUTLINES OF MANY OF THE FINEST SORTS OF PEARS Salem: W & S.B. Ives, Publishers, 1847. c. third enlarged edition. originally published as THE NEW ENGLAND BOOK OF FRUITS CONTAINING THE APPLE, PEAR, PEACH, PLUM, CHERRY, GRAPE &c. by Robert Manning, 1832. 16mo. 144pp. with 2 title pages and frontis of the original 1832 edition. with directions for pruning, grafting, and general modes of culture. burgundy colored cloth with gilt stamped fruit. illustrated with outlines of fruit shapes. rubbed edges, a pleasing copy. $225.

 

Karl Capek. THE GARDENER’S YEAR. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1931. First published in Prague 1929. “labours, joys and mediations” of setting up a garden. 160 pages. in a DJ over an excellent copy. Illustrated by Josef Capek. $125.

 

Beverley Nichols. DOWN THE GARDEN PATH. NY: Doubleday Doran & Co. Inc., 1932. 1st American edition. "Several years ago he found a cottage a mile from the Great North Road in Huntingdonshire...Armed with a seed catalogue and no experience he made the garden over into his own." "...Amusing, witty and gay" as these books tend to be but charming as well. Illustrations by Rex Whistler. with a dust jacket. $60.

 

 Beverly Nichols, Compton Mackenzie, Marion Cran, V. Sackville West. HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW? London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1935. 127 Pages. gardening essays by the authors. a bright little book inside and out. Scarce. $450.

 

Henry Williams. WINDOW GARDENING. DEVOTED SPECIALLY TO THE CULTURE OF FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTS, FOR IN DOOR USE AND PARLOR DECORATION. New York: Henry T. Williams, Publ., 1875.c.1872. 300 pages + advertising. Arrangements, simple and elaborate, flowers and ferns, parlor and windows. Due for a fad come back ! Profusely illustrated. $95.

 

 

Mrs. Grieve. A MODERN HERBAL. THE MEDICINAL, CULINARY, COSMETIC AND ECONOMIC PROPERTIES, CULTIVATION AND FOLK-LORE OF HERBS, GRASSES, FUNGI, SHRUBS & TREES WITH ALL THEIR MODERN USES. London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. 2volumes, v-xvi + 3-427; 431-888 pages. in green cloth. with black and white illustrations. a solid set. scholarly written & well researched.  this is the first edition $300.

 

T.W. Pomroy. CLAIRVOYANT REMINISCENCES AND HERBAL RECIPES. NY: George Sparks, Publ., 1887. an autobiography, his healing powers, his eventual attainment of recognition by the public and finally advice for a healthy life, with herbal recipes.

stamped decorative green cloth boards with bright gilt titles on the spine. Hinge repairs, newspaper articles remains. Otherwise clean and tight. $300.

 

M. Grieve. F.R.H.S. CULINARY HERBS AND CONDIMENTS. London: William Heinemann, 1933. 1st ed. The uses, the history, literary references, recipes. 209 pages. A VG/VG copy in the rare to find dust jacket. $125.

 

Helen Noyes Webster. HERBS HOW TO GROW THEM AND HOW TO USE THEM. Massachusetts: Hale, Cushman & Flint, 1939. Several chapters covering terminology, Roman, Mediaeval, Renaissance, Knot, Colonial, native herbs, gardening helps, drying and using, cooking and a checklist bibliography. Illustrated. 160 pages. $30.

 

Jules Remy. CHAMPIGNONS ET TRUFFES. Paris: Librairie Agricole de la Maison Rustique,1861. 173pp. 12 color plates.Comestibles, identification, culture and utilization (recipes) bound in ¼ leather, marbled boards. A beautiful copy. Bitting 393. Vicaire 737. $500.

Charles H. Peck. PECK ON FUNGI. REPORT OF THE STATE BOTANIST. 1894. New York State Education Department: Albany, 1894. 8vo. ½ leather with brown cloth. 337pp Report of the State Botanist being a description of the fungi. some marginalia, plus 43 linen backed, full page chromolithograph plates of fungi. 39 edible, 3 poisonous and 1 unwholesome. rare first compilation of this study. as 1 volume and the first issue of this report. scarce in this presentation. $425.

 

M.C. Cooke. A PLAIN AND EASY ACCOUNT OF BRITISH FUNGI. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE ESCULENT AND POISONOUS SPECIES, DETAILS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC CLASSIFICATION, AND A TABULAR ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS AND GENERA.  London: Robert Hardwicke, 1862. 24 coloured plates. Some foxing and showing some wear but nice gilt titles and mushroom decoration on the front cover. $225.

 

Jane Grigson. THE MUSHROOM FEAST. New York: Knopf, 1975. First American edition. 305 + xx pages. as new book in a slightly worn jacket. $60.

 

Robert Buist. THE FAMILY KITCHEN GARDENER, CONTAINING PLAIN AND ACCURATE DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE DIFFERENT SPECIES AND VARIETIES OF CULINARY VEGETABLES; WITH......New York: A.O. Moore, Agricultural Book Publisher, 1858. illustrated with 25 engravings. Toning to the pages but a very nice copy gilt decorative front cover. $250.

 

House of Representatives. REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE YEAR 1862. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. A wide range of agricultural  reports: agriculture of Maine & Florida; The Wheat Plant; Apples and Pears; On the Culture of the Sweet Potato; Sheep Husbandry; Health of the Farmer’s Family; Preservation of Food and many other subjects. 632 pages. XLVII Plates and many illustrations within the text. A very good solid copy.  $90.

 

Peter Henderson. PRACTICAL FLORICULTURE A GUIDE TO THE SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION OF FLORIST'S PLANTS FOR THE AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL FLORIST. New York: Orange Judd, 1892. new and enlarged edition. flower bed designs, floral displays and green house plant cultivation. $40.

 

PRESENTED TO MRS. SARAH RYLE BY HER HUSBAND ON THE 22 ND MARCH 1865.

Edward Sprague Rand jr. FLOWERS FOR THE PARLOR GARDEN. A BOSTON: J.E. TILTON & CO., 1864. 411 pages. green cloth boards with gilt decorations on front and spine, with some rubbing. Nicely illustrated with steel etchings and line illustrations. Covering the window garden, balcony gardening, Winter gardens, hanging baskets, water plants, blubs and several other topics. Good wintertime reading. $125.

 

G.W. Septimus Piesse. THE ART OF PERFUMERY, AND THE METHODS OF OBTAINING THE ODOURS OF PLANTS, WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF PERFUMES FOR THE HANDKERCHIEF... etc., etc. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. 287 pgs. + several pages of publishers advertising. in dark blue cloth, blind stamped, with gilt stamped front cover and spine designs. 1st edition, numerous illustrations. 17 Sections, from history and introduction to Animal Perfumes- ambergris, civet & musk, to Soaps, Tooth Powders, to Hair Washes and an Appendix of many essays. with 2 tipped in pages of neat handwritten recipes for perfumes. rubbed edges and notations from the previous owner in that neat cursive hand. $450.

another copy: Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakston, 1856. in red blind stamped cloth, rubbing to ridges and top spine loss. overall tight. gilt titles on spine. some foxing and a worm tunnel through 8 pages. $350.


Campbell Morfit. PERFUMERY: ITS MANUFACTURE AND USE WITH INSTRUCTIONS IN EVERY BRANCH OF THE ART, AND RECIPES FOR ALL THE FASHIONABLE PREPARATIONS. THE WHOLE FORMING, etc., etc. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1853. second edition, revised and improved. illustrated with numerous woodcuts. The history, the trade, the laboratory, the raw materials, pomades, infusions, oils, powders. essences, tinctures.... much, much more. 62 chapters. 379 pages. + 24 publ. adv.
some foxing, top gutter damage. binding split at page 120. though all else holding well. $200.