Cookbooks & Gastronomy
New York: Hippocrene, First edition, 2002. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 227 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked copy, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket.
San Francisco: 101 Productions, First edition, 1984, hardcover, oblong octavo, 158 pp., illustrated. Book near fine, binding tight, soil to back flyleaf, otherwise text is clean bright and unmarked. DJ VG with generic soil, rubbing and age toning to panels, vertical scratch to bottom front panel, light edge wear. "A...
Chicago: Patterson Publishing Co. 1921, Edition not stated. Hardcover in Very Good condition, with light shelf wear. No jacket present.
London: Constable and Co. 1915. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in tan cloth. 206pp. plus 6p. ads. Very good. small stain to rear board, fore-edge, which does not effect contents, boards finger smudges. Contemporary ownership marks to endpapers. Internally bright and unmarked. Housed in mylar.
London: Archibald Constable, Possible signature of Contance S. Peel on the front flyleaf. 1905. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in green cloth. 99pp. plus ads. Very good. Spine toned, boards mottled at extremities, endpapers foxed. Internally unmarked. Housed in mylar. Only 1 listed on OCLC.
Westminster: Archibald Constable, First edition, 1904, red cloth spine, green cloth boards, 207 pp, about good copy with wear and soil to binding, light cracking to hinges, contents generally VG and clean. This book was written in response to complaints that her previous books were for budgets far beyond the...
New York: M. Barrows, 1951. First English language edition. Hardcover, 8vo., 288 pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Ripple to rear cover. Edgewear to DJ; loss to top edge of rear panel; soiling to rear panel; discoloration to top of rear panel. Faint age-toning to pages.
Whiteland, PA: St. Paul's Church, First edition, 1950. Cloth 8vo, 257pp. Illustrated in brown ink by Cecile Newbold Barnett. Near fine with occasional light pencil checkmarks. In a VG- dust jacket with wear to corners and shallow loss to the upper section of the front joint.
New York: Doubleday, Signed Association copy with drawing by Pepper, postcard, inscription, first edition, 1955, hardcover, octavo, 284 pp., illustrated. Book VG+ with light soil and edge wear, crease to front panel near edge, front inner hinge beginning to crack. DJ VG- with missing small 1" piece of upper spine...
no place: Isleido A.L.D.L.D. Moteru Skyrius, Paperback, 1937, octavo, 224pp., sparsely illustrated in color and b&w. Book VG with mild wear to wrap, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with mild toning throughout. No DJ. Text in Lithuanian.
New York: St. Martin's Press, Stated First Edition. c.1993. hardcover. 8vo. 384pp. Near Fine in Near Fine price-clipped dustjacket. Very light soil smudge to foredge, light wear to head of dustjacket spine. Inscribed by James D. Porterfield.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, First edition, 1974. Hardcover, illustrated, 324 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good+ copy, some soiling or discoloration to the page-edges and the covers, rubbing and wear to the edges of the book's covers, no dust jacket.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, First edition, 1981. Yellow cloth 4to, 286 pp. Near fine in near fine dustjacket with minimal shelfwear. Printed in maroon ink with numerous full color photographic illustrations. Contents are clean and unmarked.
Philadelphia: James Webster, 2nd American edition, preceeded only by the rare 1801 Philadelphia Dobson edition. 8vo, handsomely rebound in quarter tan calf and marbled boards, folding copperplate frontispiece of a 'curious new invented fire stove' pp. (8), 327, (12), with two folding 'plans' at rear of a 'grand table of...
New York: Prentice-Hall, 1939. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in orange cloth, dust jacket. 275pp. Very good in fair dust jacket. Loss to rear panel of dust jacket, chipping to spine ends and head of front panel. Dj soiled, unclipped, now housed in mylar. Wear to spine ends, ownership plate on...
Memphis, TN: Published by the author, First Edition. c.1907. Hardcover. Brown cloth, gilt titles. 8vo. 372pp. Very Good. Light general shelfwear, rubbing to boards, mild dampstaining to upper margin pp.285-352, a couple of handwritten notes to text, offsetting to endpapers, light wear / darkening to edges of first few pages...
Cleveland, OH: Reliable Stove Company, 1925. Hardcover, 8vo. in cloth and tan paper boards. 112pp. illustrations of products listed with contemporary prices, with additional gas ranges catalog and price list laid in. Very good. Light scuffing to boards, edges toned. Internally unmarked. Housed in mylar.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, First edition, 1982. Cloth hardcover, illustrated, 289 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, light wear to the endpapers, soiling and discoloration to the spine, no dust jacket.