Cookbooks & Gastronomy
New York: Assouline, First edition, 2002. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, clean unmarked text, New in new dust jacket, still in original shrink wrap!
New York: Harpercollins, First printing, 1990, hardcover with cloth-backed boards in dust jacket, small quarto, 324pp., illustrated in color and b&w. Book near fine with hint of shelfwear to spine foot, binding tight, text clean and unmarked. DJ fine in protective mylar wrap.
Boston: Periplus, First edition, 2000. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 304 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked copy, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket.
London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, Second edition, 1865, hardcover, octavo, 170pp., not illustrated. Book VG with new spine and endpapers, mild edgewear, binding tight, text clean with previous owner's stamp to front endpapers, otherwise unmarked. No DJ, though in protective mylar wrap.
Paris: Jean Budry, 1926 edition of this culinary classic, number 320 of 400 copies, small quarto, printged wraps with glassine overlay, 403 pp., two etchings by J. E. Laboureur. Very good copy, some wear to glassine with chips and loss, wraps very good, contents very good, mainly uncut and unopened.
Brooklyn: Brooklyn Household Inventions, Ca. 1900 catalog for Brooklyn Household Inventions featuring stoves and cooking utensils listed with contemporary prices. Printed wraps, 8vo. 14pp. illustrated with products on offer. Very good. Creased once, shallow chipping to front wrap extremities. Contents delicate, but complete and unmarked. Digital images available upon request.
The Ward Ritchie Press, First edition, 1966. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 152 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good price-clipped dust jacket, light age-toning to the outer pages and the page-edges, minor discoloration to the dust jacket, some rubbing and wear to the edges of the...
Milan: Silvana Editoriale Spa, Inscribed by Bugialli! First edition, 2005, hardcover with glossy paper boards in dust jacket, quarto, 271pp., illustrated in color. Book fine with handsome boards and tight binding, previous owner has blacked out the last name in author's inscription, otherwise text clean bright and unmarked. DJ near...
New York: Phillips & Hunt, Hardcover. c.1880. Brown cloth. 8vo. 352pp. Very Good (minus). Spine darkened and rubbed, wear at spine-ends and corners, some soiling to cloth, light foxing / soiling to endpapers.
Weesp, Holland: C. J. Van Houten and Zoon, ca. 1890s color lithographed trade card advertisement for Holland based C. J. Van Houten and Zoon brand Cocoa. Card measures 4.5 by 6 inches, printed on both sides. Very good. Light edgewear, soil to head of card verso, else bright and unmarked.
Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon University Press, First edition, 1988. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 144 pp., clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light creasing and wear to the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
Madrid: Editorial Everest, 1983 Hardcover 8vo, 226pp. Illustrated in color. VG+ with light shelfwear rubbing. Contents are clean and unmarked. Text in Spanish.
San Francisco: Lane Publishing Co., Third edition, 1936. Softcover, 216 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy, light creasing to the tips of a couple pages, soiling or discoloration to the page-edges and covers, covers with light wear to the tips and edges including some creasing and minor fraying at the spine-ends.
New York: Rizzoli Intl Pubns, First edition, 2001. Tan cloth folio, 173 pp. Profusely illustrated with full color photos. Fine in a near fine dustjacket with light shelfwear. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: M. Barrows, Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. 1966, First Edition. Hardcover. 174 pp. A Near Fine, tight, clean copy, in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear. DJ now housed in a mylar wrap.
New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2001. First edition. Hardcover, 4to., 312 pp. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Light wear to fore-edge of covers. Due to the size of this item, extra postage may be required for priority or international orders.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, Revised Edition. c.1925. Hardcover. Brown cloth. 8vo. 259pp. Very Good. Light rubbing at corners and spine-ends, some soiling to boards and endpapers, light age toning to contents.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1890. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in tan embossed cloth. 214pp. plus 2p. ads. Very good. Light toning, foxing to boards. Ownership plate on pastedown. Internally unmarked.
Indiana: The Dunes Press, First edition, 1975. Light blue cloth 4to, 108pp. Fine in a like dustjacket. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf: "for Ines, because I know she's too wise to use this". Contents are bright, clean and unmarked. SIGNED.
Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson and Sons, Reprint, 1964. Hardcover in dust jacket, 302 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, some age-toning or soiling to the pages and page-edges, a bit of rubbing to the edges of the book's covers, soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket...
Berkeley: 10 Speed Press, First edition, 1999. Blue cloth 8vo, 240pp. Copiously illustrated with full color photographs. Near fine in a near fine dustjacket, light rubbing/ bumping to the corners. Contents are clean and unmarked.