Cookbooks & Gastronomy
London: Michael Joseph, First edition, 1967. UNCORRECTED PROOFS. Blue paperback 8vo, 304pp. With drawn illustrations throughout text. Some discoloration to spine and near edges. Else tight, square, clean and unmarked.
London: M. Joseph, First edition, 1983. CLoth 4to, 256 pp. Copiously illustrated with full color photographs. Near fine with light rubbing to lower spine ends, in a near fine dustjacket with minimal wear. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: John Ireland, Second Edition - Revised. c.1890. Hardcover. Cloth spine. Illustrated boards. Oblong 8vo. 76pp. Good. Heavy wear / rubbing to spine with some loss / fraying to cloth, rubbing to edges, soiling to boards, previous owner's signature on flyleaf.
Wernigerode: Verlagsbuchhandlung M. Hahn, Later printing ("25.-27. Auflage), 1925. Original covers with re-backed spine with paper spine-label, 661 pp. + ads., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Fair copy, age-toning or discoloration to the pages of the text, tearing and loss to the edges of some pages including loss to the bottom...
London: Paul Elek, 1951 Hardcover, in brown cloth, in Very Good+ condition. The boards show light sunning to the spine and edges, else a clean and tight copy. 10 maps, and numerous photographs of the region. 199 pp.
San Francisco: Wine Appreciation Guild, First edition, 1991. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 367 pp., illustrated (in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket, light wear to the tips of the covers of the book, a bit of rubbing and creasing to the tips...
New York: Union Publishing House, 1889. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in pictorial green cloth with gilt and silver decoration, titles. 532pp. frontis of Marion Harland, illustrated with engravings by L.A. Shafer, Walter Satterlees, and others. Very good. Blunting, wear to corners and spine ends, spine titles rubbed and faded, edges...
London (Oxford): Oxford Univ. Pr (Milford), 1933, First Edition. Hardcover, green cloth. Illustrated with 8 b&w plates and 2 fold-out maps. Very Good, no dust jacket. Light wear to the spine ends; faint fading to the binding. Clean and unmarked contents. Tight.
California: The Crossing Press, 1988 Blue cloth 8vo, 162pp. With several illustrations. Near fine in a like dustjacket with some light shelfwear. Contents are clean and unmarked.
Paris: Harrison of Paris, Limited first edition (ours is copy 565 of 840 hand-numbered copies), 1930. Cloth hardcover in original slipcase, illustrated in color, 187 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, ink inscription on the front flyleaf, minor age-toning to some of the pages...
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, First edition, 1967. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 216 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good price-clipped dust jacket, gift inscription on the verso of the front flyleaf, light discoloration to the page-edges, dust jacket with soiling and discoloration, dust jacket with...
Nordhausen, Germany: Heinrich Killinger, 1925. English language edition, revised. Hardcover, 4to. in blue cloth with gilt titles. 11pp. and 56 full color plates. Very good. Spine toned, boards scuffed and mottled at extremities. Foxing to endpapers and margins throughout. Contents and plates remain bright and unmarked. Housed in mylar.
Nashville: Aurora, Presumed first, 1970. Red cloth 8vo, 268 pp. With full color photographic illustrations. Includes note signed by the Governor of Tennessee praising the book. Near fine in a VG dustjacket that has three small chips and a closed tear to the lower front corner. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Later Printing. c.1884. Hardcover. 8vo. 376pp. + 8pp. publisher's catalog in rear. Very Good. Light shelfwear, rubbing at corners, paper remains stuck to covers, some soiling to endpapers, light age toning / occasional soil to contents.
San Francisco: Collins Publishers, First edition, 1991. Large quarto, hardcover in dust jacket, 272 pp., heavily illustrated (much in color), clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket, ink inscription on the front flyleaf, bumping to the tips of the covers, wear to the dust jacket including...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1946. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in grey cloth, dust jacket. 354pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light edge wear, toning to dj extremities. Dj is unclipped and housed in mylar. Top edge foxed. Internally unmarked.
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. "Revised edition, with additonal recipes," 1933. Brown pictorial cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 231 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Fair dust jacket, foxing and soiling to the pages and especially to the page-edges, some wear to the edges of the book's...
Chicago: Volland Co. No date, ca. 1920. Softcover tall 8vo, np. Printed in pink and gold on rectos only, bound with frayed pink cord. A good copy with small chip to the lower right corner of the cover and dogearring to the following 4 pages. Still a handsome copy of...
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, First Amer. edition, 1990. Black cloth folio223pp. VG+ with light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, in a near fine dustjacket with minimal shelfwear. Copiously illustrated with full color photos. Contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: Wood & Holbrook, Hardcover with brown cloth boards, 1877, octavo, 157pp., not illustrated. Book good with moderate rubbing, wear to spine ends and corners that splits cloth, previous (extremely possessive) owner's stamp to boards, endpapers and text, toning to pages. No DJ.
New York: Wilfred Funk, First edition, 1953. Hardcover in dust jacket, 310 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, soiling and age-toning to the pages and page-edges, light rubbing to the edges of the book's covers, soiling and age-toning to the dust jacket, wear to...
Linz: Rudolf Trauner Verlag, Second edition ("2. Auflage"), 1985. Cloth hardbound with dust jacket, illustrated in color, 316 pp., fine in near fine price-clipped dust jacket, lightest rubbing and soil to dust jacket. Text in German.