Cookbooks & Gastronomy
Chicago: J. A. Ruth & Co's Publishing House, First edition, 1877. Cloth hardcover with gilt titles and black decorations, 127 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy, straining to the front inner hinge, soiling or discoloration to the pages, light wear to the edges of some pages including creasing to some...
Reading, PA: Culinary Arts Pr. 1967. Second printing. Hardcover (paperback that has been spiral-bound between decorative wooden boards), 64 pp. Very good. Faint age-toning to pages. Light wear to wooden covers.
New York: Macfadden Publications, Inc., First Edition. c.1928. Hardcover. 8vo. 372pp. Good in Good dustjacket. Heavy rubbing to board edges and spine-ends, light insect damage to foredge of textblock, age toning throughout. Heavy soiling / staining to dustjacket, chipping with loss to edges and corners, loss to head of spine.
Croton on Hudson, NY: Giro Press, 1993, Revised. Softcover. 254 pp. Illustrated in b&w. Near fine. Very light edgewear. Contents clean, bright and unmarked.
New York: Arco, 1973, edition not stated. Hardcover, in Fine condition. The dust jacket is in Very Good condition, with light edge wear, and very light handling soil. Pages: 114.
Philadelphia: George F. Stickley, 1988, edition not stated. Softcover, in Very Good+ condition, showing light shelf wear, sunning to spine and front cover,and there is also an owner name stamp to the front free end paper, and a notation in pen to page vi of the introduction.
Washington DC: Ransdell Incorporated, George Washington Bicentennial Edition, 1932, hardcover with decorative cloth boards, octavo, 160pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG+ with mild wear and soil to boards, binding tight, previous owner's inscription to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean and unmarked. No DJ, but in protective mylar wrap.
Bouckville, NY: Pan Publications, First edition, 1999. Hardcover, in a dust jacket, 215 pp. A fine copy in a near fine jacket, signed and inscribed, signed letter laid in.
New York: Harmony Books, First American edition, 1983. Red cloth 4to, 262pp. With numerous full color photos and other monochrome illustrations. VG+ with light rubbing to the lower edge of the boards in a VG+ dustjacket with similar edgewear. Contents are clean and unmarked.
London: Heinemann, Presumed first, 1956. Red cloth 8vo, 184pp. With several black and white photographic illustrations. VG+, but lacking dustjacket. Contents are clean and unmarked.
Edison, NJ: Book Sales, 1995 Hardcover in Fine condition. In a Near Fine dust jacket that shows the lightest shelf wear.
1982 Comb bound 8vo, 198pp. VG with light shelfwear; contents are clean and unmarked.
New York: Poseidon Press, First edition, 1987, hardcover, large octavo, 416 pp., illustrated. Book near fine with light edge wear, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ VG+ with lightest age-toning, edge wear and soil. "Combining her intimate knowledge of food and the history of cooking with easygoing and...
New York: Ballantine / Random House, 2013, First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Tight, clean and unmarked. Nice dust jacket.
Geauga, OH: Geauga Association, 1993. First edition. Paperback. 155pp. with illustrations in b&w. Near fine. Minor shelf wear only.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, Presumed first edition, 2004, hardcover, octavo, 123 pp., illustrated. Book fine, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ fine with lightest edge wear and rubbing. "From dips like Spicy Black Bean Dip with Chorizo and Chocolate Mocha Mascarpone Dip to dippables like Salty or Sweet...
Magdeburg: Creutz, First published in the 1780s, this is vol. 3, published in 1816. 8vo, original papercovered boards, 435pp., folding table at rear. Very good, binding quite rubbed but boards still firmly attached, contents very good, old brown ink notes in German to endpapers, blacked-out old owner's names to front...
Reading, PA: Culinary Arts Press, Single special issue of Culinary Arts featuring western recipes. 1936. First edition. Paperback pamphlet housed in wood boards with decorative copper title. 48pp. illustrated by Warren Troutman. Good. Boards disbound from pamphlet. Toning to wrap extremities, foxing to title, recipes adhered to pastedown. Contents remain unmarked.
New York: White, Stokes & Allen, First edition, 1885. Cloth-backed pictorial boards, 54 pp., clean unmarked text, Good copy, minor creasing or wear to the tips and edges of some pages, soil and discoloration to some pages including some foxing, significant wear to the covers including some loss along edges...
Bellevue, PA: Bellevue M.E. Church, Second edition, 1909, hardcover with red cloth boards, octavo, 120pp., frontispiece in b&w, otherwise not illustrated. Book good with moderate soil and rubbing to boards, mild edgewear to spine ends and corners, binding tight, previous owner's writing to front and rear endpapers, front endpapers foxed...