Cookbooks & Gastronomy
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.
New York: North Point Press / Farrar, Straus Giroux, Second printing, 1993. Hardcover in dust jacket, 339 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, creasing to the front flap of the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
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...
Gordonville, Pennsylvania: Zook & Kanagy, 1981, Hardcover in Very Good condition, with the lightest shelf wear. Else clean and tight.
Uniontown, PA: E.G. Warman Publishing, Inc. 1974 Softcover, stapled binding. Size is Super Octavo/8vo (8.5 x 11 inches) in Very Good condition, with very light shelf wear, and with a small previous owner plate to the front end paper. A clean, tight, sharp copy.
New Orleans, LA: Penick & Ford, Ltd., Incorporated, Stapled Wraps. c.1948. 8vo. 48pp. Large fold-out cookie pattern sheet laid-in. Very Good+. Mild shelfwear, light soil to wraps.
Grand Rapids, Mich. Cathedral League of St. Mark's Church, Presumed first, 1935. Blue cloth 8vo, 144pp. In very good condition with some discoloration near the edges of the boards and spine. Lacking dustjacket and with some wear to corners. Pages are beginning to tan, contents are still clean and unmarked.
Erwin, Tenn. Woman's Missionary Society, Original Wraps. c.1925. 134pp. Good+. Some shelfwear, occasional chipping to edges of wraps, a bit of loss to crown of spine, moderate soil to wraps and endpapers.
Port St. Lucie, FL: Caras & Associates, Fifth edition, 2007, hardcover with spiral binding inside boards, small quarto, 350pp., illustrated in b&w. Book fine, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. No DJ.
New York: Union Publishing House, 1892. Hardcover, 8vo., green cloth. 644 pp. Illustrated. Very good. Minor soiling to boards. Extremities bumped and rubbed. Light strain to inner hinges. Endpapers and title page browned. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked.
London: Prospect Books, First printing, 1982, paperback, octavo, 68 pp., illustrated. Book fine binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. Issue #11 of the famed journal with contributions by William Woys Weaver, Lionel Stone, Berthe Meijer, etc.