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We have been on the road - finding new/old treasures:

MFK Fisher, 1833 Sugar Cane Pamphlet, 1864 Trichinosis Pamphlet, Puerto Rican Cooking, Gardening & Foraging, Cocktail Books, and Many Children's Books.


3281 The Gastronomical Me.
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York: The World Publishing Company, 1948. Hardcover. 295 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. "It seems to me," M.F.K. Fisher declares in the opening pages of The Gastronomical Me, "that... (#3281)
Price: $35.00  
3280 How to Cook a Wolf.
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York: World Book Company, 1942. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. 261 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Fisher wrote How to Cook a Wolf during W.W.II - the country was in need of... (#3280)
Price: $50.00  
3279 An Alphabet for Gourmets; With Drawings by Marvin Bileck.
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York: The Viking Press, 1949. Second Printing. Hardcover. 255 Pages. 22 x 15 cm. Fisher once again reflects, very personally, on the pleasures of food and drink with an... (#3279)
Price: $100.00  
3269 Puerto Rican Cook Book.
Elizabeth B. K. Dooley.
Richmond, VA: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1948. Hardcover. 175 pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. “It has been said that in lieu of a visit to another land, the preparation and... (#3269)
Price: $75.00  
3268 Manual on the Cultivation of the Sugar Cane, and the Fabrication and Refinement of Sugar;.
Silliman, Benjamin.
Washington DC: Francis Preston Blair, 1833. First Edition, First Printing. Sewn binding. 122 pages. 25 x 16 cm. “.. a well digested Manual, containing the best practical information concerning the... (#3268)
Price: $450.00  
3266 On Poisining by Diseased Pork; Being an Essay on Trichinosis, or Flesh-Worm Disease: Its Prevention.
Julius Althaus.
London: John Churchill & Sons, 1864. Paperback. 34 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. “This essay is partly reprinted from the Medical Times and Gazette, in the hopes, that the importance... (#3266)
Price: $50.00  
3282 The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; Illustrations by Sir Francis Rose.
Toklas, Alice B.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. Rose, Sir Francis. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. 288 pages. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. True first edition with the errata slip between the... (#3282)
Price: $180.00  
3283 The Gun Club Drink Book; Author of The Gun Club Cook Book.
Browne, Charles.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1939. Holton, Leonard. First Edition. Hardcover. 190 pages. 21 x 15 cm. At the end of Prohibition, a reinvigorated public turned to cocktail books to... (#3283)
Price: $575.00  
3284 The Gun Club Cook Book; or a Culinary Code for Appreciative Epicures.
Browne, Charles.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. Hotline, Leonard. First Edition. Hardcover. [vii-xvii] 291 [8] pages. 21 x 15 cm. Born out of Dinners given after an outing of Skeet shooting... (#3284)
Price: $175.00  
3285 The Alice in Wonderland Cookbook; A Culinary Diversion.
Fisher, John.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1976. Sir John Tenniel. First edition. Hardcover. 119 pages. 25 x 19 cm. A whimsical cookbook with recipes inspired by Carroll's "Alice". Try the 'Eat... (#3285)
Price: $50.00  
3287 The French Chef Cookbook; Drawings and photography by Paul Child.
Child, Julia.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. 424 pages. 22 x 14 cm. Recipes from our favorite first lady of French cooking, a complete collection of all the... (#3287)
Price: $85.00  
3290 Consider The Oyster.
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 116 pages. 22 x 14 cm. A classic from the first lady of food writing. Fisher wrote this book to... (#3290)
Price: $85.00  
3291 The Mary Frances Cook Book; Or Adventures Among The Kitchen People.
Fryer, Jane Eayre.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1912. Hardcover. 175 pages. 24 x 17 cm. An adventurous book within a book. Young Mary Frances is enchanted by her friends, the Kitchen... (#3291)
Price: $225.00  
3292 Cross Creek Cookery.
Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Camp, Robert. First Edition. Hardcover. 230 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Presentation copy, signed by the Author. Rawlings focuses on the passion one encounters... (#3292)
Price: $350.00  
3196 Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient; Prepared on an Entire New Principle, From a Late and Accurate.
New York: Clerk's Office of the Southern District, 1844. Pamphlet. Unpaginated. 28 x 18 cm. Early advertisement for mineral waters as prepared and sold by John A. Tarrant of New... (#3196)
Price: $80.00  
3204 Libro De Cocina.
Buenos Aires: 1940. Hardcover. 155 pages. 20 x 15 cm. A cookbook from the Argentinean brand La Negra, advertising different recipes for their products. Many recipes include black and white... (#3204)
Price: $75.00  
3205 Le Cuisinier Durand; Cuisine du Midi et du Nord.
Place de la Couronne: 1865. Half Leather. 363 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Recipes by the author, Chef Durand. Durand focuses on cuisine both from the North and the South... (#3205)
Price: $225.00  
3190 Queer People with Wings and Stings; And Their Kweer Capers.
Palmer Cox.
Philadelphia: Hubbard Brothers, Publishers, 1888. Palmer Cox. First Edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 25 x 21 cm. A rhyming story book full of charming illustrations by Palmer Cox, author of The Brownies... (#3190)
Price: $40.00  
3191 Lucky Little Lena.
Marjorie Flack.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First Edition. Cloth binding. Unpaginated. 21.5 x 16.5 cm. Lena is a dachsund that belongs to a couple of children. The children are sad... (#3191)
Price: $40.00  
3192 L'Arche de Noé.
P. Guigo & A. Vimar.
Librairie Plon. A. Vimar. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. A color illustrated retelling of Noah's Arc in French. As the animals gather together to get on board the boat... (#3192)
Price: $50.00  
3197 On Poisoning by Diseased Pork; Being an Essay on Trichinosis or Flesh-Worm Disease: Its Prevention.
Julius Althaus, M.D., M.R.C.P.
London: John Churchill and Sons, New Burlington Street, 1864. Paperback. 34 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Essay reprinted from the Medical Times and Gazette, updated in parts to cover facts... (#3197)
Price: $65.00  
[WATER - INFRASTRUCTURE] Report on a Public Water Supply; For the City of Memphis.
Water Committee.
Memphis: S.C. Toof & Co., Printers and Lithographers. 1886. Paperback. 72 pages. 22.5 x 15 cm. Report discussing the potential for development of a public water supply for the city... (#3198)
Price: $180.00  
3199 Come an' Get it; The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook.
Ramon F. Adams.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1952. Nick Eggenhofer. First Edition. Hardcover. 170 pages. 22.5 x 16.5 cm. "Come an' Get it" was the most familiar and welcome call on... (#3199)
Price: $55.00  
3202 The Baby's Opera; A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses.
Walter Crane.
New York: McLoughlin Bros, 1877. Hardcover. 54 pages. 18.5 x 19 cm. A beautifully full-colored book of classic children's tunes. Every page contains the melody on sheet music, the lyrics... (#3202)
Price: $100.00  
3203 The Art of Good Living; A Contribution to the Better Understanding of Food and Drink.
Andre L. Simon.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf Inc., 1930. Hardcover. 201 pages. 20.5 x 14 cm. A detailed look into the art of good living, described as "giving daily the same amount... (#3203)
Price: $35.00  
3206 The Hey Diddle Diddle Picture Book.
Randolph Caldecott.
London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1880. Randolph Caldecott. Hardcover. 22 pages. 20 x 24 cm. A book of rhyming children's poems, each with multiple engraving illustrations, including full color pages... (#3206)
Price: $50.00  
3209 Kate Greenway's Almanack For 1928.
Kate Greenway.
Great Britain: Frederick Warne & Co. LTD. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 11 x 8 cm. An almanac describing important holidays, the months, and the seasons from the year 1928. The colored illustrations... (#3209)
Price: $60.00  
Bemelman, Ludwig.
New York: Haper & Row, 1962. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 32.5 x 26 cm. Ludwig Bemelmans, known best for the Madeline picture books, was an Austrian-born American writer and illustrator. This children's... (#3211)
Price: $55.00  
3219 The Joy of Foraging; Gary Lincoff’s Illustrated Guide to Finding, Harvesting, and Enjoying a World.
Gary Lincoff.
New York: Crestline, 2017. Hardcover. 191 pages. 26 x 21 cm. A guide to foraging, preparing, and eating food from undomesticated plants. Gary Lincoff teaches botany at the New York... (#3219)
Price: $40.00  
3248 The Joy of Gardens.
McCauley, Lena May.
Chicago: Rand McNally and Company, 1911. Hardcover. 239 pages. 21 x 15 cm. A guide to planting, tending, and appreciating various gardens. Features illustrations of well known and loved gardens... (#3248)
Price: $60.00  
3249 The Joy of Cooking; A Compilation of Reliable Recipes with a Casual Culinary Chat.
Rombauer, Irma S.
New York: The Bobby’s-Merrill Company, 1936. First Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover. 628 pages. 24 x 16.5 cm. A third edition copy of the widely beloved Joy of Cooking. After the... (#3249)
Price: $325.00  

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