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1952 Wine Consumer Survey, prepared by the J. Walter Thompson Company.
1 1952 Wine Consumer Survey, prepared by the J. Walter Thompson Company.
no place: J. Walter Thompson Co., 1952. Very Good condition 
[I], title; 1-40; S1- S34; [i-vi] questionnaire; typed or mimeograph on one side; 11" x 9"; construction paper cover printed on front; three-hole punch, brad bound. Moderate chipping to foredge of covers.

The survey was conducted to study beverage using habits of U. S. families and to determine what changes have taken place in the consumption, preference and use of wine since a previous survey in 1946 and since the industry program began in 1938. Investigators made personal interviews in 4099 homes using the questionnaire included at the end of this volume.. 
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2 Lord & Taylor's Every-Day Cook Book.
N. Y.: Lord & Taylor, 1976. Brown suede Wrappers, Fine 
12mo. 316pgs. Commemorative edition from the original of 1860's. Numerous practical recipes and home remedies of the period.


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3 Wine Service Procedures. Tourism Education Corporation
Boston: Cahners Books International, [1976]. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition 
132 pps., incl. selective bibliography, appendices, index; 4to [11" x 8.5"]; pictorial boards; black & white photographs illustrating steps throughout; drawings, diagrams, charts. Ownership signature on front pastedown.

. 0843620889 / 9780843620887 
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The Recipe Book of M. H. S., (Steese, Maud Heaton).
4 (Steese, Maud Heaton). The Recipe Book of M. H. S.
N.Y.: Edmond Byrne Hackett, The Brick Row Book Shop, 1940. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition 
150 pp., including 143-150 blank for notes; 8vo; purple cloth; paper cover and spine labels. In original publisher's glassine wrap.

Based on the author's "The Queen of Hearts' Recipe Book", published in 1932, with changes and over 90 added recipes. From the forward: "Like my former book, this is not a complete cook-book, but only a compilation of recipes which I have accumulated from various sources. Some have been given to me by friends, or by cooks in my employ, some have been presented to me voluntarily by headwaiters in foreign countries, some have been handed down for four generations in my family, and some are the result of my own efforts.". 
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5 Adams, Leon D. Commonsense Book of Wine.
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1986. Revised Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap 
8vo. 'The only book that demystifies wine without destroying its magic.'

. 0070003319 / 9780070003316 
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6 Aguilar, Jeannette. THE CLASSIC COOKING OF SPAIN.
N. Y.: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap 
8vo. Fine condition in price clipped jacket with light fading to spine.


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7 Ambrosi, Hans. WHERE THE GREAT GERMAN WINES GROW: A GUIDE TO THE LEADING VINYARDS.
NY: Hastings House, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine in Near Fine dj, in mylar Wrap 
8vo. 240 pgs. Red cloth in price clipped jacket barely rubbed at the corners. "An informative reference on German wine laws and wine districts..how to read a German wine label, provides a German-English dictionary of wine terms and gives details about some ninety wine estates" (Gabler 10750).


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8 Amerine, M.A., E.B. Roessler, and F. Filipello. Hilgardia Vol. 28, No. 18, June 1959: Modern Sensory Methods of Evaluating Wine.
Berkeley: University of California Agricutural Publications, 1959. Wraps, Very Good 
8vo. p.477 to 567(90 pgs)., includes bibliography; two color plates showing wine colors in the bottle. Light browning to edges; ownership circular blindstamp lower leading corner of front cover, otherwise very good condition. Early formation and compilation of methods of evaluating the quality of wine. Gabler bibliography lists only Amerine & Roessler's 1964 Wine Institute publication, The Sensory Evaluation of Wine.


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9 Anderson, Burton. Vino. The Wines and Winemakers of Italy.
Boston & Toronto: Little, Brown, 1980. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Near Fine condition in Fine jacket, in mylar wrap 
568 pp., incl. index; tall 8vo; burgundy cloth spine & green paper over boards; illustrations, maps, tables. Owner's signature top edge front endpaper.

. 0316039489 / 9780316039482 
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10 Aresty, Esther B. THE DELECTABLE PAST.
NY: Simon & Schuster, (1964). First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap 
8vo. Violet cloth and boards. Fine Condition in Very Good jacket with two small closed tears near spine. Subtitled " The Joys of the Table - from Rome to the Renaissance, From Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton, the Menus, the Manners - and the Most Delectable Recipes of the Past.."


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11 Beard, James. Beer: The Ancient and Honorable In Corkscrew, an offprint from House & Garden magazine.
No Place: Cone Nast, 1957. Soft Cover, Fading at spine, else near fine. 
[1]title; [8] pp.; stapled brown wrappers; b&w photo of Beard on final biographical page.


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12 Chamberlain, Narcisse and Narcissa G. The Chamberlain Calendar of French Menus with Recipes and Pictures - 1968.
N.Y.: Hastings House, Near fine condition 
[218] pp.; 8" x 6.25"; spiral bound, decorative white wrappers; engagement calendar with black & white, gravure photographs, recipes & menus throughout. Calendar unused, but some page corners are creased from having been turned down to mark the splendid photographs by Samuel Chamberlain.


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13 Churchill, Creighton. THE WORLD OF WINES.
NY: Macmillan, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap 
8vo. 271 pgs. Burgundy cloth spine over decorated green boards, in burgundy & cream dust jacket with light soil to cream back panel. Useful survey of available wines of the world and their marketing at the time. (Gabler 16330)


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14 Courtine, Robert J., editor. Cuisine et Vins de France. 11 issues bound in marbled boards, red cloth back, January to December, 1961; July/August is one issue.
Paris: Brown dampstain at bottom edge extending from foot affecting most issues only at the very bottom of page gutters to a moderate extent, but particular damage to December and the back pastedown where the bottom edges are torn. Almost all of the damage remains below margins and is fairly unobtrusive, save for those last pages. Overall Good condition. 
Feature articles, recipes [many with photo-illustrations], surveys, many advertisements for restaurants; illustrations and photographs throughout. Text in French. Inscribed "Pour la si gentille, Lucette Schaerli . . . etc., etc."; but we cannot ascertain the name of author.

A monthly review of all things related to food, wine, restaurants, etc. in France during the period, founded by Curnonsky et Madeleine Decure.. 
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15 David, Elizabeth. South Wind Through the Kitchen, The Best of Elizabeth David. Compiled by Jill Norman.
N.Y.: North Point Press, 1998. First American Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Near Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap 
384 pp.; 8vo; two-tone paper over boards, in pictorial dust jacket; illustrated with drawings. Hint of fading to jacket at extremities.

. 0865475350 / 9780865475359 
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16 Dumas, Alexandre. Histoire De La Cuisine.
Paris: Waleffe, 1967. Soft Cover, Fine 
8vo. (175 pgs.) Illustrated black and olive wrappers. Black & white photographs and reproductions throughout. Text is in French. Number 19 in the publisher's series 'Connaissances.'


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17 Fisher, M. F. K. Two Kitchens in Provence. Written by M. F. K. Fisher, afterword by Alice Waters, drawings by Ward Schumaker.
Covelo, California: The Yolla Bolly Press, 1999. Limited Edition, 225 copies printed. Signed by Waters & Schumaker on the colophon. Press copy, out of series.. Fine condition; without slipcase 
64. pp; folio; blind stamped mustard Dutch fabric over boards; French endsheets; text composed in the typeface modeled after that of French designer Claude Garamond; set in part by hand at the Press, and by Monotype at the office of Michaels and Winifred Bixler; printed on mouldmade paper entirely by letterpress. The drawings are printed in three colors from photopolymer plates made from the artist's originals. Yolla Bolly illustrated & printed postcard announcement laid in.

"Though the attentiveness of MFK Fisher is characteristic of all her writing, nowhere is it more amiably expressed than in her reminiscences comprising Two Kitchens in Provence. Colorful and gently eccentric, these essays, paeans to eating locally, recall the writer's pursuit of food during her stays in Provence" [from the prospectus]. Alice Waters contributes a moving tribute to Fisher, including an account of her first meeting with the writer.. 
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Two Kitchens in Provence.  Written by M. F. K. Fisher, afterword by Alice Waters, drawings by Ward Schumaker., Fisher, M. F. K.
18 Fisher, M. F. K. Two Kitchens in Provence. Written by M. F. K. Fisher, afterword by Alice Waters, drawings by Ward Schumaker.
Covelo, California: The Yolla Bolly Press, 1999. Limited Edition, 225 copies printed. Signed by Waters & Schumaker on the colophon. Press copy, out of series.. Fine condition in like slipcase, with prospectus included. 
64. pp; folio; blind stamped mustard Dutch fabric over boards; French endsheets; text composed in the typeface modeled after that of French designer Claude Garamond; set in part by hand at the Press, and by Monotype at the office of Michaels and Winifred Bixler; printed on mouldmade paper entirely by letterpress. The drawings are printed in three colors from photopolymer plates made from the artist's originals. Yolla Bolly illustrated & printed postcard announcement laid in.

"Though the attentiveness of MFK Fisher is characteristic of all her writing, nowhere is it more amiably expressed than in her reminiscences comprising Two Kitchens in Provence. Colorful and gently eccentric, these essays, paeans to eating locally, recall the writer's pursuit of food during her stays in Provence" [from the prospectus]. Alice Waters contributes a moving tribute to Fisher, including an account of her first meeting with the writer.. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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19 George, Rosemary. The Wines of Chablis & the Yonne.
Wine Appreciation Guild, (1984). First U. S. Edition. Hard Cover, Near fine in Fine jacket, in mylar wrap 
Square 8vo. 208 pgs., index. Blue boards. Complete history of the wine region of Chablis, includes maps charts, photographic reproductions in color and black & white. Light foxing top edge

. 0856671797 / 9780856671791 
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20 Gonzalez Gordon, Manuel M. Sherry, The Noble Wine.
London: Cassell, 1972. 1st Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap 
237 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with light wear at edges, sticker scuff lower corner front flap. Card for The Sherry Institute of Spain, San Francisco, laid in. Black & white photographs throughout, double page map; drawings; appendices.


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