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Lord & Taylor's Every-Day Cook Book.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N. Y., Lord & Taylor: 1976

Seller ID: 70

Condition: Fine


12mo. 316pgs. Commemorative edition from the original of 1860's. Numerous practical recipes and home remedies of the period. View more info

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1952 Wine Consumer Survey, prepared by the J. Walter Thompson Company.

By: (J. WALTER THOMPSON COMPANY).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: no place, J. Walter Thompson Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 2276

Condition: 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;middle brad missing.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 bega... View more info

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The Recipe Book of M. H. S.

By: (Steese, Maud Heaton).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Edmond Byrne Hackett, The Brick Row Book Shop: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6343

Condition: 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 i... View more info

Commonsense Book of Wine.

By: Adams, Leon D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 554

ISBN: 0070003319

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap


8vo. 'The only book that demystifies wine without destroying its magic.' View more info

THE CLASSIC COOKING OF SPAIN.

By: Aguilar, Jeannette.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N. Y., Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 153

Condition: Fine in Very Good dj, in Mylar Wrap


8vo. Fine condition in price clipped jacket with light fading to spine. View more info

Hilgardia Vol. 28, No. 18, June 1959: Modern Sensory Methods of Evaluating Wine.

By: Amerine, M.A., E.B. Roessler, and F. Filipello.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Agricutural Publications: 1959

Seller ID: 5106

Condition: 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. View more info

Vino. The Wines and Winemakers of Italy.

By: Anderson, Burton.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston & Toronto, Little, Brown: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7655

ISBN: 0316039489

Condition: 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. View more info

THE DELECTABLE PAST.

By: Aresty, Esther B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: (1964)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 129

Condition: 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.." View more info

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Vineyard Tales. Reflections on Wine. (Inscribed by the author).

By: ASHER, GERALD.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (1996)

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 8428

ISBN: 0811812677

Condition: Fine condition


Inscribed on front endpaper: "For James Robertson, with best wishes, Gerald Asher, January 15th, 1997." Roberstson was a noted publisher and fine printer at Yolla Bolly Press. 287 pp.; black cloth, without dust jacket as issued. View more info

Beer: The Ancient and Honorable In Corkscrew, an offprint from House & Garden magazine.

By: Beard, James.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: No Place, Cone Nast: 1957

Seller ID: 1006

Condition: Fading at spine, else near fine.


[1]title; [8] pp.; stapled brown wrappers; b&w photo of Beard on final biographical page. View more info

The Chamberlain Calendar of French Menus with Recipes and Pictures - 1968.

By: Chamberlain, Narcisse and Narcissa G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hastings House:

Seller ID: 1984

Condition: 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. View more info

Cuisine et Vins de France. 11 issues bound in marbled boards, red cloth back, January to December, 1961; July/August is one issue.

By: Courtine, Robert J., editor.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris,

Seller ID: 1736

Condition: 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. View more info

South Wind Through the Kitchen, The Best of Elizabeth David.

By: David, Elizabeth, Compiled by Jill Norman.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., North Point Press: 1998

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 3921

ISBN: 0865475350

Condition: 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. View more info

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The Heartbreak Grape : A California Winemaker's Search for the Perfect Pinot Noir (Signed by de Villers, and Josh Jensen).

By: DE VILLIERS, MARQ.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: First Edition, So Stated

Seller ID: 8421

ISBN: 0062585231

Condition: Near fine in Good jacket in protective mylar wrap


Signed by author and winemaker Josh Jensen on title page. 197 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped dust jacket with 2 closed tears at rear top edges up to 1"; moderate soil, and creasing to back panel. Ownership name of James Robertson (The Yolla Bolly Press) front endpaper.A chance encounter with a remarkable wine piqued the author's curiosity. Who was Josh Jensen and how had he managed to produce such a superb Pinot in California where the fruit is known as the... View more info

Histoire De La Cuisine.

By: Dumas, Alexandre.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Waleffe: 1967

Seller ID: 536

Condition: 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.' View more info

Two Kitchens in Provence. Written by M. F. K. Fisher, afterword by Alice Waters, drawings by Ward Schumaker.

By: Fisher, M. F. K.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Covelo, California, The Yolla Bolly Press: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition, 225 copies printed. Signed by Waters & Schumaker on the colophon. Press copy, out of series.

Seller ID: 1668

Condition: 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... View more info

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Two Kitchens in Provence. Written by M. F. K. Fisher, afterword by Alice Waters, drawings by Ward Schumaker.

By: Fisher, M. F. K.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Covelo, California, The Yolla Bolly Press: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition, 225 copies printed. Signed by Waters & Schumaker on the colophon. Press copy, out of series.

Seller ID: 2200

Condition: 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... View more info

The Wines of Chablis & the Yonne.

By: George, Rosemary.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wine Appreciation Guild: (1984)

Edition: First U. S. Edition

Seller ID: 399

ISBN: 0856671797

Condition: 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 View more info

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(Two Titles) The Mediterranean Kitchen; together with, Back to Square One.

By: GOLDSTEIN, JOYCE.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow & Co.: 1989, 1992

Edition: 1st Printings

Seller ID: 8427

ISBN: 0688072836

Condition: Fine condition in Fine jackets


4to; cloth in dust jackets.Goldstein's first book the acclaimed Mediterranian Kitchen and a continuation of her passion for recipes from a multitude of regional and national recipes from Greece, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, and France - named after her ground-breaking San Francisco Restaurant, Square One. View more info

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Dick Gregory's Natural Diet for Folks Who Eat : Cookin' with Mother Nature.

By: GREGORY, DICK; EDITED BY JAMES R. MCGRAW.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Row: (1973)

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8231

ISBN: 0060116048

Condition: Good condition in Fair jacket, in protective mylar


171 pp.; 8vo; green cloth covers with black cloth backstrip lettered in silver; in pictorial white jacket. Corner tips rubbed through to boards; moderate fading and soil to edges. Jacket with soil, chips, creases and closed tears up to 1"; slight loss at top of spine. View more info