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"Dainties That Are Bred In a Book," Loves Labour's Lost, Act IV Scene II. Shakespeare Club Cook Book.

By: [Murray, Jean Howell, editor].

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena, Shakespeare Club, [1935]

Edition: [First Edition]


153 pp., plus 10 pages of advertising pages for local businesses followed by a 6 page index; 8vo [9" x 6"]; green cloth; black & white photo of the Club House. Light fading, soil and cover wear. Former owner's signature (E. D. Mead) in pencil on front endpaper dated 1935.Compiled by the Ways & Means Committee of the Shakespeare Club, Pasadena, California. With a playbill laid in for The Shakespeare Club presentation of "As You Like It", May 14th, ... View more info

(Two titles) Sherry, together with The Wines of Europe.

By: Jeffs, Julian.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Faber, 1970,1971

Edition: Second Edition & First edition.


8vo; cloth in white dust jackets. View more info

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

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

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

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


[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. Investiga... View more info

7 Items primarily related to Frank Schoonmaker, Almaden Vineyards, and Santa Clara County winemaking.

By: [Schoonmaker, Frank].

Price: $40.00


Including: 2 issues of Schoonmaker's, News from the Wine Country, A Quarterly Newspaper, 1948; 3 issues News from the Vineyards, A Quarterly Newspaper published by Almaden Vineyards, 1959, 1961 & 1965 edited by Frank Schoonmaker; Schoonmaker Scorns the Rule Book - And Wine Sales Double, based on an interview with Frank Schoonmaker. 5 pps.; reprinted 1951 from Sales Management Magazine of Marketing. Also, Historic Wine Growers of Santa Clara County, 4 pps.; reprinted from... View more info

A Cook's Tour of San Francisco, The Best Restaurants and Their Recipes.

By: Muscatine, Doris.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Scribner's, 1963

Edition: 1st Edition


370 pp.; cloth in price clipped dust jacket; black & white photographs. Small light smudge to front cover. View more info

A History of The Orleans Hill Vineyard & Winery of Arpad Haraszthy & Company.

By: Peninou, Ernest P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Winter, CA, Winters Express, 1983

Edition: First Edition, 1/1000 Copies


33 pp., frontis illustration;8"x5.5"; stapled green wrappers printed in black; black & white photos, reproductions of ads, labels, etc. In original mailing envelope. View more info

A History of the San Francisco Society of Bacchus.

By: Jacobs, Julius L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: [San Francisco], By the author, no date (c. 1990)


81 pp.; sq 8vo; printed blue wrappers; black & white photos; menu reproductions. Gift inscription on front endpapaper by hotelier Henry de Rooze, who was a member of the Society of Bacchus. Very minor soil. View more info

Adventures on the Wine Route. A Wine Buyer's Tour of France.

By: Lynch, Kermit.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988

Edition: Second Printing


Signed by the author on dedication page. 271 pp., incl. index; 8vo; cloth backed boards in dust jacket Illustrated with black & white photographs by Gail Skoff. 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


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

Chinese Home Cooking, Recipes of Cantonese Dishes.

By: The Chinese Committee, International Institute, Y. W. C. A., Honolulu, Hawaii.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Honolulu, The Chinese Committee, International Institute, Y. W. C. A., 1948

Edition: 3rd Edition


86 pp.; 8vo; pebbled red cloth printed in black; full page color photograph, 2 plates of black & white photos; numerous advertising pages for local businesses. Rubbing at edges, corners; light, clear, glue like stains to rear leading edge. View more info

Choose Your Wine.

By: Layton, T.A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth, 1959

Edition: Third Printing


169 pp., index;12mo; decorated paper over boards in like dust jacket with a touch of soil to top edge, Thomas Layton's long career with wine included: editor of Wine Magazine, president of the Circle of Wine Tasters, London wine merchant and restaurant owner. His writing on wine and related subjects are much prized for their style. (Gabler 27220) View more info

CLARET.

By: Simon, Andre (Ed.).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Wine and Food Society, 1950

Edition: First Edition


16mo. 19 pgs. Burgandy boards. Lower spine bumped; faint offset browning to title page. From the series ' Wines of the World ' Pocket Library. Seventeen titles were written by various authors including Simon. (Gabler37500) View more info

Commonsense Book of Wine.

By: Adams, Leon D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill, 1986

Edition: Revised Edition


8vo. 'The only book that demystifies wine without destroying its magic.' 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,


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

Food for Thought, The Ignatian Guild Cookbook.

By: The Ignatian Guild of St. Ignatius College Preparatory.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Ignatian Guild, 1972


157 pp.; sq. 8vo; golden yellow wrappers, printed on like paper stock; black & white photos; line drawings. Last fifty pages a bit crimped at lower leading corner; light soil to wrappers. View more info