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Clarets and Sauternes

By: Anon

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, The Wine and Spirit Trade Record: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

Condition: Near Very Good


Collation,398pp. Bound in original light blue cloth,full gilt edges.Cloth lightly rubbed. Binding in very good clean solid condition. Internally, no loose pages, no writing or marking, pages clean and bright. Book measures 16x25cms.A54 View more info

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The British housewife : or, the cook, housekeeper's, and gardiner's companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; And directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout , Etc,

By: Bradley Martha

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, printed for S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, at the Golden Ball in Paternoster Row, no date but circa [1760?].: 1760

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008890

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1 only.Collation, engraved frontis, 752 pages, plus 7 engraved plates. ( Apparently volume 1 was only issued with an engraved frontis, the additional 7 plates appear to be from volume 2. )Book measures 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches.Weight 1.2kg.Bound in modern full calf, raised bands, red leather title label. Binding in excellent condition.Internally, no loose pages, month inscription in early hand on top margin of Jan/Fed/March, some occasional light staining, a few sections have been cleaned, small chip from margin of frontis. Pages in good clean condition.A very nice clean well bound copy.A68 View more info

Image for The British housewife : or, the cook, housekeeper's, and gardiner's companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; And directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout , Etc,

The British housewife : or, the cook, housekeeper's, and gardiner's companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; And directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout , Etc,

By: Bradley Martha

Price: £1,450.00

Publisher: London, S. Crowder & H. Woodgate: 1760

Seller ID: 098448

Condition: Very Good


Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches. Collation, frontis, 752pp, 469pp, 34pp index,contents, 7 full page plates. Complete with frontis, and 7 plates. Bound in modern antiquarian style calf, raised bands, gilt lines, leather title labels. Both bindings in excellent condition. Internally, frontis lacking small section of corner, [ just touching margin line ], title page slightly chipped, not affecting text, short repair, slightly grubby. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice well bound set. View more info

Image for The compleat confectioner; or, the art of candying and preserving in its utmost Perfection [ The second part entitled: ’A curious collection of receipts in Cookery ]

The compleat confectioner; or, the art of candying and preserving in its utmost Perfection [ The second part entitled: ’A curious collection of receipts in Cookery ]

By: Eales, Mary.

Price: £950.00

Publisher: London, Printed for C. Hitch in Pater-Noster-Row, and A. Millar in the Strand: 1750

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 099877

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition, octavo, rare, this edition not in ESTC. Book measures 17x11.cm. [8],100,[6],103,[1]pp, signatures, A-O4; [ title]; B-O4. Bound in full period calf, raised bands. Calf lightly rubbed, some age wear. At some time the binding has been repaired. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, some light staining to margins of first 37 pages, encroaching onto text, slightly heavier for the early pages. Pages in good condition throughout. A nice copy, in a period binding. View more info

Image for The cook's oracle, containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families; containing also a complete system of cookery ... in the kitchen of William Kitchiner

The cook's oracle, containing receipts for plain cookery, on the most economical plan for private families; containing also a complete system of cookery ... in the kitchen of William Kitchiner

By: Kitchiner William

Price: £139.99

Publisher: London, Robert Cadell: 1831

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 008612


Collation, [23]541pp. Bound in modern quarter calf, marble boards, flat bands, red leather title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition, with strong hinge joints. Internally, no loose pages, no writing/marking, occasional spot marking, pages in good clean condition throughout. A good clean copy, in a very good clean firm binding.A63 View more info

Image for A treatise of all sorts of foods, both animal and vegetable: also of drinkables: Giving an account how to chuse the best sort of all kinds; of the good and bad effects they produce; the principles they abound with; the time, age, and constitution they are

A treatise of all sorts of foods, both animal and vegetable: also of drinkables: Giving an account how to chuse the best sort of all kinds; of the good and bad effects they produce; the principles they abound with; the time, age, and constitution they are

By: Lemery, Louis

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, Printed for T. Osborne, in Gray’s-Inn: 1745

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 099876

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 12mo, xii, 372, [24]pp., with an initial imprimatur leaf, titlepage in red and black. Bound in full period calf, raised bands, gilt lines, rulled gilt lines to boards. At some time the spine has been relaid, retaining the original leather. Spine rubbed, scuffed, loss of original title label. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A very nice copy, in a period binding. View more info

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Art of Good Living a Contribution to the Better Understanding of Food and Drink Together with a Gastronomic Vocabulary and a Wine Dictionary

By: Simon Andre L.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company, Ltd: 1929

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 097936


Limited to 300 copies, signed by Simon. Book measures 9 1/4 x 6 inches. Collation, xvi,201,[2]pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers faux vellum, marble boards. Vellum dust/dirt marked, lean on spine, boards worn on corners. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A good solid copy. View more info