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The Grocer's Companion and Merchant's Hand-Book

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, New England Grocer Office/Benjamin Johnson: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000494


"Containing a comprehensive account of the growth, manufacture and qualities of every article sold by grocers. Also, tables of weights and measures, and information of a general nature of value to grocers and country merchants." Dark brown textured cloth, gilt lettering, blind stamped. Moderately rubbed spine panel, rubbed and faded toward fore-edge, with a few chips to cloth on rear cover. Clean interior, modestly toned, a few stains on endpapers. Firm binding. ... View more info

Ceresota Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co.:

Seller ID: 002641


Undated. Brown illus. wraps, color lithograph, with Ceresota boy, with hole punched in upper corner and thread strung through (original to publication). Dates to 1910s-'30s era. Typical cover creases, soiled fore-edge, contents lightly toned. 32 pp. Ephemera. View more info

The Good Housekeeping Hostess: Entertainments for All Seasons and Occasions.Also the Complete Rules of Etiquette and Social Observance for the Hostess

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, The Phelps Publishing Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 027912


Gray stiff wraps, lettered/illus. in dark blue. Modest shelf/handling wear, chipped with minor loss at heel of spine and top rear binding corner. Minor binding lean. Light dampstaining to top binding corner of the first several leaves, frontis. showing 1" horizontal tear from binding edge not affecting the image, interior otherwise fully intact. A few dog-eared corners. viii,320 pp., illus. Scarce original edition, not a modern-era reprint. View more info

The Early Trades and Crafts Society Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Long Island, NY, Early Trades and Crafts Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029659


Booklet, brown wraps, lettered in black. [ii],45 pp., illus. As issued. Very scarce. View more info

The Herbarist: A Publication of The Herb Society of America - No. 4 (1938)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Herb Society of America: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037783


Booklet, putty wraps, lettered in black, stapled binding. Covers a bit toned toward edges. 50 pp., illus. CONTENTS: Suganda, Empress Komyo, mints and microscopes, common mints and hybrids, Herbal of Li Chih Chien, the King's Herb-Woman, wintergreen. Scarce early issue. View more info

The Herbarist: A Publication of The Herb Society of America - No. 13 (1947)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Herb Society of America: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037784


Booklet, putty wraps, lettered in black, stapled binding. Covers a bit toned toward edges. 60 pp., illus. CONTENTS: Chervils, Thomas Barbour, scented geraniums, red seeds for better coloring, four Native American mints, herbs for use, beauty, and Christmas decoration. Scarce early issue. View more info

Clock Dial: Centennial Issue 1885-1985 [Dr. Pepper soft drink history, w/ i-pg. TLS]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Dr. Pepper Co.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037853


Stiff color pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Slight creasing along binding fold, covers mildly thumbed and with light shelf wear. Special 100th anniversary commemorative issue, two-in-one, 48 + 48 pp., illus. Soda pop advertising/merchandising history. Accompanied by 1-pg. TLS on Dr. Pepper letterhead from Volney Martin, dated 27 Aug. 1985 responding to a personal request for information regarding the history of Dr. Pepper. View more info

The Picayne's Creole Cook Book [Third Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New Orleans, LA, The Picayune: 1906

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 038604


Original dark green cloth, front cover lettered and bordered in black, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear with a few surface marks to cover cloth, minor rubbing to corners, text block edges somewhat toned and dulled by age. T. Fitzwilliam & Co. binder's tag mounted on lower front pastedown; dated Christmas 1908 in ink on front flyleaf. 418 pp. + [7] pp. of rear ads. A solid copy with relatively minor cosmetic faults only. Very scarce. View more info

1949 Maine Potato Yearbook: Potato Blossom Festival and annual meeting of the Potato Industry Council of Maine, Fort Fairfield, Maine

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Fairfield and Aroostock, ME, Potato Industry Council of Maine: 1949

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039382


Stiff yellow and blue pictorial wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, a few soil marks, light creasing to bottom front corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 200 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Many local advertisements as well as photos. Scarce. View more info

The September Hong Kong Auction. Featuring Wines from Harlan and Bond Estate [Zachys auction catalogue, 9-10 September 2011 - 1109HK-94]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Zachys Asia, Ltd.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039696


Black color pictorial boards. Mild surface rubbing to front cover. Firm binding, unmarked interior. 222 pp., 1309 catalogued lots, illus. w/ color plates, b&w pictorial endpapers. Text in Mandarin and English. View more info

Wine of California: The Stirring Story of a Great American Industry

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Santa Fe System Lines-Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fa Railway Co.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040257


Plum paper covered boards, lettered in gold. Slight shelf wear. 36 pp., illus. w/ blue-tinted photos. View more info

Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Des Moines, IA, Meredith Press: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 040480


Vintage five-ring binder, red and white gingham-plaid paper covered boards, lettered in black and white. Stated Revised Edition, 2nd ptg. Slight shelf wear,with contents nicely intact, even the original acetate overlay for the title page and the acetate ring insert. First two leaves show tearing at one punch-hole; toning to final page of text, with mild toning to a few other leaves. 400 pp., fully illus. w/ color photos. View more info

The Lancaster General Hospital Benefit Cook Book [Lancaster, Pennsylvania]

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster General Hospital: 1973

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 041332


Stiff orange wraps. Facsimile reprint of the original edition, which appears to date to the 1910s-20s. 224 pp., illus., many local ads. As issued. View more info

Watkins Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Winona, MN, The Watkins Press-J. R. Watkins Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041398


Booklet, stiff green wraps. 48 pp., illus. in color inside both covers and in text. Mildly rubbed along edges, a few light creases to front cover. Watkins manufactured vanilla, baking powder, etc. View more info

The Beet Sugar Story [aka The Silver Wedge]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Beet Sugar Association: 1959

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 041783


Stiff light blue wraps, lettered in dark blue and gray. Minor shelf wear, with covers tanning toward edges and with mild foxing. Firm binding, clean interior. 88 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, several folding color plates. Third edition. View more info

From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World

By: Ableman, Michael (text, photographs); Wes Jackson (fwd.); Cynthia Wisehart and Sam Bittman (contributors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019447


Color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Oblong format. 168 pp., illus. w/ color paltes. Very slight shelf wear, slightly foxed on first and last pages, else as issued. View more info

Eating in Eden: The Nutritional Superiority of primitive Foods

By: Adams, Ruth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032613


Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Light foxing to text block edges, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows 1" closed tear along top front edge repaired on verso, light shelf wear with mild sunning to spine panel. xvii,196 pp. View more info

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism [Facsimile Reprint of 1939 First Edition]

By: Alcoholics Anonymous

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services: 2014

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 039979


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor binding lean original to issue, two slight moisture spots to front cover, slight wear to text block fore-edge, presents virtually as issued. Dujsrt jacket shows 2" closed tear along upper rear joint, light shelf wear and slight waviness to front panel (light moisture contact), now in mylar. viii,400 pp. Facsimile of rare first edition, authorized in 2013 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its 1939 publication. View more info

Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine - How and Why - What Medical Writers Say

By: Allen, Martha M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwich, CT, Charles C. Haskell and Son: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027330


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt. A decidedly less than elegant copy, with front board showing somewhat puckered cloth, dampstaining to both covers, with significant dampstaining to front blank, mild dampstaining to several early and late leaves. Title page shows approx. 2.5" closed horizontal tear midway down, interior otherwise intact, binding firm and square. Both hinges show evidence of neat repair. 429 pp., [3] pp. ads at rear. Cosmetically deficient, but stil... View more info

Feasting Free on Wild Edibles

By: Angier, Bradford

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043943


Stiff color pictorial wraps. New, as issued. 288 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. 4th ptg. View more info

Seeds of Change: The Living Treasure - The Passionate Story of the Growing Movement to Restore Biodiversity and Revolutionize the Way We Think About

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, HarperSanFrancisco: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019443


Slight binding lean, slight corner wear. viii,232 pp., illus. with color plates. View more info

Moonshiner's Manual

By: Barleycorn, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hayward, CA, White Mule Press: 1975

Seller ID: 034317


Stiff illus. wraps. x,146 pp. As issued. Stated first ptg.: April 1975 but clearly a reprint, with 13-digit ISBN on back cover. View more info

The Food and Cooking of Malaysia and Singapore

By: Basan, Ghillie; Martin Brigdale (photographs)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Lorenz Books/Anness Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018335


Laminated color pictorial boards. As issued; no remainder marks. 160 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Dust jacket in mylar. View more info

The Food and Cooking of Turkey: All the Traditions, Techniques and Ingredients, Including over 150 Authentic Recipes shown step-by-step in 800 photographs

By: Basan, Ghillie; Martin Brigdale (photographs)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Lorenz Books/Anness Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018649


Laminated color pictorial boards. As issued; no remainder marks. 256 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Dust jacket now in mylar. View more info

A Medieval Home Companion: Housekeeping in the Fourteenth Century

By: Bayard, Tania (editor, transl.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044936


SOFTCOVER, stiff purple illus. wraps. Mild bump and crease at head of front joint/upper front cover, otherwise only slight wear. 139 pp., illus. View more info