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HOME MADE BUTTER, CHEESE AND YOGHURT

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wakefield, EP Publishing Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 104992

ISBN: 0715804537

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


72pp. Pictorial covers, slight wear to edges, slight creases but overall very good. Page edges browned. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Black and white line drawings. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 104992; 4to (small) View more info

BESTWAY COOKERY GIFT BOOK. 4th Book. Step By Step from Everyday Dishes to Delightful Experiments in High Class Cookery

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press Ltd:

Seller ID: 107305

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The Bestway Series, fourth book. Four full page colour pps, sepia illustrations and text. No date, c 1930/50?, I would say pre war? Too many ingredients for war time/post war and the clothes seen in the illus seem 1930's? Previous owners name scribbed out on front endpaper, Orange boards/clear titling and illus to front board, covers slightly grubby, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, 156 pp plus index,; 107305; 8vo (large) View more info

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French Cookery for English Homes

By: ANON

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood: 1912

Edition: 5th Imp

Seller ID: 107336

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Very good + condition for its age and particularly as it is a cookbook! Light tan/brown boards with clear white titling to front cover and to spine, blue/white plate decorations to front cover, black fleur de lys to front cover and to spine, illus to tail of spine, corners bumped, s lightly creased. Some light browning to endpapers, NO INSCRIPTIONS, foxing to page edges, 280pp, index, hinges sound. Unillustrated. Internally CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Contents include; soups... View more info

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Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114681

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

Brandy de Jerez

By: Bobadilla, Vicente Fernandez De (English Version by John Pownall & Rafael Castillo Martinez)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Madrid, SIMPEI S.L. Madrid: 1994

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 108511

ISBN: 8460502783

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Jerez is best known of course for Sherry, but it has been a thriving brandy producing area for hundreds of years; the very best of their product can easily hold its head up in the company of the more celebrated cognacs and armagnacs. This book is alll about Brandy, It's History and Production in Jerez. Illustrated throughout in colour, and with examples of many different brands and manufacturers. There is a short section with recipes for using brandy, and cocktails to be... View more info

JUST USE IT UP COOKERY. New Dishes for Old

By: BROWN, BARRETT MARY

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Edition: Presumed First Edition?

Seller ID: 002710

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


no date. Foxing to fore edges, e/p's browning. White titling to front board and to spine, spine sunned blending to boards. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. 198 pp. INTERNALLY CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. Contents include; various recipes for soups, fish, poultry, game, forcemeats, savoury butters etc etc.; 002710; 8vo View more info

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Common-Sense Housekeeping (Originally Appeared in Parts in Cassell's Family Magazine).

By: Browne, Phillis (Pseud. Sarah Sharp Hamer )

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Cassell Petter & Galpin: 1877

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition in Book form

Seller ID: 114730

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Brown Cloth / Black stamped decorative Boards. Gilt titling to spine and front board. All edges gilt. Some light 'fading'/old staining to front and rear boards Probable FIRST EDITION - No Date given, but no mention of any other editions either - states in the Preface that ...." The Papers contained in this book appeared originally in Cassell's Family Magazine. They are now published in a handy form in the hope that they may find favour with a still larger circle of r... View more info

Prehistoric Cooking Places in South Wales

By: Cantrill, T. C. and O. T. Jones

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Archaeologia Cambrensis: 1911

Edition: Reprinted from Archaeologia Cambrensis

Seller ID: 113181

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


July 1911. In black printed, very browned (possibly originally light green? ) and ragged edged/torn with a little loss, paper covers. The paper spine is split and with some losses to the spine. Internally VERY GOOD Plus. 33pp (paginated from the original 253-286) illustrated with one 'plan and section' in b/w in the text. No Inscriptions or Marks. Fascinating info for the student/researcher, etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Best of Gourmet . 1991 Edition. All of the Beautifully Illustrated Menus from 1990 Plus over 500 Selected Recipes .

By: Conde Nast Books

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112286

ISBN: 0679400680

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Laminated decorated boards with orange titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is light edge-wear and smudge marks to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 311 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w line drawings. General Index; Index of 45-Minute Recipes; Index of Recipe Titles; Table Setting Acknowledgments. Overall, apart from the very minor 'faul... View more info

The New Vegetarian Cook Book

By: Cornish, Elizabeth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, The Apple Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112049

ISBN: 1850760349

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Tan boards with white titling to the spine. In the original publishers pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is very light rubbing to the top and bottom of the cloth spine. The former owner has written their name to the top of the front free-endpaper and also to the top of the half-title page. There is light edge-wear to the dustjacket corners and smudge/stain marks to the covers. There are foxing (brown) spots to the first few front and rear pages, othe... View more info

The Cork

By: De Oliveira, Manuel Alves; Leonel De Oliveira

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Portugal, Amorim: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111648

ISBN: 9729552509

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Glossy laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. Housed in the Original Cork Slipcase. There are light marks and shelf-wear to the Cork Slipcase. There is also some very light wrinkling to the pages, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Illustrated with colour plates. 159 pp. Bibliography; Photographic Credits; Acknowledgements; Index. Overall, apart from the condition of the slipcase (which overall is near VG) , as detailed above, thi... View more info

British Teapots and Tea Drinking 1700-1850. Illustrated from the Twining Teapot Gallery, Norwich Castle Museum

By: Emmerson, Robin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, HMSO, Norfolk Museum Service and Twinings: 1992

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 108475

ISBN: 0117015091

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Large format Heavy Thick 4to pictorial covered paperback. (xii) + 330 pages. (10-page bibliography). Illustrations in b/w. & with 24 colour plates. VG plus to Near Fine copy, with slight fading to spine and part of front cover, (as usual with this pale coloured background book unless kept in the dark! ) but all titling clear. With a small area to the page fore-edges that seems to have been guillotined slightly roughly! Looks to be Unread. From the rear cover: - "Tea-... View more info

Eat Well in War Time

By: Eyles, Leonora

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107881

Condition: Good in Good+ dust jacket


"Contains recipes for the famed corned-beef hash, junket and bread jelly as well as recipes for invalids and the young. Also lists a recipe for corned beef curry!" "In War-Time the second line of defense is the food for the fighting forces and the civilians. Many wars have been lost through starvation, and although this country has never been in any such danger, many nations on the continent of Europe have experienced it." And so begins the Introduction t... View more info

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Gobble it All. Turkey Cook Book

By: Fidler J. & S. Richardson (compiled by)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Saxmundham, Suffolk, Technographic Design & Print,: 1982

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 114502

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


On the Title page = "Recipes to help you use and enjoy every ounce of Turkey you buy". Foreword by Bernard Matthews. In salmon pink card covers. Pictorial front cover. Stapled - slight rust to staples, but not staining. 64 pages including 4 blank note pages for your own receipes. Illustrated throughout with 'antique' images in sepia. No Inscriptions or Marks. An Excellent copy. See Images; 24mo 5" - 6" tall View more info

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An Alphabet for Gourmets

By: Fisher M. F. K.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition)

Seller ID: 114645

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Fine Hardback. A quarter cloth spine with bright gilt titling, and with pictorial boards front and back. Designed and illustrated in colour by Ian Beck. No dustjacket as issued. Near Fine slipcase. A few very slight marks to panels of slipcase - negligible. Internally NO inscriptions or marks. Looks unused . (xx) + 239 pp. Delightful colour illustrations, with each letter of the alphabet illustrated, by Ian Beck. See Images. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Remarkable Feasts . Adventures on the Food Trail from Baton Rouge to Old Peking

By: Forbes, Leslie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112238

ISBN: 0747506531

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Scarlet Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. Some white paint transferred from the shelf onto the very bottom front edge of the boards for about half an inch (should rub off) o/w Fine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A few very slight marks (negligible) on the d/j but overall looks VG/NF. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 224pp. Illustrated throughout in full col... View more info

The Best of Gourmet . 1992 Edition

By: Gourmet, The Editors Of & Gourmet Magazine

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112287

ISBN: 0679412042

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Laminated decorated boards with green titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There is light edge-wear and smudge marks to the dustjacket covers, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 343 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w line drawings. General Index; Index of 45-Minute Recipes; Index of Recipe Titles; Table Setting Acknowledgments. Overall, apart from the minor 'faults', a... View more info

World Health and Disease

By: Gray, Alastair and Philip Payne (Written by/editors)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Bucks, Open University Press: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 47438

ISBN: 0335190782

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. A global view of human health . It traces some of the major changes in the health and disease patterns affecting human kind and sets these in the context of demographic change and economic development. An OU text originally for Course U205. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy a Clean, Tight and Brig... View more info

Good Things

By: Grigson Jane

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2009

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 113193

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


AS NEW IN Nr. FINE SLIPCASE. In the original publisher's tan based cloth boards with a large illustration of a Hen in black, white and salmon and title in black on an oval salmon block to the front board, with bright white and black titling to the spine. The book is housed ln the Original Publishers' Near FINE Plain tan paper covered SLIPCASE with just two tiny spots on one side only, that mar it from being noted Fine. The book is Externally and Internally FINE. No dustj... View more info

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Fisheries Investigations. Series II, Volume XX1, Number 7. (Series 2, Vol 21, No. 7). The Laverbread Industry in South Wales and the Laverweed.

By: Hampson M. A. (Fisheries Laboratory Lowestoft)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationary Office. (H. M. S. O): 1957

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114012

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Grey, light card, covers with black titling/lettering. A stamped name on the top front corner of the cover, and 1957 written in ink under the Publisher on the front cover. Staples rusting. Creased corners/edges throughout o/w generally VG. Internally No Inscriptions or Marks. (iii) + (1) + 8pp + 1 full page plate in b/w. Tables and Maps. A study of this delicacy, then little known outside Wales. Its 'manufacture', and supply stream, etc, together with a 'Census of Laverb... View more info