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1 (DOYLE, Arthur Conan). HUDSON, Mrs. Compiled by CRADDOCK, Fanny. The Sherlock Holmes Cookbook. By Mrs Hudson. Compiled by Fanny Craddock. Illustrations by Val Biro.
W. H. Allen London. 1976. First edition. DW. Pages browned o/w VG+/VG+ in slightly worn wrapper that is very slightly sunned to spine. 70506 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 ALCOTT, WM. A. The Young Mother, Or Management of Children In Regard to Health. By... the author of the Young Man's Guide, and Editor of the Moral Reformer.
Light and Stearns, Boston. 1836 
First Edition. Original green boards, with tooled foliate pattern and gilt to spine. Spine sunned and missing portions to head and tail. Cloth slightly split at joints. Boards rubbed and stained. Hinges visible, staining visible to upper edges to page 90. Charming drawing to half title page with protective tissue guard with large portion missing. Pencil inscription to front free end paper. Paper slip with herbal remedy pinned to end free pages which also have portions missing. Foxing throughout. A reading copy of what was once a well used book. 36551 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 ANON. Good Things Made, Said & Done For Every Home & Household.
Goodall, Backhouse & Co. Leeds. 1888 Edition. Hardback. No DW. Illustrated red textured boards. Small slim 8vo. Spine is bumped and endpapers browned, the inner hinge is cracked, but the contents are clean and sound. Charming little copy. 77192 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 ANON. The Female Instructor; or, Young Woman's Friend and Companion Being a Guide to all the Accomplishments which adorn the Female Character, either as a Useful Member of Society - A Pleasing Companion, - or, a Mother of a Family Containing many pleasing examples of illustrious Females To which are added, a Select System of Cookery, The Art of Preserving and Pickling, Brewing - Making Wines - Family Recipes, The Management of Poultry, Dyeing, &c. And Directions to Servants of Every Description.
Printed at The Caxton Press. London. N.D. (c.1824) 
viii, 560pp. Frontis, Extra engraved title page, 9 engraved plates which include 2 table settings. Bound in contemporary half brown calf, marbled bds. Upper hinge repaired, leather to spine creased, extremities worn. Ownership inscription dated 1824. Frontis damaged with two portions missing. Pages age browned. Contents readable and book sound. Good. 35545 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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5 BARKER, Lady. Houses and Housekeeping. A Fireside Gossip Upon Home and Its Comforts.
William Hunt and Company, London. 1876. First Edition. Hardback. Small 8vo. No DW. Terracotta cloth with black and gilt decoration. Some spotting to boards and light foxing to endpapers, inner hinges slightly visible but sound o/w a very nice copy. Scarce. 80785 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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6 BEECHING, C.L.T. Grocery Business Organization, Management and Accounts.
Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, ltd. London. 1933. Fourth Edition. Revised and Enlarged. Hardback. No DW. Bright royal blue boards. Frontis. displaying photograph of grocery shop and many other photographs and drawings of shop fronts, shop interiors and equipment from the 1930s. Fold-out table displaying analysis of payments. Ownership signature to front pastedown with light foxing to contents o/w a clean bright copy. 77590 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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7 BEETON, Mrs. Isabella. The Book of Household Management Comprising Information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen-Maid, Butler, Footman, Coachman, Valet, Lady's-Maid....Wet and Sick Nurses, etc. Also Sanitary, Medical and Legal Memoranda....Entirely New Edition, revised and Corrected With New Coloured Engravings.
Ward, Lock and Co. London. 1877 
Two hundred and eighty-ninth thousand. xl, [vi], 1139pp. + 12 + 16pp. adverts. 12 coloured plates, numerous engravings in text. Handsomely and professionally rebacked in modern textured tan calf, gilt. Original boards retained, original printed pastedowns and rear free endpaper also retained, front free endpaper replaced with appropriate paper, yellowed to one side. Pages browned, outer edge sl. foxed, corner of pages 337/8 torn without loss of any text o/w a clean and very sound copy of this attractive edition of Mrs. Beeton's. 48025 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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8 BISSELL, Tom & Frances. An A-Z of Food and Wine in Plain English.
Macmillan 1999 
DW. Large format. A very clean copy. VG+/VG+. 49244 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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9 BRADLEY, Alice. Desserts Including Layer Cakes and Pies.
M. Barrows & Company, Boston. 1931 
Second Printing of first edition. DW. 269pp. Illustrated. Owner signature and browning to front free endpaper o/w a nice copy in bright but foxed and chipped wrapper. Scarce in wrapper. VG+. 52515 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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10 BRILLAT-SAVARIN. The Phsyiology of Taste or Meditations on Transcendental Gastronomy. With an Introduction by Arthur Machen and embellished with designs by Andrew Johnson.
Peter Davies. London. 1925 
Limited Edition of 750 copies of which this is 705. DW. 4to. xx, 326pp. Illustrated. Marbled boards with vellum backstrip, sunned to head of spine and rubbed at extremities. Contents clean and sound. Wrapper worn and torn, lacking portion from head of spine, slightly affecting text o/w VG+/VG-. 58685 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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11 BROWN, Pete and BRADSHAW, Bill. World's Best Cider: Taste, Tradition and Terroir, from Somerset to Seattle.
Aurum Press, London. 2013 
First edition. DW. 256 pages. 4to. Colour photographs throughout. Index. Sl. curling to edges of DW. VG+/VG. 70304 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 CASTANHO, Thiago. Brazilian Food.
Mitchell Beazley, London 2014 
First edition, published without wrapper. Lovely illustrations. 255pp. A New copy. 69305 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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13 CLAIR, Colin. Of Herbs and Spices.
Abelard-Schuman, New York 1961 
First Edition. DW. Colour plates and b&w illustrations. 276pp inc index. Wrapper worn around edges, with small tears at head and tail of spine. Internally clean and bright. VG+/VG 70646 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 CORNEY, J.E.M. With Rhyme and Reason.
The Houghton Publishing Co. London. 1933 
First Edition. No DW. Brown cloth. Illustrated. Small slim 8vo. Small neat gift inscription to front free endpaper with some age browning to contents and inner hinge cracked. VG. 67465 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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15 C[OX], I. E. B. The Country House: A Collection of Useful Information and Recipes. Adapted to The Country Gentleman and His Household and of the Greatest Utility to the Housekeeper Generally. Second Edition.
Horace Cox. London. 1867 
2nd edition. 163pp. Adverts to yellow pastedowns. Original very dark turquoise cloth gilt, decorated in blind. Extremities sl. rubbed and worn, pages browned o/w a clean and sound copy of this early cookery and household management book for those in large houses. There is also a medicinal section. 47239 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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16 DAVID, Elizabeth. French Provincial Cooking. Illustrated by Juliet Renny.
Michael Joseph for The Cookery Book Club, London. 1967. Second edition (revised). Hardback with wrapper. 519 pages. Tail of spine worn, boards and wrapper both covered in sticky-backed plastic. Overall a good clean copy. 79063 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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17 DRING & FAGE. Tables of Temperatures for Sikes's Hydrometer. An Abstract of the Act of Parliament, 56 Geo. III. Cap. 140, Establishing Sikes's Hydrometer and Tables Of The Concentrated Strengths of Spirits For Estimating The Duties on Spirituous Liquors Throoughout the United Kingdom With Description and Direction for Their Use. Sixth Edition.
Printed by J. Rider for Dring & Fage. London.1840. Sixth edition. Tall slim narrow volume. 25 x 11 cm. 14pp. text, [2] pp. list of instruments, [104]pp. tables etc. Rebacked in speckled tan calf, retaining original calf boards. One brass clasp still present and working, lacks other brass clasp. Numerous ink notes to front endpapers dated 1928-1934. A clean and sound copy of a scarce item. 71209 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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18 EDDEN, Miss Helen. Cooking By Gas. Compiled by.... Edited by Mrs M.A. Cloudesley Brereton.
The British Commercial Gas Association, London. n.d. (c1920) 
Paperback. Spine worn and creased with very slight loss at head and tail. Some occasional light foxing to o/w clean contents. 65355 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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19 EDGAR, Jeanette and GODWIN, Rachel The Exotic Meat Cookbook. Over 100 Recipes from Antelope to Zebra
Friday Books, London 2009 
First Edition. No DW. Pink spine, white and black type. Decorative upper cover (zebra skin). Many colour illustrations. 176pp. As new. NF 59641 
Price: 7.95 GBP
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20 FORBES, Patrick. The Story Of The Maison MoŽt & Chandon. Illustrated by Graham Rust.
Privately printed. 1972 
Reprint. D/W. Frontis + Illustrated. Boards grubby. Wrapper worn at extremities. Tear to head of spine, continuing 1 inch into back panel. Wrapper grubby. VG+/VG. Reprint of a chapter with amendments and additions, originaly from Champagne: the Wine, the Land and the People. by Patrick Forbes, published 1967 by Victor Gollancz Ltd. 25073 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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