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1 ACTON, Eliza. Modern Cookery for Private Families. Reduced to a System of Easy Practice in a series of Carefully Tested Receipts in which the Principles of Baron Liebig and other Eminent Writers have been as much as possible applied and explained by Eliza Acton.
Elek Books, London. 1966. First edition thus. Hardback with DW. Illustrations. 643pp. Facsimile of original edition. Endpapers a little browned, but overall a clean copy is a slightly grubby wrapper, which is price-clipped. 82278 
Price: 25.00 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 BALL, Mary. Egg Dishes. How to Make Them.
Herbert Jenkins, London. 1954. First edition. Hardback with DW. Slim 8vo. Contents clean and sound in price clipped, slightly soiled and worn wrapper. 82789 
Price: 8.95 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 BEER, Gretel. Sandwiches for Parties and Picnics. How to Make Them.
Herbert Jenkins, London. 1954. Second edition. Hardback with DW. Some foxing to outer edges o/w a good copy in worn wrapper that lacks portion from top edge of front panel, affecting text. 82787 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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8 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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9 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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10 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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11 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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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 CEYLON RED CROSS SOCIETY. A Culinary Collection from Ceylon and Other Countries.
Ceylon Red Cross Society. 1950. First edition. Hardback, no DW. Blue boards, gilt type to upper cover. Spine blank. Some underlining and sidelining, with one ballpoint line across first recipe page, but all details remain legible. Boards a little worn and marked, but overall a nice copy. 81036 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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14 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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15 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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16 CRAIG, Elizabeth. Cottage Cheese and Yogurt.
Herbert Jenkins, London. 1960. First edition. Hardback with DW. Some foxing spots to endpapers. Wrapper is a little worn, rubbed and lightly soiled, and has a small close tear to top edge of front panel. 82785 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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17 DANA-HAERI, Jila. From a Persian Kitchen. Fresh Discoveries in Iranian Cooking.
I. B. Tauris & Co, London. 2014. First edition. Hardback with DW. Illustrated throughout in colour. Large 8vo. A lovely clean copy in very slightly soiled wrapper. 82812 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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18 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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19 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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20 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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