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Image for A Commonplace Book of Cookery. A Collection of Proverbs, Anecdotes, Opinions and Obscure Facts on Food, Drink, Cooks, Cooking, Dining, Diners & Dieters, Dating from Ancient Times to the Present. With a Preface by M. F. K. Fisher

A Commonplace Book of Cookery. A Collection of Proverbs, Anecdotes, Opinions and Obscure Facts on Food, Drink, Cooks, Cooking, Dining, Diners & Dieters, Dating from Ancient Times to the Present. With a Preface by M. F. K. Fisher

By: Robert Grabhorn (1900-1973), compiler

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Arion Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PM1119-002

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 425 copies. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 inches. [ii], viii, 175, [1] pp. Printed in black ink within a blue decorative border, with food-themed typographic ornaments throughout in terra cotta; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth spine, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, some minor chips and or freckling to the paper sides and spine label, else fine. PM1119-002. Very Good. A far-ranging book of quotations regarding food, from Shakespeare to whoever struck Robert Grabhorn's fancy, all dressed up beautifully in the best work of which the A... View more info

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The Spice Islands Cook Book

By: Spice Islands Home Economics Staff

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Lane Book Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-143

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, first printing of this renowned cookbook, billed in 1961 as "the most complete book ever published about spices, herbs and seasonings." 8vo. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. 208 pp. Half-title, color line drawings throughout that are sized full-page, half-page, quarter-page variously, charts of herbs and seeds, index of seasonings, index of recipes; text clean, unmarked. Illustrated cloth over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar, illustrated end-papers; binding square and tight, jacket rubbed, with small chip at top of rear panel. 1961 book order form for The Sunset Cookbook lai... View more info

The Food of France

By: Waverley Root (1903-1982)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GG818-074

Condition: Used: Very Good


FIRST EDITION. Tall 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches. xviii, 486, xxx, [2] pp. Half-title, illustrated double-page title page, introduction by Samuel Chamberlain, black-and-white line drawings throughout, 39 black-and-white photographs, 10 maps, 2 appendices, index, note on the author; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped cloth, top edge stained blue, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, jacket price-clipped with edge wear and small tears at top edge. Paul Elder's Books, San Francisco bookseller ticket on rear paste-down. GG818-074. Very Good. This seminal work is Waverley Root's ... View more info