COOKERY AND FOOD
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Tackling the question of how, over half a million years, food and the search for it has influenced both human and historical development. Pictorial front cover and spine. Colour illustrations. 416 pages includes index. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.
Fur and Feather series. Second edition. B/w plates. Spine is browned. Some foxing to outer page edges; browning. Name and initials to verso of front endpaper.
SUGAR-PLUMS AND SHERBET THE PREHISTORY OF SWEETS
Written by Laura Mason.
Stock no. 1810624
Published by Prospect Books. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
As well as a history, this is also a recipe book, twenty tried and tested methods for sweets ancient and modern, including tablet, fudge, toffee, sugar plate, acid drops, pennets, Edinburgh rock, and many other favourites. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907325831. Minor bump to lower edge of rear board. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
Square format. Colour photos. History, recipes and growing coffee. ISBN: 9056570617. One hinge cracked. Wrapper corners worn.
According to the Present Practice; Being a Complete Guide to All Housekeepers on a Plan Entirely New Consisting of 38 Chapters. 12 b/w illustrations of Bills of Fare. Modern tan full leather binding with red title label and gilt title to spine. xx + 564 pages. Bookplate of Eleanor Lowenstein to front cover, the author of 'The Bibliography Of American Cookery Books 1742-1860'. First few pages are foxed at edges, light browning to contents which in general are very good indeed. In a very handsome binding.
THE HOUSEKEEPER'S INSTRUCTOR OR UNIVERSAL FAMILY COOK
Written by W.A. Henderson; Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie.
Stock no. 816823
Published by J. Stratford. 1805. Very good condition.
The Housekeeper's Instructor or Universal Family Cook. Being a Full and Clear Display of the Art of Cookery in all its Branches. To Which is Added the Complete Art of Carving. The 12th Edition, Corrected, Revised and Considerably Improved by Jacob Christopher Schnebbelie. 10 b/w plates plus two large folding plates. 448 pages + 16 pages index + 8 page booklist. In modern binding with dark blue leather spine, raised bands, brown title label, gilt title. Marbled boards and edges. Frontis and first few pages heavily browned else contents very good. In handsome modern binding. REDUCED FROM Â£220.
THE COOK'S DICTIONARY AND HOUSE-KEEPER'S DIRECTORY
Written by Richard Dolby.
Stock no. 816833
Published by Henry Colburn; Richard Bentley. 1830. Very good condition.
The Cook's Dictionary and House-Keeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of Cookery and Confectionery, On a Plan of Ready Reference Never Hitherto Attempted. Modern binding, brown cloth with gilt title to spine. iv + 516 pages. Title page and first 12 pages browned. Scattered browning throughout. A few small marks to rear board.