Softcover. Cincinnati OH, Proctor & Gamble, 1st, 1919, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 96 pages. Squarebound. 7" x 5". 3 to 5 recipes per page with color lithograph spot illustrations. Attractive embossed blue cover with gold decorations in an Arts & Cratfs style. Recipes include: Virginia spoon cornbread, eggs in nests, steamed date bread, prune breakfast cake, oatmeal mush muffins, sour milk muffins, rye meal popovers, cornflake griddlecakes, Southern corn pone, etc. All cooked with Crisco. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. Cincinnati, Procter & Gamble Co., 8th edition, 1915, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 231 pages, b&w frontispiece, color illustrated plate to blue cloth cover, gilt lettering to spine and cover, patterned endpapers. Wear to cover, foxing to endpapers and page ends.
Hardcover. Naperville IL, J.L. Nichols Co., 37th Ed., Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 478 pages, b&w illustrations. Blind embossed maroon cloth covers, edges stained red. Top of spine with a sliver of cloth loss, fraying. Therwise very good.
Hardcover. Salt Lake City, Utah, 1st, 2008, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 144 pages, with gorgeous color photographs throughout. Minor dust jacket edge wear, otherwise, very clean and bright.
Paperback. Middlebury VT, Paul S. Eriksson, reprint, 1993, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 128 pages, paperback. Charming recipes from Vermont. Illustrated in black-and-white. Front flyleaf mostly detached; binding is not affected elsewhere. Rubbing and edgewear to front and rear wraps, bumping to fore edge corners. Unmarked. Scarce. A clean and bright copy.
Hardcover. Chicago, Jessup Whitehead & Co., Sixth edition, 1903, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 464 pages plus 29 page appendix. Hardcover. Sixth edition. Black & white illustrations. Black cloth covers with titles in gilt. Previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Clean, unmarked pages.
Hardcover. New York, Simon & Schuster, 1st, 2002, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 431 pages. Tan boards, blue cloth spine, gilt. Very good pictorial dust jacket. Color photographs by Ann Stratton.
Hardcover. New York, NY, revised, June 13, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 685 pages. Light edge wear to dust jacket. Previous price sticker on rear cover. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Norton, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, More than a cookbook, it"s a window into the past containing recipes for such 18th century dishes as Lobscouse, Skilly Galee, Burgoo and Boiled Baby. A wonderful gastronomic companion to the novels of Patrick O"Brian, who has written the forward. 304 pages.
Hardcover. NY, Simon and Shuster, 1st, 1975, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 319 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Edgewear to dust jacket top edge. Light foxing to top and fore copy edge. Unmarked. Bright and clean; a tight copy.
Hardcover. Stuttgart, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, M.B.H., 1946, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 253 pages. 8vo. 1/4 rust cloth. Off-white boards show some edgewear and a couple markings, otherwise clean, tight. Illustrated in b/w. Text in German. Top Edge Red.
Hardcover. New York, Fox Duffield & Co., 1st, 1904, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 350 pages, 13 pages of b&w photographs (12 African American portraits by A.L. Coburn). Textured blue cloth covers with dark blue lettering and ruled design. Some light soiling and wear to covers and spine. Internally clean, a few dog-eared pages.
Hardcover. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1st Thus, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 443 pages. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY M. F. K. FISHER IN BLACK INK ON PRELIMINARY PAGE - "FOR YOLANDE (SHEPARD) AND JAMES (EDGAR) BEARD FROM M. F. K. FISHER - GLEN ELLEN 1972 (PROXY: MARY FRANCES WITH LOVE, AND J. A. BRILLAT-SAVARIN, RESPECTFULLY - )". The Beards were close friends and Supporters of the Napa Valley Wine Library founded by M. F. K. Fisher. Top edge pink. Beige cloth covers with title in black on spine, simple gilt motif decoration along front right. Minor wear to dust jacket - jacket now protected with clear plastic cover. A clean, bright copy. Record # 613556
Hardcover. London, New York, Hamlyn, 1st, 1970, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 155 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Black and white pictures, color pictures in center. Tape repair on dust jacket, open tears and heavy edge wear. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to covers and light foxing on end papers.
Hardcover. San Francisco , Collins, 1st, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 272 pages. Blue cloth, gilt. Pictorial dust jacket is good with two large tears on spine. Color photographs throughout.
Softcover. New York, Lark Books, 1st, 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 175 pages, paperback. Detailed treatise of a time-honored institution. An illustrated and entertaining history and how-to, sprinkled with quotes, song lyrics, and vintage photographs. Mild rubbing and edgewear to wraps. Unmarked. Bright and clean; a tight copy.
Hardcover. Tidiioute PA, Presbyterian Church, reprint, 1889, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 176 pages including advertisements. Plus the all-important errata slip tipped in at the front. This is the original clothbound edition printed in 1889 and has a number of handwritten recipes on blank pages as well as a few tipped-in pages, also with hand lettered recipes. Some foxing and soil to various pages. Plain black leather covers soiled. Record # 408977
Softcover. Lowell MA, C.I. Hood and Co., 1st, 1888, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 32 pages, wrappers printed in yellow and blue. Lots of Hoods ads for their medicinal pills interspersed throughout. NOTE: this booklet has 32 pages as opposed to others listing 16 pages from 1888.
Softcover. NH, Birchfield Books, 1st, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 128 pages, illustrated throughout in b&w. Light rubbing to rear cover, sticker-scar to front end paper, else a clean, tight copy.
hardcover. New York, Norton, 1st, 2005, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 336 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Color Laminated boards, color photographs. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to spine top and bottom.
Hardcover. New York, Bantam, reprint, 1988, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 251 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Color photographs throughout. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Record # 468603
Hardcover. London, DK ADULT, reprint, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 600 pages. Hardcover. Extensive color maps and illustrations by an anonymous illustrator throughout. Gilt decoration on dust jacket cover. Gilt titles on spine and cover. Some edge wear to dust jacket, otherwise clean, tight copy. Record # 468470
Softcover. Dorchester MA, Walter Baker & Co., 1st, 1893, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 32 page booklet (3 3/8" X 5 3/4") full of recipes using Baker's Cocoa and Chocolate. Cover wrapper has color lithos on inside and outside. This piece was specially prepared for the company's exhibit at the Columbian Exposition. Super condition.
Hardcover. New York , Thomas Crowell, 1st, 1959, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 302 pages, decorated boards with dark blue cloth spine. INSCRIBED BY MASTERTON on the half-title page, dated July 1960. Scarce first printing, more so signed. Dust jacket has edgewear along folds, light chipping.