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Les Meilleures Recettes Culinaires Pour Poissons, Crustaces et Coquillages

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Boulogne-sur-Mer, Ed. Blondel la Rougery / Le Comitne de la Semaine du Poisson: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015345


Covers have moderate general wear plus a 5mm loss to head of spine. Edges of page-block browned. Covers detached at spine but all pages secure. General browning to pages and a stain on page 7. 98pp View more info

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Wine Wisdom By Penfolds

By: N/A

Price: $170.00  $153.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Penfolds Wines Ltd.:

Seller ID: 017311


Light general wear to covers. Foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding sound. Undated (c. 1920s). 66pp View more info

The Y. W. C. A. of Malaya Cookery Book

By: A. E. Llewellyn

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: The Y. W. C. A. Of Malaya: 1958

Edition: 8th Edition

Seller ID: 015078


Moderate general wear to boards. Heavy wear to cloth on spine. Heavy foxing to title-page and rear fep - otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 254pp View more info

North Atlantic Seafood, A Complete Guide to Fish & Shellfish

By: Alan Davidson

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014917


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear plus a tiny 2mm nick to top of spine. Book very clean. Binding tight. 512pp. A comprehensive survey of the oceanic bounty found between the coasts of Europe and the shores of North America. This book received the prestigious Glenfiddich Gold Medal award. With over 100 line drawings and 200 regional recipes, this volume is an essential reference to any cook... in both hemishperes. View more info

The Reason Why - Practical Answers To Everyday Bakehouse Questions

By: Albert R. Daniel

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, The British Baker:

Edition: Combined, Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 014905


Moderate general wear to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Tape stains to feps and front pastedown. Former owner's name to front pastedown - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 224pp This publication combines 2 previous books 'The Reason Why' and 'More Reasons Why' with revisions. View more info

Goods That Will Sell : Tried Favourites and New Notions

By: Albert R. Daniel

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Maclaren & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014906


Undated (1946?) Light wear to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block.Ffep bears former owner's name and a tiny nibble to edge. Otherwise internally very lean. Binding tight. 190pp View more info

Foods: Their Composition and Analysis

By: Alexander Wynter Blyth

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, Charles Griffin & Company: 1896

Edition: Fourth Revised, Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 014525


Heavy general wear to cloth. Age-toning and foxing to edges of page-block. Small ink spot to fore-edge of page-block. Hinges split. All pages secure. Moderate foxing to last few pages and some other scattered internal marks. A reading copy. 735pp View more info

The Modern Housewife or Menagere: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Receipts

By: Alexis Soyer

Price: $140.00  $126.00

Publisher: London, Simkin, Marshall & Co.: 1849

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015067


Heavy general wear to cloth with some fraying at corners and ends of spine. Sunning to spine. Browning to edges of page-block. Split to front hinge. Rear hinge slack. All pages secure. Former owner's detail and inscription dated 1849 to front pastedown. Two brief handwritten recipes to ffep. Light foxing to preliminaries and a few scattered marks elsewhere, but really very clean internally. 441pp View more info

Madame Prunier's Fish Cookery Book

By: Ambrose Heath (Editor)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Nicholson & Watson: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012187


Jacket is heavily age-toned (epecially spine) and has several moderate losses and tear (some repaired with tape). The illustration to the front of the jacket is clean and bright. Moderate wear to cloth with a water mark to bottom front corner (not affecting pages). Foxing to edges of page-block preliminaries, endpapers and pastedowns. Crease to ffep. Text generally very clean. Sponsors' label to front pastedown (one of whom was the Queen Mother's aunt). Binding tight. 29... View more info

The Romanian Cook Book

By: Anisoara Stan

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: New York, The Citadel Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003037


Covers have moderate wear, discolouration to spine and adjacent areas. Name, date and earlier price to verso of front cover. Date and code number to Title page. Age-toning and some bumping to edges of page block. Internally clean. Binding sound. 229pp View more info

The Tradition of Australian Cooking

By: Anne Gollan

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017269


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Minimal sunning to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight. 211pp View more info

The Exquisite Table: A History of French Cuisine

By: Aresty, Esther B

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014826


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 257pp View more info

The Art of Eating in France: Manners and Menus in the 19th Century

By: Aron, Jean-Paul

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Peter Owen: 1975

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 014858


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear and a couple of tiny tears to bottom edge. Book very clean. Binding tight. 249pp View more info

L'Escargot et la Grenouille Comestibles

By: Arsene Thevenot and Felecien Lesourd

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Agricole De La Maison Rustique: 1926

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 015032


Covers have heavy general wear with an old tape repair to top of spine, a 1cm loss of cover at foot of pine and a tiny loss to top front corner. Foxing to edges of page-block. Some foxing to half-title and page margins. Binding sound. French text. 124pp View more info

Coffee: From Grower to Consumer

By: B. B. Keable

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014936


Moderate wear to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Foxing to pastedowns and feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Undated (early 1900s). 122pp View more info

Plenty: Digressions on Food

By: Bilson, Gay

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Penguin Group Australia: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018876


Jacket has moderate general wear to rear only and no tears. Very feint remains of pencil inscription to half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 312pp View more info

Man, Bread and Destiny

By: C. C. Furnas and S. M. Furnas

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New York, Reynal & Hitchcock: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006637


Cloth has moderate general wear. Heavy wera to spine. Age-toning to edges of page block. Former owner's signature and stamp to ffep. Also, signature to title-page. Internally clean. Binding sound. 364pp View more info

Practical Cheesemaking. A General Guide to the Manufacture of Cheese

By: C. W. Walker-Tisdale and Walter E. Woodnutt

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, The Swarthmore Press: 1919

Edition: Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 017309


Cloth has moderate general wear plus a few minor stains. Foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's name to inside of front cover and half-title page. A number '22' plus feint pencil impression to second advert page. Otherwise internally very clean. A 1cm tear to rear hinge but binding sound. 198pp plus advertisements. View more info

Fire: A World of Flavour

By: Chrisine Manfield

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: Australian, Pengiol Lantern: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019069


Book very clean. Binding tight. Minimal wear to slipcase. 573pp View more info

Seed Cake & Honey Prawns: Fashion and Fad in Australian Food

By: Colin Bannerman

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015186


Moderate general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Minor marking to ffep and last page (from paste on facing pastedowns). Otherwise internally clean. 141pp View more info

Memories with Food at Gipsy House

By: Dahl, Roald; Dahl, Felicity

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 1991

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 007136


Jacket has moderate general wear. Light foxing to top edge of page block. Ffep has 4cm excised horizontally from top. Minor foxing to upper margin of preliminaries - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 239pp View more info

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French

By: Damien Pignolet

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Victoria, Penguin Lantern: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019891


Light wear to boards. Internally clean. Binding tight. 402pp View more info

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North African Cookery

By: Der Haroutunian, Arto

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004905


Unclipped jacket has moderate wear, minor tape marks to flaps and minimal sunning to spine. Minor tape stains to pastedowns and feps. Handwritten list of recipes to ffep. A small stain to fore-edge of page block and a few minor marks to other edges. Occasional small notations and some page corners folded. Binding tight. A true classic on this now fashionable cuisine. 336pp View more info

Vegetarian Dishes from the Middle East

By: Der Haroutunian, Arto

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009436


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, minor chips and a small tear to centre of spine. Light foxing to edges of page block plus single moderate stains to top edges and fore-edge. Internally clean. Binding tight. 221pp View more info

The Cook and Housewives' Manual

By: Dods, Margaret

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Rosters: 1988

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 014869


Unclipped jacket has light general wear and no tears. Age-toning to page edges and margins - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 535pp View more info

Modern Cookery in All Its Branches Reduced to a System of Easy Practice, For the Use of Private Familes

By: Eliza Acton

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green and Longmans: 1853

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 015593


Cloth has heavy general wear plus a few small tears and tiny losses. Edges of page block evenly browned. feps and pastdowns replaced and binding tight. Large stain from half-title to Preface then moderate to large stains to about page 30, including Contents and preliminary plates. Sounds worse than it is. Priced according to condition. A solid reading copy. 608pp plus 32 pages of adverts View more info

Irons in the Fire: A History of Cooking Equipment

By: Feild, Rachael

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Wiltshire, England, Crowood Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015341


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear and a couple of tiny scrapes. No tears. Minor foxing to top edge of page-block. Former owner's small ink stamp to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 261pp View more info

The Wife's Own Book of Cookery, Containing upwards of Fifteen Hundred Original Receipts

By: Frederick Bishop

Price: $90.00  $81.00

Publisher: London, Ward and Lock:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015034


Cloth has heavy wear with some bumping, chipping, fraying a nd a few small tears. Edges of page-block browned. Former owner's details dated 1862 to both feps. Some notation and jotting to pastedowns. Front hinge is split but pages all in place, althogh pages 3 to 16 are partially detached. Pale stain to half-title page. Internal foxing and marks - mainly to margins. Undated (1856) 398pp View more info

Principles and Practice of Butter-Making

By: G. L. McKay and C. Larsen

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1909

Edition: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 014540


Cloth has moderately heavy general wear plus some silverfish marks. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Two former owners' names to ffep (one crossed out). One page corner folded because of cutting fault in manufacture. Otherwise internally very clean and bright. Binding tight. 351pp View more info

The Cuisine of Venice and Surrounding Northern Regions

By: Giusti-Lanham, Hedy

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Barrons Educational Series Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011588


Unclipped jacket has heavy wear with several tears, taped repairs, small losses and minor stains. The fore-edge of the page-block has a few small stains, otherwise the book would be classed as 'very good'. Internally clean. Binding tight. 366pp View more info

Cookery for the Hospitality Industry

By: Graham Dodgshun; Michel Peters

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 019435


Covers have moderate general wear and a few creases. Spine not creased. Some creases to bottom corner of last few pages - otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 670pp HEAVY BOOK - NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING EXCEPT NZ View more info

Landmarks of Australian Gastronomy

By: Graham Pont, Barbara Santich and Paul Wilkins

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Sydney, University of New South Wales: 1988

Edition: Exhibition Publication

Seller ID: 014772


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 106pp View more info

River Cafe Cook Book Green

By: Gray, Rose; Rogers, Ruth

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Ebury Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015185


Unclipped jacket has moderate generl wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 463pp View more info

Jane Grigson's Fruit Book

By: Grigson, Jane

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015859


Unclipped jacket has light general wear and no tears. Minimal sunning to jacket spine. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 508pp View more info

My Italian Heart

By: Guy Grossi

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Lantern: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012825


Moderate wear to covers plus creasing to bottom front corner. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 209pp View more info

At My Table: Fresh and Simple Food

By: Hay, Donna; Bacon, Quentin

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: Paddington, New South Wales, Barbara Beckett Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019328


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Moderate foxing to preliminaries. Former owner's name to ffep. Clean from Contents page onwards with some foxing to rear fep. Binding tight. 176pp View more info

Modern French Culinary Art

By: Henri-Paul Pellaprat

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Vaduz, Liechtenstain, Book Publishing Establishment: 1961

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 009713


Jacket has moderate generall plus chipping/small tears to top and bottom edges. Heavy foxing and some stains to edges of page block. Moderate foxing to endpaper and a tape stain to ffep. Rear fep has a signature and a biro mark. Text and plates are clean. Binding tight. 752pp View more info

Breadcraft

By: J. R. Irons

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Watford, England, Hudson & Stacey:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017673


Moderate general wear to cloth. Foxing to feps and pastedowns only. A small nibble to rear fep and pencil recipe to second rear fep. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Undated (late 1930s?). 444pp View more info

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Taste Matters: Why We Like the Foods We Do

By: John Prescott

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: London, Reaktion Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018693


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book clean. Binding tight. 208pp View more info

Flavours of Melbourne:Favourite Restaurants and Bars in Melbourne's Laneways and Rooftops

By: Jonette George and Daniele Wilton

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Smudge Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016323


Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 391pp PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE 2011 EDITION. View more info

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Ad Hoc at Home

By: Keller, Thomas

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Artisan: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016027


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book clean. Binding tight. 359pp View more info

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Kitcho: Japan's Ultimate Dining Experience

By: Kunio Tokuoka; Nobuko Sugimoto

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Kodansha International: 2010

Edition: First English Language Edition

Seller ID: 020098


Jacket has minimal wear and no tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped to jacket of book) Book very clean. Binding tight. 191pp View more info

Le Repertoire De La Cuisine

By: L. Saulnier and E. Brunet (Translator)

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Leon Jaeggi:

Edition: Reprint of 1914 Edition

Seller ID: 004373


Light wear to boards. Gilt lettering bright. Age-toning to edges of page block. Minor foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. Internally clean. Binding tight. Thumb index. Undated but circa 1970s. 239pp. View more info

Len Deighton's Action Cook Book

By: Len Deighton

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: England, Penguin Books: 1967

Edition: First Paper Editiion

Seller ID: 010311


Jacket has heavy wear. Spine creased. Gift inscription to ffep - otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 256pp View more info

The Victorian Book of Cakes: Recipes, Techniques and Decorations from the Golden Age of Cake-Making

By: Lewis, T. Percy; Bromley, A.G.

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003998


Jacket has light to moderate wear. Some marks to top edge of page block only. Internally clean. Binding tight. A reproduction of a nineteenth century recipe book. 248pp View more info

New Professional Chef

By: Linda Glick Conway (Editor) - The Culinary Institute of America

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky, U.S.A., Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1991

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 010704


Moderate wear to boards. Moderate marks to bottom edge of page block and a minor mark to fore-edge. internally clean. Binding tight. 869pp VERY HEAVY VOLUME - ADDITIONAL POSTAGE CHARGEABLE. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING NO VIABLE. View more info

It Rains Fishes: Legends, Traditions and the Joys of Thai Cooking

By: Loha-Unchit, Kasma

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: California, U.S.A., Pomegranate Artbooks: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013579


Covers have light general wear and are protected in a Mylar cover (not taped to book). There are related tape marks to each facing page (ie. first and last). Covers don't sit completely flat.. Spine not creased. The title-page has a label abrasion - otherwise internally clean. 223pp View more info

The French Cook, A System of Fashionable and Economical Cookery, Adapted to the Use of English Families . Twelfth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged, with an Appendix of Observations

By: Louis Eustache Ude

Price: $190.00  $171.00

Publisher: London, John Ebers and Co: 1833

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 015342


Re-bound in three-quarter light brown leather. Raised nads and gilt decoration to spine. Title and author against black ground on spine. Light general wear to leather plus some fraying to top front corner. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Split to front hinge and frontispiece partially detached. All other pages tightly bound. New endpapers. The frontispiece is heavily foxed and has resulted in moderat foxing to facing title page and previous half-title. The adverts to ... View more info

Trilingual Dictionary of Italian Gastronomy - Dizionario Trilingue Della Gastronomia Italiana - Dreisprachiges Lexikon Der Italienischen Gastronomie

By: Louis Girgis

Price: $90.00  $81.00

Publisher: Milan, Edizioni "Mondo Letterario": 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014791


Jacket has moderate general wear plus some peeling of clear laminate at foot of spine. A very large untidy gift inscription to ffep - otherwise internlly clean. Binding tight. 420pp View more info

Cheese: A Treatise on the Manufacture of American Cheddar Cheese and Some Other Varieties

By: Lucius L. Van Slyke and Walter V. Price

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 004286


Boards have heavy wear. Spine cocked. Previous owner's name and date to ffep. Light foxing to edges of page block, preliminaries and last couple of pages. Binding sound and text/illustrations clean. 387pp View more info