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BEETON, [Isabella Mary] [1836-1865].
Mrs. Beeton's Cookery Book...
London & Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, [c1885]..
12mo. pp. 1 p.l., 5-384, [2]ads. 8 colour plates & 150 b/w illus. contemporary leather (some staining to leather, tear in frontis. & title -- no loss).
$125 USD                          Book Number: elala5785                         Order / Enquire

BLAKE, Anthony & Quentin CREWE.
Great Chefs Of France The masters of haute cuisine and their secrets.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1978..
4to. pp. 239. 350 b/w & 120 colour illus. cloth. dw. First Edition.
$75 USD                          Book Number: aly1360                         Order / Enquire

BOUILLON-LAGRANGE, [Edme Jean Baptiste] [1764-c1840].
L'Art De Composer Facilement, Et À Peu De Frais, Les Liqueurs De Table, Les Eaux De Senteurs, Et Autres Objets D'Économie Domestique. Nouvelle Édition, Ornée De Planches, Revue Et Entièrement Changée.
Paris: Dentu, 1807..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., 445. with half-title. 3 engraved plates. modern bds. (marginal repairs to prelims & plates affecting only border of 1 plate). New and Revised Edition. A guide to preparing liqueurs, fruit brandies, eaux-de-vies, syrups, aromatic waters and oils, vinegar, ether, &c. Included is a dictionary of terms, pp. [375]-435. Bitting p. 51. Vicaire p. 108.
$450 USD                          Book Number: elala491                         Order / Enquire

Cake Icing and Decorating.
[Melbourne]: Colorgravure, nd..
8vo. 159, [1]. with half-title. profusely illus. (many colour). index. cloth. dw. (edges of dw. bit chipped). Seventh Impression.
$51 USD                          Book Number: CWRkeBOW40                         Order / Enquire

Jean Bowring's New Cake Decorating Book.
[London, Sydney.]: Angus & Robertson Publishers, [1980]..
8vo. pp. ix, 139. profusely illus. (incl. 12 double-sided colour plates incl. in pagination). index. cloth. dw.
$41 USD                          Book Number: CWRanBOW54                         Order / Enquire

BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean-Anthelme [1755-1826].
Physiologie Du Goût Ou Méditations De Gastronomie Transcendante Ouvrage théorique, historique, et à l'ordre du jour Dédié Aux Gastronomes Parisiens.Nouvelle Édition Précédée D'Une Notice.
Paris: E.Dentu, 1886..
small 8vo. pp. 2 p.l., vii, 308. with half-title. contemporary quarter morocco (light foxing to outer leaves). cfBitting 60-61. cfCagle 98-102. cfSimon 253. cfVicaire 117-121.
$150 USD                          Book Number: elala3042                         Order / Enquire

CROOKSTON, Stephanie.
Creative Cakes.
New York: David Obst Books/Random House, [1978]..
4to. pp. 4 p.l., 135, [1]. with half-title. 4 double-sided colour plates. numerous b/w text illus. index. cloth. dw. (price sticker partially adhering to front wr.). First Edition.
$46 USD                          Book Number: COOeaCRO36                         Order / Enquire

DORAN, John.
Table Traits, With Something On Them.
London: Richard Bentley, 1869..
8vo. pp. 4 p.l., 547, [1]. original cloth (extremities frayed, hinges cracked, two gatherings loose, outer leaves foxed). Fourth Edition. cfSimon 523-24. cfBitting 128.
$100 USD                          Book Number: elala2429                         Order / Enquire

DOTTER, Pamela.
Cake Icing and Decorating.
[London]: Treasure Press, [1984]..
4to. pp. 80. with half-title. profusely illus. (most colour). index. pictorial bds.
$31 USD                          Book Number: CTTkeDOT41                         Order / Enquire

DUCASSE, Alain & Francois SIMON.
La Proveuce de Ducasse Avec la collaboration de Francois Simon.
[Paris]: Editions Assouline, [2000]..
folio. pp. 158, [2]. numerous illus. (most colour).
$60 USD                          Book Number: aly1417                         Order / Enquire

ELLIS, Audrey.
Modern Cake Decorating.
London.: Hamlyn, [1977]..
8vo. pp. 129. profusely illus. (incl. 12 double-sided colour plates). index. cloth. dw. (edges of dw. bit chipped, small pieces of tape holding dw. onto paste-downs).
$51 USD                          Book Number: CLIdeELL37                         Order / Enquire

FISHER, M[ary] F[rances] K[ennedy].
The Art of Eating.
Cleveland & New York: The World Publishing Company, [1954]..
8vo. pp. xvi, 749, [1 leaf]. quarter cloth. A very good copy in fair price-clipped dw. (dw. chipped, torn & rubbed). First Collected Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola769                         Order / Enquire

FRANCATELLI, Charles Elmé [1805-1876].
The Modern Cook; A Practical Guide to the Culinary Art In All Its Branches: Comprising, In Addition to English Cookery, The Most Approved And Recherché Systems Of French, Italian, And German Cookery.
London: Richard Bentley, 1865..
8vo. pp. xv, 560. engraved frontis. portrait & numerous text illus. original cloth, rebacked with spine mounted (foxing to frontis. portrait & title, marginal dampstaining to outer leaves, piece torn from outer margin of pp. 55-64 with modest loss on six of the pages). Sixteenth Edition, Revised And Enlarged. Francatelli, a native-born Englishman of Italian extraction, studied under Carême in France and variously served as chef to the Earl of Chesterfield, the Earl of Dudley, Lord Kinnaird, St. James's Club, Queen Victoria, the Reform Club, &c. "While able to dress the costliest banquets, Francatelli was likewise a culinary economist [who also wrote a cook book for the working classes]. On one occasion he characteristically remarked that he could feed every day a thousand families on the food that was wasted in London." (DNB) cfBitting pp. 164-65. cfSimon 703.
$275 USD                          Book Number: elala3143                         Order / Enquire

GRIMOD DE LA REYNIÈRE, Alexandre Balthazar Laurent [1758-1838] & Jean François COSTE [1741-1819].
Almanach Des Gourmands, Ou Calendrier Nutritif, Servant De Guide Dans Les Moyens De Faire Excellent Chère. [Title Varies].
Paris: Maradan, 1803-06.
4 Volumes. 18mo. pp. 8 p.l., [v]-viii, viii, [9]-247, [1]; 2 p.l., xxii, [23]-318; xiv, 342; xx, 336. with half-titles. 4 engraved frontis. Vols. I-II in original bds., Vol. IV in contemporary half calf (some chipping to spines). Second Edition of Vols. I-II; First Editions of Vols. III-IV. The first four issues, of a total of eight published annually from 1803 to 1812 (none for 1809 and 1811). The French gourmand and littérateur Grimod de la Reynière established a culinary jury which held monthly sessions to decide on the merits of particular dishes with a view to promoting what Montaigne styled 'the science of the palate'. One of these sessions is depicted in the frontispiece to the third volume. Of special interest in Vols. I and III are the chapters entitled Itinéraire Nutritif, Ou Promenade D'Un Gourmand Dans Divers Quartiers De Paris, a review of the better restaurants and food shops in Paris. Bitting 201-02. cfSimon 795; Simon 797-98. Vicaire 424-25. cfCagle 224-25; Cagle 226-27. See Oberlé 133.
$1499 USD    Book Number: elala2483         Order / Enquire

HIRSCH, Irving.
Manufacture Of Whiskey, Brandy and Cordials.
Newark, NJ: Sherman Eng'r'g. Co., [1934]..
8vo. pp. ff. [5], ix-xvii, 133. numerous full-page text illus. cloth. First Edition.
$150 USD                          Book Number: dola184                         Order / Enquire

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