COOKING & GASTRONOMY 
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On a Most Ancient & Honourable CompanyPresentation Copy
(A' Grocery Shopping We Will Go . . . )!  Heath, John Benjamin.  Some account of the Worshipful Company of Grocers of the city of London. London: Privately printed, 1854. 8vo (26.8 cm, 10.55"). xvi, 580 pp.; 8 (1 fold.) plts.
$350.00
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The Brigade of the Coarse Bran
Accademia della Crusca.  Compendio del vocabolario degli accademici della Crusca. Firenze: Apresso Domenico Maria Manni, 1739. 4to (23 cm, 9.125"). 5 vols. I: x, 686 pp. II: [2] ff., 656 pp. III: [2] ff., 524 pp. IV: [1] f., 655, [1 (blank)] pp. V: [2] ff., 554 pp.
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Medical Climatology
Arbuthnot, John; Pierre Boyer de Prébandier, trans.  Essai des effets de l'air, sur le corps-humain. Paris: Jacques Barois, fils, 1742. 8vo (horizontal chain lines; 17 cm, 6.75"). xxiv, 320 pp.
$400.00
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Early 20th–CenturyAMERICAN Cookery Manuscript
Bishop, Mary Ellen.  Manuscript on paper, in English. Begins “Christmas pudding ...” [U.S.]: 1916. 4to (21.2 cm, 8.38"). [154 (70 used)] pp.
$200.00
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For MANUSCRIPTS,  click here.

Cooks Helping Cooks
Boston Cooks' Benevolent Association.  Annual ball booklets. Boston: T.J. Russell, 1911, 1913, 1916. 8vo (varying sizes). [16], [20], [20] pp.; illus.
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As Bibliographies Go, Delicious!
Cagle, William R., & Lisa Killion Stafford, comps.  American books on food and drink: A bibliographical catalog of the cookbook collection housed in The Lilly Library at the [sic] Indiana University. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 8vo. xviii, 794 pp., illus.
$60.00
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AnotherTasty Cagle Bibliography
Cagle, William R., comp.  A matter of taste a bibliographical catalogue of international books on food and drink in the Lilly Library, Indiana University. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1999. 8vo (24.9 cm, 9.8"). xxiii, [1 (blank)], 991, [1 (blank)] pp.; illus.
$80.00
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“To the Use & Benefit of the Ladies' Aid Society”
Central Church of Christ (Marshalltown, IA).   Ladies' Aid Society.   Jubile [sic] cook book. [Marshalltown, IA: No publisher/printer], 1911. 8vo (22 cm, 8.7"). [2], 118 pp.; 2 ff. col. adv.
$225.00
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Waes Hael” IndeedIn a Nicely “Thematic” Binding by Amy Richards
Chase, Edithe Lea, & W.E.P. French.  Waes Hael, the book of toasts; being, for the most part, bubbles gathered from the wine of others' wit, with here and there, an occasional humbler globule believed to be more or less original. New York: Grafton Press, 1904. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). 303, [1] pp.
$30.00
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Falsely Claiming WILD Popularity!
Child, Lydia Maria.  American frugal housewife, dedicated to those who are not ashamed of economy. New York: Samuel S. & William Wood, 1838. 12mo (18.5 cm; 7.5"). Frontis., 130 pp.
$135.00
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Scarce 19th-Century Massachusetts Women's Aid Cookbook
Church of Christ (Millis, MA). Church Aid Society.  The Millis cook book, a collection of tested receipts, contributed by the ladies of Millis. West Medway, MA: H.A. Bullard, 1894. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.1"). 100 pp.
$150.00
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From Soups to Sundries Plus SHAKESPEARE et al.
Congregational Church (Lenox, MA).  Ladies.  Cook book compiled by the ladies of the Congregational Church, Lenox, Mass. Pittsfield, MA: Eagle Publishing Co., 1897. 8vo (20.7 cm, 8.15"). 56 pp.
$225.00
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Bancroft Library's Cookery
Craig, Dr. & Mrs. John C., collectors.  Four hundred years of English diet & cookery[:] a selection of books printed between 1541 & 1939 from the collection of Dr. & Mrs. John C. Craig. Berkeley, CA: Friends of the Bancroft Library, 1987. Small 8vo (22.8 cm; 9"). 71, [1 (blank)] pp.; illus.
$18.00
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NEW, USEFUL, & ENTERTAINING
Daboll, Nathan.  New-England almanac, for the year ... 1808 ... By Nathan Daboll. New-London [Conn.]: Pr. by Ebenezer P. Cady, [1807]. 12mo. [18] ff.
$75.00
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EphemeralMIMEOGRAPHED DeMolay Cookbook
DeMolay Mothers' Club.  Success is automatic with a DeMolay Mother's Club cook book. [U.S.: ca. 1950?]. 12mo (20.3 cm, 8"). [26] ff.
$55.00
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Getting Started with SWEETS
Everybody's confectionery book; containing the whole art of making cakes, buns, tarts, biscuits, pies, custards, cheesecakes, gingerbread, bride cake, &c., &c. London: William Nicholson & Sons Ltd., [ca. 1865–70]. 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.82"). 128 pp.
$225.00
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BringingTEA to the British
Fortune, Robert.  A journey to the tea countries of China; including Sung-Lo and the Bohea Hills; with a short notice of the East India Company's tea plantations in the Himalaya Mountains. London: John Murray, 1852. 8vo (22.5 cm, 8.875"). Col. frontis., add. illus. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), xv, [1], 398 pp.; 1 map., 1 col. plt., 1 plt., illus.
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Exotic Dishes” fromForeign Lands
Frost, Heloise.  A world of good eating. A collection of old and new recipes from many lands. [Newton, MA?]: Phillips Publishers, Inc., © 1951. 8vo. 128 pp.; illus.
$40.00
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DIFFERENCES Between France & Spain
  & Frenchmen & SpaniardsIn ITALIAN
García, Carlos.  Antipatia de francesi e spagnuoli. Venetia: Presso Cristoforo Tomasini, 1640. 12mo. 216 pp.
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Legal Aid for theEnglish Beer Industry
Great Britain.  Laws, statutes, etc., 1760-1820 (George III). Anno regni Georgii III...undecimo.... [An Act for Granting a Bounty upon the Importation of White Oak Staves, and Heading, from the British Colonies or Plantations in America....] London: Pr. by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1771. Folio. [1] f., pp. 1227-1234.
$175.00
BEER has its own gathering — click here.
And WINE has one also — click here.

One of the AIGA's “50 Books of the Year”
Hall, Walter.  Spider poems. Madison, WI: Perishable Press, [1967]. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.6"). [34] pp.
$125.00
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Emotionally Intense” Yet Subtle CookeryAuthentic Indian-Mexican Recipes”
Hardwick, William.  Authentic Indian-Mexican recipes. [Fort Stockton, TX: Pr. for the author], © 1965. 8vo (21.6 cm, 8.5"). [2], 26, 26a, 27–67, [2] pp.; illus.
$35.00
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Not Perfect butEvocative on Many Fronts
Hazlemore, Maximilian.  Domestic economy: Or, a complete system of English housekeeping ... also, the complete brewer ...likewise the family physician. London: J. Creswick & Co., 1794. 8vo. xxxii, 392 pp. (lacking pp. 331/32, 341–44, 357–62, & 365–84 ).
$350.00
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For MEDICINE,  click here.

From a Caney, Kansas NYAL
Hill, Janet McKenzie.  Nyal cook book. Practical recipes that have been tested in actual use. Detroit: Nyal Company, (copyright 1916). 12mo (19.4 cm, 7.625"). Frontis., [20], 228 pp.; 7 double-sided plts.
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Book of Designs forBakers & Confectioners
Hueg, Herman.  Ornamental confectionery, and practical assistant to the art of baking in all its branches, with numerous illustrations. New York: H. Hueg & Co., © 1896. 12mo (14.5 cm, 5.75"). 48, 48 pp.; illus.
$175.00
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Children, THANKSGIVING, Glad Times!!
Irish, Marie, & Lenore K. Dolan.  The glad time Thanksgiving book. Syracuse, NY: Willis N. Bugbee Co., © 1932. 12mo. 100 pp.
$40.00
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TWO 18th-Century English Verse Poems about
HEALTH
& the
Maintenance Thereof
Joannes, de Mediolano; William Combe, trans.  The oeconomy of health. [London]: Sold by Mr. Almond, & Messrs. Becket & De Hondt, & Mr. Newbery, [1776? 1780?]. 8vo (18.4 cm, 7.25"). Engr. t.-p. (incl. in pagination), xv, [3], 56 pp. [bound with] Armstrong, John. The art of preserving health: A poem. London: T. Davies, 1774. 8vo. [4], 96 pp.
$825.00
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There Will Always be Music, Art, & Church Bells . . .
There Will Always be a Memorable Meal
. . .
in San Francisco
Junior League of Pasadena.  The California heritage cookbook. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., © 1976. 8vo (26.6 cm, 10.5"). [8], 424 pp.; illus.
$60.00
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