COOKING & GASTRONOMY 
This section is dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Harold Perilstein
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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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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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EARLY U.S. EDITION: An Influential Classic
Carter, Susannah.  The frugal housewife: Or, completewoman cook.  Philadelphia: James Carey, 1796. 12mo (17.2 cm, 6.75"). 132 pp.; 2 plts.
$4500.00
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Trying to Regulate Prices in the16th-Century French Hospitality “Industry”
Charles IX, King of France. Declaration du roy [Charles IX], pour l'observation et entretenement de son ordonnance faicte sur le reiglement des hosteliers, taverniers & cabaretiers, & pris des vivres en chasque saison de l'année. Paris: Par Robert Estienne, 1564. Small 8vo (16 cm; 6.25"). [8] ff.
$1800.00
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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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247 Crisp, Cool, Light & HeartySALADS
Culinary Arts Institute Staff Home Economists.  Salads and salad dressings. Chicago: Culinary Arts Institute, © 1972. 8vo (22.2 cm, 8.75"). 67, [1 (index)] pp.; col. illus.
$20.00
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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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For ALMANACS,  click here.

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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Real Chinese FoodBilingual & In Color
Fu, Pei Mei.  Pei Mei's Chinese cook book. I, II, III. Taiwain: Chinese Cooking Class Ltd., T. & S. Industrial Co., [1969–77]. 4to. 3 vols. I: [2], 265, [1] pp.; 12 col. plts. II: [2], 386 pp.; 46 col. plts. (incl. in pagination). III: [2], 388 pp.; 56 col. plts. (incl. in pagination).
$250.00
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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.
$475.00
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“The Everlasting, TWIN Bonds ofFood & Sex
Grass, Günter.  The flounder. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1985. Oblong 8vo (26.5 cm, 10.4"). 3 vols. I: 156 pp.; illus. II: [157]–326 pp.; illus. III: [327]–530, [4] pp.; illus.
$400.00
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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.

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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Tex-Mex forSociety LadiesAn Updated Classic
Junior League of Dallas.  Junior League of Dallas cook book. Dallas, TX: Junior League of Dallas, Inc., 1948. 8vo (23.5 cm, 9.25"). 347, [1] pp.
$99.50
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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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For Pressure Cooker Oven Hot Water Bath or Open Kettle Canning
Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corporation.  Steps in canning by all methods. Sand Springs, OK: Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp., [ca. 1930]. Folio. [1] f.; illus.
$35.00
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Eat Plenty, Wisely & Waste Nothing”
Knox, Mrs. Charles B.  Food economy recipes for left-overs plain desserts and salads. Johnstown, NY: Charles B. Knox Gelatine Co., [1934?]. 12mo. 47, [1] pp.
$20.00
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