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The ESSAYS that Made Lamb's Reputation1st U.S. Edition
Lamb, Charles.  Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Carey (pr. by Mifflin & Parry, and J.R.A. Skerrett), 1828. 12mo (I: 18.4 cm, 7.25", II: 16.8cm, 6.6"). 2 vols. I: 292 pp. II: 230 pp. (both vols. without ads.).
$1000.00
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The Edible Plants of the WorldUpdated Edition
Lankester, Edwin.  Vegetable substances used for the food of man. London: Charles Knight & Co., 1846. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 2 vols. in 1. vi, [5]–248, 260 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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LADIES, Get Spry!
Lever Bros., Cambridge, Mass.  Easy to be a good cook now! No place: No publisher/printer, [ca. 1950]. 12mo (12.5 cm; 5"). [1] leaf.
$10.50
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Learn to Do ItNeatly & Gracefully”
Lincoln, Mrs. D.A. [Mary Johnson Bailey].  Carving and serving. Boston: Roberts Bros., 1887 (copyright 1886). 8vo (17.8 cm, 7"). iv, [7]–52, [4] pp.
$95.00
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Kay's Improved & Enlarged Edition of
theUniversal Receipt Book
  [A Best-Selling How-To Guide]
Mackenzie, Colin.   Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts: Constituting a complete practical library ... A new American, from the latest London edition. With numerous and important additions generally; and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States; and also a new and most copious index. By an American physician. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr. & Bro., and Pittsburgh: C.H. Kay & Co., (© 1829). 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 456 pp.; illus.
$160.00
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Pennsylvania Charitable Cooking
Maiden Creek Union Church (Blandon, PA). Ladies Aid Society.   [cover title] Cook book [.] Ladies Aid Society [.] Maiden Creek Union Church, Blandon, Penna. Reading, PA: I.M. Beaver, [late 1926 – early 1927]. 12mo (19.7 cm, 7.75"). 146 pp.; 1 col. plt. (incl. in pagination).
$85.00
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Sugar Castles & Fruit Fantasias
Mata, Juan de la.  Arte de reposteria, en que se contiene todo gènero de hacer dulces secos, y en lìquido, vizcochos, turrones, natas: Bebidas heladas de todos generos, rosolis, mistelas, &c. con una breve instruccion para conocer las frutas, y servirlas crudas. Madrid: Josef Herrera, 1786. 4to. [2] ff., 208 pp.
$2750.00
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Culinary Economy
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.  The Metropolitan Life cook book. New York: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 1924. 8vo. 64 pp.
$25.00
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Professionally Published Cookery / Locally Influenced Advertising & Fundraising
Milford (MA).  Young Men's Christian Association. Women's Auxiliary.   Cook book “Something good for company.” Milford, MA: Amherst Cook Book Co., (1912). 8vo (22.9 cm, 9"). 32 pp.
$75.00
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Before There Were Crock-Pots
Mitchell, Margaret J.  The fireless cook book. A manual of the construction and use of appliances for cooking by retained heat. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1920. 8vo. xii, 315, [1] pp.; illus.
$75.00
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To thisGOOD WOMAN Unsung & Unsaid / We Dedicate the Book We Have Made”
North Congregational Church (Saint Johnsbury, VT); Ladies' Benevolent Society.  A collection of tried recipes contributed by various St. Johnsbury house-keepers, and published in behalf of the Ladies' Benevolent Society of the North Congregational Church, St. Johnsbury, VT. St. Johnsbury, VT: C.M. Stone & Co., 1883. 8vo (20.4 cm, 8.1"). Frontis., 87, [1] pp.
$175.00
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Renaissance Humanist Study ofChurch History
Platina, Bartolomeo.  Historia B. Platinae de vitis pontificum romanorum. Coloniae: Apud Maternum Cholinum, 1568. Folio (32.5 cm, 12.75"). [24], 454 [i.e., 464], [2], 469–565 [i.e., 535], [1], 98, [2], [32 (index)], 28, 31, [17], 144 [i.e., 146] pp. (pagination erratic).
$975.00
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Dealing Judicially withSmugglers of SUGAR
Portugal.  Sovereign (1750–77, Joseph).  [drop-title] Eu El rey. Faço saber aos que este alvará virem: que tendo mostrado a experiencia as demoras, e embaraços, que ha, por occorrencia de outras dependencias, na execuçaõ das penas impostas aos contrabandos.... [Lisbon]: No publisher/printer, 1764. Folio (29 cm; 11.5"). [1] f., i.e., [2] pp.
$350.00
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Landmark ofSpanish GastronomyAuthor's Copy
Puga y Parga, Manuel M. [a.k.a. Picadillo].  La cocina práctica. La Coruña: Litografía e Imprenta Roel, [1920]. 8vo (21.8 cm, 8.6"). xvi, 511, [1] pp.
$400.00
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Used byFamous Cooks & Chefs of Old Mexico
Richardson, Myrtle.  Genuine Mexican and Spanish cookery recipes for American homes. Kansas City, MO: Putnam Printing Co., [1946]. 16mo (16.9 cm, 6.7"). 31, [1] pp.
$150.00
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Oysters, from theGreat Domestic Science Instructor
Rorer, Mrs. S[arah] T[yson].  Fifteen new ways for oysters. Philadelphia: Arnold & Co. (pr. by George H. Buchanan & Co.), (copyright 1894). 16mo (14.8 cm, 5.8"). 27, [1] pp.
$125.00
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Cooking for a Good CauseNew Hampshire–Style
Sandown Community Hall Association.  Sandown Community Hall cook book. [Manchester, NH: Sandown Community Hall Association], 1921. 8vo (20 cm, 7.8"). 115, [1] pp.
$125.00
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“An Agreeable Book, in Intervals of Leisure & Retirement”
Saunders, Frederick.  Salad for the solitary. New York: Lamport, Blakeman & Law, 1853. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.8"). Frontis., add. engr. t.-p., 344, [2 (adv.)] pp.; illus.
$145.00
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An AMERICAN Dissatisfied with New-Granada
Steuart, John.  Bogotá in 1836–7. Being a narrative of an expedition to the capital of New-Grenada, and a residence there of eleven months. New York: Pr. for the author by Harper & Bros., 1838. 8vo (cm). viii, [13]–312, [2] pp.
$500.00
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Kennebunkport Church Cookery
Village Baptist Church (Kennebunkport, ME). Ladies' Guild.  Cook book. Kennebunkport, ME: Published by Village Baptist Church Kennebunkport Maine [at the Press of Arundel], [1948]. 8vo (23 cm, 9"). 56, [24 (adv.)] pp. (some pagination out of sequence).
$75.00
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Polynesia & Tahiti 7 Maps & 6 PlatesAbsorbing Narratives
Wilson, William, ed. & illus.  A missionary voyage to the southern Pacific Ocean, performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the ship Duff, commanded by Captain James Wilson. Compiled from journals of the officers and the missionaries; and illustrated with maps, charts, and views ... London: Pr. by S. Gosnell for T. Chapman, 1799. 4to (28.5 cm, 11.25"). [12], c, 420, [12] pp.; 7 fold. maps, 6 plts.
$2000.00
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The Golden Pavilion of Jehol, Etc.
(World's Fair).  Four octagonal metallic foil trivets from theChicago Century of Progress fair. [Chicago: 1933]. Largest: 16.6 x 24.7 cm; smallest: 13.5 x 13.5 cm.
$75.00
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