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19th-Century Cookery “On the Fire” in the Household of a
Widely Active Lancashire Executive
(Mrs. Rawlinson's Manuscript Compilations)
(A Receipt Collection *&* a Social History).  Rawlinson, Mary Ann.   Manuscript on paper, in English. [Cookery]. Burnley, Lancashire: [ca. 1884]. 2 vols (16.1 cm, 6.34"; 15.7 cm, 6.18"). I: [32] ff. II: [24] ff.
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       PROVENANCE,  click here.

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.
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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.
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The Reference Book forThe Counterculture
Brand, Stewart, ed.  The next whole Earth catalog. Sausalito, CA: Point, 1980. Folio (36.5 cm, 14.4"). 608 pp.; illus.
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These Cooks Really Set TheirHANDS to This Production
Brooklyn Methodist Home.  Brooklyn Methodist Home cook book. [Brooklyn, NY]: Brooklyn M.E. Church Home, (copyright 1939). 8vo (23.7 cm, 9.33"). 320 pp.; illus.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Daboll, Nathan.  New-England almanac, for the year ... 1808 ... By Nathan Daboll. New-London [Conn.]: Pr. by Ebenezer P. Cady, [1807]. 12mo. [18] ff.
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Wine as a “Necessity of Life”Curwen Press in Dust Jacket
Davis, J. Irving.  A beginner's guide to wines and spirits. London: Stanley Nott Ltd. (pr. by the Curwen Press), 1934. 12mo (19 cm, 7.48"). [10], 93, [1] pp.; illus.
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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.
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Very Quick & Easy
Duran, Helen C.  Mexican recipe shortcuts or casserolization of the classics (a quick & easy Mexican cookbook). Palmer Lake, CO: Filter Press, 1983. 8vo (21 cm, 8.25"). viii, 40 pp.; illus.
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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.
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Recipes by WWII POWs Who Dreamed of These Foods
Foods from a Striking Array of Ethnic Backgrounds
Fowler, Halstead Clotworthy, comp.; Dorothy Wagner, ed.   Recipes out of Bilibid. New York: George W. Stewart, 1946. 8vo (21 cm, 8.27"). x, [2], 81, [4] pp.
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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.
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California Cookery A Collector's Copy of This Check List
Glozer, Liselotte F., & William K.  California in the kitchen. An essay upon, and a check list of, California imprints in the field of gastronomy from 1870(?) – 1932. [Berkeley]: Privately printed (lithographed by David Brothers), 1960. 8vo. ix, [1], 43, [3] pp.; 3 plts.

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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.
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.
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Evocative 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 ).
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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.
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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.
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An English Incunable LeafWynkyn de Worde, 1498
Jacobus de Voragine.   Golden legend [single leaf].  [Westmynster: Wynkyn de Worde, 1498]. Chancery folio (27.3 x 19.5 cm; 10.75" x 7.675"). [1] f.
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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.
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