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Cocktails, How to Mix Them

By: "Robert"

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins N.d. [c. 1930]: 1930

Edition: 6th Edition

Book number: 59379

Condition: Very Good


pp. 112, [4] adverts. No date [circa 1930]. 6th printing. Orange decorated cloth. Staining to rear board & head of spine. Lacks ffep. A few leaves torn, without loss. Decorative boards show two chaps in dinner suits toasting a large cocktail glass. Small cocktail glass on the spine also. Robert was at the American Bar, Casino Municipal, Nice and the Embassy Club, London. Some foxing, but a far better than average copy of an earlier edition. View more info

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Cocktails, How to Mix Them

By: "Robert"

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins N.d. [c. 1950's]: 1950

Book number: 59411

Condition: Very Good


112 pp. 23rd printing. Small format measuring 16.5cm x 9.5cm. Hardback in price clipped dust wrapper. Dj with small tears and rubbing. Spotting to fore-edge & top edge. Internally clean. View more info

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Cocktails, How to Mix Them

By: "Robert"

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins N.d. [c. 1950's]: 1950

Book number: 59525

Condition: Very Good


112 pp. 23rd printing. Small format measuring 16.5cm x 9.5cm. Hardback in dust wrapper. Dj with small tears and rubbing. Internally clean. View more info

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A New System of Domestic Cookery : Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and Adapted to the Use of Private Families, by a Lady

By: A Lady. Rundell, Mrs. [Rundall]

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, John Murray 1842: 1842

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 59091

Condition: Good


liv, 571 pp. Contemporary cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Wear to spine ends & joints. Front hinge split. Occasional staining to leaves. Frontis engraving. With nine engraved plates. Plates complete. Binding firm. View more info

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The Cook's Companion : The Complete Book of Ingredients and Recipes for the Australian Kitchen

By: Alexander, Stephanie

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Penguin Group Australia 2004: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 56331

ISBN: 0241967465

Condition: Very Good


1126 pp. Publisher's pictorial boards. No jacket, as issued. Minor creasing to head of spine. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Colour photography. View more info

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Dinners and Dinner-Parties or the Absurdities of Artificial Life

By: Anon [G. V.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall 1862: 1862

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 60173

Condition: Good


x, 118 pp. Original gilt-decorated blue cloth. Boards clean. Old tape repair, but complete. Adverts to end-papers. Copac records copies at Leeds & BL only. View more info

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Foreign Desserts for Englilsh Tables [and] The Lady's Dessert Book : A Calendar for the Use of Hosts and Housekeepers ... two volumes

By: Anon [Georgiana Hill]

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1862 / 1863: 1862

Book number: 60055

Condition: Near Fine


2 volumes. xi, 160; xi, 160 pp. Publisher's original blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Cloth clean. Scattered foxing. Bindings firm. This is essenially two issues of the same book. Bentley issued 'Foreign Desserts' in 1862. It may not have sold well under that title as he issued the same sheets under the title 'Lady's Dessert Book' the following year. Similar publisher's cloth, but with blind lettering to the 'Lady's Dessert'. OCLC record 9 copies of 'Foreign Desserts' (6 UK, 2 US, 1 Germany). OCLC only records 2 copies of 'Lady's Dessert', in the BL and at Melborne. Sold ... View more info

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The Modern Cookery Book Containing 500 Practical and Favourite Recipes

By: Anton, Mrs. G.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kidderminster, Printed by G. T. Cheshire and Sons 1911: 1911

Book number: 58777

Condition: Good


(xii), 204 pp. Original blue cloth with black lettering to front board. Boards slightly marked. A few pages stained from use. In Good to VG condition. View more info

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B.B.C. Household Talk 1928 being extracts from talks broadcast in 1928 reprinted with illustrations and diagrams, with notes supplied by the Empire Marketing Board

By: B.B.C.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The British Broadcasting Corporation 1929: 1929

Book number: 57479

Condition: Good


176 pp., 12 photographic plates and illustrations in the text. John Nash cover design in pink, green and black. Darkened at the edges, which are also a little frayed. A difficult volume to find. View more info

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Successful Entertaining for the Modern Hostess

By: Barnes, Alison

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. 1963: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60160

Condition: Very Good


159 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Clean copy. No ownership marks. View more info

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The Book of Household Management : Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things connected with Home Life and Comfort

By: BEETON, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co. circa 1905: 1905

Edition: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Book number: 52457

Condition: Very Good


pp. xlvi., [ii] lists of plates, 1644, 28 adverts, [xii] pub. ads. 700th thousand. Orignal quarter red morocco over dark green cloth. Gilt-decorated spine. Minor wear to spine ends. New front endpaper. Rear hinge partially split. Two folding colour lithographic plates and 9 other full-page colour plates. Numerous b&w illustrations. Binding firm. VG View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things conected

By: BEETON, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Neugent's London Book Stores N.d. [circa 1894]: 1905

Edition: New Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Book number: 55066

Condition: Very Good


xlvi, (6), 1644, (28), (12) pp. 600th thousand. Original quarter maroon morocco over dark green cloth. Gilt decoration & lettering to spine. Slight wear to spine ends and extremities. With thirteen colour plates, including two folding. Numerous in-text illustrations. Adverts. Binding firm. Uncommon publisher's imprint of 'Neugent's London Book Stores.' In VG condition. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Family Cookery

By: Beeton, Mrs

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock n.d. (1939): 1939

Book number: 59823

Condition: Very Good


pp. 896, 8 adverts at end, illustrated with 20 colour plates plus many in b/w. Advert endpapers, some rubbing to the edges. Gift inscription on the half title dated Christmas 1939 and spotting to the extremities. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery - with Over 2000 Practical Recipes

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited no date circa 1930s: 1930

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 54309

Condition: Near Fine


640, 16 (advts] pp, 250 illustrations and 12 colour plates. Very clean green cloth, black lettering circa 1930's. Clean internally - unusual in such nice condition. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery : With Over 2,000 Practical Recipes

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited N.d. [c. 1930's]: 1930

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 55885

Condition: Very Good


640, 8 (advts] pp. Publisher'sblind-stamped brown cloth with lettering in black to front board & spine. In original pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket torn and edgeworn, with slight loss. Prize bookplate to recto of frontispiece. Internally clean. Endpaper adverts and 8 pages of adverts at rear. With 250 illustrations and 12 colour plates. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery : With Over 2,000 Practical Recipes

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited N.d. [c. 1940]: 1940

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 55917

Condition: Near Fine


640, 12 (advts] pp. Publisher'sblind-stamped brown cloth with lettering in black to front board & spine. In original pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket slightly torn and edgeworn, with slight loss. Internally clean. Endpaper adverts and 12 pages of adverts at rear. With 250 illustrations and 12 colour plates. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management : Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things connected

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co. N.d. [c. 1884]: 1883

Edition: New Edition Revised

Book number: 56792

Condition: Good


Entirely new edition, revised and corrected. Three hundred and eighty-fifth thousand. xlvii, [3, adverts], 1296, [12], [16] pp. Publisher's original quarter maroon morocco over green cloth boards. Spine elaborately gilt. Boards marked and spotted. Wear to spine ends. Hinges split. Early ink name to half-title. Some sections proud. Internally clean. Endpaper adverts. With twelve full-page colour plates. Numerous in-text illustrations. Binding firm. View more info

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Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited (1936): 1936

Book number: 60123

Condition: Very Good


384 pp, with 8 colour plates and 150 b/w illustrations. View more info

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The Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things conected

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella (edited by)

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Tyler 1869: 1869

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 43103

Condition: Good


circa 1869 new edition, revised and corrected. One hundred and ninety-seventh thousand. pp. frontis, xl, plate list, verso blank, 11 further coloured lithographic plates, 1139, bound without the adverts or the half title. A some foxing inside. A well used contemporary calf binding. Owners' names on fep dated 1870, 1948, 1960, & 2002. 12 colour litho plates. View more info

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The Book of Household Management; Comprising information for the Mistress, Housekeeper, Cook, Kitchen Maid, Butler etc.......Also, sanitary, medical, and legal memoranda; With a history of the origin, properties, and uses of all things conected

By: Beeton, Mrs Isabella (edited by)

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, and co. 1878: 1878

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 43153

Condition: Good


circa 1878 new edition, revised and corrected. Three hundred and first thousand. pp. half title with advert on verso, frontis, xl, plate list, verso advt, [4] adverts printed in red and black, 1139, 12 (adverts) printed in red and black, 16 pp. publisher's catalogue, a further 12 pp. publishers catalogue. 12 coloured lithographic plates in totalYellow endpapers, with adverts printed in red and black. Bound in the publishers gilt decorated red morocco with green cloth boards. There is a 3 cm split at the head of the spine, and a 1 cm split at the base of the spine, with general wear along h... View more info