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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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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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Manners and Rules of Good Society : Or Solecisms to be Avoided

By: A Member of the Aristocracy

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd. 1893: 1893

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 60386

Condition: Very Good


Nineteenth edition. Entirely rewritten, with additions. xv, 239 pp. Publisher's decorated red cloth with lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly faded. Lacks rear endpaper. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

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Manners and Rules of Good Society : Or Solecisms to be Avoided

By: A Member of the Aristocracy

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd. 1896: 1896

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 60441

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-first edition. Entirely rewritten, with additions. xv, 247 pp. Publisher's decorated red cloth with lettering to front board & spine. Recently rebacked with a red leather spine and black title label. New endpapers. Gilt bright. Internally clean. No ownership marks. View more info

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Gleanings of Cookery

By: A Mother and Daughter

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Horace Cox 1898: 1898

Book number: 60380

Condition: Good


vi, 149 pp. Original cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Spine darkened & boards marked. Internally clean. Frontis. 'Including over One Hundred and Fifty Quite Original and Unpublished Recipes.' View more info

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A Day at elBulli : An Insight into the Ideas, Methods ad Creativity of Ferran Adria

By: Adria, Ferran and Juli Soler and Albert Adria

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon 2008: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60215

ISBN: 0714848832

Condition: Near Fine


528 pp. Glossy yellow hardback in dust jacket and in printed wraparound banner. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Full-colour photography throughout. 9780714848839 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. 9780241967461 View more info

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Etiquette, Social Ethics and Dinner-Table Observances

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Wright 1861: 1861

Book number: 60319

Condition: Very Good


128 pp. Original blind-stamped limp green cloth with gilt lettering to front cover. Slight wear to spine ends. Stain along lower edge affecting all pages. Just two copies on OCLC : the BL (which has the 1860 1st edition) and Newberry Library in Chicago which shows no date. Scarce. View more info

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Social Etiquette : The Art of Cookery and Hints on Carving

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Sons N.d. [c. 1860's]: 1860

Book number: 60401

Condition: Very Good


80, 9-248, (8) pp. Publisher's blind-stamped & gilt decorated cloth. Small area of stain to rear board. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Some leaves age-darkened. Eight-page publisher's adverts at rear. Clean copy. 1860's volume but with later adverts. 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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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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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, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co., Limited 1901: 1901

Book number: 60369

Condition: Good


xlviii, 1644 pp. Six Hundred and Sixtieth Thousand. Contemporary maroon half calf over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt devices and leather title label. Marbled endpapers. With two folding colour chromolithographic plates and eleven other colour litho plates. Numerous full-page and in-text b&w illustrations. Binding firm. View more info

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Mrs. Beeton's Household Management : A Complete Cookery Book With Sections on Household Work, Servants' Duties...Carving and Trussing...Table Decoration...

By: BEETON, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. N.d. [1920's]: 1920

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 60396

Condition: Good


xvi, 1680 pp. Contemporary half morocco over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt devices and lettering. Patterned endpapers. Boards stained & marked. Outer joints split at head of spine. Reinforced inner hinges. Nursery section and index bound beyond endpapers, but complete. Scattered light foxing. With 32 colour-plates and 700 illustrations. Plates complete. Binding firm. View more info

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Mrs. Beeton's Household Management : A Complete Cookery Book With Sections on Household Work, Servants' Duties...Carving and Trussing...Table Decoration...

By: BEETON, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. N.d. [c. 1920's-1930's]: 1920

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 60443

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 1680, (8) pp. Patterned blind-stamped quarter maroon cloth over olive-coloured cloth boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 32 colour-plates and 700 illustrations. Colour plates complete. Adverts at rear. Usually it's the later 40's editions of this one that turn up. A sound and tight copy. 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