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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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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 'Including over One Hundred and Fifty Quite Original and Unpublished Recipes.'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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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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Savoury Dishes for Breakfast, Luncheon and Dinner [with] Breakfast Dishes. Two works in one

By: Allen, M. L.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, J. S. Virtue and Co. 1886: 1886

Book number: 60993

Condition: Very Good


xii, 108, vii, 88 pp. Original decorated cloth with silver lettering to front board & spine. A few stains to leaves. Cloth clean. No OCLC for the first work, but 'Breakfast Dishes' ran through several editionsand is well represented in libraries. 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

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

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

Image for 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

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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Modern Wedding Etiquette

By: Barnes, Alison

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Pearson 1961: 1961

Book number: 60727

Condition: Good


154 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Jacket slightly edgeworn & stained. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Internally clean. View more info

Image for 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

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

Image for 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

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

Image for 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

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

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

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

Image for Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. A Guide to Cookery in All Branches.  Daily Duties, Menu Making, Mistress & Servant, Home Doctor, Hostess & Guest, Sick Nursing, Marketing, the Nursery, Trussing & Carving, Home Lawyer

Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. A Guide to Cookery in All Branches. Daily Duties, Menu Making, Mistress & Servant, Home Doctor, Hostess & Guest, Sick Nursing, Marketing, the Nursery, Trussing & Carving, Home Lawyer

By: BEETON, Isabella (Edited by)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Co., Limited N.d. [c. 1910]: 1910

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 60836

Condition: Very Good


viii, 1997, 16 pp. Original publisher's quarter red cloth over green cloth with gilt decoration & lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine ends & extremities. Occasional light staining. With 30 colour plates and numerous b&w illustrations. Sixteen pages of adverts at rear. 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

Image for Beeton's Every-Day Cookery and Housekeeping Book : A Practical and Useful Guide for All Mistresses and Servants.  Entirely New Edition, Revised and Greatly Enlarged.

Beeton's Every-Day Cookery and Housekeeping Book : A Practical and Useful Guide for All Mistresses and Servants. Entirely New Edition, Revised and Greatly Enlarged.

By: Beeton, Mrs

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited N.d. [c. 1900]: 1900

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 60312

Condition: Very Good


lxxxii 568, [2] adverts. Gilt and black-stamped olive green cloth. Slight wear to spine ends. Slightly shaken. With eight colour chromolithographs, including folding frontispiece. Numerous in-text illustrations. View more info