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The Domestic Dyer: Being Receipts for Dying Cotton and Linen, Hot and Cold

By: N/A

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New-England, Printed For Domestic Press: 1811

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2581

Condition: Very Good


New-England: Printed For Domestic Press. Very Good. 1811. First Edition. Wraps. In wraps; stitched at spine, barely holding pages together. Insect losses to rear wrap at hinge. Foxing to front cover. No markings within interior. See image. Last recorded offering a later edition was Goodspeed catalogued 1906.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 12 pages . First Edition. View more info

A New Collection of Genuine Receipts for The Preparation and Execution of Curious Arts, and Interesting Experiments, Medical and Miscellaneous, Domestic and Agricultural; Which are well explained, and warranted genuine, and may be performed easily, safely, and at little expense. To which is added, a complete and much approved system of dyeing, In all its varieties.

By: N/A

Price: $255.00

Publisher: Concord, N.H., Fisk and Chase: 1831

Seller ID: 2583

Condition: Very Good


Concord, N.H.: Fisk and Chase. Very Good. 1831. Hardcover. Very scarce Concord edition. Quarter calf; marbled boards. Walnut ink stains to title page and page 3; Ink doodling and portraits to fly sheets. 5.5 in. x 3.5 in.; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 102; [vi] pages . View more info

The Dyer and Colour Maker's Companion: Containing Upwards of Two Hundred Receipts for Making Colours on the Most Approved Principles, for all the Various Styles and Fabrics now in Existence Together with The Scouring Process, and Plain Directions for Preparing, Washing-off, and Finishing the Goods

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry C. Baird: 1850

Seller ID: 2631

Condition: Good


Philadelphia: Henry C. Baird. Good. 1850. hardcover. Embossed dark green cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. A clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 104;8 pages . View more info

19th Century Manuscript. 100 Selected Receipts for Every Home. Children's Fair, 1875

By: Anonymous

Price: $250.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2872

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover. Full black morocco. Wear to edges and spine. Label to front fly reads "100 Selected Receipts for Every Home; Children's Fair; 1875". Contains recipes in neat manuscript attributed to various contributors. Paginated and indexed. Includes recipes for various cakes, pies, breads and meats, as well as oddities including a recipe calling for chloroform and laudanum. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; [95] pages . First Edition. View more info

The Edna Lewis Cookbook

By: Edna Lewis and Evangeline Peterson

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Compnay, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 2231

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Compnay, Inc.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. A nice clean copy in dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages . Dust jacket present. View more info

From Julia Child's Kitchen

By: Julia Child

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2339

Condition: Very Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. Inscribed by author: "Bon appetit, Julia Child" & signed by the photographer, Paul Child on front fly. Some foxing to fly; see image. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi; 687; xxvi pages; Signed by Author . First Edition. View more info

The British Housewife: Or, The Cook, Housekeeper's and Gardiner's Companion. Calculated for the Service both of London and the Country; and directing what is necessary to be done in the Providing for, Conducting, and Managing a Family throughout the Year.

By: Martha Bradley

Price: $550.00

Publisher: London, S . Crowder and H. Woodgate: 1760

Seller ID: 2256

Condition: Very Good


London: S . Crowder and H. Woodgate. Very Good. 1760. Hardcover. Printed for S. Crowder and H. Woodgate. Front and back boards detached. Five raised bands to spine. Contains frontispiece of the "Compleat English Cook". ; 10 mo; 752 pages . View more info

The Young Mill-Wright and Miller's Guide illustrated by Twenty-eight Descriptive Plates. The Tenth Edition with Additions and Corrections by Thomas P. Jones... and a Description of an Improved Merchant Flour-Mill with engravings, by C. & O. Evans....

By: Oliver Evans & Thomas P. Jones

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard: 1840

Edition: Tenth

Seller ID: 1393

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. Very Good. 1840. Tenth. Hardcover. 28 plates--some of which are folding. Includes four pages of Lea & Blanchard advertisements. Original full-calf ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 392 pages . View more info

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The Vine Dresser's Theoretical and Practical Manual, or the art of Cultivating the Vine; and Making Wine, Brandy, and Vinegar

By: Thibaut de Berneaud

Price: $650.00

Publisher: New York, P. Canfield: 1829

Seller ID: 2157

Condition: Very Good


New York: P. Canfield. Very Good. 1829. Hardcover. From the 2d French ed., by the translator of Le Solitaire, Le notti romani, &c. Stains, tape residue; lacks front blank fly & spine covering. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157,IV pages . View more info

Image for A Treatise of Domestic Medicine, Intended for Families, In which the  Treatment of Common Disorders are Alphabetically Enumerated. To Which is  Added, A Practical System of Domestic Cookery, Describing the Best, Most  Economical, and Most Wholesome Methods  of Dressing Victuals; Intended for  the Use of Families who do not affect magnificence in their style of  living. Also, the Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable  substances for many years.

A Treatise of Domestic Medicine, Intended for Families, In which the Treatment of Common Disorders are Alphabetically Enumerated. To Which is Added, A Practical System of Domestic Cookery, Describing the Best, Most Economical, and Most Wholesome Methods of Dressing Victuals; Intended for the Use of Families who do not affect magnificence in their style of living. Also, the Art of Preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable substances for many years.

By: Thomas Cooper; M. Appert

Price: $460.00

Publisher: Reading, George Getz: 1824

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2452

Condition: Good


Reading: George Getz. Good. 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. Front board detached. Chips and wear to spine. Significant foxing throughout. 3 plates; Plate 1: "Economical Cooking apparatus for the Kitchens of Private Families"; Plate 2 illustrates sections of Beef, Veal, Mutton, Venison & Pork; Plate 3 illustrates direction for carving different meats. ; Front board detached. Chips and wear to spine. Rear board loose. Cellophane tape residue to cover, fly and... View more info

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The National Cookery Book, compiled from original receipts, for the Women's Centennial Committees of the International Exhibition of 1876.

By: Women's Centennial Executive Committee

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Women's Centennial Executive Committee: 1876

Seller ID: 3763

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Women's Centennial Executive Committee. Very Good. 1876. Brown cloth with gilt embellished decoration stamped in black to front cover. Gilt title to spine; light wear to head and tail of spine. Brown painted edges. Losses to gutters. Brown painted endpapers. Some foxing throughout. Otherwise, a very nice clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo ; xvi, 17-357 pages . View more info