New York: Stein and Day, 1966. First Edition. Octavo, 424 pages; VG/VG; spine silvery gold with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$9.95'; some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine; mild sun-fading to spine, turning the gold color slightly silvery; interior clean; illustrated with ballet dancer portraits and includes dancers Facsimile signatures; incredibly scarce; shelved case 12.
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Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989. First Edition. Octavo, 320 pages; VG-; white paper boards, black lettering on spine; mild rubbing to boards; slight waving to text block; text in French; INSCRIBED on title page by Bernard Pacaud; scarce signed; shelved case 12.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 555, liv pages; VG/G; spine purple with a tan label and red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$12.50'; dust jacket has chips missing to the lower edge of the front cover, closed tears and robbing elsewhere; top edge of text block red; INSCRIBED on the half-title page by Julia Child; AG consignment; shelved case 12.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, 1938. First Edition. 8vo., 303 pp., G+/G-; blue and navy blue pictorial DJ with white/black/red lettering, spine of DJ faded light blue and green with white and green lettering; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, hinges, and corners; blue ink staining to interior of DJ, particularly to bottom-edge that bleeds into exterior, staining the bottom edge of front cover and tail of spine black; brown staining to interior of DJ that bleeds through to front cover and front flap, staining the top right-hand corner of front cover green and and top left-hand corner of front flap brown; small black stain to bottom edge of back cover of DJ towards bottom left-hand corner; creasing to edges of flaps; tape to top right-hand edge of front flap and to top left-hand corner of back flap of DJ; all four corners of flaps price clipped; later edition DJ (Triangle Books, pub. 1941); DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with red and navy blue lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping/fraying to corners of boards, bumping to edges of boards; dark green top, age-toning to text-block, fore-edge partially stippled; age-toning to endpapers and margins of interior, text legible; starting hinge between pp. 122-123, boards shaken, binding intact; last 21 pp. contain recipes; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
New York: The American Magazine, 1938. First Edition. An octavo book-shaped box, with title page bound in, containing all 36 cards, including the menu card, 34 recipe cards, and an important note from Nero Wolfe; the important note has a small water-stain to the lower edge; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, and is attached to the box at the rear flap, as issued; dust jacket is in G condition, with chipping at head and tail of spine, most edges; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
New York: Horace Liveright, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 284 pages; VG/none; in publisher's yellow cloth, green lettering to spine; mild wear to boards, including slight darkening to spine, small ink-stains to rear cover, mild rubbing; small stain and dog-ear to page 38; pages 38/39 contains the origin and recipe for the daiquiri; interior clean of writing; shelved case 12.
Berkeley, CA: Saint Heironymous Press, 1970. Fourth Printing. Cardboard folder with 29 prints on heavy paper, housed in plastic bag; One print is missing. Folder has some small tears and a few creases on the fore edge and two liquid stains on the front; All prints are in excellent collection, no creasing or tears, illustrations and recipes are crisp and clear; Shelve above shelf near door. ES Consignment.
Alexandria, VA: TIme Life Books, Inc., c. 1980s. Qto(s). VG+/ - no DJ. Large collection of all 28 volumes in the Time-Life Series The Good Cook. 1-Terrines, Pates & Galantines, ISBN#080942925X 2-Soups,0809428660. 3-Snacks & Sandwiches, 0809428830. 4-Shellfish, ISBN# 0809429330, 5-Sauces, ISBN# 0809429713. 6-Classic Desserts, ISBN#0809428709. 7-Beverages, 0809429454. 8-Outdoor Cooking, 0809429551. 9-Preserving, 0809429047. 10-Dried Beans & Grains, 0809429209. 11-Candy, 0809429128. 12-Variety Meats, 0809429500. 13- Vegetables, ISBN# 0809428598.14-Wine, ISBN#0809429675. 15- Pies & Pastries, ISBN#0809428954, 16-Pasta, 0809428911. 17-Poultry, ISBN#0809428555. 18-Lamb, ISBN# 080942908X. 19-Salads, ISBN# 0809428792. 20-Pork, 080942875X. 21-Hors d'Oeuvre, ISBN#0809429411. 22-Eggs & Cheese, ISBN#0809428873. 23-Fruits, 0809429845. 24-Fish, ISBN# 0809428628. 25-Cakes, ISBN# 089429160. 26-Beef & Veal, ISBN# 0809428547. 27-Breads, ISBN#0809429004. 28-Cookies & Crackers, ISBN#0809429373. published 1979-1983. each volume is bound solidly and like new in quality, each volume interior excellent, without writing or soil to edges. like new, only a few lightly handled volumes have a slight bump to outer corners/edges, a great set overall. COMPLETE SET OF 28 VOLUMES. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Zwolle: Waanders Publishers, 2001. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/VG: Yellowish green spine with white and black text saying "Purer Restaurant de Librije": DJ is clean plastic with title text and authors names in color, clean with very little shelfwear: Boards are strong and mostly clean with some light dust staining to back board, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, half title and title pages have a large stain on them that appears to be some type of liquid, rest of text is clean and unmarked: 159 pp.
Boston: Crosby and Nichold, 1864. First Edition. 8vo., 124pp.; VG-; spine brown with gilt tooling and brown lettering; white paint splotches on bottom edge of front board; interior has some foxing and age-marks; some shelfwear, bumping to head and tail of spine; shelved case 12.
Paris: Albin Michel, 1976. First Edition. 8vo., 639pp.; VG-/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild wear to dust jacket, including rubbing and creases to corners, head and tail of spine; small stains to fore edge of text block; white cloth boards with black lettering; small stamp and handwritten name on second free endpaper; INSCRIBED by Louisette Bertholle on half-title; text in French; shelved case 12.
New York: Pyramid Books, 1970. First Pyramid edition. Paperback in ivory and brown colors with black letters; VG; slightly age-toned; edges slightly discolored; paper and text clean; pp. 397; shelved in Case # 12.
Nashville: Aurora Pubs. 1970. First Edition. Small octavo in green hardcovers with black and green DJ in brodart; VG/G; DJ rubbed with tiny tear at top; paper and text fine; black and white photographs throughout and color frontispiece; pp. 174; shelved in Case # 12.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852. Third Edition. 8vo., 306pp. 24pp., preface and table of contents for another of Beecher's books, 12pp. publishers ads; G; spine brown cloth with faded gilt lettering; bumping and shelfwear, including bumping to corners, chipping to head and tail of spine; horizontal rip on spine; pages foxed throughout, as well as some fingerprint marks and other stains; some pencil markings; ink writing on ffep; Catherine Beecher is the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the American abolitionist and author; shelved case 12.
Singapore: KHL Printing, 2006. First edition. Oversize folio in black and red DJ with gold letters; VG/VG; in very good edition; pp. 152; contains 46 recipes of "avant-garde" desserts; stunning photographs mostly in color; shelved on front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Young, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. large Octavo, 282 pages, VG-/no DJ; dark green buckram spine, gold title block with faded orange cursive lettering to head, orange paper boards: bumping/fraying to head and tail, fading to margins of boards (particularly to top margin of front board), mild circular liquid stain to front board (likely from a mug or other container), minor liquid staining to back board; spine cocked, front board somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild bumping with chipping to corners; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; SIGNED by Field to ex-libris 'with best wishes from the author' label affixed to recto of first blank page; signed by previous owner to ffep and title page; shelved Case 12.
New York: Felicie, Inc., Publishers, 1973. Small Quarto; pp 320; G/G; gold spine with black text; drawings by Salvador Dali; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated; frontispiece; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 511 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild wear and rubbing to dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Julia Child; shelved window or case 12.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1944. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 261 pp., G/G+; green DJ, yellow cursive lettering; overall wear, closed and open tears to edges of DJ, material loss to head and tail of spine and corners, open tear to back of spine (author's name affected yet legible), DJ protected by mylar; green cloth boards, light green lettering to spine; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail of spine, heavy age-toning to text-block, beveled fore-edge; moderate age-toning to interior, text affected yet legible; top corners of half-title page, title page, dedication, and epitaph chipped off (illustration to title page affected yet intact); occasional closed tears to edges of leaves; notations in pencil to bfep; shelved Window or Case 12.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1973. Octavo; pp 193; G/G; red spine with green text; dust jacket has some toning to rear; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has moderate wear to exterior edges; interior edges lightly toned; illustrated.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1960. first edition; signed. Thick quarto in orange cloth hardcovers with black illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; strong binding; minimal soiling or shelf wear; paper slightly faded and clean text; author's signature on ffep; filled with black and white photographs; pp. 495; shelved cookbooks or case 12.
Philadelphia: E. H. Butler & Co., 1856. 12mo., 180pp., 12oo. publishers ads; VG; spine black leather with gilt lettering; rebound in the 1900's; bumping to corners; mild foxing; interior clean of writing; owners name in ink on on upper fore corner of title page; shelved case 12.
London: Grant Richards, 1897. First Edition. 12mo., 282pp., 2pp. ads; G+; spine brown with gilt lettering; tan cloth, spine sun-darkened; bumping and shelfwear, including chipped head of spine; mild soiling to boards; front board partially separated, rear board slightly loose; Ex-Library, with stamp on title page, page 35, possible others; ex-libris bookplate on front pastedown; shelved case 12.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Fifth Edition. 8vo., 326 pp., VG-/G; DJ, black spine with tan lettering, pictorial black/white/red/yellow covers with tan lettering; chipping to all edges of DJ, with material loss to head and tail of spine, edges, and corners (particularly to bottom right-hand corner of front cover); age-toning to DJ, particularly flaps; all four corners of flaps clipped; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine and front board, white/red/black/gilt illustration to front board; bumping and chipping to head and tail of spine; bumping/rubbing/fraying to corners of boards (slight material loss to bottom corners); boards shaken, cracked hinge to back board, binding sturdy; red top to text-block (faded), age-toning to text-block, very mild staining to fore-edge; age-toning throughout interior, text legible; INSCRIBED by Stieff to half-title page, dated June 8, 1956; "Fifth Impression" stated to copyright page; shelved Maryland.
Nashville: Baird-Ward, 1926. Octavo; pp 207; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with white text; author, nee: Queenie Woods; full title: The Sewanee Cook Book: A Collection of Autographed Recipes from Southern Homes and Plantations; cloth has sunned exterior, mostly toward edges; some fraying to corners and spine edges; moderate soiling to rear board; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; slight cracking to pp 30-31, 94-facing page; few cracks to rear endpaper at gutter; light toning towards interior edges; frontispiece.
Chapel Hill, NC: Chapel Hill Press Inc., 2006. Two 4to hardcovers in slipcase. VG+. Ex-Library of Congress- each has barcode sticker on dedication page. Interiors otherwise pristine,minor bumping to spine, some residue on back boards where price sticker was removed. Light shelfwear, bumping to one corner of slipcase. Vol. One 297 pp. 1880849836. Vol. Two 332 pp. 1880849836. [Gilt text on blue spines. In cases.].
San Francisco, CA: 101 Productions, 1973. Small, square Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperbackAge toned white spine with black text: Covers have soiling, shelfwear, slight curling at corners, head and tail of spine have bumping: Textblock has age toning but is otherwise clean, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 191 pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1949. Eighth Printing. Large Octavo; pp 322; G/G-; black/green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; large chip to front tail edge; minor chipping to edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; some wear to edges; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
United States: Publishing House of the M.E. Church, 1911. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned burgundy and gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, foxing, content is clear; pp 387.
Beverly Hills, CA: Pacific Apicius Corporation, 2013. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slim white wraps spine with descending hot pink capitals, tiny blue subtitling and uppercase brown author. full illustrated, pictorial front cover with a quad of color images upon rear panel. excellent condition, like new with negligible wear. unblemished pages of recipes and prepared dishes, bright color photography with no damage or marks to edges all sides. 203 pp. ISBN# 9780983980919.
Boston: Thompson, Brown, & Co., 1845. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned brown and black with faded gold text, tears at head and tail, stains and marks; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive and cracked; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, foxing, content is clear; pp 312.
Philadelphia: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, 1869. 8vo., 196pp, 154PP.; G; spine tan cloth with gilt lettering; ink splatter to spine and part of front board; head of spine chipped; binding split along pages 24/25 of the Confectioners, still attached; general shelfwear; tape stain on rear board; foxing throughout; frontispiece; eb/nd.
Lucerne: Richemont Craft School, 1987. First Edition. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 291; VG-/no-DJ; ivory spine with dark brown text; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; very light foxing to edges of first and last few pages.
New York: R. H. Russell, 1903. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; Fair-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey without print; Boards in grey paper and grey cloth, torn at spine hinges and caps, worn edges and outside corners, smudging, spotting; Textblock endpapers have spotting, penciled lines, and tears at hinges, pages through p. 4 detached from binding, tape on frontispiece protective sheet and title page, pencil scrawl on page 5 otherwise clean text; Text in English and French; 129 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with b&w plates, music incipits on protective sheets before each plate.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1888. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards strong, boards have some rubbing and a few light scuffs, spine heavily scuffed, spine hinges have a few short tears. Corners and spine edges chipped, bottom edges rubbed. Pastedowns age toned, front pastedown has pencil note in top right. Pastedowns have tears down hinges, binding lightly shaken but intact; Textblock age toned, edges have a few small, faint spots. End papers have a few small pencil notes, first page covered in pencil notes. Binding cracked in some places (between pp. 272-273, pp. 352-353, pp. 400-401, pp. 416-417, pp. 448-449, and pp. 464-465) but intact. Text has occasional pencil marks, interior otherwise clean; 524 pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with black print; DJ is clean and bright, price-clipped; Boards in brown paper with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 332 pages, frontispiece, decorative illustrations.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1856. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned with gold images and text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, light pen, stains, foxing, content is clear; pp 364.
London: Jill Norman & Hobhouse, 1982. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with black text; DJ has slight edgewear, very faint adhesive mark on middle of front cover; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock clean; 404pp.
Ohio: William Feather, 1937. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is white with purple illustrations of cakes and fruit, with purple text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge-wear, age-toning, marks and scratches, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches, rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 240.
New York: Greenberg, 1933. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned white and light green with light green text, tears at head and tail, stains and marks; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, content is clear; pp 304.
Baltimore: Turnbull Brothers, 1877. Third Edition. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No DJ; Spine is brown with gold text, bumping and material loss to head and tail of spine; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and marks, age-toning, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, some dust, content is clear; pp 380.
White Hall, VA: Betterway Publications, Inc., 1984. first printing. Octavo; pp 189; VG-/paperback; off-white spine with black and green text; covers have light wear to edges with minor sun fading to fore edges and spine; text block show slight wear to exterior edges; clean interior; inscribed by illustrator Brant Parker with doodle of the King of Id;.
Philadelphia: North Brothers Mfg. Co., 1899. 16mo; Fair/no-DJ; Black spine w/o text; Boards are sunned with lightly rubbed & scratched exterior, but panels are strong; Text block has detached from spine with some writing on front end paper, missing rear end paper; pp 60.
Austin: Pearl Production, Inc., 1991. First Edition. Quarto; VG; spiral bound with blue spiral; cover has rubbing on the front and back, age toning, bumping to corners; boards; textblock and interior pages have light age toning, otherwise clean; pp 85.
Philadelphia: John C. Winston Company, 1950. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Age-toned brown spine with red and brown designs and black text/title; dustjacket his mostly clean but has multiple tears horizontally and vertically; dj is also bumped and rubbed by the spine; dj has protective mylar covering; dj is price-clipped on the upper and lower lateral edges; boards are strong and clean; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 494.
New York: Hurst & Co., 1870. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is green, black and gold with gold and black text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, stains, joints and hinges are sensitive and cracked; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, stains, foxing, content is clear; pp 335.
Salem: Page Street Publishing, 2017. Square quarto. VG/no DJ - hardback. White spine with black text/title; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by author 2 pages before the title page; red pen writing on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 208.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover; reddish brown spine with cream text; dust jacket has a minor tear to the head and, flaps are slightly discolored; boards have minimal bump to the head of the spine otherwise clean and sturdy; text block has considerable foxing to the fore edge otherwise pages are clean and legible;.
New York: Golden Press, 1962. Large Octavo; pp 863; VG-/G; blue/yellow pictorial spine without text; dust jacket has some wear to rear; creased and chipped edges; yellow text to front; mylar wraps; cloth has sunned spine; slight scratches to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has moderate wear to exterior edges; interior edges lightly toned; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Tokyo: Te Japan Times Ltd., 1976. 8vo; VG/VG; paperback with dust jacket; white spine with black text; dust jacket has strong stains to the rear; covers are clean and intact; fore edges have extreme stains, otherwise pages are clean; 286p.