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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Washington, DC: Ransdell Incorporated, 1931. First Edition. 8vo., 160pp.; VG; spine patterned tan cloth; some foxing and staining to boards, but still an attractive copy; interior clean; mild bumping to corners; George Washington Bicentennial Edition, printed for the President Monroe Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; shelved case 12.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 446 pages; VG/G; Spine is white with blue and red stripes and black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has wear on the top and bottom edges with chipping at the top of the spine, creasing and discoloration throughout, a small open tear on the back cover, and a closed tear on the front cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge and have minor blotching; shelved cook books.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
San Juan: Museum Restaurant Group, 2009. First edition, Spanish language. Quarto; VG/VG; red spine with white and grey text; dust jacket has several very small worn spots and is in a clear protective sleeve; boards are strong and clean other than a very faint, superficial scratch to the front (approx. 3.5 inches); text block is clean; Spanish language cookbook; pp 250. Additional shipping charges may apply for oversized books to certain locations. Cannot ship economy internationally.
New York: Real World/Harmony Books, 1978. Octavo; VG-/G+; Black spine with red text; Dust jacket has rubbed exterior, slightly frayed edges, and white scratches on rear; Boards are slightly rubbed with edge wear, otherwise strong; Text block is slightly age toned with light foxing on last few pages; pp 145.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1941. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; maroon spine with gold text; cover has significant rubbing, sunning, edgewear, faint pen mark on back, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, sporadic staining throughout, writing in pen on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 383.
Donostia: Ttarttallo, 2004. Fourth Edition. Octavo: G+/VG-: Green spine with yellow and white text: DJ has general shelfwear, rubbing to both sides: Boards have some staining, general shelfwear, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock has some age toning to perimeter of pages, clean and unmarked: Fourth Edition: 333 pp.