Boston: Munroe and Francis, 1832. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, xxxv, , 300 pages; VG; bound in period full speckled calf, gilt rules and a black label with gilt titling to spine; minor wear, primarily to extremities; faded gilt to board edges; all endpapers excised; interior clean; With woodcut beef butchering guide on page xxxii; scarce; shelved case 1.
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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.
London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
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 7.
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.
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.
New London, CT: The Submarine Cookbook Committee, 1952. First Edition. Octavo, 283 pages; VG-; spine is white plastic spiral bound; front cover has a large string of crease marks, both cover has minor wear along the edges and minor discoloration; pages have age toning, minor wear and occasional minor water damage; 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: 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: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 687 pages; VG/G; white spine with brown lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$15.00"; shelf wear and chipping to to edges of the dust jacket, staining and foxing to the dust jacket and the fore-edges, pages clean; signed flat by Julia Child and Paul Child on the ffep; shelved in 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: The Eco Press, 1983. Octavo; VG-VG-; Hardcover with clear, mylar protective covering; Turquoise spine with brown and blue text; Dust jacket has minor tears to edges; Boards have moderate edge wear to the front and rear edges but boards have solid binding; Edges have smudges otherwise clean; 444p.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008. 60th Anniversary Collector's Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 322 pages; VG/VG; white spine with red and green lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$30.00"; minimal shelf wear, pages clean; signed and inscribed by James Beard on the half title page; shelved in 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: 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.
Chicago: 1884. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, tattered spine caps and worn exposed corners and edges, stains, water damage to spine, shelfwear; Text block has water stains to spine and lower edge of pages, paper is age-toned and brittle, cracked hinges, taped repairs to initial pages, title page torn at spine; viii, 96 pages.
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.
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.
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: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 230 pages; VG-/G; full binding of yellow cloth; spine yellow with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild soiling to dust jacket; chips missing from top and bottoms of flap joints, as well as crown and tail of spine; large chip missing from lower right front corner of dust jacket; closed tears at top and bottle edges of dust jacket; round water stain on front cover; moderate soiling to dust jacket; price uncut '$3.50'; mild shelf wear; small stains to fore edge; staining to pages 66-67; inscribed by Griffith on first free end paper; shelved Cooking.
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.
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.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday Page & Co., 1911. Thick 10mo; pp 1059; G; yellowish tan spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; pictorial paper label to front; mildly darkened spine; rubbed edges and joints; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have modest age tone; slight musty odor; light foxing to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. First Editions. Quarto; VG/G; ivory and green pictorial spines with red and green text; 2 volumes; beige/red patterned slipcase; slipcase exterior shows minor cracks to edges; split head edge of slipcase; rubbing wear to exterior; vol. 1, pp 342 [ISBN 039454658x], 1987; vol. 2, pp 356, [ISBN 0349546598], 1988; dust jackets show slight sunning to exteriors, mostly to spines; some light shelf wear to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths show slight wear to exterior; text blocks have light shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
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: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 211; VG/G; pink spine with brown and red text; dust jacket shows slight toning toward head edge; light sticker residue to front; small chip to head edge; price clipped front flap; flaps slightly toned; cloth shows clean; strong boards; text block edges have light shelf wear; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; inscribed by Pearl Bailey with photograph laid in.
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.
Venice: Instituto Superiore Arti Culinarie Etoile, 1994. Folio; G+/G+; Dust jacket has frayed edges and rubbed exterior, moisture stain about midway down inside cover; Boards are also stained across lower front and back, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 208. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Japan: Far Eastern Literary Agency and Publishing House, 1954. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G/no-DJ; Spine is light blue with faded gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, scratches, rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints and hinges are sensitive and slightly cracked; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 502.
Baltimore: The National Brewing Company, 1942. 12mo (oblong); G; Paperback; Spine, double loop wire binding; Cover is stiff cardboard, orange with black print, edgewear, stain and vertical crease to front, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to inside of covers, slight curling to page corners, small tears at bottom edge of two pages, clean text; unpaged, decorative illustrations.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1984. First Edition. Inscribed; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is black with tan text; DJ has general signs of handling, some creasing to edges, design is clear; Boards have minimal edge wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, inscribed on half title page, content is clear; pp 351.
New York, NY: Arco Publishing, Inc., 1979. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. pale milky brown spine, thick bold navy title, followed with smaller brown then navy author. rear lower softcover corner thumbed, with a crease. lightly foxed outer edges. interior very neat, no marks or writing throughout. relatively thick, more than 800 recipes with excellent line drawings. 455 pp. ISBN# 0668046996.
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;.