Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1988. first printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Orange spine with blue text; Covers are slightly sunned with slight shelf wear on exterior but panels are intact and sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned and has minor shelf wear on exterior edges due to handling with clean text pages and tight binding; pp 142.
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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.
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.
Great Britain: Virtue & Company Limited, 1981. UK Reprint. small Qto., VG/VG-. ivory DJ background with black titling at head of spine and along upper edge of jacket front; the reaminder is densely illustrated, color pictorial seafood montage. edgewear is moderate with some signs of stress near edges, as faint wrinkles and some fading. thick gray clothbound HB with stamped gold type, golden lobster on front board. front and rear hinges sealed, with a 1" cut at rear hinge bottom. 80 pages of color plates, 112 pages in black/white halftones, text is 320 pp. as is. thick ivory edges basically clear. 504 pp. ISBN# 0900778032.
New York, NY: Bramhall House / Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1952. First Bramhall one volume edition. wide 8vo. VG/VG-. dark blue DJ spine with light yellow centered titling,a touch sunned but legible. abrading to column sides and ends is heavy, with the jacket front color pictorial and jacket rear illustrated with whitish wear and abrasions along the sides of both covers. light blue clothbound HB with faint wrinkling, stamped small dark blue titling between puckered and worn ends. corners are abraded, a touch of fraying. tonal discoloration to fep/ffep. a basic ivory textblock, filled with textblock arranged in two columns per page. no interior marks but outer edges are mildly worn. 816 pp.
Rancho Mirage: The Affiliates, Barbara Sinatra Children's Center at Eisenhower Medical Center, 1996. Octavo; First Printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with tan print; Boards in glossy, illustrated paper, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Signed by Barbara Sinatra in ink on title page; 260 pages, illustrated with portrait of each celebrity contributing a recipe.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 221; G/G; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth has some foxing to exterior, mostly to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows very slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author;.
Tivoli, New York: J. N. Townsend Publishing, 1987. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. softcover bound with black plastic comb binding, no text. color pictorial front, white text on black. clean interior, with color pictures and recipes. lightly read interior without marks/writing, edges fine. 117 pp. ISBN# 0961742615.
London, Great Britain: Judy Piatkus Publishers Limited, 1985. First UK. small Qto. VG/VG. slim, glossy, light auburn DJ spine has white titling. light edgewear, mostly to spine ends and color illustrated jacket panel.extremities. clipped front inner flap. dark red clothbound HB with gold stamped characters, spine ends and outer corners a touch bumped. ivory fep/ffep, textblock interior is clear, its slim edges spotted yellow faintly on head and fore-edge. 96 pp. ISBN# 0861884922.
Great Britain: Southover Press, 1995. First Southover Press Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. bright neon yellow DJ spine and jacket panels with large uppercase decorative "scrawled" black titling and small publisher at the very end. edgewear is light and panels very glossy without impressions. rich basic black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering, sharply cornered boards. black sea maps decorate fep/ffep some illustrations within are not part of the original text. 356 pp. ISBN# 1870962117.
London: G. Routledge & Co., 1857. 12mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Boards are lightly sunned with missing rear panel, front panel is lightly rubbed with some wear along edges and spine has fraying edges with tape across head edge and tears at tail edge; Text block has darkened on exterior edges, front pastedown is cracking along hinge from binding, light moisture staining on first few pages, and previous owner's book plate & label is on pastedown; All conditions are noted and are 'as is'; pp 597.
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.
West Rockport: Dancing Bear Books, 1991. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Beige spine with red & yellow text; Covers have slight shelf wear with minor edge wear, otherwise intact with sturdy panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior edges due to handling with clean text pages and tight binding; pp 207.
New York: Caravan Publishing, 1985. First. Octavo: VG-/VG-: DJ has some scuffing, one inch tears at top flap and top spine, some edgewear: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear at bottom and top: Textblock has darkened only slightly with age, some folded pages and stains, no markings/highlighting: 214 pp.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black illustrated cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps, wear to corners, shelfwear/scratches to front and rear; Text block has orange tinted top edge, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; xxvi, 326 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (drawings).
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.
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, NY: Bantam Books, May 1992. First Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. dark green glossy with bright bold yellow and white author, with tiny white publisher just above foot. edges and surfaces are worn slightly, jacket front is fully pictorial. simple medium green HB with gilt-stamped titling down spine between worn ends, a touch to the outer extremities. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. no interior writing or marks. neat edges, all sides. 345 pp. ISBN# 0553082310.
Lithographic Establishment of Kethea, 2005. First Edition. Small Octavo: G/VG-: White spine with blue text: DJ is mostly clean with some mild soiling, light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, general shelfwear, binding slightly shaken with some pages separating: Textblock is clean, back end page has 1 inch closed tear along fore edge: First Edition: 277 pp.
Italy: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1967. Text in Italian; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; White spine with green drawing and black/pink text. Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to edges and spine tail, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, age toned, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 162.
New York: Random House, 2004. first edition. Large Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with white text; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear except for light rubbing on exterior; price clipped front; Boards have clean, unmarked exterior with strong panels; Text block shows slight wear due to handling and writing on ffep with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 167. Inscribed by author & her sisters on half title page.
Berkeley and Toronto: Ten Speed Press, 2000. First edition. Large Octavo; VG-/VG-; Tan spine with red & white text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned with minimal shelf wear and intact; Boards have moderate wear along edges & at corners, otherwise panels are strong & clean; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges, but pages are unmarked; pp 211.
USA: Vita-Mix Corporation, 2012. Vitamix Professional Series 300. Small quarto; vg+/vg; dj, 1" gold band near tail of white spine with gold and black text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, light yellow spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; over 200 recipes and creative ideas for everyday meals and weekend entertaining; illustrated in color; 354pp.
Westbevern: Wolfgang Holker, 1975. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with red and white stripes; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight (pseudo grease stains and notation in blue ink are part of presentation); Text in German; 160 pages, illustrated.
New Orleans, LA: University Press of the South, 2006. First Edition. Quarto: VG-/VG: Red spine with white text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear, some curling to head edge: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, bumping to bottom corner, slight chipping to tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 162 pp.
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.
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.
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.
New York, NY: William Morrow / HarperCollins Publishers, 2011. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG. bright lime segment with white author extends from head of spine, remainder bright white with dark and light green titles. edgewear is minimal with pictorially enhanced jacket front and rear. dark green HC with white titles, its adjacent panels are decoratively striped. no marks or writing, with illustrations. 360 pp. ISBN# 9780061238833.
New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1989. First edition. Quarto. VG/Good DJ. Grey spine with white and red text; dustjacket is mostly clean with some tears along the corners and spine (largest tear is 1.25 inches by the back of the dj); dustjacket is price-clipped on the front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 367.
Newton, Massachusetts: Biscuit Books, Inc., 1998. First edition. Octavo; pp 367; VG/VG-; Grayish blue spine with white text; Dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to spine edges; Cloth is clean, minor wear to corners; Text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
San Francisco, CA: Troubador Press, 1971. na. thin wide 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. stapled binding, skinny off-white volume, no visible spine text. bright blue and color illustrated softcover front/rear with white frame. with healthful recipes for children to cook with Fat Cat's friends to color. clean, neat pages with no marks or writing. 40 pp. ISBN#0912300132.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers Inc., 1990. Reprint. Qto. VG+/VG. green marbled glossy DJ spine has a large white titleblock with red/white/blue capitals for lettering and red/white/blue decorative ends. edgewear is light, mainly to spine ends and extremities. crease to front inner flap. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gold type upon spine, boards neat with solid maroon fep/ffep. color illustrated interior with drawings and recipes with pictorial image series. clear and excellent sheets throughout, no soil or writing, unblemished edges all sides. 528 pp. ISBN# 0517573830.