Great Britain: Macmillan London Limited, 1978. Foreign Printing. small Qto. VG/VG. dark brown "weave" patterned DJ, main title beneath lightly worn tip, uppercase gold tone title, smaller author in white capitals, with gold publisher at tail. edgewear is one tear to upper edge of jacket rear, surfacewear minor. medium brown cloth HB with opaque beige spine titling, extremities abraded lightly. beige fep hinge has three small slits. textblock stock neat and ivory, including a catalogue of fish, crustaceans, other sea creatures, with illustrations, color plate on glossy section and a collection of recipes. head-edge has a spot, bound well, clean and complete interior. 366 pp. ISBN# 0333238494.
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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: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 2012. First Edition. Octavo; pp 239; VG/VG; beige pictorial spine with orange and red text; dust jacket has very light wear to exterior; cloth shows light wear to fore corners; strong, clean boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1962. Large Octavo; pp 253; G+/G; black spine with red text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; few chips to edges; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Goring-on-Thames, UK: Elvendon Press, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 200; G/G+; green spine with yellow text; written by great-grandson of Charles Dickens; dust jacket has only slight wear to exterior; cloth has modest sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1987. Large Octavo: VG-/G+; peach spine with orange text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with light rubbing wear on exterior mostly along edges; Boards are slightly sunned with minor edge wear, however panels are strong, clean and intact; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age with tight binding; pp 350. Inscribed by author.
New York: Random House, 1954. First Edition. 10mo; pp 236; VG-/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscription to previous owner to ffep; illustrated;.
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].
Amsterdam: Paddington Press Ltd, 1976. Small quarto; pp 240; G/G; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; light pencil to endpapers; light ink to rear pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publisheres, 1990. First Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG+. khaki glossy DJ spine has bold teal title, small black on white subtitle segment and smaller black publisher just above foot. fully illustrated jacket front, both panels neat and lightly handled. terra-cotta clothbound HB spine has speckled tan paperboards. clear interior, outer edges all a simple smooth ivory. 210 pp. ISBN# 1561450057.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, November 1977. Bantam Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. smooth medium green wraps spine, wide with main title in dimensional white/dark green characters lengthy and centered between tiny black publisher and ISBN #. covers appear slightly thumbed at corners, edges are worn lightly. sheets are a muted shade of green and yellow, affected by age-toning. absolutely no writing, all page corners are aligned and intact. solidly bound, no reading creases. slim margins, tight text orientation, the textblock layout includes small drawings, b/w photography and illustrations. a generally read copy, unabraded outer edges smooth and unblemished. 529 pp. ISBN# 0553010689.
New York: Crescent Books, 1941. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black and white print; DJ has mild tears to lower spine end and to rear top edge, slight surface tear in center of front, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight; x, 149 pages, frontispiece.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1910. 10mo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; brownish tan spine with black text; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; cloth shows some heavy wear to exterior edges; noticeable spots and soiling to exterior; chips to head and foot spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to pastedowns and endpapers; ink text to front pastedown; few early pages loosed but still present; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Mangonia Park: JAR Publishers, 1981. First Edition. First Printing, Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream color spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, fraying along sides and edges and minor tears along front exterior jacket head edges; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; Library of congress card catalog card number 81-81127.
New York, NY: Adama Books, 1985. Foreign Printing. Qto. VG/VG. light ivory DJ spine with black capitals for titling. jacket front/rear with center panel b/w images, black text and titling upon a plain light ivory field. simple off white glossy HC, with matching exterior titles and illustration. neatly cornered, with b/w photography highlighting the textblock and recipes. outer edges smooth/unmarked. 252 pp. ISBN# 0915361256.
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.
Paris, France: Pierre Belfond, 1980. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown spine with black text; Boards strong, generally clean, musty pantry-like smell, smudge mark on the cover resulting from an attempt to erase a pencil mark, another pencil mark in the top right-hand corner, back cover has a few pencil and smudge marks; Textblock lightly darkened by age, otherwise clean, several signatures slightly loose, a few small stains on the fore edge; pp 198.
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.
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: Artisan, 1997. First Artisan Printing. Quarto. VG+/VG+. medium green and glossy DJ spine has white/orange accented capital lettering. edgewear is minimal. DJ over a patterned HC, titled spine and undamaged boards. recipes, pictorial in vivid color. neat edges, smooth cover. neat and unmarked sheets throughout. 214 pp. ISBN# 1885183607.
Paris: First Editions, 2007. First. Oblong 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; hot pink spine with white text; boards are strong, have some light staining to covers, bumping to corners; front free-end paper has gift inscription to previous owner, which has transferred onto the title page underneath, otherwise textblock is clean; 89pp. Text in French.
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.
New York: M. Barrows & Company, 1947. First Printing. Octavo; pp 192; G-/no-DJ; yellow spine with dark green text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; lightly bumped corners; minor fraying to spine edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous bookshop's price sticker to rear pastedown.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. slightly dull ivory DJ spine has blue and green titles between tiny blue author and tiny green publisher. partly illustrated jacket front and partly b/w pictorial rear. front flap price-clipped. light sage green cloth HB spine has black stamped type and panels covered in gray cloth. bright medium green fep/ffep. textblock lightly illustrated, with recipes, outer edges plain ivory. 125 pp.
New York: Clarkson Potter, 2018. First Edition. First Edition; Large Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ VG- Dustjacket; Green spine with White text; Dustjacket protected by plastic cover, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, tape along head and tail edges of both covers on outside of plastic; Boards strong, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; Textblock clean; 272 pp.
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.
Canada: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Limited, 1978. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; spine beige with green and yellow designs, brown lettering; dust jacket clean, moderate wear on spine head and tail, some wear on corners, price clipped, minimal other wear; boards strong, clean, rubbing on spine head and tail, rubbing on bottom edges, minor wear on edges, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, inscription from previous owner on front free end paper, no other writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 208.
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: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine white with red and black print; DJ has slight soiling at edges, small tear at spine cap, slight spotting and shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with black print, small spot on front and back, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock in gold paper with red print, mild spotting to top edge and endpaper, stain on back endpaper and final page edges; 125 pages, illustrated.