Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co. 1903. Third printing thus. Quarto; good+/none; gray/white spine with black text; ex libris, blank bookplate; extensive chipping and wear; abrasions; binding shaken; front hinge, split start; all text edges, marbled; deep age-toning; 608 pp.; 2000 recipes, many associated with celebrity wives [facsimile signatures]; boards and spine, spot staining; spine, crown and foot, chipping and wear; else good.;.
Macmillan, USA, n.d. deluxe gift edition. Large octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red/white spine with red text; White slipcase has light rubbing & soiling on exterior, but otherwise intact & stable; Boards have minor shelf wear with strong & intact panels; Pages are intact and clean, secured inside 5-ring binder; light wear inside panels, but overall clean; pp 446.
Taipei: Mei Ya Publications, Inc. 1971. Large Octavo; Blue spine with gold text; Dust jacket has fraying edges with some tears along edges with more at head edge, slightly rubbed exterior; Boards have a few slightly raised areas on exterior which may be due to moisture, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding.
Taipei: Caves Book Co. 1963. Octavo; G/G-; White spines with black text; Volumes I & II; Volume I has book plate on back free endpaper; Dust jackets are shelfworn, frayed and torn edges, age toned with mylar covers; Boards are sunned, rubbed corners; Textblocks have darkened with age, light foxing on edges; pp 1534.
Cambridge, MA: Societa Illuminata, 1978. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Side stitched with a three hole punch: Covers have some shelfwear, some mild curling of the corners: Textblock is slightly darkened with age but pages are free of markings, folds and tears: As stated on cover, book is reprinted in reduced facsimile from the London edition of 1882 of Mr. Alexander Napier, and from the Cambridge edition of 1913 of Catherine Francis Frere: Unpaginated.
n.d. thirty-seventh volume (Jan-Jun 1860). Octavo; G-/no-DJ; black & dark brown spine w/o discernible text; rare; 11 color plates; leather spine & corners, cloth panels; exterior is moderately rubbed & sunned w/ slight tear on front toward head fore edge & tear on rear end paper; some rubbing wear along edges; panels are intact & sturdy; text block shows darkening on exterior edges due to age; small tear at fore edge of ffep; minor break at hinges but are still attached; cracking between 476-477 along binding; first & last few pages have slight foxing; text pages are have light foxing mostly toward fore edges, but binding is tight & intact; pp 490.
1992. Large Thin Octavo; G-/G+; Lavender spine with white text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior and moisture staining on front flap head edge & inside jacket along spine with minor edge wear; Boards has moisture staining along spine, but panels are clean & sturdy; Text block has age toning only on exterior edges, clean & intact inside; pp 107. Japanese language.
Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1949. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has one-inch closed tear on front near top of spine, small tears along top and bottom edges, spotting, faded spine, penciled price on rear flap; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, faded along hinges, spotting, mild bumps to outside corners and spine tail; Textblock has spotting to top edge, age-toning to endpapers, slight spotting on endpapers, vendor label and small edge tear on rear endpapers, torn away upper corner on page 105, pencil notations in index; xi, 105 pages, illustrated.
Australia: Viking/Penguin, 1997. First Australian Edition. large 8vo. VG/VG. light yellow DJ spine has navy and auburn titles down spine, adjacent panels a filed of yellow stars on sky blue. minor edgewear generally. pale blue cloth HB, stamped with white titles. ends and corners a bit worn. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear, lightly skimmed sheets. all edges a smooth ivory. 134 pp. ISBN# 0670878480.
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.
Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, 1984. Revised and Extended Edition. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: White spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, scuff markings, some fraying at corners, age toning: Textblock has light soiling, title page is signed by the author, pages clean and free of markings, folds or tears: Revised and extended edition: 203 pp.
New York, NY: Hyperion / Madison Press, 1997. First Edition. wide 8vo. VG-/VG. color pictorial DJ, spine strip text in tiny white upon slender dark green titleblock, thinly bordered in orange. text overlay upon wide transparent white segments appear enlarged on jacket front/rear, with light edgwear. dark green clothbound HB with gilt-stamped titling between lightly worn ends and corners. with original menus, authentic recipes and many illustrations. solidly bound but with moisture seepage stain to lower fore-edge and tail. as is. 144 pp. ISBN# 078686303X.
New York: David McKay Company, 1972. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is age-toned white with pink and orange text; DJ has general shelf wear, scratches, scuffs, edge wear, some nicks and bumps, age-toning, some creasing along edges, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, content is clear; pp 190.
London, Great Britain: Guild Publishing, 1986. Second Impression. Qto. VG/VG-. tall bronze DJ spine has green and ivory mid-spine title, publisher smaller in green at tail end. edgewear concentrated and moderate at spine ends and outer extremities. both jacket panels appear rubbed and lightly worn. medium green cloth covered with fading to stamped metal titled strip and the boards' outer edges. filled with recipes and illustrated with color photography. no writing to interior textblock, outer edges have a few faint spots. 256 pp.
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: Workman Publishing, 1988. 1st edition. Quarto. VG/VG DJ. Age-toned white spine with purple text/title and some light staining; dustjacket is mostly clean with some mild edgewear (more notable at the bottom lateral edge); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 256.
New York: Gramercy Books, 2000. Reprint. Octavo; VG/VG-; Floral spine with black in a light green block; Dust jacket has slight rubbing on exterior with minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Boards have slight spotting on rear panel and minor edge wear, but overall sturdy; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges, light spotting, but pages are unmarked; pp 531.
Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing & Communications, 1988. Octavo; pp 262 VG-/paperback; Ivory spine with black/red text; Covers have slight wear to exterior. slight sunning to spine, creasing to front board toward fore edge, minor soiling to front; Text block has very slight wear to exterior edges, minor toning to edges; interior clean;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Third edition. Octavo; pp 567; G/Fair; Yellow spine with black/red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderate wear to exterior, some rubbing wear to edges, slight discoloration to edges, tears to rear; Cloth has shelf wear to exterior, moderate wear to edges; Text block has browning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
Great Britain: Hermes House, 2007. UK Edition. large Qto. VG/ - no DJ. color pictorial segment at head of HC spine, followed by lengthy auburn segment, titles in rose, beige, white and black. HB covers display an array of images, enlarged titling and text centered. filled with 150 authentic recipes, 800 photographs all upon semi-glossy stock. no marks, no writing. 256 pp. ISBN# 9781846811777.
New York, NY: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1994. 8vo. VG+/VG. pale yellow spine with red block lettering between medium blue authors and publisher. text overlay upon white framed graphic montages, both jacket front/rear. light orange HC spin has red titles, both neatly cornered boards have a patterned field of white crabs. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. illustrated, clear and excellent textblock 128 pp. ISBN# 051759563X.
New York: Rodale, 2015. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with a small picture of a cow on the spine head, white text. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting;pp 306.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co. 2005. First Edition. small Qto. VG+/VG+. bright lime green DJ spine and jacket front, the titling descends from pictorial DJ tip with titles in small blue, tiny black and bold white to lower spine. negligible edgewear. bright lime paperboards and HB spine with stamped blue metallic titling. filled with recipes and highlighted by color phtoography. excellent, clear condition inside and out. 336 pp. ISBN# 9780393061543.
New York, NY: Atheneum, 1964. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine, part of ablue/green/orange jacket-wide illustration is moderately tanned with small age-toned titling centered beneath head of spine. wrinkles and chipping, nipped upper corners. turquoise clothbound HB, gold stamped titles, mildly yellowish at foot, with adjacent lime boards. decorative black/gray on ivory illustrations upon fep/ffep, with specks of silver glitter. tightly bound, excellent textblock. plum tint to head-edge, ISBN#.
New York: Hastings House, 1963. Revised and Enlarged. Revised and Enlarged; Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with blue, white and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, tiny tears to spine and front edges; Boards have light rubbing to edges, minor bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 250.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, 1973. Fifth printing. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Fifth printing; Cream and pink spine with faded brown text; dustjacket has a few brown stains on the front and is wrapped by a protective mylar covering; dj is price clipped on the front inside flap on the top; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 326.
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1950. na. slim 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. gold-tone and brown scrollwork relief illustrates spine, no text, a little golden book pattern. its front board is brightly illustrated on red, large white and blue text. thick boards, aged but above average exterior form. binding tight, sheets clear and illustrated throughout. skinny edges tinted red, unblemished. unpaginated with approx. 40+ pages.
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: J. B. Ford and Company, 1871. 8vo., 380pp.; VG-; spine brown cloth with copper lettering; ex library, with bookplate on front pastedown and stamp on title page, possible stamps elsewhere; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; marbled text block; missing page preceding title page; ffep torn; smudges and wear to title page; pages 123-136 have foling in the lower fore corner; damage to the upper fore corner of page 379/380, rear endpapers; shelved case 12.
New York: Gallery Books, 1984. Facsimile Edition. Octavo; G+/VG-; tan/maroon spine with maroon text; DJ has rubbing on the front and back, bumping to the head and tail of spine and corners, age toning; Boards have light wear to hinges, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners; Textblock clean and interior pages have age toning; approx. 350pp.
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, NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1970. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded red DJ spine with muted ivory capitals between black author and publisher, chipping and light wear to its ends and extremities. jacket front the original vibrant red, illustrated and with moderate edgewear. dark brick red clothbound HB with stamped gilt titles, adjacent panels are sharply cornered. lime green fep/ffep. clean skimmed ivory textblock. small stain to tail edge and it affects the lower marginal area. 196 pp. ISBN# 0200717219.