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.;.
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.
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.
South Africa: Darter Bros and Company, 1911. Reprint. Reprint; 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is grey with no text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, age-toning, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, content is clear; pp 110.
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: HarperFlamingo, 1998. [SIGNED] First edition, first printing. Octavo; vg/good; dj, brown tones on spine with white text; HB, black spine with silver text; signed by author, half-title page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 315 pp.; color plates; color inserts; fore-edge, spot staining; head-edge, foxing; else very good.
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: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1993. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/VG-: Off white spine with black text: DJ is in good condition with general shelfwear, some soiling, scratch marks: Boards are strong and clean, bumping at head and tail of spine: Textblock is clean, two pages have soiling and scuffing, front free page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner, otherwise clean and free of markings, folds or tears: 159 pp.
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.
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: 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: 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: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969. first edition facsimile. Thick 16mo; G+/G-; Tan spine with black text; First edition facsimile, originally published by S.O. Beeton in 24 monthly parts, 1859-61; Dust jacket is age toned with fraying edges, 3 inch closed tear along spine at front rubbing at corners, other lesser tears, covered in mylar which has sticker residue; Boards have edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned; pp 1111.
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.
Paris, Brussels, Montreal, Zurich: Selection du Reader's Digest, 1992. French. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ; off-white spine with red and black text; boards are strong with considerable staining, discoloration, and smudging to covers, back cover has one small, 0.5 inch sticker from previous bookseller; textblock is clean; 263pp. Text in French. [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].
New York: DK Publishing, Inc. 2003. Revised edition. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with white text; Boards have minor shelf wear and otherwise panels are strong & clean; Text block shows minimal shelf wear and pages are unmarked; pp 543. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Chester, Connecticut: The Globe Pequot Press, 1986. First Edition, Second Printing. oversize 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. pale pink softcover spine, lengthy reading crease down spine, centered large uppercase title in shades of purple. front pictorial, viewed with original pink shade for large black title on colorblock centered within upper half. generally read and handled, all pages intact. more than 370 recipes printed on uniformly ivory stock, no writing within this wraps copy.. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. all sides. lightly thumbed corners. unmarked exterior edges, 570 pp. ISBN # 087106801X.
Des Moines, IA: Meredith Publishing Company, 1936. First Thus. Quarto; VG/VG (Binder Bound); Silver spine with black text; Binder boards strong, clean, with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, some extra wear between covers and binder spine, stain on back cover; Binder inside covers darkened with age, otherwise clean, binder strong, functions appropriately; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean aside from the minor occasional food-related stain, all pages accounted for, binder tabs well-maintained, cover page bottom punch hole torn, all other page punches intact, front and back page protectors included - a bit more worn than remaining textblock; pp N/A.
London, Great Britain: Hugh Evelyn Limited, 1960. UK Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. slim DJ spine, very discolored, a tanned dull yellow with black titling. jacket front has large red libation glass in red, black titling centered upon it and enhanced by surrounding by ornate foodstuffs.very skinny inner flaps with black text.edgwear is slight to cover with a closed tear and heavily spotted jacket rear. light coral HB spine and adjacent boards; all titling in purple and graphic cover figure in purple. layered graphic in purple decorates the fep/ffep. no marks to the textblock. interior sheets include a collection of recipes and techniqu, with an Edwardian flavor. thin edges clear. 61 pp.
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 York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1971. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; deep red-orange spine with off-white and orange text; dustjacket has light edgewear with light scuffing, staining and discoloration to covers and spine; boards have light rubbing to upper edges, otherwise strong and clean; textblock is clean, inscription by author to previous owner on front free-end paper; 238pp.
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.