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.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday/Dolphin, 1982. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. spine is light blue, gently faded from the original green background that colors the front cover. contrast tilting in white down wraps spine with a touch of wear to ends and a light scuff to bottom right. prior institution stamp on inside left ffep. no reading crease, sheets are mark free and the binding is secure. handled lightly, its outer edges are a basic ivory. 260 pp. ISBN# 0385181418.
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: 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, 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: 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.
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.
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.
Essex: Judy Piatkus (Publishers) Limited, 1981. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green/brown/off-white spine with white & yellow text; Dust jacket has lightly rubbed exterior and minor wear along edges with sticker residue on front flap; Cloth has very slightly sunned exterior with minor wear otherwise; Text block has tape residue on front pastedown and has ivory toned pages which are clean with tight binding; pp 176.
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.
New York, NY: Golden Press, 1981. New and Revised Edition, Sixth Printing. medium Qto. VG/ - no DJ. matte red clothbound on boards, spine has white titling and its adjacent cover color illustrated with white text on red rear. a bit whitish where shelfwear at ends and corners. a brown on yellow table of herbs line the fep/ffep. very neat textblock with color illustrations. mark-free inside and out. 400 pp. ISBN# 0307098222.
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2010. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG+. brown and black tipped DJ spine, has lengthy pale gray segment to tail with large blue, smaller brown and tiny black lettering. edgewear slight. medium brown HB with white and pale brown imprinted titles. powder blue solidly line the fep/ffep. solidly bound, light handling, like new in neat DJ. 312 pp. ISBN# 9781580082624.
New York: R & S Books, 1990. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned around edges with minor wear on edges, but exterior is clean and intact; Boards show slight shelf wear with lightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are sturdy and strong; Text block has lightly ivory toned pages which are unmarked with tight binding; pp 57.