Food & Drinks
London, Great Britain: Faber and Faber Limited, 1961. Second Impression. 8vo. VG/VG-. hot pink segment with centered black titling with black/gray decorative image at mid-spine. illustrated bands extend across jacket front and rear. edgewear moderate with cuts, chips, closed tears. purple clothbound HB with gold and black titles between lightly worn ends and bumped corners. faint tonal discoloration to fep with name/date of prior owner in ink. frontispiece and 27 illustrations included within the clear, mark-free interior text. 304 pp.
Ontario: John Wiley and Sons, 2009. Second Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Gray and off white spine with black text: DJ is clean, light shelfwear, small liquid stain on interior at tail of spine: Boards are strong and clean, slight rubbing, slight bumping to tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Edition: 414 pp.
New York, NY: Random House, 1999. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. brown glossy DJ spine has gold tone titling between lightly worn ends. fully illustrated color panels have mild surfacewear and closed tear to bottom left corner of jacket rear. very dark brown HB spine has gilt-stamped type, with adjacent warm brown paperboard panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. rough trim to fore-edge. 366 pp. ISBN# 0679421904.
Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1982. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly toned ivory wraps spine with black titles at head, purple/black grapes graphic and smaller black characters at tail. illustration extends across softcover front, glossy and unabraded exterior. with figures, recipes and glossary as part of the textblock upon clean sheets, few tiny folded corners. 157 pp. ISBN# 0874511488.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First American edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; Spine has yellow and black grapevine design, title in white text inside red box near top; Dustjacket has considerable edge wear: large chips at top and at bottom of spine, spine has a vertical closed tear at bottom right and horizontal closed tear across spine near bottom, DJ corners have small chips, front cover has closed tear and small chip near bottom, DJ is age toned and has light rubbing, front flap is price clipped in upper right and has former seller's price in blue ink near top; Boards straight and strong, color is faded along edges and at top and bottom of spine, boards have occasional very light rubbing, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, head textblock edge has one small, faint spot, front end paper has former owner's name and a date in blue ink, interior clean; 215 pp.
Berkeley, CA & Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2000. Octavo: VG-/VG: Red spine with white text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear, price sticker on front bottom portion: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, pastedowns have some soiling, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some foxing to head edge else clean, pages with pictures stick together slightly with no apparent cause, text is unmarked: 184 pp.
Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1992. Octavo: G+/no-DJ: Black spine with off white text: Boards have general shelfwear, multiple scuff marks, chipping and fraying at corners and head and tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Text is entirely in FRENCH: 224 pp.
London, Great Britain: Macmillan, 1988. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. gray/black marbling to DJ spine with ivory overlay titling down spine, between extended, patterned marbled segments in olive/black, columns on jacket front/rear aside the spine. moderate edge and surface wear. black clothbound HB with gold stamped titling, slight wear to extremities. endpages toned partially, but SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. skimmed interior, clear and with light illustrations. 274 pp. ISBN# 0333474082.
London: Macmillan London Limited, 1979. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; blue spine, gold text; cover has rubbing around edges, superficial scratches, significant fading around edges and along spine; textblock has age toning to exterior, small stains on pp 79-82, former owner's inscription on front free endpaper; pp 512.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Octavo; VG-/VG; Orange spine with small picture of Paula Deen and yellow and white text. DJ has general shelf wear, minimal edge wear; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by Paul Deen on second front free end paper, some pen lines on a few pages, otherwise, readable, free of highlighting; pp 287.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1970. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin bright red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has a personal inscription by previous owner on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 84.
California: Pegus Press, 1983. First Edition. Two Volume Set; First Edition; Thick gray fabric spine with red and silver text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 thru Vol. 2 pp.2415; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Australia: Global Book Publishing Pty Ltd, 2006. Hong Kong Printing. l8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. bright red, bright orange and teal tipped bottom edge of this large 264 full-color card and 48 page booklet filled box with red lid. a plethora of color coded cards with country labels on raised tabs are revealed when you remove lid. easy to peruse and booklet guide included. Country and regional cards include France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, United States of America, Canada, Argentina and Chile, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Varietals and Index. a very clean set of cards, complete and like new in protective box. outstanding shape. Shelve upstairs.
Gonzalez Byass, 2010. Quarto: VG/VG: Green and brown spine with darker brown text: DJ has general shelfwear, clean otherwise: Boards are strong with very mild shelfwear, bumping in bottom corner: Textblock is clean and bright, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 230 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Tokyo: Gunya Film Productions, 1988. Quarto; VG/VG; spine red with white lettering; dust jacket clean, free of tears, minor wrinkling on top and bottom back edges, minimal other wear, protected by Brodart mylar cover; boards strong, clean, minimal wear to covers and spine, slight age-fading on front bottom edge, minimal edgewear; textblock clean (one small stain at bottom of fore edge), minimal wear, no markings/writing, no highlighting/underlining, contains large color photos. pp.115.
Manila, Phillipines: Merriam & Webster Inc. 1986. Foreign Printing, Revised and Enlarged Edition. super 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. several reading creases to spine with medium green bold title, stacked authors and publisher. moderate handling, with ends and edges that show general reading. thin ivory sheets with many numbered tables and figures. green name on head-edge, unmarked fore-edge and tail. basically clean, no writing within the 455 pages. in ver good condition. scarce. ISBN# 9711032929.
Melbourne: Hospitality Press, 1988. First Edition. Oblong Octavo: VG-/VG-: Pale yellow spine with pink text: DJ has general shelfwear, some soiling, some age toning: Boards are strong with light staining along head and tail edges, general shelfwear: Textblock dust stained along head edge, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 152 pp.
Cranbury: A.S. Barnes and Co., Inc. 1975. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Brown spine with pink text; Dust jacket has shelfwear with age toning, frayed edges and small tears; Boards are slightly cocked but otherwise good; Library ink stamp on fore edge of textblock; textblock darkened by age and staining; pp 276.
London: Applied Science Publishers Ltd. 1983. Reprint. Octavo; G-/no-DJ paperback; sunned pink spine with white and purple text; covers have considerable wear, front cover has significant creasing and bending, peeling at corners, covers and spine have moderate fading, age-toning and sunning; textblock is clean with light age-toning; 179pp.
Indianapolis, New York: The Bobbs-Merril Company, Inc. 1981. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. lightly sunned DJ spine, title in large red, green and blue centered between brown/black bands and small black author and publisher indented from lightly chipping ends. edgewear continued moderately along the golden tan jacket front and off white jacket rear. finely grained texture to the dark orange HB with rose gold imprinte titling. minor edgewear. no writing within the gently read interior. some moisture damage affects the rear half bottom right corners with slight curvature and wrinkles. rearmost sheets a bit discolored. as is. out-of-print. 436 pp. ISBN# 0672526816.
London: Mitchell Beazley, 1994. First edition. Octavo; VG+/VG; Illustrated spine w/ purple & blue text; DJ clean with general wear, price clipped, otherwise in good condition; midnight blue boards with gilt text on spine, tightly bound, light bumping to spine ends and light wear to corners; text block is clean, previous owner's gift inscription of front free end paper; pp. 184. Illustrated multi-colored spine w/ purple & blue lettering.
New York: Jacob H Studer, 1881. 1881 Edition. Quarto; VG; Bound in full leather with gilt titles and designs; 5 raised bands on spine; Beveled boards; Some wear along the edges and corners; Wear to bands on spine; All edges gilt; Endpapers repaired at the gutters; "One Hundred Nineteen crayon plates artistically drawn and colored from Nature by Theodore Jasper" All chromolithographs protected by tissue; All plates are excellent, only a few small tears to the tissue guards; LP consign: Shelved above case 2. NOTE: Book is heavy, please contact for international or expedited shipping.
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1989. N/A. small Qto. VG-/VG-. brassy glossy metallic titling with large black and white titling between centered red bands, tiny black publisher at tai8l. edgewear light, appears glossy under a thin plastic protective cover. medium red clothbound HBN with stamped gold titling, adjacent red boards lightly bumped. dark gray lined fep/ffep. semi-glossy ivory stock textblock, with many color illustrations and text detail. attached golden ribbon bookmark. 480 pp. ISBN# 0671687026.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. Quarto; VG-/no DJ; Dark yellow spine with red text; 3 Volume set; Boards have slightly rubbed exteriors and corners, otherwise strong; Textblocks are slightly age toned, ex-libris label on front pastedowns, library stamps on front free endpapers, library stamps on all exterior edges; pp 2004. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: T Viking Press, 1973. Folio, 210pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is red with gold text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean. Moderate open tear to head edge of dust jacket at spine. Closed tear at tail edge of dust jacket on rear panel. Faint discoloration to Contents and Acknowledgements pages, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy.
Johannesburg: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1969. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Blue spine with white and black text; dustjacket has 0.7 inch tear near the spine but otherwise clean; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; front free-end paper has previous owner's name written in blue ink, otherwise textblock is clean. Pp. 211.
Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1992. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Black spine with white text: Boards are strong with some scuff marks, general shelfwear, large bumping to bottom corner, some slight chipping along head and tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is entirely in FRENCH: 189 pp.
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off-white spine with red & black text; Dust jacket is slightly age toned with lightly sunned spine and minimal wear due to handling; Boards are lightly sunned, minimal shelf wear, otherwise strong & clean; Text block is lightly age toned with deckled fore edge; pp 142.
United Kingdom: Segrave Foulkes Publishers, 1995. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; dust jacket spine midnight blue w/red stripe across top, w/txt, slight creasing at joints, minor shelf wear; boards firm, clean; binding strong; pages like new: minimal wear/aging. Inscription from author on free front page. In excellent condition. 128pp.
Colognola ai Colli: Demetra, 1988. Small Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Thin, light blue spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, slight fraying to corners, binding tight: Textblock exterior has some soiling to tail edge, pages clean and unmarked: Text is entirely in ITALIAN: 115 pp.
Mystic: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc. 1995. First. Quarto; VG/VG; illustrated spine, red/white text; jacket has corner wear; boards are strong, minor rubbing along edges, bump in back upper corner; textblock has former owner's inscription on front fly paper, bubbling and small tear on back pastedown, very faint age toning to exterior, otherwise clean; pp 442.