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1967 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Approx. 11 3/8" H x 8" W. This calendar was an advertising piece for Moote & Hodgson Limited of Orangeville, Ontario. The binding quite cleverly consists of a piece of flexible 'gold' coloured metal, with a hole for hanging at top, which loops through all the pages of the calendar. When the 'gold' pencil that slots into the loop is removed, the pages can be taken out and re-ordered (the instructions suggest that each finished month be placed at the back of the calendar in sequence). The twelve sheets for the months each form a pocket at the bottom (for storing receipts, recipes, notes, etc.) and have a recipe illustrated with a sepiatone photograph and a menu on the front. On the reverse are additional recipes following that month's theme and a tip from Betty Baker. The calendar cover consists of a folded sheet (just over 6 1/2" H at the front) with a pasted on colour picture of a fisherman and the company details on the front. The full-sized rear section has a form for filling in the "Household Budget" on the inside (unused) and information on "Home Freezing - Fruits and Vegetables" on the reverse. The monthly recipe themes are: January - Sandwiches Supreme; February - Soup So Warm; March - Fish 'n' Things; April - Meat Miracles; May - Good ol' Cookie; June - Delectable Vegetables; July - Dessert Magic; August - Beverage Coolers; September - Countdown on Coffee Cakes; October - Thanksgiving Delights; November - Fashionable Meat Dishes; December - Salads Superb. The rear section has small creases at bottom corners, light browning at bottom rear edge, and very tiny crease at top corners. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Nottingham Carrick & Young (Printed for Private Circulation.) 1887 Half-Leather Good 
368 pp, 7 1/8" H. Maroon leather spine and corners, gilt lettering/banding on spine, banding on spine and corner edges. Marbled paper-covered boards, marbling to textblock edges, marbled endpapers. Contents: Miscellaneous Receipts, arranged in alphabetical sequence, A to W; Breakfast Dishes; Lenten Dinners and Dishes; Menus, or Bills of Fare; Christmas Fare; Practical Dinners, Menus and Receipts; Sauces (Modern) classified and explained; Time Tables for Boiling and Roasting; Memoranda (blank pages for adding recipes - partly filled in). Examples of recipes: "Nettle Beer - Four gallons of water, a good sized bunch of nettle tops, one and a half pounds of sugar, two ounces of bruised ginger, two ounces of hops. Boil all together half an hour. Strain, when nearly cold, add four tablespoonsful of yeast, and work like beer in the ordinary way." "Fairy Butter - Beat half a pound of butter into a cream with the yolks of eight eggs boiled very hard, add a quarter of a pound of sweet almonds well pounded, then half a pound of lump sugar, pounded fine, mix thoroughly, add a tablespoonful of sherry, and one of brandy; lay the mixture smoothly over macaroons, previously soaked in sherry or brandy." 2" split in front hinge paper - hinge still strong, area of tiny dents on half-title page that transfer to several of the adjacent pages, erased pencel lines on the 'Introductory Ballad' page, four pin holes/wrinkles at top of page leaf 365/366 with pin head leaving a tiny dent in several adjacent pages, slight toning to pages, tiny stain at top of page leaf 363/364, light edge wear, small light scuffs to leather, wear to marbled boards. Book is now protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 275.00 USD
THE MOTHER'S COOK BOOK:  HOW TO PREPARE FOOD FOR CHILDREN.  WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON "CHILD FEEDING AND HEALTH"., Bourjaily, Barbara Webb and Gorman, Dorothy May.  Introduction by Justin A. Garvin, M.D.
3 Bourjaily, Barbara Webb and Gorman, Dorothy May. Introduction by Justin A. Garvin, M.D. THE MOTHER'S COOK BOOK: HOW TO PREPARE FOOD FOR CHILDREN. WITH AN INTRODUCTION ON "CHILD FEEDING AND HEALTH".
New York D. Appleton 1926 First Edition Hard Cover Good- 
164 pp + 14 blank pages headed "Recipes" at rear, 6 15/15" H. Contents: Preface - The Story of This Book; Child Feeding and Health; List of Utensils and Care of Utensils and Foods; Table of Measures; Liquids (Preparation of Water, ditto Milk, Fruit Juices, Fancy Drinks); Cereals (Milk Mush, Gruel); Soups (Broths, Cream Soups); Vegetables; Salads; Eggs and Meat (Eggs, Meats, Fish); Sandwiches; Preparation of Fresh Fruit/Cooked Fruits; Desserts (Cakes, Cookies, Puddings, Ice Cream and Ices, Candies); Parties (Holiday Parties, Brithday Parties); Traveling; Menu Suggestions (General Menus, Menus for Child of Three, ditto of Six, ditto of Ten, ditto of Twelve, Menus for Day Nursery; Menus for Children from Two to Six, Meals for School Boys and Girls); Index. Minor browning to pages and endpapers, very small stain at bottom of inside front hinge, small corner crease on half-title page, several corner creases on page vii, tiny stain on a few preliminary pages, minor soiling on rear endpapers, browning and light soiling to edges of textblock, light edge wear, small corner crease on free rear endpaper, light soiling marks on rear board, slight bump to corners, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear. Postage for this light item will be reduced to most destinations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
MEMORIES WITH FOOD AT GIPSY HOUSE., Dahl, Felicity and Dahl, Roald.  Photographs by Jan Baldwin.
4 Dahl, Felicity and Dahl, Roald. Photographs by Jan Baldwin. MEMORIES WITH FOOD AT GIPSY HOUSE.
Viking / Penguin, London, 1991, first edition. 
239 pp, 10" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0670841420 B&w and colour photographs, drawings. "(A) mixture of delightfully written anecdotes covering Roald Dahl's family upbringing, his youth and early days in Africa, and his happiness at home with Liccy, his wife, and their numerous children, grandchildren and friends. For this extensive family, there is no more enjoyable way of relaxing than sharing good food and wine. The meals they enjoy together round the old pine farmhouse table a t Gipsy House are either fine examples of national dishes of their heritage - Norwegian, French, British, etc. - or favourite recipes that have delighted three generations of discerning eaters. Many recipes have acquired a particular significan c e f or the Dahl family over the years, and these are introduced with reminiscences rich in nostalgia and humour. This book has many sections. The text has been written by Roald and Liccy Dahl, their children, close family and friends. The illus tr at i on s are by Quentin Blake, photographs by Jan Baldwin and all the recipes have been cooked by Josie Fison. The recipes are for all occasions, covering family birthday parties, Christmas and Easter celebrations, Roald's passion for chocolate , o nio ns an d wine, his enthusiasm for gambling and gardening and finally, a Dahl-style chapter: Hangman's Suppers - contributed by Francis Bacon, P.D. James, John le Carre, Peter Ustinov and others. It is a medly of great reading and good cooki ng." Li ght rem ainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, one small tear archivally taped. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
Balfour, Huntingdon, 1973, first edition. 
96 pp, 9 1/2" H, hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Contents: Introduction; Military Postal History; The Picture Postcard; Books; Letters, Diaries, Personal Documents and Photographs; N ewspapers; Prints; Stamps; Paper Money, Posters and Leaflets; Music, Concerts, Menus and Souvenirs; Notes on the Illustrations; Notes on Campaigns from 1809 to 1913; Some Useful Books and Addresses. Light cigarette odor, slight browning to e n d p a p e r s, slight fading to top edge of boards, very light browning to top of text block. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light to moderate edge wear, two small tears (one with crease) archivally taped, light rubbing, tiny scuff on re ar p an el , br ow ning on spine and top inside edge. Very Good-/Good- 
Price: 12.50 USD
Graphis, (New York, 1997). 
248 pp, 4to, HC in dust jacket. More than 600 full-color images. "...the international showcase or the best work produced in all areas of contemporary graphic design. More than six hundred full-color examples of creative excellence and innovation in graphic design are featured here. The best of international design is categories ranging from annual reports, corporate identity and brochures, to products, promotions and packaging design fill these pages. Insightful commentary b y a r e n o w n d esign historian and case studies of the works of twelve leading design firms are also presented. With complete captions and credits as well as indices of design firms, creative directors, art directors, designers, artists, illu st r at o rs , ph ot og ra p he rs and clients, (this book) is an indispensable resource for all design professionals and their clients..." Tiny shallow dint to front hinge of dust jacket. This is a new, unread book - just removed from publisher's sh ri nkw ra p f or ca tal ogu ing a nd mylaring of dust jacket. NF/NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
DELIA'S HAPPY CHRISTMAS., Smith, Delia.  Photography by Petrina Tinslay.
7 Smith, Delia. Photography by Petrina Tinslay. DELIA'S HAPPY CHRISTMAS.
London Ebury 2009 9780091933 Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good+ 
311 pp, 11 1/8" H. "Still daunted by the prospect of cooking for Christmas? Is this your first Christmas catering for family and friends? Looking for brand-new ideas to celebrate over the festive season, or do you fancy getting to grips with a totally traditional Christmas? Above all, do you want to be able to join in the fun? The solutions to all these questions are right here. Here is the definitive guide to cooking for Christmas, one that takes the stress out of having to organise everything. You'll find detailed advice on shopping and suppliers, planning, cooking ahead and for the freezer, menus to cover the whole holiday, and an hour-by-hour countdown to the last crucial 36 hours. And, if all else fails, there is always Delia's last-minute Christmas! With 150 gloriously photographed recipes there is something here to suit everyone: 50 much-loved classics including Delia's Christmas Cake, Christmas Pudding and Roast Turkey which have faithfully served generations of Christmas cooks, along with 100 inspiring new recipes from Pot-roasted Guinea Fowl with Calvados and Salmon in Champagne Sauce to Drambuie Trifle and Chocolate and Sour Cherry Crumble. (It) includes party drinks and buffet suggestions, meals for vegetarians, a celebration of Hogmanay, ideas on what to do with leftovers - in short everything to make it a Happy Christmas for the cook too." Waviness to edges of text block. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds. 
Price: 35.00 USD
ASIAN ART.  VOLUME III, NUMBER I.  WINTER 1990., Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Cort, Louise Allison; Stinchecum, Amanda Mayer.
8 Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Cort, Louise Allison; Stinchecum, Amanda Mayer. ASIAN ART. VOLUME III, NUMBER I. WINTER 1990.
New York Oxford University Press / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 1990 0894234X Soft Cover Very Good 
64 pp, 11" H. Colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, map. Contents: In Praise of Shadows; Map of Japan; Japanese Ceramics and Cuisine; A Common Thread: Japanese Ikat Textiles; Glossary and Chronology. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small bump at bottom corner of rear cover - migrates into last few pages, very light rubbing on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
LONDON OLD & NEW., Thackeray and Kinglsey Hotels.
9 Thackeray and Kinglsey Hotels. LONDON OLD & NEW.
Thackeray and Kinglsey Hotels, London, 1931. 
32 pp, 5 1/2" H, soft covers bound with cord. B&w photographs, double-page map at centre. A small guidebook put out by two Temperance hotels, giving details of their rates and amenities, with information on walking tours of London, the museums, ga lleries, public buildings, etc., and concluding with the 'Motor-Bus Services running near the Hotels'. Interior - small light stain on center map, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - a few small very light s t a i n s o n front cover, very light browning, very small scuff on rear cover, a few soft small creases on covers. Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
ELOISE IN MOSCOW., Thompson, Kay.
10 Thompson, Kay. ELOISE IN MOSCOW.
New York Simon & Schuster 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good Hilary Knight. 
Unpaginated, 11 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, black/white/yellow illustrations throughout, color fold-out of Kremlin. "Can Russia co-exist with Eloise? Before impulsivley shouting 'Definitely Da!' or 'Absolutely Nyet!' the reader is urged to study this full report of the activities of Eloise in Moscow (she was there - first). This book is the first to give the facts about Russian Pear Lemonade. It takes you underground through 10 mammoth mosaic, marble Moscow subway stations. And inside the Kremlin (Oh my Lord it is absolutely in full color). It is a rawther top-secret document." Minor edge wear, crease down one side of the fold-out and a soft wrinkle on the other side, book is slightly cocked, minor fading and wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light browning to spine, flap-folds and some edges; light edge wear/wrinkling; two 1" chips at bottom edge; light rubbing and soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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