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LA VARENNE, Francois Pierre de . Il cuoco francese ove è insegnata la maniera di condire ogni sorte di vivande... In Bologna, per il Longhi. 1693. Second Italian edition. 8vo. [6], 544pp. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Extremities lightly rubbed and discoloured. Internally clean and crisp. Later amorial bookplates and shelf-labels to front endpapers of Anglo-Irish Conservative politician, and sometime High Sheriff of County Cork, Arthur Hugh Smith Barry (1843-1925) of Marbury Hall. More > £ 2,000.00 Antiquates Ref. 24550
BACHMAN, Walter [Translator and Editor]. Swiss bakery and confectionery. London. Maclaren & Sons Limited, 1949. First edition in English. Quarto. x, [2], 288pp, xi-xlii, [4]. With colour plates and numerous black and white photographs and illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper marked and chipped, short tears to upper panel. With a loosely inserted 2pp publisher's prospectus, and a typed letter on publisher's stationery stating this to be a complimentary copy provided at the request ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22604
[BARNARD, Alfred]. The maltings, great grimsby. [Excerpted from Noted Breweries of Great Britain & Ireland]. [London]. [s.n., Joseph Causton & Sons], [s.d., c.1890s] Quarto. 40pp. With reproductions of 12 line drawings and a single photographic illustration. Finely bound in publisher's full calf, gilt, with elaborate titling design from the original work featuring on the upper board, above the lettering 'The Maltings, Great Grimsby'. A.E.G., marbled endpapers. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, else a crisp copy. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 14139