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[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
[KING, William]. The art of cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. With some letters to Dr. Lister, and Others... London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, [1712]. Second edition. 8vo. [4], 112pp, [4]. Parallel Latin and English texts. With an engraved frontispiece and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Recent red half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Leaves toned, later inked ownership inscription to head of title page, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25098
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
[COOKERY]. Social etiquette the art of cookery and hints on carving. London. Houlston and Sons, [s.d., c. 1860] Sixth thousand. 8vo. [5], 10-248pp, [8]. Complete despite erratic pagination. With four final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, later bookplate of John Fuller to FEP, early inked ownership inscriptions to recto of FFEP, some loss to gutter of title page, leaves browned and spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 27087
[TIMBS, John]. Hints for the table: or, the economy of good living. London. Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1838. First edition. 12mo. xii, 167pp, [1]. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and marked. Contemporary inked ownership inscription of J. W. Edwards to FEP, foxed. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'By John Timbs / With the Author's Compts. / to J. W. Edwards Esqr.' More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 25678
THOMPSON, Sir Henry. Food and feeding. London. Frederick Warne and Co., [1880]. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 147pp, [3]. With a half-title and a final leaf pf publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt and black. Minor shelf-wear. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 27088
LEMERY, L[ouis]. A treatise of all sorts of foods, both animal and vegetable: also of drinkables: Giving an Account How to chuse the best Sort of all Kinds; Of the good and bad Effects they produce; the Principles they abound with; the Time, Age and Constitution they are adapted to... London. Printed for T. Osborne, 1745. Third edition in English. 12mo. xii, 372pp, [24]. With an initial imprimatur leaf. Title page in red and black. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, later rebacked, preserving contemporary calf lettering-piece. Rubbed, a trifle marked, chipping to lettering-piece, edges dusty. Marbled endpapers, inked ownership inscription to head of title, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24380