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1 1949 Maine Potato Yearbook: Potato Blossom Festival and annual meeting of the Potato Industry Council of Maine, Fort Fairfield, Maine 

Fort Fairfield and Aroostock, ME: Potato Industry Council of Maine, 1949. First Thus
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Book 
Stiff yellow and blue pictorial wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, a few soil marks, light creasing to bottom front corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 200 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Many local advertisements as well as photos. Scarce. 039382 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy 
Simon, Andre L.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1952. First American Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge stained yellow. Stated 1st American edition. Light shelf wear, minor scratch to lower front cover, slightly rubbed corners. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xv,816 pp. 040721 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 A Cordiall Water: A Garland of Odd and Old Receipts to Assuage the Ills of Man and Beast 1593760299 / 9781593760298
Fisher, M. F. K.
Shoemaker & Hoard, 2004. First Thus
Soft cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps. 1st edition thus w/ complete number line. x,148 pp. 042290 
Price: 7.50 USD
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4 A Fresh Herb Platter [INSCRIBED] 
Hogner, Dorothy Childs
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Co., 1961. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book Nils Hogner Signed by Author and Illustrator
Tan cloth, lettered in teal. Former owner's book plate/address label mounted inside front cover, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket mildly toned, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, personalized, full signature; additionally signed by illustrator (author's husband) with an accompanying ink sketch. 237 pp., illus. Very scarce signed copy. 037892 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 A Lobster in Every Pot: Recipes and Lore 0899092160 / 9780899092164
Women of the Lobster Industry; Susan K. White (editor)
Yankee Books, 1990. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. xiii,130 pp., illus. 036156 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 A Miscellany of Cook's Wisdom 156138092X / 9781561380923
Craig, Diana
Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, 1992. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
96 pp., illus., book mark sewn in. Slightly foxed top text block edge, mildly bumped top corners, else nearly as issued. Dust jacket shows light rubbing along top edge. 015054 
Price: 4.95 USD
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7 Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine - How and Why - What Medical Writers Say 
Allen, Martha M.
Norwich, CT: Charles C. Haskell and Son, 1900. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. Not Issued 
Burgundy buckram, lettered in gilt. A decidedly less than elegant copy, with front board showing somewhat puckered cloth, dampstaining to both covers, with significant dampstaining to front blank, mild dampstaining to several early and late leaves. Title page shows approx. 2.5" closed horizontal tear midway down, interior otherwise intact, binding firm and square. Both hinges show evidence of neat repair. 429 pp., [3] pp. ads at rear. Cosmetically deficient, but still acceptable. Scarce. 027330 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How More Than One Hundred Men Have Recovered from Alcoholism [Facsimile Reprint of 1939 First Edition] 1940889081 / 9781940889085
Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, 2014. Facsimile Reprint Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine Book 
Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor binding lean original to issue, two slight moisture spots to front cover, slight wear to text block fore-edge, presents virtually as issued. Dujsrt jacket shows 2" closed tear along upper rear joint, light shelf wear and slight waviness to front panel (light moisture contact), now in mylar. viii,400 pp. Facsimile of rare first edition, authorized in 2013 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of its 1939 publication. 039979 
Price: 10.00 USD
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9 All About Herbs 0890091153 / 9780890091159
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books/Book Sales, 1978. First Thus
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
128 pp., illus. w/ color plates, line drawings. Virtually as issued, slightly bumped at corners. Mild shelf wear to dust jacket. 012342 
Price: 7.50 USD
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10 All About Ices, Jellies, Creams, & Conserves [All About Confectionery Series] 
Harris, Henry G., and S. P. Borella
London: Offices of "The British Baker"/Maclaren and Sons Ltd., 1st Edition
Original Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued Book 
Green cloth, decorated in darker green, lettered in white on front cover and in black on spine panel. Undated, ca. 1910. Very slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, lightly toned text block edges, both flyleaves toned, all slight faults, very nearly "as issued." [vii],200 pp., illus. Hard to imagine a better preserved surviving copy. 038776 
Price: 95.00 USD
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11 All the Presidents' Pastries: Twenty-Five Years in the White House - A Memoir [SIGNED] 208030559X / 9782080305596
Mesnier, Roland, with Christian Malard; Louise Rogers Lalaurie (transl.)
Flammarion, 1007. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Signed by Author
Ivory and tan paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. 1st English language edition. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. Inscribed by author "To Linda / Roland Mesnier" on half-title in black sharpee/marker. 344 pp. 025015 
Price: 19.95 USD
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12 American Bistro 0809250470 / 9780809250479
Chalmers, Irena
Chicago and New York: Contemporary Books, 1986. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards. Essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, 1" closed tear with crease at head of rear joint, now in mylar. 176 pp., illus. in color. 032596 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 Ancient Grains for Modern Meals: Mediterranean Whole Grain Recipes for Barley, Farro, Kamut, Polenta, Wheat Berries & More 1580083544 / 9781580083546
Speck, Maria
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2011. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. x,230 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 039537 
Price: 14.50 USD
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14 Arctic Food 8277490097 / 9788277490090
Lie-Nilsen, Olav (recipes); Erik Jonsson Eidem (text)
Norway: Eidem Forlag, 2000. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in archival mylar. 80 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Very scarce. 033707 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book 

New York and Des Moines, IA: Meredith Press, 1962. Revised Edition
Five-Ring Binder 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. N/A Book 
Vintage five-ring binder, red and white gingham-plaid paper covered boards, lettered in black and white. Stated Revised Edition, 2nd ptg. Slight shelf wear,with contents nicely intact, even the original acetate overlay for the title page and the acetate ring insert. First two leaves show tearing at one punch-hole; toning to final page of text, with mild toning to a few other leaves. 400 pp., fully illus. w/ color photos. 040480 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Betty Groff Cookbook: Pennsylvania German Recipes 1879441845 / 9781879441842
Groff, Betty; Stoneback, Diane
Harrisburg, PA: RB Books, 2001. First Edition
Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Blair Seitz (photographer) 
Color pictorial laminated boards. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 024583 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Beverage Blue Book and Catalog [3rd Edition - 1930] 
Staff of The Beverage Journal (editors)
Chicago, IL: H. S. Rich and Co., 1930. First Thus
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Blue cloth, lettered in white. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, along joints. Minor binding lean, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. 332 pp., many ads. Scarce, early (Prohibition-era) edition. 033078 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Biscuits LeClerc: A Five-Generation Love Affair 2895901848 / 9782895901846
Gauthier, Chantal, and France Lord
Outremont, Quebec, Canada: Carte Blanche, 2011. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. As issued. 154 pp., illus. w/ color, vintage b&w photographs. 036964 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Bountiful Buffets: Inspired Ideas for Entertaining [SIGNED] 0981694101 / 9780981694108
Gwen, Jamie, with Lana Sills
Los Angeles, CA: Tastebud Entertainment, 2008. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Signed by Author
Gold paper covered boards, lettered in white. Basically as issued. Dust jacket as issued. 160 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Book plate mounted on front flyleaf inscribed by author in green marker: "Eat Well / Jamie." 025776 
Price: 9.95 USD
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20 Burke's Complete Cocktail & Drinking Recipes, with Recipes for Food Bits for the Cocktail Hour 
Burke, Harman Burney (Barney Burke)
New York and Boston: Books Inc., 1934. First Edition
Hardcover 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. VG+. No Jacket 
Dark red pebbled cloth, with front cover title cartouche in gilt. Mild shelf wear, with several patches of surface paper loss to lower front cover, corners rubbed with very slight exposure, a bit of rubbing to lower front joint. Firm binding, text block secure and intact. 93 pp. First edition - one of the first cocktail guides to be published after the demise of Prohibition the year prior to publication. Despite relatively minor faults, a better than typically found copy of a scarce issue. 031063 
Price: 95.00 USD
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21 Ceresota Cook Book 

Minneapolis, MN: Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co., 
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A 
Undated. Brown illus. wraps, color lithograph, with Ceresota boy, with hole punched in upper corner and thread strung through (original to publication). Dates to 1910s-'30s era. Typical cover creases, soiled fore-edge, contents lightly toned. 32 pp. Ephemera. 002641 
Price: 7.50 USD
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22 Chile Pepper Fever: Mine's Hotter Than Yours 0896581950 / 9780896581951
Hazen-Hammond, Susan; Eduardo Fuss (photographs)
Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 1993. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight binding lean. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear. 128 pp., color photographs. 026671 
Price: 5.00 USD
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23 Clams, Mussels, Oysters, Scallops, and Snails: A Cookbook and Memoir -- Recipes and reminiscences of forty years among the shellfish [INSCRIBED] 0940160471 / 9780940160477
Mitcham, Howard
Orleans, MA: Parnassus Imprints, 1990. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Signed by Author
Stiff illus. wraps. Minor shelf wear, corners lightly bumped, text block a bit toned by age. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. [viii],215 pp., illus. Inscribed by author on half-title: "with the best wishes of the / author to: / Patty, a fine chef / Carry On! / Howard Mitcham / Sansom St. O.H. / Oct. 29, 1990," full signature (signed at the Sansom Street Oyster House, Philadelphia). 035664 
Price: 95.00 USD
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24 Clock Dial: Centennial Issue 1885-1985 [Dr. Pepper soft drink history, w/ i-pg. TLS] 

Dallas, TX: Dr. Pepper Co., 1985. 1st Edition
Original Wraps 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Slight creasing along binding fold, covers mildly thumbed and with light shelf wear. Special 100th anniversary commemorative issue, two-in-one, 48 + 48 pp., illus. Soda pop advertising/merchandising history. Accompanied by 1-pg. TLS on Dr. Pepper letterhead from Volney Martin, dated 27 Aug. 1985 responding to a personal request for information regarding the history of Dr. Pepper. 037853 
Price: 25.00 USD
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25 Coffee: From Plantation to Cup. A Brief History of Coffee Production and Consumption, with an Appendix Containing Letters Written During a Trip to the Coffee Plantations of the East, and through the Coffee Consuming Countries of Europe 
Thurber, Francis B.
New York: American Grocer Publishing Association, 1881. First Edition
Decorative Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. Not Issued 
Brown cloth, illus./decorated/lettered in black and gilt, beveled edges. Cloth is a bit tattered at spine extremities with slight loss at heel of spine, lightly rubbed along joints and corners with slight exposure at one top corner only, overall only mild shelf wear. Firm binding, clean and intact interior. Title page shows ragged 1.5" x 4" area of loss at top corner, barely gracing one "f" in "Coffee," title lettering otherwise unaffected, purely cosmetic defect. xv,416 pp., frontis. w/ tissue guard, b&w engraved plates throughout, folding chart after p. 249. Bottom text block corner shows mild dampstaining that shows up only as slight waviness to paper throughout most of text, with actual (light) dampstaining evident only on plates due to the different paper used in printing them. Decorative endpapers, both hinges intact. No edition or additional printings stated, thus a scarce first edition/first printing (later printings are explicitly indicated as such in other 1881 issues). Overall, a decently preserved copy, the title page presenting the only major condition issue. 027286 
Price: 150.00 USD
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