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THE MARIGOLD COOK BOOK. (COOKBOOK)

by Baldwin, Mary H. and Hinds, Evelyn G. Foreword by Christine Hamilton Allen.

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Published
1938
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Good
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First Edition
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New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1938. 126 pp, 9 1/4" H. Plastic comb binding with paper covered pictorial board covers. Recipes from the Marigold Restaurants. Contents: Foreword; Appetizers; Cocktails; Soups; Sea Food; Breads, Biscuits, and Muffins; Sandwiches; Meat and Eggs; Vegetables; Salads; Cakes; Frostings and Fillings; Cookies; Puddings; Frozen Desserts; Pies; Sauces; Pickles; Jellies and Preserves; Candy; Beverages.… Read more
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DISTILLERS CORPORATION - SEAGRAMS LIMITED: ANNUAL REPORT 1968 & ANNUAL REPORT 1969 & "HENCEFORTH WE SHALL RANK AMONG THE NATIONS". 3 ITEMS IN TOTAL.

by Schull, Joseph; Bronfman, Samuel, et al.

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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Montreal: Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited, 1968. 3 Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited items - 11" H. 1. Distillers Corporation - Seagrams Limited Annual Report 1968 - 36 pp. Contains list of officers and directors, report of directors, financial reports, auditors' report, message from Samuel Bronfman, and 'Of all the resources of Canada, the greatest is its people', by… Read more
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50 FOODS: THE ESSENTIALS OF GOOD TASTE WITH NOTES ON WINE.

by Behr, Edward.

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Published
2013
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Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781594204517
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New York: Penguin, 2013. 416 pp, 9 1/2" H. "(P)resents simple, practical information about buying, using, preparing, and enjoying (50 foods). Behr focuses on aroma, appearance, flavor, and texture to determine what 'the best' means for each of the fifty foods, including a guide to selecting top quality - signs of freshness and ripeness, best season, top varieties, proper… Read more
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1968 COOKING CLUB CALENDAR - ADVERTISING PIECE FOR MOOTE & HODGSON LIMITED, ORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO.

by Baker, Betty / Moote & Hodgson, Orangeville, Ontario.

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Published
1967
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1967. 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… Read more
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THE KING'S BREAD, 2d RISING: COOKING IN NIAGARA 1726-1815.

by Farmer, Dennis and Farmer, Carol. Illustrations by Joe Lee and Marbud G. Prozeller.

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780941967099
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Youngstown, New York : Old Fort Niagara Association, 1989. 112 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w drawings. Contents: An Introduction; Baking the King's Bread; Eighteenth Century Cooking Techniques; To Provide the King's Bread: Logistics at Fort Niagara; Cuisine a la Canadienne, 1726-1759; The Manner of Victualing the Men, 1759-1775; The King's Bread at Niagara, 1775-1796; To Feed a Soldier… Read more
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THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK, OR ADVENTURES AMONG THE KITCHEN PEOPLE.

by Fryer, Jane Eayre.

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Published
1912
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Good
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Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1912. 175 pp, 9 3/4" H. Copyright 1912. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, colour illustration with black lettering on front board. Colour frontispiece, black/white/red illustrations throughout. Mary Frances's mother is ill and for three weeks, she must take over kitchen duties. The little girl is helped and instructed by the Kitchen People… Read more
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NURSERY NOURISHMENT.

by Buchanan, Margaret N. Foreword by Robert Hutchison.

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Published
1933
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Good
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First Edition
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London: Edward Arnold, 1933. 104 pp, 7 1/2" H. Orange cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering/decoration of front board. An eary 20th century recipe book devoted to children's nutrition. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Soups; Fish Dishes; Meat Dishes; Vegetables; Sauces; Salad, Vegetable and Savoury Dishes; Nursery Puddings; Nursery Tea; Miscellaneous; Diet for Children; Specimen Meals; Index.… Read more
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THE MODERN CUISINE AND BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD RECEIPTS, ORIGINAL AND COLLECTED.

by Bingham, Nina B., compiler.

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Published
1887
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Good
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Nottingham: Carrick & Young (Printed for Private Circulation.), 1887. 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… Read more
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OUR DAILY BREAD.

by Wiens, Elfie; Wiebe, Linda; Isaak, Bonnie; Regehr, Elsie; Heidebrecht, Melinda, & Peters, Marlene, et al.

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Published
1989
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Very Good+
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Winnipeg: Valley Gardens Community Church, Women's Ministries, 1989. 156 pp, 9" H. Colour photographs, b&w drawings. "Our intent was to make this an 'album' of our Valley Gardens Community Church family, with representation from every family unit. Our church includes many young families and our cookbook is a reflection of that, with many family favorites, as well… Read more
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LET'S GET COOKING. BRANTWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL, OAKVILLE, ONTARIO.

by Oliver, Caroline.

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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Oakville, Ontario: Brantwood Public School, 1996. 204 pp + Index, 8 1/2" H. Produced to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Brantwood Public School in Oakville, Ontario (sadly, now closed). Includes a short history of the school and a poem by Dianne Loomans. Contents: Appetizers and Dips; Soups and Sauces; Salads; Main Dishes; Vegetables; Breads and Muffins; Desserts.… Read more
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THE MARIGOLD COOK BOOK. (COOKBOOK)

by Baldwin, Mary H. and Hinds, Evelyn G. Foreword by Christine Hamilton Allen.

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Published
1938
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Good+
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1938. 126 pp, 9 1/4" H. Plastic comb binding with paper covered pictorial board covers. Recipes from the Marigold Restaurants. Contents: Foreword; Appetizers; Cocktails; Soups; Sea Food; Breads, Biscuits, and Muffins; Sandwiches; Meat and Eggs; Vegetables; Salads; Cakes; Frostings and Fillings; Cookies; Puddings; Frozen Desserts; Pies; Sauces; Pickles; Jellies and Preserves; Candy; Beverages.… Read more
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FOOD PATH: CUISINE ALONG THE GRAND TRUNK ROAD FROM KABUL TO KOLKATA.

by Pant, Pushpesh & Mohsin, Huma.

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Published
2008
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Fine
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Third impression.
ISBN
9788174363626
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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2008. 144 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 12 1/4" D). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs of food, street vendors, markets, architecture, truck art, etc. "The Grand Trunk Road, the axis of the Indian subcontinent's heavily populated north since the sixteenth century, was the brainchild of Sher Shah Suri. (This… Read more
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LIFE BEYOND LIEBFRAUMILCH: UNDERSTANDING GERMAN FINE WINE.

by Pigott, Stuart.

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780283995804
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London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1988. 262 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions of labels. "In recent years German wine has earned itself the reputation of being little more than cheap wine for quaffing. Yet the days of crude commercialization debasing a nation's wines may be over: for German wine producers, claims wine expert Stuart Pigott,… Read more
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ASIAN ART. VOLUME III, NUMBER I. WINTER 1990.

by Tanizaki Jun'ichiro; Cort, Louise Allison; Stinchecum, Amanda Mayer.

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Published
1990
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New York: Oxford University Press / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution., 1990. 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… Read more
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DELIA'S HAPPY CHRISTMAS.

by Smith, Delia. Photography by Petrina Tinslay.

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Published
2009
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Very Good +
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London: Ebury, 2009. 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… Read more
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EXTRA VIRGINITY: THE SUBLIME AND SCANDALOUS WORLD OF OLIVE OIL.

by Mueller, Tom.

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Published
2012
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780393070217
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New York: W.W. Norton, 2012. 238 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w and colour photographs. "For millenia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities - not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious rituals. Medical researchers today continue to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true… Read more
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NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD.

by Duncan, Dorothy. Signed

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Published
2003
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9781550024470
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2003. 250 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. "(A) reflection of our society: an eclectic mix of many different cultures and traditions. Dorothy Duncan - with her extensive knowledge of heritage foods - has chosen her favourite 'Country Fare' columns from the popular 'Century Home' magazine for this wonderful… Read more
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MEMORIES WITH FOOD AT GIPSY HOUSE.

by Dahl, Felicity and Dahl, Roald. (With Francis Bacon, P.D. James, John le Carre, Peter Ustinov, et al.)

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Published
1991
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Very Good+
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First Edition
ISBN
9780670841424
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London: Viking / Penguin, 1991. 239 pp, 10" H. 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… Read more
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DAILY LIFE IN HOLLAND IN THE YEAR 1566 AND THE STORY OF MY ANCESTOR'S TREASURE CHEST.

by Poortvliet, Rien. Translated from the Dutch by Karin H. Ford.

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Published
1992
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Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780810933095
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NZ$217.91

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1992. 208 pp, oblong (10 1/4" H x 12 1/8" D). Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. "Characteristically evocative, the words and images in 'Daily Life in Holland' are rich in detail and delicate in coloration, and perhaps the most beautiful of any of Poortvliet's works to date. In this fascinating saga, he recreates the… Read more
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NOTHING MORE COMFORTING: CANADA'S HERITAGE FOOD.

by Duncan, Dorothy

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Published
2003
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9781550024470
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Toronto: Dundurn, 2003. 250 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H). "(A) reflection of our society: an eclectic mix of many different cultures and traditions. Dorothy Duncan - with her extensive knowledge of heritage foods - has chosen her favourite 'Country Fare' columns from the popular 'Century Home' magazine for this wonderful book on Canada's heritage cuisine. Each… Read more
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