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Rare Cooking Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

If you are looking for a copy of a long-lost family cookbook from your childhood, you should definitely take a look through the pages of the rare and collectible cook books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. There is a large selection from which to choose, and many of the rare and antique books featured below are hard to find first editions of favorite and traditional cook books.



NEW AMERICAN COOKERY, OR FEMALE COMPANION. CONTAINING FULL AND AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR ROASTING, BROILING, STEWING, HASHING, BOILING, PRESERVING, PICKLING, POTTING, FRICASEES, SOUPS, PUFF-PASTES, PUDDINGS, CUSTARDS, PIES, TARTS, & C. ALSO, THE MAKING OF WINES AND CHEESE. PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN MODE OF COOKING by [COOKERY]

New York: D. D. Smith, 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the endpapers; small chip at the top of the spine. A clean, attractive, unsophisticated copy in original binding of a scarce and important book. Twentyfourmo (3-3/8" x 5-3/8") boun...

From Charles Agvent

$21,875.00


E. Kidder's Receipts of Pastry and Cookery, For the Use of his Scholars. Who teaches at his School in Queen Street, near St. Thomas Apostles On Monday, Tuesdays & Wednesdays in the Afternoon .. by Kidder, Edward

[London, 1723. Later issue. [52] leaves, entirely engraved throughout, including frontispiece portrait of the author in wig (presumed 2nd state) by Robert Sheppard, and 8 engraved plates (three folding) of patterns and ornamental designs for pies and pas...

From James Cummins Bookseller

$5,000.00


Een Vruchtenmandje. [A Fruit Basket] by Bodenheim, Nelly (illustrator). Verses by Lizzy Ansingh

Amsterdam: De Spieghel, 1927. Folio, [48] pages, twenty one hand-colored plates, All the plates are on a sturdy, thick card stock (29 x 21cm). First edition, signed and limited. Roman numeral III of a limitation of seven copies in portfolio form, signed ...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$5,000.00


Serve It Forth [signed First edition] by Fisher, M. F. K. [Mary Frances Kennedy]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. First Edition, First Printing . Peach Cloth, Gilt. Very Good +/ Near Fine Book/Very Good DJ. 253 Pp. First Book On Food By M F K Fisher. Book Is Bright And Clean, All Gilt Brilliant, Rubbing At Top And Bottom Of Sp...

From Arroyo Seco Books

$3,600.00


The Accomplisht Cook, or, the whole art and mystery of cookery, fitted for all Degrees and Qualities by May, Robert

London: Obadiah Blagrave, 1685. Fifth Edition. Very Good. Pp. 15 leaves, 461, [10] p. + [9] p. publisher's ads. Engraved in-text illustrations, restored frontispiece, two double page woodcut plates are supplied in facsimile and bound in correct plac...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

$3,500.00


Au Pied De Cochon - The Album by Martin Picard

Montréal, QB: Restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, 2006. Hardcover. As New. CD still in original, sealed pouch at the back of book. Original Promo Slip Cover still on book - has tear on back. Book in original, New condition...

From 10908Digital

$3,000.00


Nouvel Almanach des Gourmands, servant de guide dans les moyens de faire excellente chère. Dédié au Ventre. Par A.B. de Périgord. Première année [Deuxième année] [Troisième année] by (Gastronomy) [Raisson, Horace]

Paris: Baudouin Frères, 1827. First edition, all published. Each volume with frontispiece and engraved Carte gastronomique de la France (folded). Prospectus bound in at front of vol. I. Pp. [iv], iv, xxiv, 234, [221]-224; [xx], 264; [xx], 246. 3 v...

From James Cummins Bookseller

$3,000.00


The Way To Cook ; Julia Child On Videotape (poster) by Child, Julia

New York: Knopf, 1985. Fine. Full color promotional poster measuring 21 x 30 inches (53.3 x 76.2 cm.) depicting Her Highness in the Kitchen promoting her six hour video course on cooking. Boldly signed by the author with her trademark "Bon Appeti...

From James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.)

$2,880.00


The Way to Cook; Julia Child on Videotape !: Promotional Poster by Child, Julia (SIGNED)

New York: Knopf Video Books, 1985. SIGNED BY AUTHOR and world-acclaimed chef Julia Child in blue marker "Bon Appetit ! Julia Child". A SCARCE poster promoting "The first complete home-video cooking course". Distributed in limited supp...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


Book of Household Management by Beeton, Isabella Mary

London: S. O. Beeton, 1861. 1112 pages + xxxix index and coloured plate list. Lacks free front endpaper otherwise a good tight book. Half of spine is missing. With some careful restoration this would be a very good example of this rare work.. First Editio...

From Books & Bygones

£1,500.00


APHORISMES, MENUS & VARIÉTÉS by Brillat-Savarin, [Jean-Anthelme], and Mario Avati [illus]

[Paris]: Les Francs-Bibliophiles, 1961. 109,[8]pp. Large octavo (24.5 x 16cm). Loose gatherings laid into printed wrappers. Frontis and 24 illustrations in mezzotint, with supplementary plate laid in. Fine in lightly worn chemise and velvet covered slipc...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$1,750.00


Family Cookery Book, The by An Experienced Housekeeper

Coventry: Merridew & Son, 1812. 372 pages. Improved system of domestic economy; containing above eight hundred valuable receipts, many of which are entirely original; the whole forming a most useful economical companion. Rebound with three quarter le...

From Books & Bygones

£1,200.00


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