Rare and Antiquarian Books

Cooking, Gardening and Domestic Arts

Beer and brewing

Strong ale through the ages has inspired truth, art, song and merriment... and these books.

Books About Food

More prose than recipes, here are books written about food; from cultural studies of cuisine to poetry and technical guides.


From the recipes that flavored your childhood to the domestic documents of times gone by.

Drinks and Beverages

From coffee and tea to stronger libations. Recipes, manuals and treatises on the philosophy behind the liquid accompaniment to our day.


From lovely wild hedgerows to cottage gardens, herbs and flower bouquets, the field of botany has been beautifully rendered in many a book.


In vino veritas, in this gallery there are books on producing, collecting, storing and enjoying wine.