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Image for Shotenchiku Extra Number 35 Excellent Shop Designs Cafe and Retaurant

Shotenchiku Extra Number 35 Excellent Shop Designs Cafe and Retaurant

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Japan, Shotenchiku: 1988

Seller ID: 004954


Excellent book on architectural design of cafes and restaurants in Japan, 220 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and architectural illustrations plus very informative text in english and Japanese. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Notes from a Collectors Catalogue with a Bibliography of English Cookery Books

By: A W Oxford

Price: £68.99

Publisher: London, John and Edward Bumpus Limited: 1909

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Initialled, Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007170


Fascinating book on the authors passion for collecting all manner of items including cookery books of which he gives a very informative bibliography.116 pages in very bright clean condition, untrimmed on two sides, browned to endpapers, all other pages bright and clean. INSCRIPTION from author on front endpaper A B from A W O in tempus afflictionis. NO dustwrapper outer boards are bright and clean, slight wear to paper label on spine. A very nice example of this book S... View more info

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Modern Grocery Display

By: C L T Beeching

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing company Limited:

Seller ID: 002870


Book subtitled A practical work on window dressing and interior display. A book not dated but looks around 1940s possibly earlier, giving details of window dressing and shop displays for the Grocery trade. 377 pages packed with information plus many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations of the displays and the old shops, a very interesting look into the past. Book is quite bright and clean just a few occasional light marks, endpapers a little foxed but not the res... View more info

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Insects as Human Food a Chapter of the Ecology of Man

By: F S Bodenheimer

Price: £175.00

Publisher: The Hague, Dr W Junk Publishers: 1951

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006464


An in depth study of insects as food throughout history and around the World. 352 pages in very bright clean condition. Many B/w photographs and illustrations accompany the very informative text, very light browning to endpapers and outer edges of pages. Outer boards are very bright and clean. dustwrapper is slightly browned on edges and spinelight wear to top and bottom of the spine of the wrapper. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON... View more info

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The Italian Confectioner or Complete Economy of Desserts

By: G A Jarrin

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, William H Ainsworth: 1827

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 005086


Antiquarian book on cookery, 276 pages in overall clean condition just a few very occasional small light foxing spots ,frontispiece portrait has some light water staining around blank margins light overall browning and some foxing. Two pull out extended pages at rear with illustrations of various pieces of equipment, one is lightly browned the other has a 2½ inch closed tear along one fold. Outer half leather boardsare very worn on edges and spine, boards showing throu... View more info

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The Retail Meat Trade a Practical Treatise By Specialists in the Meat Trade 2 Volumes

By: G H Collinge T Dunlop Young A P McDougall and Others

Price: £43.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 004359


Two volumes which consists of a series of articles giving great detail on the meat trade written by various specialists in the trade. Volume 1 has 284 pages and volume 2 has 304 pages packed with information accompanied by many photographs and drawings of animals, machinery and people associated with the meat trade. Books are bright and clean just a little light foxing to couple of early pages, slight waviness to pages. Outer boards have a few light marks, HEAVY BOOKS 2-... View more info

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The Royal Cookery Book Le Livre De Cuisine

By: Jules Gouffe

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Son and Marston: 1869

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005167


Antiquarian cook book new household edition published 1869 in English translated from the French by Alphonse Gouffe. 599 pages plus two pages of adverts. Packed with details of cooking and recipes with many illustrtions. Pages are overall clean just a few occasional light marks, slight browning to extreme edges. Outer boards are rubbed and worn on edges with boards showing through on corners, leather spine is rubbed and worn with a couple of small splits to top of spine... View more info

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Il Museo Immaginario Della Pasta : The "Musee Imaginaire" of Pasta

By: Lawson, Nigella, Pier Luigi Bassignana

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Italy, Umberto Allemandi and Co: 1995

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006698


Very informative book on the history and uses of pasta, pages not numbered but looks around 200 plus in very bright clean condition, many photographs, illustrations and large colour plates on art paper at rear, all present as listed plus very informative text in ENGLISH and ITALIAN, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped,HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AV... View more info

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Food for the Gods

By: Lucullus

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Grant Richards: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005366


Cookery and recipe book from 1931, no other date possibly first edition but cannot be sure.195 pages in overall bright clean condition just light browning to outer edges of pages and very occasional tiny foxing spots, top edges of pages are goldwhich is a little dulled. Many recipes for starters, main dishes, sweets and cakes. Outer boards are a little marked with slight fading to spine. Overall a sound copy of an interesting cookery book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAI... View more info

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The Practice of Cookery Pastry Pickling Preserving Etc

By: Mrs Frazer

Price: £398.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Peter Hill: 1791

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003950


Antiquarian cookery book, 254 pages with much information on how to prepare meats, sauces, pickles, preserves, puddinggs and much more. Two illustrated plates at front of book. Pages are overall clean with just some occassional marks on a few pages and slight browning to outer edges of pages. Book is bound in full leather which is a little rubbed and worn on edges, spine has been renewed professionaly and blends in well with book also corners have been repaired very well... View more info

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The Cook and Housewife's Manual

By: Mrs Margaret Dods

Price: £440.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver and Boyd: 1827

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003951


Antiquarian cookery book giving receipts for making soups, gravies, ragouts, pies, puddings, pickles and preserves plus home made wines and much more. 525 pages with some foxing and some marks throughout, foxing is a little heavier at beginning and end few pages but not excessive and percentage of pages affected is quite low. Some illustrations. Book has been rebound a while ago and has endpapers renewed, outer covers rubbed and worn on edges, a sound pleasing copy of an... View more info

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Further Development of Catering Services at Lord's the Home of Cricket

By: National Leisure Catering

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, National Leisure Catering Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005015


Detailed account of a proposal by N L C Ltd for the further development of catering services at Lord's Cricket Ground, presented to Marylebone Cricket Club St. Johns Wood London on 7th May 1994. Oblong format book with spiral metal spine, 56 pages in very bright clean condition, colour and B/w illustrations plus details of the plans and improvements for bars and banqueting suites. Book comes in an attractive green cloth covered case with gold emblem on it, a unique piece... View more info

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La Cuisine De Tous Les Mois

By: Phileas Gilbert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Paul Ollendorff: 1899

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007071


Very informative book on cooking and recipes, second edition 1899 TEXT IN FRENCHno english translation. Contains 710 pages in bright clean condition, pages browned at edges as usual due to quality of paper used, some browning to endpapers and former owners name on front endpaper. Several B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text IN FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little dusty with age and slightly browned on edges, spine is darkened with som... View more info

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Il Mio Amico Whiskey

By: Piero Accolti

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Italy, Canesi: 1963

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006733


Very informative book on Whisky, ITALIAN TEXT, 285 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour illustrations, several large fold out pages including pages of tipped on colour whisky labels.plus very informative text, the TEXT is in ITALIAN no English translation. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are bright and clean, comes in an illustrated slipcase which has a few light marks and light rubbing on edges. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVE... View more info

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L'argot du Bistrot

By: Robert Giraud

Price: £39.95

Publisher: Paris, Marval: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008002


Very informative book of words and phrases associated with wine and drink in France, TEXT in FRENCH, no English translation. 157 pages in very bright clean condition. Many quality B/w photographs of people ,from all walks of life, in bars and restaurants taken by various Photographers, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, vertical tear to top front1 inch long not price clipped, A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE... View more info