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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to cookery and recipe books, viticulture, cocktails, spirits, brewing, and anything relating directly to food and drink.

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  1. Canning, Preserving and Pickling.
    First edition, first printing. Recipes for jellies, jams, relishes, catchup and pickling. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 110812

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  2. Synergetic Stew.
    First edition of this cookbook compiled by the staff at the Buckminster Fuller Institute. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 109766

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  3. The Experienced English Housekeeper,
    A later London edition of this popular Georgian-era cookery book, first published in Manchester in 1769; there were some twenty further editions before the turn of the 19th century, of which only twelve were authorised. Raffald (n Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 111308

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  4. The Potato Book.
    First edition, first printing. Signed by Truman Capote on the title page. A recipe book concerning potatoes only. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 110810

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  5. The Art of Cuisine.
    First US edition, first printing. First published in French in Switzerland in 1966 under the title, L'Art de la Cuisine. Learn More
    £85

    Stock Code: 112468

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  6. The New James Beard.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page. A 1000 new recipes from the dean of American cooking. Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 110420

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  7. The London Art of Cookery,
    Final lifetime edition, twelfth overall, of a work first published in 1783. A chef at the London Tavern, "Farley's claim to fame has rested solely on his cookery book, although this is now known to be the work of a hack writer, Richard Johnson. Ninety per cent of The London Art of Cookery was compiled from the two culinary... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112157

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  8. 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar.
    First edition, first impression. At the time, this collection of both sweet and dry cocktail recipes, was the most comprehensive to be included in one book. Learn More
    £1,200

    Stock Code: 110291

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  9. French Country Cooking.
    Signed limited edition. Number 229 of 450 copies, signed by the author on the title page. The author's landmark second book, first published in 1951, was written while rationing was still in force. David (1913 Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 112034

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  10. Bartenders Guide.

    Bartenders Guide.

    New York: 1947

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed and signed by Trader Vic in his characteristically extravagant (and mostly indecipherable) scrawl on the front free endpaper, To my Maeleen aloha... Trader Vic. His inscription is followed by one in a different hand, To a nice lady Ive known a long time. Audrey Mae Chesney, from... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 107784

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  11. The Italian Confectioner;
    First revised edition, corrected and expanded, third edition overall. Originally published in 1820. "The book sits within an English tradition of publishing recipes for food and confectionery, but it reveals more about the techniques involved, and about the character of the author, than was usual in the genre. Written when... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 111939

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  12. Cold Dishes for Hot Weather.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 109581

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  13. The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 109299

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  14. Directions for Cookery.
    First edition, first printing. After the author's successful first cookery book, Seventy-five recipes in Cakes,Pastry and Sweetmeats, Miss Leslie decided to set out on a more ambitious cook book. The title quickly became one of the most popular cookery books of the 19th century, staying in print until 1890. Uncommonly found... Learn More
    £1,200

    Stock Code: 110601

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  15. Spir-It spoon sampler.
    An attractive piece of 1950s promotional advertising, with a doggerel as a slogan: "Manhattans, Martinis, Old Fashioneds, and Sours. You struggle for cherries and olives for hours. The SPIR-IT will help you. The SPIR-IT will spear... the olive, the cherry. The cherry, my dear!". Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 112200

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  16. The Candy Cook Book.
    New and revised edition of this text which first appeared in 1917. Featuring recipes for fudge, hard candies, frostings for cakes, crystallised fruits, glaces and pulled flowers, fondants, and all things sweet. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 110450

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  17. The Cookery Book of Lady Clark of Tillypronie, arranged and edited by Catherine Frances Frere.
    First edition, first impression. The favoured recipe book of the Edwardian aristocracy, a collection of recipes gathered over a lifetime, and positively reviewed in The Times by Virginia Woolf: "Independently of the knowledge they convey, cookery books such as [Lady Clark's] are delightful to read." Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 110414

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  18. The Flowing Bowl.
    First edition, first printing. A collection of cocktail recipes and other beverages as well as history on various beverages. One of the classic mixologies. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 109530

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  19. The South American Cook Book.
    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the authors on the front free endpaper. A collection of recipes for zestful dining. The Browns at the time of this title had written eleven other cook books and spent years in South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 109306

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  20. Sherry.
    First edition, first printing. The second title in the Constable Wine Library series. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 109300

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