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Inns of Kent

By: ---------

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118945

Condition: Good


Illustrated paper covered boards repeating the design of the dust Jacket. 245x160mm approx. 66pp. 7 colour plates and 37 illustrations and 7 sketch maps in b/w. Published by Whitbread's Brewery in a series of books on Beer Brewing and Imbibing and called "The Whitbread Library" the first two published simultaneously were this book and "Whitbread's Breweryl". Together they form an interesting and informative history of the famous brewery it's inns in London and the South East mainly in Kent where it had it's centre of Hop growing and on the social history of drinking.Inns of Ke... View more info

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CHRISTIE'S AUCTION CATALOGUE FINE WINES & VINTAGE PORT

By: ----------

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, CHRISTIE , MANSON & WOODS: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119699

Condition: Near Fine


Laminated Paperback, 265x210mm approx. 62pp. Auction Catalogue for the South Kensington sale on 1st Dec 2008. A useful reference and source of information for investment and collecting purposes. Near Fine ( Catalogue - Light pencil erasure mark to p1. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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WHITBREAD'S BREWERY INCORPORATING THE BREWER'S ART

By: ----------

Price: £5.00

Publisher: LONDON, WHITBREAD & CO Ltd: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123894

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered Boards repeating the design of the dust jacket, 190 x 130 mm approx. 92 pp. 8 colour plates as called for, incl 2 by Rowland Hilder + many other b/w illustrations. First Edition 1st printing of this interesting history of Whitbreads with much on the growing / processing of the ingredients and brewing / marketing of beer. ie Hop Picking/ Malting/ Coopering etc. VG/Good (Book- light shelf wear mainly to bottom edges of boards, Offset browning to half title page and rear page. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket not clipped , mild shelf rubbing to extremities ... View more info

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SAUCES PICKLES AND PRESERVES

By: ----------

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE CABLE PRINTING AND PUBLISHING COMPANY: 1910

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 124153

Condition: Good


Printed Pale green card covers (Stapled Paperback) 210 x 90 mm approx. 39 pp + 1 of publishers adverts, others to inside covers. Undated circa 1910's 2nd Edition. Cover price 3d. Author not credited. Extensive collection of recipes many not commonly made now but sound worthy of revival.The adverts show that the Cable Printing and Publishing Company , Hatton House, Great Queen St. London published a series of Handy Books for the Housewife as well as the gardener together with weekly periodicals for the Farmer and Property/Land Agent. Good (Covers a little faded with mild shelf wear and loss ... View more info

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FUNGI , a Warne Zig Zag Book No 3 [ 48 species of Toadstools & Mushrooms]

By: ----...........---------

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE: 1967

Seller ID: 9575

Condition: Good +


Good+ Fold-Out- concentia P/b,48 species of Toadstools & Mushrooms. illus.colour plates on glossy paper.Undated c.1967. The common species found widely throughout Britain & Europe. Brief notes to the back of all pictures.] no inscsp, tight bindings , laminated cover edge-wear col/rub loss. Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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A CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GASTRONOMY Complete & Unabridged

By: ANDRE L. SIMON , Founder Wine and Food Society & Former Wine Exporter [ 1877 - 1970 ]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, ALLEN LANE: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124229

ISBN: 0713915447

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. xvi + 816 pp. b/w head and tail piece illustrations by John Leigh-Pemberton. The volume comprises the nine books originally published by the Wine and Food Society, carefully revised with an entirely new and comprehensive index. It combines the qualities of a practical and exciting cookery book with those of a comprehensive guide to eating and drinking the world over. A fascinating trap for the browser and an ideal bedside book.(Precis of front flap fold). Separate sections are devoted to Sauces, Fish, Meat, Birds, Eggs, Fruit, Veget... View more info

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THE LITTLE BOOK OF PASTRIES AND CAKELETS

By: ANON

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, GEORGE NEWNES Ltd: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121070

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.90 x 65 mm approx. Top edge gilt. Pale blue decorative end papers. 96pp incl. publisher's list of other titles in series of "Little Books" all cullinary. Printed in red and black type. Undated [1912] per attribution on Copac by British Library. Hints on pastry making + recipes incl. total cost of ingredients and nos. of persons to serve. A charming little cookery book. VG (Book- light colour rubbing and shelf soiling to cloth. Old gift insc. name and date xmas 14 in ink to front free end paper. Glue failing resulting in a cou... View more info

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ANTON EDELMANN CREATIVE CUISINE CHEF'S SECRETS FROM THE SAVOY

By: ANTON EDELMANN , Maitre Chef des Cuisines & Director of The Savoy, London , & Award Winning Chef. NORMA MACMILLAN

Price: £35.00

Publisher: LONDON, PAVILION BOOKS: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123771

ISBN: 1857930592

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy. Red Boards with gilt titles to spine, 260 x 225 mm approx. 192 pp. Numerous unspecified full colour photos. Forward by Len Deighton. Commencing with the building blocks on which recipes are based namely stocks sauces and pastries the book explores hi progressive and enterprising repertoire of dishes and reveals the secrets of his highly individual art. The First Edition 1st printing copy offered by us has the additional attribute of being inscribed in ink on the half title page "To the best cook!" and signed Anton Edelmann with no other name. Fine / Near Fine (Book- no pr... View more info

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HOW TO IDENTIFY ENGLISH SILVER DRINKING VESSELS 600-1830

By: ASH , Douglas

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, G Bell & Sons Ltd: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2699

Condition: VG


H/b+D/j VG/G-.1st ed.Well illus.104 Fig.& 40 B/w photo- plates.[Saxon & Medieval ,600-1500 / Tudor,1500-1600 / Early Stuart ,1600-1660 / Late Stuart,1660-1700 / Queen Anne & early Georgian,1700-1830 / Late Georgian 1760-1830 ]159pp Biblilo.[ black cloth+ gilt titles & siilver vessel to spine , No inscsp, tight bindings ,few light spot stains 1st few pages] Dust Jacket not price clipped,30s, handling grubby to once white rear & front, small edgewear colour rub/loss+ assoc.slight creasing top front. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual bo... View more info

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Self-Sufficiency CHEESE MAKING

By: ASH , Rita , Specialist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers [UK]Ltd.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123073

ISBN: 1847734618

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b.[no inscsp.]128pp.210x150mm.You do not need to be scientifically trained to make chees; nor do you need to be an accomplished cook or possess expensive equipment.Herein is a recipe for all tastes.Comprehensive book detailing all you will need to know from making cheese at home - to - making cheese for a small business.[ Note on author to rear inner flap ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE BEST of MRS BEETON'S CHRISTMAS

By: BEETON , Mrs ,

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124357

ISBN: 0297853074

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st.13579108642. The Legendary Mrs Isabella Beeton was born 1836 Died 1865- she graduated to Home Economics, test kitchen , free-lance editor , writer , food consultant.[ Planning / table laying / style / presentation of food / wine selection / cocktails etc ] Headings for Soups,Stocks / Starters,Snacks / Poultry,Game / Meat / Fish / Mian Vegetarian / side dishes / Stuffings / Savoury sources/ Puddings. Desserts / Sweet sauces, butters / Cakes & Baking/ Beverages etc.[ Table laying, menu planning etc ] Useful Weights & Measures.[ cream cloth gilt tiles, Book as New, no... View more info

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MRS BEETONS CHRISTMAS MENUS Creative Ideas for Festive Entertaining

By: BEETON , MRS , JONES , Bridget, Editor & Food Consultant

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, WARD LOCK: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124375

ISBN: 0706374738

Condition: Fine


FINE Larger H/b in Near Fine D/j. 1st. Colour illus. Legendary Mrs Isabella Beeton was born 1836 - she graduated to home economics, test kitchen , free-lance editor , writer , food consultant , [ Planning / table laying / style / presentation of food / wine selection / cocktails etc ] 22 Headings for supper / lunch / dinner / buffet , spicy / high tea / canapes / finger food / cheese wines etc ] edited by Editor & Food Consultant etc. Bridget Jones [ book Fine tight binding no inscsp / no annotation ] Dust Jacket not price clipped , £16.99 ,bright & clean , small nick top front. 128pp. 250x... View more info

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MARY BERRY AT HOME , Over 150 Recipes for Every Occasion

By: BERRY , Mary , a Foremost Cookery Author & Cook [runs Aga Workshops ]

Price: £19.95

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118625

ISBN: 0563387386

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.FINE D/j as new.1st ed. A Foremost Cookery Author & Cook etc. M Berry also runs Aga Workshops. BBC TV Series.- from easy family suppers to large parties.[ indoor & outdoor plus some drinks ] Colour illustrated.288pp.[ No inscsp.not price clipped] A Gift of a book. 288pp.255x195mm. In clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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GOOD FOOD & DRINK in SUSSEX A Sussex Guide

By: CARR , Fizz ,

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Sussex, Snake River Press Books for the Sussex Enthusiast: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122662

ISBN: 1906022119

Condition: Fine


FINE Small slim H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed. The Insider's investigation into provenance, history, future , entertaining & authentic taste of Sussex , meat fish , bread , cakes , wine , beer etc , Snake River Press Books for the Sussex Enthusiast. [ illus. card boards , no inscsp. Fine ] Dust Jacket spine fade, not price clipped, all else Fine. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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COOK-UPS of World War Two with Recipes from the Kitchen Front

By: CHALKER , Bryan , Writer & Broadcasteron Social History of 1930's & 1940's

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Bristol, Redcliffe Press Ltd: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119390

ISBN: 0948265361

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE P/b.Slim Laminated 80pp.1st ed.WW2 Recipes with Food Rationing. Intro; the Kitchen, the Restaurant , potatoes with everything ,National Loaf, Brand names , Dig for it & save it etc.[ tight binding, clean throughout, neat stamped inscsp. 1st page all else Fine.B/w & Colour illustrated.[ marmite cubes / Crawfords / oxo / Wrights chocolate/ Egall dried eggs etc].240x170mm Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE BOOK OF THE WOOD PIGEON

By: COLIN WILLOCK , a Leading Pigeon Shooter , Founder T.V. Survival series , a Shooting & Fishing Author , GARFIT , WILLIAM , Artist

Price: £8.50

Publisher: CAMBRIDGE, WHITE LION: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122358

ISBN: 1874762163

Condition: VG+


Beige boards with gilt titles and feather to top board. 240 x 160 mm approx. xviii + 158pp. 10 full page b/w drawings by Artist William Garfit + 4 charts as called for. Comprehensive study of appeal to naturalists, bird enthusiasts, farmers and the pigeon shooting fraternity. There is also a chapter on plucking and preparing pigeons together with 11 recipes ( courtesy of but not exclusively from Prue Coats, Mrs Beeton and the Hungry Monk). VG+/VG+ (Book - no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- non price clipped. No notable defects to either). Please see our images of the actual book offe... View more info

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ROALD DAHL'S EVEN MORE REVOLTING RECIPIES

By: DAHL , Roald , DAHL , Felicity , BLAKE , Quentin ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, VIKING / Penguin Group: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123439

ISBN: 0670035157

Condition: Fine-


Near FINE H/B & D/j.1st ed.1st print.13579108642. Large.Slim. Family fun in the kitchen - appealing to all ages: Children's illustrated by Humour Arist Quentin Blake. Inspired by Roald's most popular stories - using common household ingredients - like;- Pickle spines of porcupines & Hornets stewed in Tar.64pp, all colour illustrated.[ graded near fine - as paper just starting to edgewear cream ] no inscsp, not price clipped , no spine fade. 250x195mm. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE REASON WHY Practical Answers to Every-Day Bakerhouse Questions REVISED Edition

By: DANIEL , Albert R , Life-time Baker , Author , " by Astonian "

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Shoe Lane, London, MACLAREN & Sons Ltd: 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 122409

Condition: Good


Small Good H/b.[ internal Fine] no inscsp.no annotation.tight binding. A well used edition as seen by the covers; a little weary & marked.Full of practical solutions, suggestions & advice for laymen & professional alike. The 1937 revised edition.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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ELIZABETH DAVID'S CHRISTMAS

By: DAVID , Elizabeth , NORMAN , Jill , Edited by

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph / Penguin Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121486

ISBN: 0718146700

Condition: Fine


H/b+ D/j.Both FINE.1st ed. No inscsp." - beautifully written & illustrated - around 150 Recipes from her family file which recently came to light - wherin she was cooking for her sister's family that included 5 children"[ marroon cloth+ gilt titles, no inscsp, not price clipped] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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FOOD IN ENGLAND

By: DOROTHY HARTLEY , A Lifetime's Research & Practical Experience

Price: £350.00

Publisher: LONDON, MACDONALD: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124344

Condition: Very Good


Orange Cloth Boards with Gilt titles to spine, 230 x 160 mm approx. 676 pp 8 plates of illustrations as called for + many unspecified line illustrations in text by the author and others being reproductions from prints and historical manuscripts. First Edition 1st impression of this classic culinary work. VG/Good (Book- a little fading and shelf wear to extremities of cloth boards. No previous owner name or insc. Hint of foxing and a couple of liquid splashes to edges of book block.Slight musty smell from long term storage. Not offensive but worthy of mention. Binding sound with no other notab... View more info