Mount Vernon, NY: The Peter Pauper Press, 1961. McCrea, Ruth. First Edition. Hardcover. 61 pages. 19 x 11.5 cm. Delightful alphabet recipe book, each letter illustrated and with verse. Remarkable period graphics. Dust wrapper chipped. Interior crisp and clean.
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New York: Thos. Leeming & Co., 1892. Cards. 33 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated on both sides, this early Nestlé's advertisement provides a history of the company while simultaneously encouraging (by using the word "Scientific"), to promote their product that consisted of condensed milk, wheat and sugar. Pictorial elements both photos...
Chicago: National Live Stock and Meat Board, 1937. First Edition. Wraps. 39 pages. 19.5 x 14 cm. "Compliments of The National Live Stock and Meat Board." Comprehensive look at how to cook any cut of meat. Black and white photo illustrations. Pristine condition.
Chicago: Armour Printing Works, c. 1898. Staplebound. 32 pages. Vigoral, a byproduct made by the meat packing giant Armour & Company, consisted of "Extract of Beef and powdered beef fibre, delicately seasoned...stimulating and (containing) peptogenic properties full of nutritive value". The winning slogan used to hawk this product: Vigoral... is...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First American Edition. Hardcover. 349 pages. The original "whole pig, snout to tail" cookbook. After spending a family vacation in France, Grigson took it upon herself to educate the English speaking public in the art of charcuterie. Signed by owner on half title page...
London: Faber & Faber Ltd., 1953. First Edition. 123 pages. 19 x 12.5 cm. A thorough selection of poultry and game. Whether you fancy a pigeon or woodcock recipe, Mr. Heath covers them all. Dust wrapper has 1 cm. loss at top of spine, boards and interior clean and crisp.
Mount Vernon, NY: The Peter Pauper Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. 61 pages. 19 x 11.5 cm. Remarkable period graphics. Dust wrapper price clipped. Interior crisp and clean.
Chicago: National Live Stock and Meat Board, 1946-47. First edition. Staplebound. 40 pages. 20 x 13 cm. "Easy Meat Recipes" was prepared to aid in simplifying meal planning. Brought to you by the Department of Home Economics, chock full of recipes, time tables for cooking, and menu ideas. Clean, crisp copy.