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Food lovers and food experts alike will love the rare and antique food books that can be found in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From rare first editions of favorite titles to deluxe signed editions complete with illustrations and recipes, there is something for everyone in the rare food books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Any of the books featured below would be sure to add value to your rare and antique book collection.



Au Pied De Cochon - The Album by Martin Picard

Montréal, QB: Restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, 2006. Hardcover. As New. CD still in original, sealed pouch at the back of book. Original Promo Slip Cover still on book - has tear on back. Book in original, New condition...

From 10908Digital

$3,000.00


Common Sense in the Household by Harland, Marion

New York: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871. Antique hardcover first edition of this classic of American cooking and homemaking. Bound in reddish-brown cloth boards, with gilt lettering on the front and spine, and black etched decorative borders. Corners b...

From Popeks Books, IOBA

$203.00


The Southern Cook Book of Fine Old Recipes

322 Old Dixie Recipes. Compiled and Edited by Lillie S. Lustig, S. Claire Sondheim, Sarah Rensel. Decorations by H. Charles Kellum. 48 pp. 23,5x16 cm. Culinary Arts Press, 1939. --- Wooden covers, curved and painted. B&W illustrations. Unmarked. ...

From Pelargos Bookstore, MBS

€105.00


The Settlement Cook Book : Tested recipes from the Milwaukee Public School Kitchen Girls Trades and Technical High School, Authoritative Dietitians and Experienced Housewives by [The Settlement (Milwaukee, Wisc.); Kander, Simon, Mrs.; Schoenfeld, Henry]

Milwaukee, WI: The Settlement Cook Book Co, 1941. Octavo, xlvi+623 pages. Twenty-first edition, revised and enlarged. A much later edition this influential and massively successful cookbook, originally published in 1901. The emphasis is American, with a ...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$350.00


Pan-Pacific Cook Book by McLaren, L. L. (Linie Loyall)

San Francisco: The Blair Murdock Company, 1915. First Edition. Original orange cloth over boards. Very good. Octavo (7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches) [5] 170 pages, illustrated with black and white cartoon drawings of a California bear cub in a variety of humorousl...

From Caravan Book Store

$145.00


The Family Kitchen Gardener Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of all the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables; by Buist, Robert

The Family Kitchen Gardener, Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of all the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables; with Their Botanical, English, French, and German Names, Alphabetically arranged, and the Best Mode of Cultivating T...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$125.00


A Handbook of Gastronomy (Physiologie Du Gout) by Brillat-Savarin, Jean-Anthelme

New York: J.W. Bouton, 1884. Cloth. Good Condition. Lalauze, Aldolphe. In blue cloth with moderate general rubbing, spine faded and water spotted, moderate foxing throughout, but still a nice edition of Brillat-Savarin with the 52 illustrations by Lalau...

From Pazzo Books

$200.00


Physiologie du gout, ou meditation de gastronomie transcendante; ouvrage theorique, historique et a l'ordre du jour, dedie aux gastronomie parisiens by Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme

Paris: Sautelet et Cie, 1826. Two volumes, octavo, xiv, 390 & 449 pages. contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards Light wear at extremities, otherwise in very good condition. First edition of the most famous treatise on gastronomy. The Physiology of...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink

$11,000.00


Santa Barbara Recipes.

Santa Barbara: Morning Press Printing House, Original, 1888. Flexible printed brown cloth wrappers. Very good. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches) 82 pages of recipes attributed to local residents, another 30-plus pages of local advertisements at the front an...

From Caravan Book Store

$1,250.00


Nico by Ladenis, Nico

London: Macmillan, 1996. Previous owner's name and date obscured with marker pen in top corner of front end paper. Otherwise a very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, creasing to a few page corners and no bumping to corners. Dust jack...

From Godley Books

£87.50


Cottage Economy by Cobbett, William

London: C. Clement , 1882 Brown hard cover boards, fair. Previous owner name on front board, heavy chipping to spine, edges worn. Previous owner name, bookseller label inside front board, (Will. m Reynolds). Hinges starting, First Thus. Containing Inf...

From Bluestocking Books

$325.00


Food And Nutrition (Eight -8- Volume Set) by Hayes, Dayle / Laudan, Rachel

Tarrytown, New York: Marshall Cavendish Reference. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 2008. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 007645: No Jacket As Issued. BRAND NEW. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound a...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$450.00


McCall's Cooking School COMPLETE Three (3) Volume 3-Ring Binders Cookbook Set: McCall's Cooking School Cookbook Series by Langan, Marianne / Wing, Lucy (Editors)

Columbus, Ohio: McCall Publishing - Field Publications. Fine. 1986. First Edition. Binder. 010664: FULLY COMPLETE Three (3) Volume 3-Ring Binders Cookbook Set. Includes ALL 576 Recipe Cards, 18 Tab Dividers, Introduction Section and Full 12-Page Index ...

From KEENER BOOKS (Member IOBA)

$255.00


The Food of France by ROOT, Waverley [Lewis], 1903-1982

London: Cassell, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine. First Printing (First Published 1958), with an introduction by Samuel Chamberlain and illustrations by Warren Chappell. Tall, thick, 8vo: xviii,486,[2],xxx,[2]pp, with numerous photographs an...

From Fine Editions Ltd

$235.00


The Book of Apples by Joan Morgan & Alison Richards

London: Ebury Press, 1993. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. As New/As New. Ebury Press, Brogdale Horticultural Trust. Hardcover. 9780091777593. First Edition, Second Printing. As New condition. Clean and Tight. Spine has never been broken. Sta...

From 10908Digital

$156.14


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