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Successful Grape Growing for Eating and Wine-Making : A Practical Gardener's Guide for Varieties, Husbandry, Harvesting and Processing, Rowe, Alan
Successful Grape Growing for Eating and Wine-Making : A Practical Gardener's Guide for Varieties, Husbandry, Harvesting and Processing
Rowe, Alan
6.50 GBP

Pickled, Potted and Canned - the story of food preserving, Shephard, Sue
Pickled, Potted and Canned - the story of food preserving
Shephard, Sue
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Flesh and Blood - a history of the cannibal complex, Tannahill, Reay
Flesh and Blood - a history of the cannibal complex
Tannahill, Reay
4.00 GBP

Vegetable Substances Used for the Food of Man, Lankester, Dr Edwin
Vegetable Substances Used for the Food of Man
Lankester, Dr Edwin
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Honey in the Kitchen.  More Honey in the Kitchen., White, Joyce
Honey in the Kitchen. More Honey in the Kitchen.
White, Joyce
4.50 GBP

Bulmers - a Century of Cider-Making, Wilkinson L.P.
Bulmers - a Century of Cider-Making
Wilkinson L.P.
3.00 GBP

Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo), Schneider, Anna; Mainardi, Giusi & Raimondi, Stefano [Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel ; Giorgio Gallesio]
Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo)
Schneider, Anna; Mainardi, Giusi & Raimondi, Stefano [Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel ; Giorgio Gallesio]
350.00 GBP

Black Drink - a native American tea   [Alan Davidson's copy], Hudson, Charles M.
Black Drink - a native American tea [Alan Davidson's copy]
Hudson, Charles M.
28.50 GBP

 

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LA CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE, suivie de l'office a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons.  [Alan Davidson's copy]
1 LA CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE, suivie de l'office a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons. [Alan Davidson's copy]
Luzarches Imprimeries Reunies de Senlis pour Daniel Morcrette 1977 Full-Leather Very Good 
[1746]. Facsimile reprint, thick 12mo, pp viii, 400, (4). all edges gilt, full red calf, gilt decorations and inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers. [A fine copy of one of Daniel Morcrette's beautiful facsimiles]. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fishy" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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La Diversite des Plantes Legumieres: hier, aujourd'hiu et demain   [Alan Davidson's copy]
2 La Diversite des Plantes Legumieres: hier, aujourd'hiu et demain [Alan Davidson's copy]
Paris JATBA 1985 Paperback Very Good 
[Symposium results]. Large 8vo, pp 230, small label attached to title page, paperback, covers a little faded, otherwise very good. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE CIDER FACTORY - Plant and Layout
3 THE CIDER FACTORY - Plant and Layout
London Leonard Hill Limited 1953 
Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xiv, 110, endpapers very slightly foxed otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly worn and marked. VERY SCARCE 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Complete Servant, Adams, Samuel & Sarah
4 Adams, Samuel & Sarah The Complete Servant
Lewes Southover Press 1993 1870962095 / 9781870962094 Paperback Good 
Small illustrations from contemporary sources within the text, large 8vo, pp x, 180, slightly worn internally (mainly at the corners), paperback, covers slightly worn at the margins. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Cooking for One or Two in Lincolnshire, Age Concern (and edited by Mrs Stainer)
5 Age Concern (and edited by Mrs Stainer) Cooking for One or Two in Lincolnshire
Boston & South Holland Division of Age Concern First Edition Paperback Good 
[Not dated - 1980'S]. Small slim 8vo, pp 79, slightly used internally, paperback, covers a bit marked and stained. SCARCE. Postage will be reduced. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition), Andrews, Jean
6 Andrews, Jean Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)
Austin University of Texas 1995 0292704674 / 9780292704671 Second edition Cloth As New As New 
New edition. Well illustrated with 34 fine botanical colour plates, a few other illustrations, large quarto, pp (xvi), 186, very clean internally, a very good copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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7 Biehn, Michel Cooking with Herbs: The Flavor of Provence
Paris Flammarion 2001 208010554X / 9782080105547 
Well illustrated, 4to, pp 137, laminated boards in dustwrapper, a very good copy. (Primarily a cookbook, with 80 Provencal recipes, the author also explores ancient herb lore, listing the medicinal properties of each herb, tonic or diuretic, stimulant or analgesic.) 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit - a definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking, Biggs, Matthew; McVicar, Jekka & Flowerdew, Bob
8 Biggs, Matthew; McVicar, Jekka & Flowerdew, Bob The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit - a definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking
London Kyle Cathie Limited 2002 1856264750 / 9781856264754 First Edition Pictorial laminated boards Very Good 
Well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp 640. pictorial laminated boards, the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. [This volume looks at over 1000 plants, providing: a history of where the plant comes from; a list of species to choose from; cultivation, propagation and harvesting details; and information on pests and diseases. It also features over 600 recipes.] 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Cetus Library - Food and Drink, Agriculture, Gardening and Social History.  Auction Catalogue, September 2011, Bloomsbury Auctions
9 Bloomsbury Auctions The Cetus Library - Food and Drink, Agriculture, Gardening and Social History. Auction Catalogue, September 2011
London 2011 Paperback Good 
Paperback, large quarto, well illustrated, 148 pages, corners slightly bumped, otherwise a good copy.. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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10 Bonavia. E. The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons of India and Ceylon - researches into their origin and the derivation of their names, and other useful information. (1888). [Alan Davidson's copy]
Dehra Dun & Delhi M/S Bishen Singh 1973 Cloth Good 
Two volumes, 8vo and horizontal 8vo, pp xx, 384; (4), +259 outline plates, slightly weak and worn. The original Indian price is written in tiny red script at the coner of each front endpaper. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Plants Consumed by Man   [Alan Davidson's copy], Brouk, B.
11 Brouk, B. Plants Consumed by Man [Alan Davidson's copy]
London & New York Academic Press 1975 012136450X / 9780121364502 First Edition Cloth Very Good Slightly worn and frayed 
Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 479, very slight foxing to the fore-edge, otherwise a good sound copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is slightly worn and torn. SCARCE. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Apples - the story of the fruit of temptation  [Alan Davidson's copy], Browning, Frank
12 Browning, Frank Apples - the story of the fruit of temptation [Alan Davidson's copy]
London Allen Lane - The Penguin Press 1999 0713993049 / 9780713993042 Cloth Very Good Good 
Small 8vo, pp (8), 172, a very good copy in slightly stretched dustwrapper. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fishy" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Australia and New Zealand: Citrus Producers & Marketers in the Southern Hemisphere  [Alan Davidson's copy], Burke, J. Henry
13 Burke, J. Henry Australia and New Zealand: Citrus Producers & Marketers in the Southern Hemisphere [Alan Davidson's copy]
Washington U.S. Department of Agriculture 1963 Paperback Good 
Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 42, paperback, covers slightly worn, a good copy. Postage will be reduced. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Citrus Industry of Turkey   [Alan Davidson's copy], Burke, J. Henry
14 Burke, J. Henry Citrus Industry of Turkey [Alan Davidson's copy]
Washington U.S. Department of Agriculture 1964 Paperback Good 
Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 36, paperback, small cornet torn from upper cover, otherwise a good copy. Postage will be much reduced. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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The Citrus Industries of North Africa   [Alan Davidson's copy], Burke, J. Henry
15 Burke, J. Henry The Citrus Industries of North Africa [Alan Davidson's copy]
Washington U.S. Department of Agriculture 1952 Paperback Good 
Small quarto, one plate, pp (4), 152, typed and stencilled, paperback, stapled, slightly aged and worn. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Citrus Industry of Mexico   [Alan Davidson's copy], Burke, J. Henry
16 Burke, J. Henry The Citrus Industry of Mexico [Alan Davidson's copy]
Washington U.S. Department of Agriculture 1964 Paperback Good 
Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 68, slightly age-toned, paperback, covers slightly browned and creased. Postage will be reduced. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Mi Casa es tu Casa - La Magia de Vivir en Mexico, Campos, Laura Caraza; Gallardo, Cecilia Prieto de Martinez, & de Palacios, Alejandra Prieto
17 Campos, Laura Caraza; Gallardo, Cecilia Prieto de Martinez, & de Palacios, Alejandra Prieto Mi Casa es tu Casa - La Magia de Vivir en Mexico
Colonia del Valle Planeta Dupuis 1999 9684069383 / 9789684069381 First Edition Cloth Good Slightly worn and marked 
Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 272, slight faint staining to the cloth, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn, and also slightly stained internally. [[One of the classic books on Mexican interior design, interspersed with recipes.] 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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18 Carr, J.G. Aroma and Flavour in Wine-Making
London Millls & Boon Ltd 1974 0263055949 / 9780263055948 
A few text illustrations, pp 88, pictorial laminated boards, slightly faded otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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La Lamproie, ou les eaux limoneuses de la memoire   [Alan Davidson's copy], Chapuis, Lise; Meller-Liron, Elisabeth & Rives, Caroline
19 Chapuis, Lise; Meller-Liron, Elisabeth & Rives, Caroline La Lamproie, ou les eaux limoneuses de la memoire [Alan Davidson's copy]
Cognac Editions Ke Temps qu'il Fait 1994 286853189X / 9782868531896 Paperback Very Good 
Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 128, paperback, a very good copy. [Scarce, and one of the few books on lampreys]. [Alan Davidson's copy, with his "fish" bookplate. One of the most important figures in twentieth century culinary writing and scholarship, Davidson was a British diplomat and historian best known for his writing and editing on food and gastronomy. He was the author of the 900-page, encyclopedic The Oxford Companion to Food. In 1948, Davidson joined the Foreign Office and served in diplomatic posts in Washington, Tunis, Brussels, Cairo, the Hague; from 1973 to 1975, he was ambassador to Laos. While living in Tunis, his wife asked him to look for a cookbook on fish because she did not recognize any of the local varieties. Not being able to find one he wrote one himself. The original manuscript was copied with a stencil machine. A copy reached the British cooking guru Elizabeth David, who passed it on to Penguin Books, which published it in 1972 as Mediterranean Seafood. This was followed by Seafood Of South East Asia (1979) and North Atlantic Seafood (1979), for which he travelled throughout the region, gathering thousands of recipes from Portugal to Iceland.] 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Eat More Raw - a guide to health and sustainability, Charter, Steve
20 Charter, Steve Eat More Raw - a guide to health and sustainability
East Meon Permanent Publications 2004 185623-244 Good 
Small 8vo, pp xviii, 171, paperback, slight bump to lower corner, otherwise a very good copy. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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