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Image for THE CIDER FACTORY - Plant and Layout

THE CIDER FACTORY - Plant and Layout

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Leonard Hill Limited: 1953

Seller ID: 006374


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xiv, 110, endpapers very slightly foxed otherwise very clean internally, cloth slightly worn and marked. VERY SCARCE View more info

Image for LA CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE, suivie de l'office a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons.  [Alan Davidson's copy]

LA CUISINIERE BOURGEOISE, suivie de l'office a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons. [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Luzarches, Imprimeries Reunies de Senlis pour Daniel Morcrette: 1977

Seller ID: 008695


[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 gastrono... View more info

Image for La Diversite des Plantes Legumieres: hier, aujourd'hiu et demain   [Alan Davidson's copy]

La Diversite des Plantes Legumieres: hier, aujourd'hiu et demain [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paris, JATBA: 1985

Seller ID: 009334


[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,... View more info

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The Complete Servant

By: Adams, Samuel & Sarah

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Lewes, Southover Press: 1993

Seller ID: 010949


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. View more info

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A Day at elBulli - An Insight into the Ideas, Methods and Creativity of Ferran Adria

By: Adria, Ferran; Soler, Julia & Adria, Albert

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Phaidon Press Ltd: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013241


First edition. Very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp 528, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the very slightest signs of use, complete with the yellow wrap-around slip. Very heavy - extra postage will be required. [An exclusive look behind the scenes at elBulli, reputedly the best restaurant in the world, and into the mind of Ferran AdriĆ , the most creative chef working today. Though now closed it was notoriously difficult to get a table, but for the firs... View more info

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Aroma - The Magic of Essential Oils in Food and Fragrance

By: Aftel, Mandy & Patterson, Daniel

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Artisan: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012505


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 216, a very good copy in very slightly rubbed dustwrapper. ["A New Way of Thinking About Food and Fragrance Turn a brilliant natural perfumer loose in a chef's kitchen and you get vanilla perfume, saffron, ginger, and blood orange bath salts, and a cucumber mist. Turn a brilliant chef loose in a perfumer's pantry and you get rose-infused steamed bass, peach-jasmine sorbet, and scores of other startlingly original recipes using floral and... View more info

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Cooking for One or Two in Lincolnshire

By: Age Concern (and edited by Mrs Stainer)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Boston & South Holland Division of Age Concern:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011541


[Not dated - 1980'S]. Small slim 8vo, pp 79, slightly used internally, paperback, covers a bit marked and stained. SCARCE. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1995

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 008344


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. View more info

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Venus in the Kitchen, or, Love's Cookery Book

By: Bey, Pilaffe, (edited by Norman Douglas),(introduction by Graham Greene)

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury: 2002

Seller ID: 012493


{Originally published in 1952.}. Illustrated with decorations by Bruce Roberts, 12mo, pp xiv, 192, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Pilaff Bey was, of course, purely a pseudonym for Douglas]. View more info

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Vatch's South East Asian Cookbook

By: Bhumichitr, Vatcharian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Kyle Cathie Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013274


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, pictorial boards, spine slightly bumped at the base, otherwise a very good copy in similar dustwrapper. View more info

Cooking with Herbs: The Flavor of Provence

By: Biehn, Michel

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 2001

Seller ID: 003190


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.) View more info

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The Complete Book of Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit - a definitive sourcebook for growing, harvesting and cooking

By: Biggs, Matthew; McVicar, Jekka & Flowerdew, Bob

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Kyle Cathie Limited: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010691


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.] View more info

Image for The Cetus Library - Food and Drink, Agriculture, Gardening and Social History.  Auction Catalogue, September 2011

The Cetus Library - Food and Drink, Agriculture, Gardening and Social History. Auction Catalogue, September 2011

By: Bloomsbury Auctions

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, 2011

Seller ID: 008198


Paperback, large quarto, well illustrated, 148 pages, corners slightly bumped, otherwise a good copy.. View more info

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Herbs, Salads and Seasonings

By: Boulestin, X. Marcel & Hill, Jason

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009972


Illustrated with 16 simple line drawings by Cedric Morris, slim 8vo, pp viii, 72, a little age-toned, the slightest suggestion of foxing, otherwise very clean internally, original green cloth, faded and blotched as usual, otherwise a good sound copy in the very scarce dustwrapper which is faded, marked and with a few tears, but now nicely preserved in a removable plastic film. SURPRISINGLY SCARCE. View more info

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Plants Consumed by Man [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Brouk, B.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London & New York, Academic Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009347


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, encyclop... View more info

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Apples - the story of the fruit of temptation [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Browning, Frank

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane - The Penguin Press: 1999

Seller ID: 008665


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 dip... View more info

Image for The Citrus Industries of North Africa   [Alan Davidson's copy]

The Citrus Industries of North Africa [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Burke, J. Henry

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1952

Seller ID: 009311


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 Foreig... View more info

Image for Australia and New Zealand: Citrus Producers & Marketers in the Southern Hemisphere  [Alan Davidson's copy]

Australia and New Zealand: Citrus Producers & Marketers in the Southern Hemisphere [Alan Davidson's copy]

By: Burke, J. Henry

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1963

Seller ID: 009316


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... View more info

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Mi Casa es tu Casa - La Magia de Vivir en Mexico

By: Campos, Laura Caraza; Gallardo, Cecilia Prieto de Martinez, & de Palacios, Alejandra Prieto

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Colonia del Valle, Planeta Dupuis: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012143


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.] View more info

Aroma and Flavour in Wine-Making

By: Carr, J.G.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Millls & Boon Ltd: 1974

Seller ID: 005715


A few text illustrations, pp 88, pictorial laminated boards, slightly faded otherwise a very good copy. View more info