Category: Cookery/Nutrition


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Comments on Corpulency, Lineaments of Leanness, Mems on Diet and Dietetics

By: Wadd, William

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, John Ebers & Co., 1829

Brown pebbled cloth with remains of paper label to spine. Condition: Good, spine and cover edges sunned, there is a two inch split to the cloth of the spine upper right. Paper title label on spine is quite rubbed so that only fragments of the original words can be read. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. Some browning to endpapers. Previous owners initials in pencil on fep. 170pp. Six engraved plates (inc.frontispiece) by the author. Includes case ... View more info

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Mediterranean Seafood

By: Davidson, Alan

Price: £19.00

Publisher: Totnes, South Devon, Prospect Books, 2004

New revised edition (first publised in 1972). Softcover. Condition: Fine, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 431pp. Many b/w illustrations. The first section of the book is a fully illustrated catalogue of Mediterranean fish and shellfish, complete with identifications of species in more than a dozen languages, The second part of the book contains more than 240 recipes. Auberon Waugh said about earlier editions "the best book eve... View more info

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Nyasaland Cookery Book and Household Guide

By: The Nyasaland Council of Women

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Blantyre, Nyasaland, The Nyasaland Council of Women, 1947

Brown hardcover with title in black on front cover. The book appears to have been rebound at some point, or may be an early reprint. Condition: Very good, binding sound, no inscriptions. The half-title bears a neat bookshop stamp to the base of The Central Bookshop Ltd. in Blantyre. 162pp. Icludes some charming period advertisements, as well as sections on hints to new settlers, food values of local foodstuffs, chicken, vegetables, preserves, beverages etc. View more info

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Rose's Aga Recipes

By: Randle, Rosalind

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Risbury, Herefordshire, The Whittington Press, 1995

One of 950 copies of the fifth edition. Condition: Fine, no inscriptions. Printed in 11-point Bell type on Zerkall Silurian mould-made paper and bound by The Fine Bindery. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

What About Wine?

By: Simon, Andre L.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Newman Neame, 1953

No dustjacket. Cream hardcover with title in gilt on spine and vignette of two men with a barrel on a cart on the front cover. Condition: Good, with light foxing and shelfwear to covers. Light foxing to endpapers and very occasionally within book. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 56pp. 8 b/w photographic plates. Beautifully illustrated with wood engravings by David Gentleman to section headings and within text. The book is divided into four sections, on table wines, forti... View more info