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  • Almanach des Gourmands 1904 by GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    Almanach des Gourmands 1904

    Paris: Librairie Nilsson. First edition. 1904 issue of this annual magazine. Complete year. Hardback, buckram spine with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. The soft covers of the issue have been bound in. Slight repair to the top edge of the original soft cover. Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. To the rear are a number of menus of significant restaurants of the day, giving a lovely picture of Parisian haute cuisine. The adverts are beautiful examples of fin de siecle / late art nouveau artwork. 232, [22 ads], pp. pages. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches). Première édition. Numéro de 1904 de ce magazine annuel. Année complète.…

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    Paris: Librairie Nilsson. First edition. 1904 issue of this annual magazine. Complete year. Hardback, buckram spine with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. The soft covers of the issue have been bound in. Slight repair to the top edge of the original soft cover. Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. To the rear are a number of menus of significant restaurants of the day, giving a lovely picture of Parisian haute cuisine. The adverts are beautiful examples of fin de siecle / late art nouveau artwork. 232, [22 ads], pp. pages. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches). Première édition. Numéro de 1904 de ce magazine annuel. Année complète. Relié, dos percaline avec plats marbrés, titres dorés au dos. Les couvertures souples du numéro ont été reliées. Légère réparation sur le bord supérieur de la couverture souple d'origine. Commentaires quotidiens, illustrations, recettes et reportage tout au long. A l'arrière, quelques cartes de grands restaurants de l'époque donnent une belle image de la haute cuisine parisienne. Les publicités sont de beaux exemples d'œuvres d'art fin de siècle / art nouveau tardif. 232, [22 annonces], pages pp. Pages légèrement assombries mais bon état général. 270 × 190 mm

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    Book ID: 3651
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  • Almanach des Gourmands 1929-1932 by GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    Almanach des Gourmands 1929-1932

    Paris: A. Fayard & Cie. First edition. Four full years of this monthly magazine for food lovers. 1929, 1930, 1931 & 1932. Complete years. Hardback, leather spine with buckram boards, no titles or information to spine. The soft covers of each issue have been bound in, some with chips and tears. Half of the cover of 1930 is missing (with the cover laid down to fresh paper). Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. 374, 376, 384, 384 pages plus adverts. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches). Quatre années pleines de ce magazine mensuel pour gourmands. 1929, 1930, 1931 & 1932. Années complètes. Couverture cartonnée, dos en cuir avec…

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    Paris: A. Fayard & Cie. First edition. Four full years of this monthly magazine for food lovers. 1929, 1930, 1931 & 1932. Complete years. Hardback, leather spine with buckram boards, no titles or information to spine. The soft covers of each issue have been bound in, some with chips and tears. Half of the cover of 1930 is missing (with the cover laid down to fresh paper). Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. 374, 376, 384, 384 pages plus adverts. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches). Quatre années pleines de ce magazine mensuel pour gourmands. 1929, 1930, 1931 & 1932. Années complètes. Couverture cartonnée, dos en cuir avec planches en percaline, sans titre ni information au dos. Les couvertures souples de chaque numéro ont été reliées, certaines avec des éclats et des déchirures. Il manque la moitié de la couverture de 1930 (avec la couverture posée sur du papier frais). Commentaires quotidiens, illustrations, recettes et reportage tout au long. 374, 376, 384, 384 pages plus publicités. Pages légèrement assombries mais bon état général. 270 x 190 mm

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    Book ID: 3616
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  • Almanach des Gourmands 1932 by GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    Almanach des Gourmands 1932

    Paris: A. Fayard & Cie. First edition. 1932 issue of this annual magazine. Complete years Hardback, buckram spine with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. The soft covers of the issue has been discarded during binding (so not present). Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. 384 pages. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches). Première édition. Numéro de 1932 de ce magazine annuel. Relié années complètes, dos percaline avec plats marbrés, titres dorés au dos. Les couvertures souples du numéro ont été jetées lors de la reliure (donc absentes). Commentaires quotidiens, illustrations, recettes et reportage tout au long. 384 pages. Pages légèrement assombries mais bon état général. 270 × 190 mm

    Book ID: 3628
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  • Scarce and comprehensive work, with engraved frontis
    Le cuisinier Parisien, ou Manuel complet d'économie domestique, by ALBERT, B.
    ALBERT, B.
    Le cuisinier Parisien, ou Manuel complet d'économie domestique, contenant: la cuisine, la charcuterie, la grosse pâtisserie et la pâtisserie fine, l'office dans toutes ses branches; les propriétés diététiques des substances alimentaires; les procédés les plus sûrs pour la conservation des viandes, des fruits, des légumes, des oeufs, etc. Avec 4 planches. Par B.Albert, ex-chef de cuisine de S.E. le Cardinal Fesch.

    Paris: Chez Dufour, 1828. Fourth edition. In recent quarter brown leather with marbled boards. In very good condition. Handsome frontispiece entitled 'Intérieur d'une cuisine bien ordonnée' (interior of a well-ordered kitchen).
    VIII (titles, preface), 454 pp. With 3 other engraved plates depicting kitchen utensils. Classic work by the former 'chef de cuisine' of Cardinal Fesch; Prince of France, diplomat, and Napoleon's Uncle. Internally, there is intermittent foxing. 210 x 135 mm (8¼ x 5¼ inches). Quatrième édition. Quartier récent en cuir marron à plats marbrés. Dans de très bonnes conditions. Beau frontispice intitulé 'Intérieur d'une cuisine bien ordonnée'.
    VIII (titres, préface), 454 pp. Avec 3 autres planches gravées représentant des ustensiles de cuisine. uvre classique de l'ancien chef…

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    Paris: Chez Dufour, 1828. Fourth edition. In recent quarter brown leather with marbled boards. In very good condition. Handsome frontispiece entitled 'Intérieur d'une cuisine bien ordonnée' (interior of a well-ordered kitchen).
    VIII (titles, preface), 454 pp. With 3 other engraved plates depicting kitchen utensils. Classic work by the former 'chef de cuisine' of Cardinal Fesch; Prince of France, diplomat, and Napoleon's Uncle. Internally, there is intermittent foxing. 210 x 135 mm (8¼ x 5¼ inches). Quatrième édition. Quartier récent en cuir marron à plats marbrés. Dans de très bonnes conditions. Beau frontispice intitulé 'Intérieur d'une cuisine bien ordonnée'.
    VIII (titres, préface), 454 pp. Avec 3 autres planches gravées représentant des ustensiles de cuisine. uvre classique de l'ancien chef de cuisine du cardinal Fesch ; Prince de France, diplomate et oncle de Napoléon. À l'intérieur, il y a des rousseurs intermittentes. 210 x 135 mm

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    Book ID: 2291
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  • Le Pays et le Vin Beaujolais, suivi d'une Anthologie Bachique; by FOILLARD, Léon & DAVID, Tony FOILLARD
    FOILLARD, Léon & DAVID, Tony FOILLARD
    Le Pays et le Vin Beaujolais, suivi d'une Anthologie Bachique; Précédé d'un souvenir, par Henri Béraud

    Villefranche en Beaujolais: Jean Guillermet, 1929. First Edition. Signed with a dedication by the author to the front end paper. Recent rebind in green half leather, with marbled boards and gilt titles. Covers are in excellent condition. Original soft covers are bound into the front. A little chipping and creasing the corners of the soft cover. Otherwise in excellent condition. Colour frontis. Folding map of region to the rear. Very attractive photographic plates of vineyards throughout. xx, 202 pages. 230 x 140 mm (9 x 5½ inches). Première édition. Signé d'une dédicace de l'auteur sur le premier papier. Reliure récente en demi cuir vert, plats marbrés et titres dorés. Les couvertures sont en excellent état. Les couvertures souples originales…

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    Villefranche en Beaujolais: Jean Guillermet, 1929. First Edition. Signed with a dedication by the author to the front end paper. Recent rebind in green half leather, with marbled boards and gilt titles. Covers are in excellent condition. Original soft covers are bound into the front. A little chipping and creasing the corners of the soft cover. Otherwise in excellent condition. Colour frontis. Folding map of region to the rear. Very attractive photographic plates of vineyards throughout. xx, 202 pages. 230 x 140 mm (9 x 5½ inches). Première édition. Signé d'une dédicace de l'auteur sur le premier papier. Reliure récente en demi cuir vert, plats marbrés et titres dorés. Les couvertures sont en excellent état. Les couvertures souples originales sont reliées sur le devant. Un peu d'écaillage et de plis aux coins de la couverture souple. Sinon en excellent état. Frontis de couleur. Carte dépliante de la région vers l'arrière. Plaques photographiques très attrayantes de vignobles partout. xx, 202 pages. 230 x 140 mm

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    Book ID: 3148
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  • Prodigies and Prodigals - brought to you by Guinness by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Prodigies and Prodigals - brought to you by Guinness

    Guinness (Printed by John Waddington Ltd), 1939. Original softback colour promotional booklet, with the year divided in to various sporting activities by month. Undated, but circa 1939. First Edition. Designed for Guinness by S. H. Benson Limited. In a very good condition, with just a little darkening and bends to the very edges of the soft covers. Illustrated throughout by Anthony Groves-Raines. 20 pages. 240 x 165 mm (9½ x 6½ inches).

    Book ID: 3013
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  • The Handbook of Dining or Corpulency and Leanness scientifically considered by BRILLAT-SAVARIN
    BRILLAT-SAVARIN
    The Handbook of Dining or Corpulency and Leanness scientifically considered Comprising the art of dining on correct principles consistent with easy digestion, the avoidence of corpulency, and the cure of leanness; together with special remarks on these subjects.

    London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. First Thus of this cookery edition. To the dedication page, it is stated that this is the second edition, but in the forward, it makes it clear that this is a major revision of the first "Handbook of dining." and indeed, even the title is changed to reflect the different priorities. Other copies of this work are shown as 1865 second edition - so we are describing this as a 'first thus' Original blind stamped buckram, with slightly faded gilt titles to the spine. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Clean and tidy throughout with fractional fading to the pages. Based upon Brillat-Savarin's work "physiologie du…

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    London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. First Thus of this cookery edition. To the dedication page, it is stated that this is the second edition, but in the forward, it makes it clear that this is a major revision of the first "Handbook of dining." and indeed, even the title is changed to reflect the different priorities. Other copies of this work are shown as 1865 second edition - so we are describing this as a 'first thus' Original blind stamped buckram, with slightly faded gilt titles to the spine. A little bumping to the head and tail of the spine. Clean and tidy throughout with fractional fading to the pages. Based upon Brillat-Savarin's work "physiologie du Gout" not so much a cookery book as a "brilliant treatise.... on gastronomy,,, in all its branches" (introduction). X, 170, 32 (ads) pp. 180 by 110mm (7 by 4¼ inches).

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    Book ID: 3627
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