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  • Tabella Cibaria by [MACQUIN, Ange Denis]
    [MACQUIN, Ange Denis]
    Tabella Cibaria The Bill of Fare: a Latin poem, implicitly translated and fully explained in copious notes relating to the pleasures of Gastronomy, and the mysterious art of cookery

    London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820. A nice copy of this uncommon first edition. Stiff card / hardback binding with cloth spine. The spine is chipped with loss to the middle part. The boards are somewhat darkened, with bumping to the edges. Internally, the book is in good condition, with a touch of darkening only, and a little marking to the first couple of pages. viii, 104 pages. The first 12 pages are the poem in Latin. The rest of the book is notes and commentary / translation of it. An unusual gastronomy book. A glossary in French, English and Latin is given at the beginning of the work. This has been repaired to the top corner of both…

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    London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820. A nice copy of this uncommon first edition. Stiff card / hardback binding with cloth spine. The spine is chipped with loss to the middle part. The boards are somewhat darkened, with bumping to the edges. Internally, the book is in good condition, with a touch of darkening only, and a little marking to the first couple of pages. viii, 104 pages. The first 12 pages are the poem in Latin. The rest of the book is notes and commentary / translation of it. An unusual gastronomy book. A glossary in French, English and Latin is given at the beginning of the work. This has been repaired to the top corner of both pages (not affecting text). 250 by 200mm (9¾ by 7¾ inches).

    . Un bel exemplaire de cette première édition peu commune. Reliure cartonnée rigide avec dos en tissu. Le dos est ébréché avec perte de la partie centrale. Les planches sont légèrement assombries et les bords sont abîmés. A l'intérieur, le livre est en bon état, avec un léger assombrissement et une petite marque sur les deux premières pages. viii, 104 pages. Les 12 premières pages sont le poème en latin. Le reste du livre est constitué de notes et de commentaires/traductions. Un livre gastronomique inhabituel. Un glossaire en français, anglais et latin est donné au début de l'ouvrage. Il a été réparé au coin supérieur des deux pages (sans incidence sur le texte). 250 x 200 mm

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    Book ID: 4433
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  • Silk Menu 1905 by MAISON MICHEL-TURCAUD
    MAISON MICHEL-TURCAUD
    Silk Menu 1905

    Nantes: Maison Turcaud, 1905. A pink silk menu, with an attractive stitched design to the top third, and a menu printed in brown to the bottom two thirds. The stitched design shows an art nouveau image with a woman with a headpiece surrounded by bunches of flowers. The menu is in a poor condition, with a little fraying to the left edge, but more importantly, has a split to the middle where the item has been folded. A few small marks and stains. Still attractive. 290 by 90mm (11½ by 3½ inches).

    . Un menu en soie rose, avec un joli motif cousu sur le tiers supérieur, et un menu imprimé en marron sur les deux tiers inférieurs. Le…

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    Nantes: Maison Turcaud, 1905. A pink silk menu, with an attractive stitched design to the top third, and a menu printed in brown to the bottom two thirds. The stitched design shows an art nouveau image with a woman with a headpiece surrounded by bunches of flowers. The menu is in a poor condition, with a little fraying to the left edge, but more importantly, has a split to the middle where the item has been folded. A few small marks and stains. Still attractive. 290 by 90mm (11½ by 3½ inches).

    . Un menu en soie rose, avec un joli motif cousu sur le tiers supérieur, et un menu imprimé en marron sur les deux tiers inférieurs. Le motif cousu représente une image art nouveau avec une femme portant une coiffe entourée de bouquets de fleurs. Le menu est en mauvais état, avec un léger effilochage sur le bord gauche, mais surtout une fente au milieu où l'article a été plié. Quelques petites marques et taches. L'ensemble reste attrayant. 290 x 90 mm (11½ x 3½ pouces).

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    Book ID: 4386
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  • Anthologie du vin et de L'ivresse en Islam by CHEBEL, Malek
    CHEBEL, Malek
    Anthologie du vin et de L'ivresse en Islam

    Paris: Seuil, 2004. First edition. A lovely anthology of Islamic writings about wine and drunkeness. Burgundy cloth covers with yellow printed design and titles. Clean and tidy boards. Slight mark to the rear board. Internally clean and tidy throughout. Attractive black and white illustrations. 375, [viii] pages. 190 by 140mm (7½ by 5½ inches).

    . Première édition. Une belle anthologie d'écrits islamiques sur le vin et l'ivresse. Couvertures en tissu bourgogne avec des motifs et des titres imprimés en jaune. Les planches sont propres et bien rangées. Légère marque au dos de la couverture. L'intérieur de l'ouvrage est propre et soigné. Illustrations attrayantes en noir et blanc. 375, [viii] pages. 190 x 140 mm

    Book ID: 4267
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  • Oeuvre originale pour l'illustration de la couverture de 'Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé'. by GALERON, Henri
    GALERON, Henri
    Oeuvre originale pour l'illustration de la couverture de 'Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé'.

    1979. Original signed artwork for the cover of the book 'Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé'. This book was by René Fallet, published by Gallimard in 1979. This artwork features a businessman in a suit, with his briefcase. He is sitting in an oversized glass of red wine, and drinking another glass of the same. 135 x 105 mm (5¼ x 4¼ inches).

    . Maquette originale signée pour la couverture du livre "Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé". Ce livre a été écrit par René Fallet et publié par Gallimard en 1979. Cette maquette représente un homme d'affaires en costume, avec son attaché-case. Il est assis dans un grand verre de vin rouge et en boit un autre. 135 x 105 mm

    Book ID: 3926
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  • Finck Cabinet Advertising poster by WALTER, Georg Aug. (Pub)
    WALTER, Georg Aug. (Pub)
    Finck Cabinet Advertising poster

    Mainz: Georg Aug. Walkter Drucker, 1910. A nobleman, accompanied by two liveried servants with champagne glasses, looks through his lorgnette at an oversized bottle of sparkling wine. Advertising poster for the Josef Finck & Co sparkling wine cellars, (Hoflieferanten) Mainz. Anonymous color lithograph on cardboard by published by Georg August Walter, Mainz around 1910.With the title in stone and typographic address On light cardboard. There is a 7cm closed tear (with old repair) to the right edge, and a small chip to the top left corner. Otherwise in very good condition. 420 by 595mm (16½ by 23½ inches).

    Book ID: 3730
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  • Almanach des Gourmands 1931 by GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE, F.-G. Dumas, Collectif
    Almanach des Gourmands 1931

    Paris: A. Fayard & Cie. First edition. 1931 issue of this annual magazine. Complete year Hardback, buckram spine with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. The soft covers of the issue has been discarded during binding (so not present). The inside of the front board has no paste down (so bare board). Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. Attractive period advertisements. 384 pages. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches).

    . Première édition. Numéro de 1931 de ce magazine annuel. Relié année complète, dos percaline avec plats marbrés, titres dorés au dos. Les couvertures souples du numéro ont été jetées lors de la reliure (donc absentes). L'intérieur de la…

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    Paris: A. Fayard & Cie. First edition. 1931 issue of this annual magazine. Complete year Hardback, buckram spine with marbled boards, gilt titles to spine. The soft covers of the issue has been discarded during binding (so not present). The inside of the front board has no paste down (so bare board). Daily commentary, illustrations, recipes and reportage throughout. Attractive period advertisements. 384 pages. Pages slightly darkened, but overall in good condition. 270 x 190 mm (10¾ x 7½ inches).

    . Première édition. Numéro de 1931 de ce magazine annuel. Relié année complète, dos percaline avec plats marbrés, titres dorés au dos. Les couvertures souples du numéro ont été jetées lors de la reliure (donc absentes). L'intérieur de la planche avant n'a pas de colle (donc planche nue). Commentaires quotidiens, illustrations, recettes et reportage tout au long. Annonces d'époque attractives. 384 pages. Pages légèrement assombries mais bon état général. 270 × 190 mm

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    Book ID: 3688
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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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  • 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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  • 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. Moral illustrated tales in doggerel rhyme. 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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  • 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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