Vintage Cookery & Domestica,Modern Masters and Trendy Chefs

A selection of delicious Antiquarian, Vintage, Modern and current Cookery Books added to from time to time with historical domestica and memoirs.

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24905 BEETON, Mrs Isabella :
THE BOOK OF HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT.
Ward Lock,London,1899.

Thick Royal 8vo.pp.xvii + 1644 + 64 full page illustrations + 13 colour plates,some folding, many black and white illustrations .There are also numerous contemporary advertising pages. Bound in quarter dark red morocco, raised bands with green cloth boards, endpaper advertisements A few spots of foxing as usual else A Very Good clean copy.
A cornerstone in any cookery book collection,completely charming insight into Victorian homes and their running.

$725.00 AUD

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The Book of Household Management by Mrs Isabella Beeton 1899

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17366

17366 BEETON,Mrs Isabella:

MRS BEETON’S EVERYDAY COOKERY
Ward Lock, London,1977.

Cr.8vo, pp.640. Illustrated.Endpapers foxed else Very Good in protected dust jacket.

$35.00 AUD

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Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cookery

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23495

23495 DEIGHTON, Len:
BASIC FRENCH COOKERY.
Including chapters on L’Art Culinaire, Les Viandes, Les Fromages, Les Corps Gras, La Carte Des Vin, La Cuisine Française et le Froid, Le Lexique, Le Batterie De Cuisine and 50 cookstrips.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1979. First Edition of this Version. oblong,landscape 8vo.pp.222. Illustrated throughout .Very Good hardcover in Very Good price clipped dust jacket.
ISBN 0224 016059

The Revised and Enlarged Ou est le garlic. The authotr of The Ipcress File and many other spy novels shows us another talent

$80.00 AUD

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Basic French Cookery by Len Deighton

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23797

23797 DUPLEIX , Jill :
OLD FOOD
Allen & Unwin , Sydney, 1998.

4to. pp.viii + 232., 210 recipes of old food rethought by Jill Dupleix. a couple of sellotape stains to endpapers else Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 1864483482

Robert Carrier called her one of the best palates he knew and wrote a wonderful blurb about how great this book was.

$40.00 AUD

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OLD FOOD by Jill Dupleix

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19415

19415 FLOYD , Keith :
FLOYD ON ITALY ‘I CAME, I SAW, I COOKED!’
Michael Joseph, London,1994.

8vo.pp.191. profusely illustrated in colour. Very Good original hardcover in Very Good dust jacket.
ISBN 0 7181 3810 4.

With a collection of classic recipes from all kinds of antipasta ,pasta and pizza to wild boar stew and red mullet with pesto.this beautiful book recreates the best in Italian food and sets it firmly in context. One of the original Tv travel and cookery personalities.His exuberance and culinary prowess were infectious.  

 $20.00 AUD

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Floyd on Italy.I Came I Saw I Cooked by Keith Floyd

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Margaret Fulton was born in Nairn in Scotland who went on to become one of the most influential food gurus in Australia. Supremely practical her recipes worked and she encouraged the use of interesting ingredients and new cuisines from around the World.In Australia very few households were without one of her iconic cookbooks.She was a journalist,writer and guru but limited her television appearances to the occasional.She is now in her 90s.

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17133 FULTON, Margaret :
COOKING FOR ONE AND TWO.
A Barbara Beckett Book, 1995 8vo. pp.75 Profusely illustrated in colour.

Very Good in original laminated pictorial boards

$15.00 AUD

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Cooking for One & Two by Margaret Fulton

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18477 A Lady .[GLASSE,Hannah ].
THE ART OF COOKERY MADE PLAIN AND EASY. Which far exceeds any Thing of the Kind yet published.
BY A LADY
Printed for A Millar, London,1763.

8vo.pp.xxxii + 384,24p.index.small section missing at the foot of the page in the contents. Full calf, raised bands.Very Good.This is the eighth edition.
Glasses book was frequently attributed to Ben Johnson.She was a real person lived in Bloomsbury,London,” I only hope my book will answer and meet the ends I intend it for which is to improve the servants and save the ladies a great deal of trouble”.

$1200.00 AUD

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The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy. by A Lady [Hannah Glasse]1763

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24002 GRAY, Rose & ROGERS, Ruth: THE RIVER CAFE COOK BOOK. BOOK ONE. Ebury Books, London, 1996.4to.pp.318.index. Very Good large format quality softcover. ISBN 0091812550

Acclaimed for their innovative reinterpretation of Italian farmhouse cooking -cucina rustica- at The River Cafe restaurant Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers have produced an outstanding selection of recipes with an emphasis on uncomplicated food which is vibrant with flavour. Beautifully illustrated, it is a wonderful guide to this approachable and exciting form of Italian cooking and a celebration of a great restaurant.

$25.00 AUD

 

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The River Cafe Cook Book by Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers

24002 24003

24003 GRAY, Rose & ROGERS, Ruth: THE RIVER CAFE COOK BOOK. BOOK TWO  Ebury Books, London, 19974to.pp.352 index. Very Good hardcover in very good dust wrapper. Cafe restaurant .Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers. have produced the second cookery book in the series with 200 sensational new recipes in the vibrant, accessible style that has become their trademark.

$30.00 AUD

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The River Cook Book Book Two by Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers

 

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18475 MASON, Mrs Charlotte:
THE LADY’S ASSISTANT for regulating and supplying the table; being a Complete System of Cookery containing the most select bills of fare,properly disposed for family dinners of five courses to two courses of eleven and fifteen,with bills of fare for suppers from five to nineteen dishes and several desserts Including the fullest and choicest receipts of various kinds and full directions for preparing them in the most approved manner….directions for brewing making English wines raspberry, orange and lemon brandies also remarks on kitchen poisons and necessary cautions thereon,….with an appendix containing general particulars on the breeding, rearing and management of poultry, on the business of the dairy and on the management of the Kitchen and fruit garden.
Printed by C. Whittingham,London,1801.

8vo.pp.422, 26 appendix +19p.index. This Edition is expanded and indexed and has many extra receipts.Full calf. boards are tree calf and the spine has been under backed with raised bands and title label.
The foreword reads” It is certain that a woman never appears to greater advantage than at the head of a well regulated table,which should always be so supplied so that the unexpected visit of a friend,or even a stranger,should occasion no inconvenience or confusion.

$1100.00 AUD

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The Lady’s Assistant for Regulating and Supplying the Table; Being a Complete System of Cookery by Mrs Charlotte Mason,1801.

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18324

18324 PRUNIER ,
MADAME PRUNIER’S FISH COOKERY BOOK.
Selected,translated and edited by Ambrose Heath
Hutchinson,London,1955.

8vo.pp.xxii + 310.Illustrated. Good in slightly marked original cloth hardback in chipped now protected dust jacket.
Revised Edition of the legendary cook book.

$35.00 AUD

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Madame Prunier’s Fish Cookery Book.

 

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19050

19050 TOKLAS , Alice B.:
AROMAS AND FLAVOURS OF PAST AND PRESENT.
Introduction and Comments by Poppy Cannon.
Michael Joseph, London,1959.

First Edition.8vo. pp.219. Owners name else Very Good hardcover in Very Good price clipped dust jacket.
Here is a book of more than 200 recipes.some simple,some elaborate but none hackneyed.Gertrude Stein wrote and talked Alice B Toklas cooked and talked. They were gourmets and this book takes you through part of that journey They lived in Paris in the extraordinary period when amongst their intimate friends were Picasso, Matisse & Gris and her cooking was considered as important as the conversation and art.  

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Aromas & Flavours of Past & Present by Alice B.Toklas

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23791

23791 VERGE , Roger :
NEW ENTERTAINING IN THE FRENCH STYLE.
Photographs by Pierre Hussenot
Stewart Tabori & Chang,New York, 1997

4to. pp.160. Illustrated in colour throughout. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 1556706243 .

A beautiful book on the art of living and entertaining in the french style, seductive photographs of dining al fresco , of cooking and organising the most successful parties and gatherings imaginable.

$40.00 AUD

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New Entertaining in the French Style by Roger Verge.

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21248
21248 WHITE ,Pierre Marco :
WILD FOOD FROM LAND AND SEA.
Ebury Press, London,1994.

4to.pp.160. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
Despite the hype surrounding this extraordinary chef this book proves Pierre Marco White is a professional dedicated and supremely talented chef whose recipes are elegant,original and exquisite in their simplicity.

$50.00 AUD

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Wild Food From Land & Sea by Marco Pierre White.

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Anzac Biscuits have been made since World War One to raise money for veterans. Click through for the story behind them.

AUSTRALIAN COOKERY VINTAGE

24186
24186 Yewers,Mabel, REEVES, Margaret,Gray,Doris & McKinnon,Marie :
THE GOLDEN WATTLE COOKERY BOOK
E.S.Wigg, Perth. n.d.

Sixteenth Edition. pp 300. illustrated. some aging and with an inscription on endpaper. Tight clean copy.A classic Western Australian cook book

$80.00 AUD

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The Golden Wattle Cookery Book by Yewers,Gray,Reeves & McKinnon. Vintage

NEW COOKERY MODERN & HEALTH

24870

24870 JOHNSON, Philip:
EATING IN Food to share from the e’cco kitchen.
Murdoch Books, Millers Point. 2010

4to pp.256. Profusely illustrated in colour Fine hardcover in Fine dust wrapper.
Whether hosting a big night in, long Sunday lunch or casual weeknight dinner this book will inspire you.,Based now in Brisbane after wowing the world with his food new Zealand chef,Philip Johnson’s book offers menu suggestions, party planning advice and more than 120 recipes to make dining at home memorable easy to follow,beautifully illustrated

$45.00 AUD

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Eating In by Philip Johnson

24822

24822 MOORE, Michael :
BLOOD SUGAR Inspiring Recipes for anyone facing the challenge of Diabetes and maintaining good health.
New Holland,Sydney,2011.

First Edition.4to.pp.240.profusely illustrated in colour. Very good /Nr fine hardcover
ISBN 9781742571546

Blood Sugar is not just for diabetics or sugar watchers it is for anyone interested in good health.

$30.00 AUD

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Blood Sugar Inspiring Recipes by Michael Moore

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DOMESTICA

24809

24809 DYSTER, Barrie:
SERVANT & MASTER. Building and Running the Grand Houses of Sydney 1788- 1850.
New South Wales University Press, Kensington,1989.

Royal 8vo. pp.xii + 189. Illustrated .index,Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0 86840 275 3

‘While few would dispute the pivotal role of the Macarthurs, the Wentworths and other landed gentry in Australian history, the houses they built also serve as monuments to the generally unchronicled lives of those who made it all work – the labourers. the servants, the small merchants and the like. ‘

$30.00 AUD

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Servant & Master by Barrie Dyster

FOOD MEMOIRS,TRAVEL &tc

20761

20761 BLACK, William:

al dente,The Adventures of A Gastronome in Italy.

Bantam Press, Kent, 2003.

8vo, pp. xi + 338 incl. index. Very good hardcover in very good original pictorial dust jacket. Overall very good.

ISBN059304942X.

William Black travels the length and breadth of Italy in order to get to the roots of Italian food. Our intrepid gastronome eats whatever gets in his way- which often isn’t quite what it seems. A joy from cover to cover Al Dente is a must for anyone with an interest in Italy or its food.

$20.00 AUD

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Al Dente. The Adventures of A Gastronome in Italy by William Black

24801

24801 BLACKMAN, Charles & Barbara:

TALK ABOUT FOOD.
Rigby, Adelaide,1979.

First Edition. 8vo.pp 48,Illustrated in b/w throughout by Charles Blackman.Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0727008315

A cookery book/art book/food memoir,all in all a fascinating glimpse into the Blackman domestic arrangements or lack thereof.

$25.00 AUD

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Talk About Food by Barbara & Charles Blackman

HOME  INNOVATIONS &  ESSENTIALS

20824
20824 OLIVER, Julie.
THE AUSTRALIAN HOME BEAUTIFUL From Hills Hoist to High Rise.
Home Beautiful, NSW 1999.

4to, pp. 185 incl. index. Profusely illustrated in colour. Very good original pictorial hardcover in very good original pictorial dust jacket.
ISBN 1864980567. This book captures the spirit of home life in Australia, decade by decade since the 1920s. It presents a panorama of memories via the archives of Australia’s best-loved home magazine.

$30.00 AUD

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The Australian Home Beautiful From Hills Hoist to High Rise by Julie Oliver

THE KITCHEN & HOUSE GARDEN

HERBS

24802

24802 KEYS, John D.:

CHINESE HERBS. Their Botany, Chemistry and Pharmacodynamics.
Charles Tuttle,Rutland, 1981.

Second printing. pp.388 line drawings throughout. Very good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0 8948 1179 2

With special sections on Mineral Drugs, Drugs of Animal Origin, 300 Chinese Prescriptions, Toxic Herbs.

$36.00 AUD

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Chinese Herbs by John Keys

 

 

 

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