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A new system of domestic cookery; formed upon principles of economy, and adapted to the use of private families. with the addition of many new receipts, and embellished with engravings

By: A Lady (Mrs Rundell)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milner and Sowerby: 1857

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 59902

Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Reading copy only. Small format hardback (9 x 13cm) with front board and backstrip missing, front endpaper and half title also missing, no inscriptions. 376 pages, index View more info

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A taste of the Shires: inspired recipe ideas from the region's finest chefs

By: Alexander, Fiona (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Midland Independent Magazines: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26778

ISBN: 0954338812

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, no signs of use. 190 pages, colour photos throughout, glossary. Recipes from 17 of the best restaurants in the West Midlands View more info

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A taste of Australia: the Bathers Pavilion cookbook

By: Alexander, Victoria & Genevieve Harris

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Ten Speed Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35904

ISBN: 0898157560

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 122 pages, colour photos throughout, glossary, index View more info

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The Lady's companion: or, an infallible guide to the fair sex

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: T. Read: 1990

Edition: Photocopy

Seller ID: 38159

Condition: Very Good


Bound photocopy of part of volume 1 of the 1743 fourth edition, on landscape format A4 with 2 pages to a leaf, printed on one side only. Consists of the title page and the section dealing with cookery (pages 81 to 464 + 6pp index). Plastic comb binding with pink card covers. Privately produced around 1990 View more info

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The Star cookery book no. 3: 500 new prize cookery and household recipies

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Daily News: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44951

Condition: Fair


Small format, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, card covers rubbed, creased at corners, no inscriptions. 144 pages, many adverts. No date but estimate 1920s from adverts. Many useful hints to survive the recession including knitting your own stockings and mending the children's boots View more info

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The Times cookery book

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1965

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 46866

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback, card covers are rubbed at the edges, pages browning but appears little used, no inscriptions. 190 pages of recipes from the womens pages of the Times. Please note this is not the later title of the same name written by Katie Stewart. View more info

La cuisiniere bourgeoise suivie de l'office, a l'usage de tous ceux qui se melent de depenses de maisons, contenant la maniere de diffequer, connoitre & fervir toutes fortes de viandes

By: Anon

Price: £6.25

Publisher: France, Temps Actuels: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 49980

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Text in French. Clean, tightly bound paperback, spine creased, marked card covers creased at corners, marks on page edges, no inscriptions. 498 pages, index, afterword by Alice Peeters, glossary View more info

Recipes: the cooking of Italy

By: Anon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Time Inc.: 1969

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 57913

Condition: Good


Clean, tightly bound paperback, spiral bound, card covers marked on back and internally, no inscriptions. 104 pages, illustrations in the text, index View more info

The Aga book

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Telford, Aga: 1987

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 60353

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked landscape format (9" x 10") hardback in decorated boards, as issued. 116 pages, illustrated throughout with colour photos, many recipes, index. This is the book that was supplied with a new Aga, and has no named author - but the recipes were probably by Mary Berry View more info

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Fenland fare: a collection of recipes, both traditional and modern, contributed by Lincolnshire ladies

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Boston, St Botolph's Church: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64190

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, glossy card covers rubbed at edges, no inscriptions. 48 pages. Undated, appears mid 1970s, produced as a Church fund raiser. Gin pudding sounds quite trendy View more info

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Bile bean cookery book

By: Anon.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: C. E. Fulford Ltd.: 1906

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 45341

Condition: Fair


Paperback original, paper covers are chipped at the edges, have now been strengthened with archival tape, contents are browned but good, no inscriptions. 32 pages + colour covers, contains around 250 (very rudimentary) recipes interspersed with illustrated adverts for Bile Beans, which will apparently cure anything at all. Undated but we think this is 1906 (cover illustration has 'L. Hocknell 06' in the corner). A fragile & scarce item View more info

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McCall's cookie collection

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Advance Publishers: 1972

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 46431

Condition: Very Good


Clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, stapled spine, appears little used, no inscriptions. 64 pages, colour photos and illustrations in the text, index View more info

Have herrings in all these delicious ways [set of 10 pamphlets in an envelope]

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Herring Industry Board: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 49770

Condition: Very Good


Set of 10 four page pamphlets, one for each month (except March/April/May which are combined as 'Spring'), contained in a decorated envelope. All are without inscription and appear little used - the envelope has minor wear and has been neatly repaired at one corner with archival tape. No printed date, but stylistically appear to be 1950ish View more info

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Good Housekeeping: home baking

By: Atha, Amanda (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1979

Edition: Book Club Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 41184

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 128 pages, colour photos on 8 plates, many text illustrations, glossary, index. Over 150 recipes very clearly laid out View more info

English provincial cooking

By: Ayrton, Elisabeth

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley: 1980

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 55777

ISBN: 0855332174

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, page edges a little browned, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 220 pages, colour plates, index View more info

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Good enough to eat: a consumer's guide

By: Bateman, Michael

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sinclair-Stevenson: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16886

ISBN: 1856190390

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. As new, appears unread. xiv + 240 pages, bibliography, index. View more info

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Real economies for reduced incomes: economy in house planning & cookery. With a chapter on cooking in emergencies for husbands

By: BCM/TJSB [Isobel Mence].

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, Triangle Press: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45294

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in orange cloth with red titles on white paper labels (the label on the spine is chipped), cloth has minor rubbing at corners, light fox-spotting to endpapers & page edges, no inscriptions. ii + 98 pages, including 8pp illustrated adverts. Uncommon View more info

Simca's cuisine

By: Beck, Simone

Price: £6.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1972

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 49657

ISBN: 039447449X

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Tightly bound hardback book with a bookplate on the front paste down, marks on page edges, in an unclipped dustjacket which has minor loss at bottom of spine and at foldovers and is faded at spine. xvi + 326 + xiv pages, illustrations in text, index View more info

Mrs. Beeton's housewife's treasury of domestic information

By: Beeton, Mrs.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.: 1898

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 60557

Condition: Fair


Tatty hardback bound in red cloth, gilt titles at spine, bevelled boards, cloth worn through at corners, & cracked at centre & edges of spine but holding well, front endpaper missing, prize plate on front pastedown, YMCA sticker on rear endpaper, no inscriptions. A suitable case for rebinding? xxx + 1056 pages, couple of adverts, 100's of b/w illustrations including plates & foldouts, index. Undated, but prize plate is 1898, and the British Library reckon that this was f... View more info

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Annie Bell's Baking Bible

By: Bell, Annie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kyle Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63426

ISBN: 0857830252

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Very clean, large format, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is bumped at the top of the spine and lightly creased at bottom of back cover. 336 pages, photos in the text, index View more info