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Allen, Myrtle with photos by Mick Hales. MYRTLE ALLEN'S COOKING AT BALLYMALOE HOUSE. Featuring 100 Recipes From Irelands Most Famous Guest House. NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2000. 4to. 157 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A near fine copy. $ 22.50

Bailey, Adrian with illustrations by Graham Rust. THE FRUITS OF THE EARTH. Vegetable & Fruit Recipes. London: Michael Joseph, 1986. Sm 4to. 128 pp. Illus from drawings and lovely full page colour plates. Pictorial endpapers. Pictorial boards. Very good or better in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Barash, Cathy Wilkinson. EDIBLE FLOWERS. From Garden to Palate. Golden, CO: Fulcrum, (1995). Sm 4to. xiv+250 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial card covers; french flaps. About fine. $ 17.50

Baus, Herbert M. HOW TO WINE YOUR WAY TO GOOD HEALTH. New York: Mason & Lipscomb, (1973) 8vo xvii+230pp. Red cloth. Faded along edges else a very good copy in worn dustwrapper. A serious and knowledgeable discussion about how the moderate use of wine can contribute to good health....and all these good reasons actually predate the rec ent research which backs it up. $ 15.00

Beck, Simone in collaboration with Michael James NEW MENUS FROM SIMCA'S CUISINE. New York: Harcourt Brace (1978) 8vo xix+234 pp. Illus from drawings by Catherine Brandel. Blue boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper. Dedication inscription from Beck "& Michael" on the half-title. $ 22.50

Beta Sigman Phi International BICENTENNIAL HERITAGE RECIPES. 76. Montgomery: Favorite Recipes Pr, 1976. 8vo. 197 pp. Illus from colour photos, drawings. Card covers. Spiral binding. A little used, still very good. $20.00

Boorman, Sylvia with illustrations by R. T. Lambert. WILD PLUMS IN BRANDY. A Cookery Book of Wild Foods in Canada. Toronto: McGraw-Hill, 1962. 8vo. xii+180 pp. Illus from drawings. White boards. Some light age darkening to edges, else very good or better in like dustwrapper. C$20.00

Breckenridge, Muriel, collected, adapted and tested by. THE OLD ONTARIO COOKBOOK. Over 420 Delicious and Authentic Recipes from Ontario Country Kitchens. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, (1976). Sm. 4to. 249 pp. Cream boards. Some glue offsetting to paste downs and short tear at head of spine, else very good in very good dustwrapper with light waterstaining at foot of spine. $ 18.50

Brennan, Georgeanne THE FOOD AND FLAVOURS OF HAUTE PROVENCE. SF: Chronicle, 1997. Lrg 8vo. 319 pp. Illus by Jeffrey Fisher. Map endpapers. Linen spine over orange boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Brody, Lora CAPE COD TABLE. SF: Chronicle, 2003. Sm sq 4to. 216 pp. Illus from photos by Susie Cushner. Blue boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. Celebrates a little stretch of paradise-and its legendary cuisine. $20.00

Brown, Eleanor and Bob. CULINARY AMERICANA. Cookbooks Published in the Cities and Towns of the United States of America During the Years from 1860 through 1960. NY: Roving Eye Press, 1961. 8vo. xiv+418 pp. Green cloth. A good used copy, clean and sound. $ 45.00

Budwig, Robert, Collected and Illus by. THE VEGETABLE MARKET COOKBOOK. Classic Recipes from Around the World. London: Rosendale Press, 1992. Sm. 4to. 192 pp. Illus from colour drawings. Pictorial boards. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with bump to head of spine. Recipes from Italy, Morocco, Thailand, India, Mexico and more. $ 18.50

Canada Starch Home Service Department. ECONOMY RECIPES FOR CANADA'S "HOUSESOLDIERS". Montreal: Canada Starch Company, 1943. 8vo. 21pp. Stapled into pictorial card covers. Bit of dampstaining to rear cover at spine edge, not pentetrating page, else a nice copy. $ 10.00

Capper, W. Bently, editor. LICENSED HOUSES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT. London: Caxton, 1955. Fifth edition. Reprint. 3 vols. Roy 8vo. xi+263+20; vi+289+17; vi+340+16 pp. of plates from photos. Drawings and diagrams in text. Blue cloth; spine lettering gilt. Light spotting to boards, else a very good set, bright and sound. $ 85.00

Carrier, Robert FEASTS OF PROVENCE. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1992. 4to. 223 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Pictorial endpapers. Blue boards. A near fine copy in very good dustwrapper with two interior tape repairs. $ 25.00

Chamberlain, Samuel BRITISH BOUQUET. An Epicurean Tour of Britain. NY: Gourmet, 1973. Second printing. Sm 4to. xxii+577 pp. Illus throughout from photos, maps, and drawings by the author. White mottled vinyl boards; lettering gilt. Name stamp to top boards and some dust soiling, else very good. $ 35.00

Chamberlain, Samuel ITALIAN BOUQUET. An Epicurean Tour of Italy. NY: Gourmet, 1973. Fifth printing. Sm 4to. xv+593 pp. Profusely illus from prints, drawings and photos by the author. White mottled vinyl boards; lettering gilt. Gilt name stamp on top board, else very good. $ 35.00

Chamberlain, Samuel. BOUQUET DE FRANCE. An Epicurean Tour of the French Provinces. A New Edition. NY: Gourmet, 1966. Sm 4to. xvi+670 pp. Illus from photos, maps and drawings by the author. Mottled white vinyl boards; lettering gilt. Name stamp to top board and some dust soiling, else very good. A classic! $ 35.00

 [Chamberlain] Beck, Phineas. CLEMENTINE IN THE KITCHEN. NY: Hastings House, 1963. 9th printing, revised and enlarged. 8vo. 250 pp. Vignettes throughout by Henry Stahlhut. Errata slip laid in. Turquoise cloth. Top corner of front free endpaper clipped, else very good in dustwrapper with several short tears to top edge. $ 15.00

Claiborne, Craig A FEAST MADE FOR LAUGHTER. New York: Holt, Rinehart (1983). Reprint 8vo [xii]+414 pp. Illus from photos and cartoons. Stiff card wrappers. A trifle worn at head of spine else very good to near fine. $ 12.00

Clark, Maxine MASTERCLASS IN ITALIAN COOKING. London: Pavillion, 2002. 4to. 192 pp. Illus from photos. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Assembles twenty-one of the world's most celebrated chefs and best-loved cooks for an exquisite sun-drenched cookery course. $ 26.50

Croce, Julia Della PASTA CLASSICA. 125 Authentic Italian Recipes. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1987). Reprint. 4to. 160 pp. Beautifully illus. from artwork. Pictorial card covers; french flaps. A near fine copy. A journey through the history of Italy's favorite food. $ 18.50

Dahl, Felicity & Roald MEMORIES WITH FOOD AT GIPSY HOUSE. London: Viking, 1991. First printing. Small 4to. 239pp. Illus from colour photos by Jan Baldwin. Red boards. Black mark at bottom edge, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 30.00

Daisley, Gilda THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF HERBS. London: Grange (1997) 4to 128 pp. Illus from paintings by Ingrid Jacob and drawings. Laminated pictorial paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Although, in addition to descriptions of the plants it includes some recipes for pot-pourri and cosmetics, the focu s is on recipes for edibles. $ 20.00

Darbyshire, Lydia GARLIC, GARLIC, GARLIC. Recipe Ideas Using the World's Supreme Herb. Edison: Chartwell, 1998. 4to. 192 pp. Illlus from colour photos, drawings. Blue boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $20.00

De'Medici, Lorenza A PASSION FOR VEGETABLES. London: Pavilion, 2002. 4to. 160 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Burgundy boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

De'Medici, Lorenza LORENZA'S ANTPASTI. NY: Clarkson Potter, (1998). 4to. 192 pp. Beautifully illus from photos, drawings and ephemera documenting the story of antipasti; over 200 recipies. Blue boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Downer, Lesley with Minoru Yoneda A TASTE OF JAPAN. The Book of the BBC TV Series. London: BBC, 1991. Sq 8vo. 224 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Black boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. Over 90 recipes. $ 20.00

Ducasse, Alain with Linda Dannenberg. DUCASSE. FLAVORS OF FRANCE. NY: Artisan, 1998. 4to. 264 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos by Pierre Hussenot. Blue boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. 'Six-star cooking from the world's only Michelin six-star chef.' $ 35.00

Editors of Saveur Magazine. SAVEUR COOKS AUTHENTIC ITALIAN. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001. Sq 4to. 320 pp. Beautifully illus from photos. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Features award winning writing. $ 28.50

Ferguson, Carol & Margaret Fraser A CENTURY OF CANADIAN HOME COOKING. 1900 Through the '90's. Scarborough: Prentice Hall, 1992. 4to. xix+254pp. Illus from photos. Inlcludes a bibliography. Red boards. Some water damage to bottom corner at spine affecting dustwrapper and some rippling to pages, else very good. C$35.00

Ferguson, Judith THE GREAT FISH & SEAFOOD COOKBOOK. Montreal: Brimar, 1992. 4to. 256 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Fisher, M.F.K. THE COOKING OF PROVINCIAL FRANCE. [and] RECIPES. 2 vols. NY: Time-Life, (1976). Seventh Printing. 2 vols. 4to. & 8vo. 206 & 112 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial boards & pictorial card covers with spiral binding. A near fine set in slipcase with light shelfwear. $ 20.00

Fleetwood, Jenni THE FARMERS' MARKET GUIDE TO FRUIT. Selecting, Preparing & Cooking. Naperville: Sourcebooks, 2001. Sm 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $17.50

Genders, Roy EDIBLE WILD PLANTS. A Guide to Natural Foods. NY: van der Marck, 1988. Sm. 4to. 208 pp. Illus from colour photos and drawings. Pictorial card covers. An extensively cross-referenced lexicon of more than 250 edible wild plants. $ 18.50

Goodbody, Mary and the Editors of Chocolatier GLORIOUS CHOCOLATE. NY: S&S, 1989. 4to. 352 pp. Illustarted from drawings and photos. Red boards. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. The ultimate chocolate cookbook. $ 20.00

Gordon, Jean THE ART OF COOKING WITH ROSES. NY: Walker, 1968. Sm 8vo. 159 pp. Pink cloth. Very good or better in lightly worn and rubbed dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Gourmet Magazine, ed. GOURMET'S MENU COOKBOOK. A Collection of Epicurean Menus and Recipes. (NY): Gourmet, (1978). 7th ptg. Sm. 4to. Illus. from drawings and colour photos. Green leatherette; gilt decoration. About fine. $ 20.00

Gray, Patience HONEY FROM A WEED. Fasting and Feasting in Tuscany, Catalonia, The Cyclades and Apulia. NY: Harper, 1987. Lrg 8vo. 374 pp. Illus with drawings by Corinna Sargood. Green cloth. a very good copy in like dustwrapper. "Patience Gray has placed herself in the forefront of serious food writers." $20.00

Hadmuscin, John SPECIAL OCCASIONS. Holiday Entertaining All Year Round. NY: Harmony Books, (1988). 4to. 192 pp. Illus. from colour photos by Randy O'Rourke. Red boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Hahn, Emily & The editors of Time-Life. THE COOKING OF CHINA [and] RECIPES. 2 vols. NY: Time-Life, (1976). 5th ptg. 2 Vols. 4to & 8vo. 206 & 119 pp. Illus from photos and artwork; drawings. Pictorial boards & pictorial card covers, spiral binding. A fine set in slip case with some light shelfwear. $ 20.00

Harding, Justine, ed. THE COMPLETE CHICKEN COOKBOOK. London: Merehurst, 2000. 4to. 256 pp. Illus from colour photos. Boards. Head of spine lightly bumped, else fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Harris, Jessica B. IRON POTS AND WOODEN SPOONS. Africa's Gift to New World Cooking. NY: Atheneum, 1989. 8vo. xxii + 195 pp. Orange boards. About fine in very good dust wrapper. $ 17.50

Hibler, Janie DUNGENESS CRABS AND BLACKBERRY COBBLERS. The Northwest Heritage Cookbook. NY: Knopf. 1992. 8vo. xx+329 pp. Illus throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Red mark on foredge, else very good in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Holt, Geraldene THE GOURMET GARDEN. The Fruits of the Garden Transported to the Table. London: Pavillion, 1990. 4to. 192 pp. Beautifully illus from photos by Hugh Palmer. Red boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper, a bit sunned at spine edge. A visit to eight outstanding kitchen gardens along with recipies from award wining chefs. $ 20.00

Hsiang Ju Lin and Tsuifeng Lin CHINESE GASTRONOMY. Ny: Giniger, 1969. Lr 8vo. 211 +16 pp of colour plates; drawings. Red boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Jeffs, Julian SHERRY. London: Faber, (1970). 8vo. 283 pp. Illus. from photos,and drawings; map. Khaki cloth. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 22.50

 Jeffs, Julian SHERRY. London: Mitchell Beazley, 2004. Revised edition. 8vo. xiv+352 pp. Illus from drawings and tables; maps. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. The history and production of different sherry styles and their unique production techniques. $ 22.50

Jones, Bridget THE FARMERS' MARKET GUIDE TO VEGETABLES. Selecting, Preparing and Cooking. Naperville: Sourcebooks, 2001. Sm 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $17.50

 Kennedy, Diana THE CUISINES OF MEXICO. NY: Harper & Row, 1972. Lrg 8vo. xx+378 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Brick coloured boards. Some soiling to edges, else a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Editors of Saveur Magazine. SAVEUR COOKS AUTHENTIC ITALIAN. Sna Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001. Sq 4to. 320 pp. Beautifully illus from photos. Green cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Features award winning writing. $ 28.50

 Lee, Vinny KITCHENS. A Design Sourcebook. NY: Tabori & Chang, 1998. 4to. 192 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos by James Merrell. Grey boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper with a short tear to top edge. $ 27.50

 Lewis, Edna IN PURSUIT OF FLAVOR. NY: Knopf, 1988. 8vo. viii+323 pp. Illus by Louisa Jones Waller. Pictorial boards. Spine faded, a very good copy. $ 18.50

 Ling, Kong Foong, introduction and essays by. THE FOOD OF ASIA. Authentic Recipes from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Boston: Periplus, 1998. 4to. 160 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

 Lousada, Patricia & Charlotte Fraser FLAVOURS OF THE SUN. London: Michael Joseph, (1994). 8vo. x + 214 pp. Illus from drawings. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. $12.50

Maccioni, Alvaro ALVARO'S MAMMA TOSCANA. The Authentic Tuscan Cookbook. London: Pavilion, 1998. 4to. 223 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos by James Murphy. Red boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $30.00

 Maisner, Heather, General Editor. BON APPETIT COUNTRY COOKING. NY: Viking Studio, (1978). 4to. 287 pp. Nicely illus from photos and artwork. Brown boards. Very good or better in like dustwrapper. Regional and traditional recipes of Europe and North America. $ 22.50

 Marshall, A. B. MRS A. B. MARSHALL'S COOKERY BOOK. London: Marshall's School of Cookery, nd. [ca 1888]. Revised and enlarged edition, Sixtieth Thousand. 16mo. 576 pp + 33 pp of adverts. Advert endpapers. 125 illus from engravings. Dark green cloth with lettering to spine and top board in gilt. Inner hinges starting with first signature loosening, still reasonalbly sound. Some rubbing to extremities, a good plus copy. $35.00

Mead, William Edward THE ENGLISH MEDIEVAL FEAST. London: Allen & Unwin, 1931. 8vo. 272 pp. 14 pp of illus. Newly bound in red library binding. Ex-lib with marking only on copyright page. About fine. $ 25.00

 Meyers, Perla FRESH FROM THE GARDEN. Cooking and Gardening Throughout the Seasons with 250 Recipes. NY: Clarkson Potter, (1996). Sm. 4to. xi+372 pp. Green paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. The ultimate guide to making the most out of fresh produce by award-winning author. $ 18.50

 Morel, J.J. Edited by W. Bently Capper. PROGRESSIVE CATERING. A Comprehensive Treatment of Food, Cookery, Drink, Catering Services and Management. 4 Vols. London: Caxton, 1952. 4 vols. Sm 4to. x+318; viii+353; vi+378; v+406 pp. Plates from photos. Photos throughout. Blue pebble cloth; lettering gilt. Edges speckled. Some light occasional spotting to the boards and gilt lightly rubbed. A very good attractive set. $85.00

 Morton, Lucie T. WINEGROWING IN EASTERN AMERICA. An Ilustrated Guide to Viniculture East of the Rockies. Ithaca: Cornell University Pr., (1985). Sm. 4to. 217 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings and maps. Blue cloth. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with three small tears to top edge. $ 20.00

 Muscatine, Doris A COOK'S TOUR OF ROME. Illustrated by Carolyn Cather. New York: Scribner's (1964) 8vo xii+369 pp. Illus from drawings, maps and photographs. Grey cloth. Corners bumped. A very good copy in dustwrapper worn at extremities. It is doubtful that many of the restaurants mentioned are still as described but the book is full of reci pes for traditional dishes. $ 20.00

 Nathan, Joan JEWISH COOKING IN AMERICA. New York: Knopf, 1995. Fifth printing. Royal 8vo xiv+466 pp. Illus from photos. Laminated paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

 Neal, Bill BISCUITS, SPOONBREAD, AND SWEET POTATO PIE. NY: Knopf, 1990. 8vo. xiii+335 pp. Illus. Laminated pictorial boards. A fine copy in very good dustwrapper. 300 recipies that celebrate the glories of Southern baking-with a generous accompaniment of historical lore. $20.00

Nichols, Beverley DOWN THE KITCHEN SINK. Portland: Timber, 2006. Reprint of the 1974 editon. 8vo. x + 202 pp. Drawings by Val Biro. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $20.00

 Norwak, Mary THE FARMHOUSE KITCHEN. London: The Warwick Press, 1979. Second edition. Small 4to 240 pp. Illus from colour photos and period woodcuts. Brown boards. A little wear to spine tips and corners but a near fine copy in like dustwrapper. Full of those traditional home recipes such as scones, pasties, meat pies, jams, flummery and more. $ 15.00

The Ontario Historical Society CONSUMING PASSIONS. Papers Presented at the 101st Annual Conference of The Ontario Historical Society. Willowdale: The Ontario Historical Society, 1989. 4to. 312 pp. Illus from photos. 25 papers on everything from 'Suppling Military Posts in Upper Canada' to 'Additives to Food and Beverages', Dining Etiquette, Wines, Servants, Traditions, etc., etc. Card covers. Rubbed at foot of spine, else about fine. 30.00 

Paterson, Wilma COUNTRY WINES & CORDIALS. Wild Plants & Herbal Recipes for Drinks Old & New. (Ware): Omega, (1983). Sm 4to. 88 pp. Illus from colour reproductions and drawings of 17th & 18th century floras. Brown boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00

Pence, Caprial and Melissa Carey CAPRIAL'S DESSERTS. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, (2001). 4to. x+262 pp. Illus from photos. Purple boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

Proulx, E. Annie and Lew Nichols THE COMPLETE DAIRY FOODS COOKBOOK. How to Make Everything From Cheese to Custard in Your Own Kitchen. Emmaus, Pa: Rodale, 1982. Small 4to. 296 pp. Illus from drawings. Pictorial boards. A very good clean copy. $30.0 

Raichlen, Steven THE CARIBBEAN PANTRY COOKBOOK. Condiments and Seasonings from the Land of Spice and Sun. NY: Artisan, 1995. Sm sq 4to. 143 pp. Beautiful photographs by Martin Jacobs. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

 Ramsay's, Gordon with Roz Denny GORDON RAMSEY'S JUST DESSERTS. London: Quadrille, 2001. Sm 4to. 224 pp. Colour photos by Georgia Glynn Smith. Burgundy boards. About fine in like dustwrapper with small nick to bottom edge. $ 25.00

 Robinson, Jancis, ed. THE OXFORD COMPANION TO WINE. Oxford: Oxford University Pr., (1998). Reprint of the 1997 corrected edition. Lrg 8vo. xvi+1088 pp. 32 pp of colour plates. Illus from photos, drawings, maps and tables. Pictorial endpapers. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. For the novice or the connoisseur. $ 60.00

 Rogers, Jean, compiled and ed. by THE HEALING FOODS COOKBOOK. 400 Delicicious Recipes with Curative Power by the Editors of Prevention Magazine. Emmaus: Rodale Pr., (1991). Sm. 4to. ix + 550 pp. Illus. from charts; colour photos. Pictorial boards. A fine copy. $ 20.00

 Rogers, Sheridan THE COOK'S GARDEN. NY: Viking, 1992. 4to. x+262 pp. Illus from drawings by Skye Rogers. Cream boards. Several small bumps to bottom edge, else near fine in like dustwrapper. Includes over 300 recipes, some history, and handy tips for growing fruits, herbs and vegetables. $ 20.00

 Rose, Peter G., ed. & trans. THE SENSIBLE COOK. Dutch Foodways in the Old and the New World. Syracuse University Pr., (1989). 8vo. xx + 142 pp. Illus. from photos, contemporary paintings and manuscript pages. Black cloth. A fine copy in dustwrapper with spine faded. $ 25.00

 Rosenstein, Mark IN PRAISE OF APPLES. A Harvest of History, Horticulture & Recipes. Asheville: Lark Books, 1996. 2nd ptg. 4to. 176 pp. Illus from colour photos, drawings and charts. Beige boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A chef's guide, gardener's companion, historian's sampler, and cidermaker's friend. $ 25.00

 Roux, Albert and Michel NEW CLASSIC CUISINE. With a Chapter on Wine by Michael Broadbent. Scarborough, ON: Prentice-Hall, (1983). Sm. 4to. 256 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Brick coloured boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with water marks to top and bottom edge and small puncture at spine gutter. $18.50

 Sadler, A.L. CHA-NO-YU. The Japanese Tea Ceremony. Boston: Tuttle, 2001. Reprint of the 1962 edition. 8vo. xx+245 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Card covers. A fine copy. A complete tour of tea ceremony furniture and utensil, architecture and gardens and numerous other features of the tea ceremony. $ 18.50

 Saville, Carole EXOTIC HERBS. A Compendium of Exceptional Culinary Herbs. NY: Henry Holt, (1997). Sm. 4to. 308 pp. Illus from photos. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. With a guide to cultivation and use of world herbs and 60 exotic herbs and recipes. $ 20.00

 Schieren, Bodo A. POTATOES. UK:Transedition Books, 1994. From the 1989 German edition. 4to. 192 pp. Illus from colour photos. White pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Includes recipes, historical info, hints for buying and storing, & calorie counts for each recipe. $ 18.50

 Simonds, Nina A SPOONFUL OF GINGER. Irresistible, Health-Giving Recipes from Asian Kitchens. NY: Knopf, 1999. 4to. xii+320 pp. Illus from photos. Orange boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

 Soyer, Alexis THE PANTROPHEON or A History of Food and Its Preparation in Ancient Times. NY: Paddington Press, 1977. Reprint of the 1853 edition published by Simpkin Marshall, London. 8vo. xvi+470 pp. 'Embellished with forty-one engravings illustrating the greatest gastronomic marvels of antiquity.' Green boards. Perhaps faintly musty, else very good or better in like dustwrapper. $ 35.00

 Standard Brands Limited THE MAGIC [BAKING POWDER] COOK BOOK. Montreal: Standard Brands, n.d. Ca. 1940's. 8vo. 32 pp. Stapled into pictorial wraps. Tear at foot of spine. A little used and one page spotted, a very good copy. $ 10.00

 Street, Myra THE COMPLETE RICE COOKBOOK. The New Illustrated Guide to Ritzy Rice Recipes. NY: Shoooting Star Pr., 1996. 4to. 128 pp. Illus from photos. Pictorial boards. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. Recipes from around the world. $ 18.50

 Sugimoto, Takashi and Marcia Iwatate, text and recipes by. SHUNJU. New Japanese Cuisine. Singapore: Periplus, 2002. 4to. 271 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Pictorial endpapers. Green boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 35.00

 Trotter, Charlie CHARLIE TROTTER'S MEAT & GAME. Berkely: Ten Speed Press, (2001). 4to. 239 pp. Illus from photos. Wine notes by Belinda Chang. Black cloth. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Charlie Trotter's has established itself as one of the finest restaurants in the world. $ 30.00

 Verge, Roger with Adeline Brousse COOKING WITH FRUIT. NY: Abrams, 1998. 4to. 192 pp. Beautifully illus from colour photos. Translated from the French. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Irresistible recipes and expert information. $ 20.00

 Vineberg, Trina FAMILY HEIRLOOMS. A Collection of Treasured Recipes. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1965. 8vo. 110 pp. Line drawings. Cream boards. Ink inscription on front free endpaper and occasional spotting, else very good in like dustwrapper. $ 20.00

 Visser, Margaret THE RITUALS OF DINNER. The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning of Table Manners. Toronto: Harper, (1991). 1st ptg. 8vo. xiii+432pp. Red cloth spine and paper boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

 Vongerichten, Jean-Georges and Mark Bittman JEAN-GEORGES. Cooking at Home With a Four-Star Chef. NY: Broadway Books, (1998). 1st ptg. 4to. xii+224 pp. Illus from photos. Pictorial endpapers. Blue boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Warren, Janet A FEAST OF SCOTLAND. Boston: Little, Brown, (1979). Sm. 4to. 176 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Brown boards. Light shelfwear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ 17.50

 Weatherstone, John THE PIONEERS. 1825-1900. Early British Tea and Coffee Planters and Their Way of Life. London: Quiller Press, 1991, Reprint. 4to. 224 pp. Profusely illus from contemporary photos, engravings and drawings. Map endpapers. Black boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with two tape repaired tears to top edge. $ 50.00

Weiss-Armush, Anne Marie ARABIAN CUISINE. Beirut: DAR AN-NAFAES, 1984. 4to. 402 pp. Illus by John Berry. Red boards. A couple chew marks on the top cover, still very good in like dsutwrapper. $20.00

Woodward, Sarah ORANGES & LEMONS. Recipes from the Mediterranean. London: Conran Octopus, 2001. 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos. Blue boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $ 18.50

Yin-Fei Lo, Eileen EILEEN YIN-FEI LO'S NEW CANTONESE COOKING. Classic and Innovative Recipes from China's Haute Cuisine. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, (1988). Sm. 4to. ix + 258 pp. Illus. by Lauren Jarrett. Red boards. Light wear to edges, a very good copy in like dustwrapper. $ 15.00