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2.   Meat


[20727] Allen, Jana and Gin, Margaret. Offal : Gourmet Cookery from Head to Tail. London: Pitman Publishing, 1976. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-273-00958-3. 144 pages. Over 200 recipes along with accounts of the historic and legendary uses of these inexpensive cuts.  £7.00
[19737] Ashbrook, Frank G. and Sater Edna N.. Cooking Wild Game. New York: Orange Judd Publishing, 1945. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Signed by Authors. Good / No Jacket. 358 pages. Nice collection of recipes, not too certain if Musk Rat and Reindeer are normally available in the English supermarket - but a little imagination will work wonders! Blue cloth with faded gilt title to spine.  £30.00
[17561] Bailey, Muriel. Game Cook, The. ill. Tickner, John. Chester: WAGBI, 1971. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good Reading Copy ISBN: B001RCVAV8. 34 page booklet. Also in stock in the same series - Fowler's Fare and Pigeon for the Pot. This book has additional recipes sellotaped to the inside of the covers.  £5.00
[23375] Beckett, Fiona. Sausage and Mash. ill. Glynn-Smith, Georgia - Photography. Bath: Absolute Press, 2004. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Inscribed By the Author. Very Good ISBN: 1-904573-18-5. 158 pages. 125 fantastic sausage-centred recipes. Inscription to title page reads - Many thanks for the recipe! Very best wishes Fiona. This book came from the Henrietta Green collection.  £15.00
[21117] Bissell, Frances. Real Meat Cookbook, The. London: Chatto & Windus, 1992. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7011-3645-6. 384 pages. Everything you need to know about buying, preparing and cooking meat which is either raised in a humane way, organic or additive - and hormone-free.  £20.00
[14988] Borton, Paula. Great Game Book, The. Bath: Absolute Press, 1993. Fifth Impression. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-948230-06-1. A superb collection of game recipes from the finest restaurants in Great Britain and Ireland.  £5.00
[23599] Bridge, Tom. Ultimate Game Cookbook, The. ill. David, Madeleine. London: Judy Piatkus, 1999. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7499-1988-4. 160 pages. This book provides a modern, fresh approach to cooking game. Venison Steaks with Garlic and Five-spice is wonderful.  £10.00
[14368] Brown, Colin. Game Cookbook, The. London: Souvenir, 1986. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-285-62768-6. 202 pages; red cloth with silver title; dustwrapper has 2.5cm closed tear to top front edge.  £20.00
[11153] Brown, Colin. Game Cookbook, The. London: Souvenir, 1986. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-285-62768-6. 202 pages; red cloth with silver title; dustwrapper, spine faded and small dent to front; former owners label to front endpaper; vg/g;  £20.00
[19775] Carrier, Robert. Cookery Cards - Meat, Poultry & Game - Favourite Recipes 1. London: Thomas Nelson, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Good 20 illustrated laminated cards in a slipcase. One of a series. Each recipe card can be used in the kitchen and as a shopping list!  £5.00
[19764] Carrier, Robert. Carrier Cookery Cards - Favourite Recipes - Meat, Poultry & Game. London: Thomas Nelson, 1966. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Good Reading Copy / Slipcase. 20 cards - every card is faced with a full colour photograph of the finished dish. Slip case is torn to top front edge.  £4.00
[11187] Carrier, Robert. Robert Carrier's Kitchen - Making the most of Lamb & Pork. London: Marshall Cavendish, 1985. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 086307264X. 9 x 12"; 112 pages; black buckram with gilt titles and colour illustration to front; no dustwrapper, as issued; fine;  £10.00
[15984] Cox, Nicola. Nicola Cox on Game Cookery. London: Victor Gollancz, 1989. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-575-05644-4. A collection of recipes, some classic and some unusual, for fish, game and their accompaniments. The ideas range from dinner party dishes to snacks made from game left-overs.  £40.00
[21148] Coxe, Antony and Araminta Hippisley. Book of Sausages. London: Victor Gollancz, 1987. Revised and Enlarged Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-575-04004-1. 250 pages. The international Glossary of Sausages, the high point of the book, is a remarkable collation of more than 550 sausages from every part of the world.  £15.00
[23012] Craig, Elizabeth - Burke, Helen - Whitlow, Hilda and Price, Peggy. Chicken in the Kitchen. London: National Poultry Show, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 73 pages plus advertisements. Covers are loose but complete. would appear to be 1940-1950's. Includes special Egg and Poultry Dishes.  £10.00
[15696] De Salis, Mrs Harriet A.. Dressed Game and Poultry A La Mode. London: Longmans, Green, 1888. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B00131XABG. Beige decorated boards with green title to front. Green cloth spine. A nice bright copy.  £35.00
[20496] Dennis, Tina and Cardigan, Rosamond. Pheasant Cook, The : Ninety-Seven Ways to Present a Bird. ill. McPhail, Rodger. Marlborough: Crowood, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85223-198-X. 128 pages. Top edged slightly dusty, dustjacket in protective sleeve. This has to be a must for anyone wanting to cook pheasant.  £7.00
[24485] Dennis, Tina and Cardigan, Rosamond. Pheasant Cook, The : Ninety-Seven Ways to Present a Bird. ill. McPhail, Rodger. Marlborough: Crowood, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85223-198-X. 128 pages. Top edged slightly dusty, dustjacket in protective sleeve. This has to be a must for anyone wanting to cook pheasant.  £7.00
[18795] Drysdale, Julia. Game Cookery Book, The. London: Collins, 1975. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-00-435165-7. Spine is split from front board by 6cm at top edge, does not affect contents. Compiled for The Game Conservancy. A comprehensive guide to game.  £10.00
[17936] Eden, Ronald. Sporting Epicure, The : The Tradition of Great Game Cookery. London: Kyle Cathie, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85626-015-1. This evocative compendium of recollection and recipe, advice and anecdote is a volume far too fine to shelve within close range of the pot and pan.  £12.00
[19230] Editors of Time-Life Books. Fresh Ways with Beef and Veal. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1993. Fourth Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 0-7054-2000-0. Good collection of easy to follow recipes.  £5.00
[23653] Fearnley-Whittingstall, Hugh and Carr, Fizz. River Cottage Meat Book, The. ill. Wheeler, Simon - Photography. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. As New / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-340-82635-5. 543 pages. This has to be a must for any meat lover. Rice Pudding Pork does not contain rice! but sounds delicious. Press release loosely inserted to front. Sorry, overseas customers, but please contact us before ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 2.3kg  £30.00
[22266] Fearnley-Whittingstall, Hugh and Carr, Fizz. River Cottage Meat Book, The. ill. Wheeler, Simon - Photography. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. As New / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-340-82635-5. 543 pages. This has to be a must for any meat lover. Top edge of front board is lightly bumped. Sorry, overseas customers, but please contact us before ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 2.3kg  £25.00
[23003] Fortin, Stanley. World Book of Pork Dishes, The. London: Pelham Books, 1967. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 192 pages. Does not include the 'squeak or the tail' but a very comprehensive pork cookery book.  £5.00
[25248] Fortin, Stanley. World Book of Pork Dishes, The. London: Pelham Books, 1967. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 192 pages. Does not include the 'squeak or the tail' but a very comprehensive pork cookery book.  £8.00
[13843] Fraser, Linda. Essential Chicken Cookbook. London: Hermes House, 1998. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 1-84038-178-7. Exciting new ways with a classic ingredient.  £12.00
[25240] Gayler, Paul. Burgers. ill. Filgate, Gus - Photographer. London: Jacqui Small, 2004. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-903221-24-2. 143 pages. From barbecue ranch burger to miso salmon burger - for any burger fan this has to be the ultimate cook book!  £7.00
[12370] Gluck, Sandra Rose. Chicken - Great Taste Low Fat. Alexandria, VA: Time Life, 1995. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral-bound. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7835-4550-9. Ring bound book with illustrated laminated hard cover. A wonderful collection of recipes for chicken, quoting the fat, calories, saturated fat, carbohydrate, protein, cholesterol and sodium for each recipe.  £10.00
[21695] Grieve, Guy and Miers, Thomasina. Wild Gourmets, The : Adventures in Food and Freedom. ill. Reade, Dawn. London: Bloomsbury, 2007. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7475-9157-1. 318 pages. Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin, this is not the cookery book for you! Dustjacket in protective sleeve. Overseas customers please email us before ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 1.3kg.  £10.00
[23237] Harben, Philip. New Zealand Lamb - Helpful Hints By Harben. New Zealand Meat Producer's Board, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 16 page pamphlet promoting New Zealand meat production. Recipes by Philip Harben.  £5.00
[16354] Harben, Philip. New Zealand Lamb - Helpful Hints By Harben. New Zealand Meat Producer's Board, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good 16 page pamphlet promoting New Zealand meat production. Recipes by Philip Harben. This copy has been stamped to the rear cover by Louis Roberts Ltd. 17 Reading Road, Pangbourne.  £5.00
[18914] Heath, Veronica. Perfect Cooking with Game - A Selection of Recipes. Reading: Elvendon Press, 1983. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-906552-19-2. 32 pages. A collection of 21 recipes, together with lots of useful information on selecting and preparing game.  £3.00
[23759] Helou, Anissa. Fifth Quarter, The - An Offal Cookbook. ill. Pedler, Andy. Bath: Absolute Press, 2004. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-904573-21-5. 144 pages. Here is offal in all its many and surprising forms; a wonderful array of recipes. Foreword by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.  £30.00
[18836] Hesketh, Pat. Women's Institute Book of Poultry and Game. London: Ebury Press, 1985. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85223-438-4. Over 100 recipes tried and tested by the Women's Institute.  £4.00
[16188] Holthausen, Henriette. Chicken Goes Around the World, A. ill. Groenvelt, J.. London: George G. Harrap, 1964. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: B0000CMDEE . Chicken Dishes and other Savoury and Sweet Delicacies from Many Lands. Dustjacket is chipped and scuffed with minor loss.  £8.00
[19092] King, Ann. Meat - The Main Course. Indianapolis, IN: Kingan & Company, 1942. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 32 page promotional booklet from Kingan & Company. Established in Belfast in 1845, which went on to become one of America's largest suppliers of meat products.  £5.00
[22263] Kitchen, Leanne. Butcher, The. ill. Seper, George - Photographer. Millers Point, NSW: Murdoch Books, 2008. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-74196096-7. 255 pages. This book is about respect for the source, about eating as well as you can by developing your knowledge of the production and processing of the meat that forms the basis of the meals you set on your family table.  £15.00
[23456] Knight, Dr. Martin. Wild Boar Recipe Book. Barton St. David: Dr. Martin Knight, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 51 pages. Containing over 60 recipes for wild boar. Compliment slip from Bartholomew Wild Boar loosely inserted to front.  £5.00
[21538] Kuzminov, V. T. and Morozov, A. T.. Miasnie Biluda - Meat Dishes. Moscow: Ekonomika, 1974. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 174 pages. Russian text throughout. Sorry we cannot offer any more details, as we do not speak or read Russian. Pictures available.  £10.00
[22354] Line, E. C.. Science of Meat and Biology of Food Animals, The - Volume II. London: Meat Trades' Journal, 1932. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 279 pages. This is volume two only. Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine, nice bright clean book.  £10.00
[10486] Lyon, Ninette - adapted from the French by Peggie Benton. Chicken and Game. London: Faber and Faber for The Cookery Book Club, 1966. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.5 x 8"; 190 pages; green cloth with gilt title; dustwrapper; vg/vg;  £8.00
[10942] MacMillan, Norma - Series Editor. Eat Well Live Well - Perfect Poultry. London: Reader's Digest, 2000. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-276-42423-9. 9 x 9.5"; 160 pages; illustrated laminated boards, red cloth spine with white/yellow title; no dustwrapper, as issued; vg/-;  £10.00
[24208] Martin, Ruth. Poultry and Game Cookbook, The. ill. Kenny, Gillian. London: Angus & Robertson, 1971. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-207-95426-7. 175 pages. The object of this book is to show that there is an infinite variety in the ways that birds can be served. Dustjacket in protective sleeve. Small dent to bottom edge of first three pages, not affecting text.  £12.00
[19293] Mawson, Monica. Carefree Cookery - Meat Game Poultry. London: William Heinemann, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 184 pages. Dustjacket has been priceclipped by publisher, and is also torn with some loss to top edge. Yes it does what it says on the label - carefree.  £8.00
[23598] McAndrew, Ian. Ian McAndrew on Poultry and Game. ill. Brigdale, Martin - Photographs. London: Hamlyn, 1990. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Inscribed By the Author. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85510-029-0. 232 pages. A wealth of unique recipes together with a selection of well-loved classics. Inscription to short title page reads - To Henrietta Good Cooking Ian, Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author.  £30.00
[20159] Medlin, Faith. Gourmet's Book of Beasts, A. New York: Paul S. Eriksson, 1975. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 0-8397-3051-9. 173 pages. You will not believe this collection of recipes! How about Grasshoppers Riley?  £20.00
[13023] Mellis, Sue & Davidson, Barbara. Born Again Carnivore, The. ill. Pickles, Clare. London: Optima, 1990. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-356-18793-4. Examines every stage of modern meat production.  £8.00
[14270] Mottram, Angela. Women's Institute Book of Meat Cookery. London: Ebury Press, 1986. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-85223-573-9. Over 100 recipes tried and tested by the Women's Institute.  £4.00
[24829] Nilson, Bee. Meat Cookery, The Book of. London: Spectator Publications, 1968. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 96 pages. Produced in conjunction with OXO. A great popular classic. How about Love in Disguise? Boards are a little scuffed to edges.  £10.00
[24666] No Author. New Zealand Lamb Cookbook, The. London: New Zealand Lamb Information Bureau, 1977. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good 96 pages. The entire book is devoted to lamb recipes.  £5.00
[24512] No Author. Little Chicken Cookbook, The. New York: Smithmark Publishers, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-8317-7423-1. 64 pages. Over 30 classic favorites and enticing new recipes for every occasion.  £5.00
[23810] No Author. Negroni. Cremona, Italy: Pietro Negroni, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good 16 page colour illustrated advertising booklet for Negroni salami, ham, mortadella.... Italian text. Loosely inserted are two English leaflets, one on the history of the company, the other entitled 'Everything you need to know about salami.'  £4.00
[21687] No Author. British Beef with Confidence. London: Dewhurst, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good 12 pages. Dewhurst your master butcher, but along came the supermarkets, a little nostalgia with some interesting recipes.  £3.00
[22529] No Author. Morris Pure Foods. Chicago: Morris & Company, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket - as issued. 198 pages. Wonderful colour illustrations throughout. Lacks first part of index which is at the front of this book. Sold as collection of plates, not subject to return.  £10.00
[25255] No Author. New Zealand Lamb International Cookbook, The. London: New Zealand Meat Producer's Board, 1982. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good 108 pages. Lambs Tongues in Lemon Sauce, Bandit Leg of Lamb....  £5.00
[19748] No Author. Turkey - Everyday and Holidays. Chicago, IL: Poultry and Egg National Board, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Reading Copy 32 page booklet. Interesting collection of recipes using turkey - this is well used book, and shows signs of age, but it is complete. Appears to be 1950's.  £4.00
[15434] No Author. Meat Cook Book - Better Homes & Gardens. New York: Meredith Press, 1967. Eighth Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. Over 400 recipes - how to buy, store, prepare and serve.  £7.00
[22977] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Pork. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1987. Sixth Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0596-6. 176 pages. Wonderful collection of pork recipes from around the world.  £10.00
[23147] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Game. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1982. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0608-3. 176 pages. Wonderful selection of recipes for the game connoisseur. Includes the great classic Royal Hare Stew. Contained in original clear plastic cover.  £35.00
[21770] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Beef & Veal. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1989. Seventh Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0591-5. 176 pages. Pictorial hardback in good condition, half book is dedicated to fully illustrated methods of preparation and half to recipes for beef, veal and standard preparations, with metric and imperial measurements.  £10.00
[21767] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Poultry. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1988. Seventh Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0590-7. 176 pages. Half of book is dedicated to fully illustrated methods of preparation and half to recipes for chicken, turkey, pigeon squab, guinea-fowl. duck, goose, sauces and stuffings and standard preparations, with metric and imperial measurements.  £10.00
[9139] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Beef & Veal. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0591-5. 176 pages. Pictorial hardback in good condition, half book is dedicated to fully illustrated methods of preparation and half to recipes for beef, veal and standard preparations, with metric and imperial measurements;  £10.00
[21764] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Pork. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1987. Seventh Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0596-6. 176 pages. Wonderful collection of pork recipes from around the world.  £10.00
[20601] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Pork. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1979. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0596-6. 176 pages. Wonderful collection of pork recipes from around the world.  £10.00
[8582] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Beef & Veal. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0591-5. 9 x 10.75"; 176pp; pictorial hardback in good condition; half book is dedicated to fully illustrated methods of preparation and half to recipes for beef, veal and standard preparations, with metric and imperial measurements;  £10.00
[18844] Olney, Richard - Chief Consultant. Good Cook, The - Pork. Amsterdam: Time Life, 1979. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7054-0596-6. 176 pages. Wonderful collection of pork recipes from around the world. Evidence of damp to top edge, not affecting contents.  £6.00
[15759] Patten, Marguerite. Marguerite Patten's Book of Fish, Meat Poultry and Game. London: Paul Hamlyn, 1962. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. More than 700 lavishly illustrated recipes for main course dishes - basic methods, traditional favourites - as well as innumerable practical ideas for brightening up family meal times and festive occasions.  £15.00
[21073] Patten, Marguerite. Epicure's Book of Steak and Beef Dishes, The. Los Angeles: Knapp Press, 1979. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-89535-035-1. 168 pages. The cooking and eating of beef is a part and parcel of our social life and, as such, is filled with customs and traditions that stretch back in time.  £15.00
[20869] Perl, Lila. Hamburger Book, The - All About Hamburgers and Hamburger Cookery. ill. Goddard, Ragna Tischler. New York: Seabury Press, 1974. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-8164-3106-X. From the first form of hamburger introduced by the Tartars in the 13th century to the German gourmet dish of Deutsches beef-steak to our modern hamburger chains, Lila Perl traces the spread and changing uses of hamburger meat. Dustwrapper does show signs of wear.  £15.00
[20399] Ryan, Rachel. Poultry and Game. London: National Federation of Women's Institutes, 1961. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 56 pages. A great classic from the WI.  £4.00
[21124] Sekers, Simone. Pates, Terrines and Potted Meats. ill. Hamp, Judith. London: B. T. Batsford, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-7134-0679-8. 87 pages plus index. Here amongst Simone Sekers' 60 and more recipes there is a dish for every taste, every pocket and every occasion.  £15.00
[18270] Simon, André L.. Meat - A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy - Section VII. London: Wine and Food Society, 1947. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 167 pages. Divided into two parts: The first part of which deals with butcher's meat and the second with Mammals, other than the Ox, the Sheep and the Pig. The second part starts with Addax and ends with Zebu, try finding those in your local supermarket.  £8.00
[21097] Simon, André L.. Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy - Section VI - Birds and Their Eggs. London: Wine and Food Society, 1946. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 183 pages. Yes there is a recipe for Rook Pie.  £5.00
[23842] Stevenson, Sonia. Prime Cuts : The Last Word in Beef. ill. Zucchi, Paola - Photographer. London: Harper Collins, 2000. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-00-710519-3. 160 pages. Yes, just lots of beef recipes!  £10.00
[18278] Thomas, Kathleen. Sporting Wife, The - A Complete Guide to the Cooking of the Sportsman's Bag. London: Countrywise Books, 1962. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 112 pages. Covers almost all the feathered varieties, venison and rooks. Glassine dustwrapper with large loss to bottom front edge.  £6.00
[22057] Torode, John. John Torode's Chicken and Other Birds. ill. Lowe, Jason. London: Quadrille Publishing, 2009. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-8440-0715-4. 256 pages. Classic, contemporary, and delicious. See inside jacket for beak to tail eating.  £12.00
[22223] Torode, John. John Torode's Beef. ill. Lowe, Jason. London: Quadrille Publishing, 2008. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-84400-623-9. 255 pages. And other bovine matters, sorry vegetarians but this is a must for any beef eating man - sorry should that be person?  £12.00
[23318] Wright, Clarissa Dickson and Scott, Johnny. Game Cookbook, The. London: Kyle Cathie Ltd, 2004. Reissue. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Signed by Author. Very Good / As New. ISBN: 1-85626-529-3. 208 pages. A landmark cookbook, combining both classic and contemporary recipes together with detailed information on the history, choosing and preparation of game. First edition second impression.  £35.00

3.   Tea

[16349] Chetwood, Doreen - Edited By. Tea Time Favourites. Olney: Hospice of Our Lady and St. John (Willen) League of Friends, First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Great collection of cake and bread recipes. Lovely illustrations, and copies of letters by the children.  £4.00
[20734] Hesse, Eelco. Tea - The Eyelids of Bodhidharma. Dorchester: Prism Press, 1982. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good ISBN: 0-907061-05-2. 118 pages. Small tear to top front of dustjacket. The legend of Bodhidharma tells how during seven years of meditation he dozed off. When he awoke he was so ashamed of himself that he cut off his eyelids. Where they fell two shrubs sprouted - the first tea plants.  £8.00
[8512] Hesse, Eelco. Tea - The Eyelids of Bodhidharma. Dorchester: Prism Press, 1982. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-907061-06-0. 118 pages. Small crease top corner of front cover. The legend of Bodhidharma tells how during seven years of meditation he dozed off. When he awoke he was so ashamed of himself that he cut off his eyelids. Where they fell two shrubs sprouted - the first tea plants.  £8.00
[574] Hope-Jones, Peg. Eton Teashop. London: B.B.C., 1978. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-563-17499--4. 6.5 x 9"; 96pp; green cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; very good copy,  £6.00
[15179] Isles, Joanna. Proper Tea, A. London: Piatkus, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86188-668-2. This book depicts in exquisite watercolours, English afternoon tea in its many guises.  £8.00
[14305] Isles, Joanna. Proper Tea, A. London: Piatkus, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86188-668-2. This book depicts in exquisite watercolours, English afternoon tea in its many guises.  £8.00
[2529] Kinchin, Perilla. Tea and Taste - The Glasgow Tea Rooms 1875-1975. Wendlebury: White Cockade, 1981. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-9513124-2-1. 207pp. Grey cloth with silver. Tea rooms were invented in Glasgow, one of the city's many contirbutions to civilisation and they became a distinctive feature of its social life.  £12.00
[18559] No Author. Boh of Cameron Highlands - Tea Growers of Malaysia. Singapore: Boh In Singapore, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy Not paginated. Rear cover has three original leaflets inserted in fold-over flap - Boh's Distribution Network, Boh's Overseas Gift Service and Boh in the Cameron Highlands: A Vistiors Paradise.  £10.00
[5652] No Author. Tea Lane Kitchen Houses, and Others. Belfast: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, 1979. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Very Good 6 x 8.25"; 58pp; 14 illustrated guides bound with plastic ring binder; very good copy;  £6.00

3. Wines & Spirits

[8656] Adams, Leon D.. Wines of America, The - Third Edition. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 0-283-99066-X. 6 x 9.25"; 608 pages; red boards, with dark red cloth spine and gilt titles; dustwrapper, chipped to edges and torn to top of spine; some shelf wear, otherwise a good tight clean copy;  £10.00
[15658] Atkinson, Christine. Secret Vineyards of France. ill. Atkinson, Fred (photographs). Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7153-9118-6. In this delightful book on French vineyards and their wines, the reader is taken on a truly revealing expedition into the unknown vineyards that populate the French countryside.  £12.00
[24716] Azarian, Mary. Tale of John Barleycorn, The - Or, From Barley to Beer. Boston: David R. Godine, 1982. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-87923-446-6. Not paginated. With her marvellous woodcuts, Mary Azarian transports us to a distant time and place - the fields and farms of medieval England. Copperplate inscription to short title page reads - 3.7.87 - To our very dear friend Peter... Memory will hold, Whether new or old, A tale well told. Tracey & Bill.  £25.00
[4657] Barry, M., Goolden, J. and Kelly, Chris. Food & Drink Book 4, The. London: BBC, 1988. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 6 x 8.25"; 152pp; large format paperback; good clean copy;  £5.00
[23308] Barty-King, Hugh. Tradition of English Wine, A : The Story of Two Thousand Years of English Wine Made from English Grapes. Oxford: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1977. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-902280-47-3. 250 pages. This book sets out to provide the answers and trace the history of English viticulture up to and including the twentieth century.  £12.00
[23360] Beech, F. W.. Home Made Wines Syrups and Cordials. ill. Nicholson, Roger. London: National Federation of Women's Institutes, 1956. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 126 pages. All the classics - Potato Wine, Oak Leaf Wine, or you could try Treacle Posset!  £6.00
[17836] Bravery, H. E.. Home Wine-Making. London: Max Parrish, 1959. Revised and Enlarged Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: B001XSZBMA. 221 pages. A comprehensive guide to home wine-making. Dustjacket is a little dusty but complete.  £5.00
[17623] Brink, Andre. Brandy in South Africa. Cape Town: Buren Publishers (Pty) Ltd., 1973. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: B001OZHDXC . 176 pages. Please note this book has a shipping weight of 1.3kg. The historic origins of brandy and its gradual development and refinement, culminating in the noble product of Cognac, are traced, followed by a clear account of the whole process of distillation, maturation and blending.  £10.00
[17090] Broadbent, Michael. Wine Tasting. London: Christie's Wine Department, 1975. Revised and Enlarged Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-903432-05-6. A practical handbook on tasting & tastings. Light crease to front cover.  £8.00
[16349] Chetwood, Doreen - Edited By. Tea Time Favourites. Olney: Hospice of Our Lady and St. John (Willen) League of Friends, First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Great collection of cake and bread recipes. Lovely illustrations, and copies of letters by the children.  £4.00
[24151] Cotton, Elizabeth Reid - Lady Hope. More About Our Coffee - Room. London: James Nisbet & Co., 1878. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 247 pages. With preface by The Earl of Shaftesbury. What an interesting life this lady had, born in Tasmania, lived in India and finally England, where she promoted religion and the abstinence of alcohol.  £500.00
[23387] Cousteaux, Fernand et Plageoles, Robert. Vin De Gaillac, Le - 2000 Ans D'Histoire. Toulouse: Editions Privat, 2000. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 2-7089-0466-3. 125 pages. French text throughout. Photographies - Nicole et Michel Foucault, Jean-Louis Pieux, Donatien Rousseau.  £12.00
[8079] Cross, Robert. Classic 1000 Cocktails, The. Cippenham: Foulsham, 1996. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-572-02161-5. 5.5 x 8"; 362pp; paperback; very good copy;  £7.00
[10926] Evans, Sarah Jane and Hilton, Giles. Book of Tea & Coffee, The - Whittard of Chelsea. London: Pavilion, 1998. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-86205-201-8. 7.25 x 7.25"; 88 pages; illustrated laminated boards with matching dustwrapper; vg/vg;  £7.00
[22659] Fisher, M. F. K.. Cordiall Water, A. London: Faber and Faber, 1963. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 178 pages. A garland of odd and old receipts to assuage the ills of man or beast.  £10.00
[23204] Fothergill, John Rowland. An Innkeeper's Diary. London: Chatto & Windus, 1931. Third Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 294 pages. All illustrations as called for, including the fold-out of 'The Heights'. We also have My Three Inns and Confessions of an Innkeeper in stock.  £8.00
[23342] Foulkes, Christopher. Taylor's Port - A Celebration of. London: Mitchell Beazley, 1992. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-85533-970-5. 64 pages. Published to mark the 300th anniversary of the foundation of The House of Taylor, Fladgate & Yeatman. Colour illustrations throughout. Small recipe booklet loosely inserted to front.  £18.00
[20866] Golding Louis and Simon, André L.. We Shall Eat and Drink Again - A Wine and Food Anthology. ill. Ziegler. London: Hutchinson, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 275 pages. A rich repast for the lover of good eating and good drinking. Former owners, JB, ex-libris label depicting a fox mask and hunting horn to free front endpaper. British Library give a publication date of 1944  £8.00
[21876] Gray, Deborah. Shakes, Sodas and Smoothies. London: Apple Press, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-85076-781-5. 80 pages. More than 50 refreshing shakes, smoothies, sodas and coolers.  £5.00
[21033] Hallgarten, S. F.. German Wines. London: Faber & Faber, 1976. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-571-10149-6. 397 pages. A very comprehensive guide to German wines.  £8.00
[18792] Harris, Mollie and Peacocke, Helen. Country Wines to Make, Drink and Cook With. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-86299-992-8. Mollie Harris, known to millions as Martha Woodford in 'The Archers', here provides a tasty collection of traditional home wine-making recipes, and expert cook Helen Peacocke supplies a feast of simple, mouth watering recipes to use them in.  £5.00
[25219] Harris, Mollie and Peacocke, Helen. Country Wines to Make, Drink and Cook With. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Signed by Authors. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-86299-992-8. Mollie Harris, known to millions as Martha Woodford in 'The Archers', here provides a tasty collection of traditional home wine-making recipes, and expert cook Helen Peacocke supplies a feast of simple, mouth watering recipes to use them in.  £15.00
[23995] Hastings, Derek. Cocktail Book, The. London: North Shore Publishing, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. 125 pages. From Abbey to Zoom, but why not try Dark Eyes?  £8.00
[16127] Hutchinson, Peggy. Home-made Sparkling Wine Secrets. London: W. Foulsham, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. Written by the foremost authority on Home-made Wines, this book contains recipes for making over 200 different fragrant sparkling wines from fruit and flowers.  £15.00
[16128] Hutchinson, Peggy. More Home-made Wine Secrets. London: W. Foulsham, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. All you ever wanted to know about home wine making - from Allotment Wine through to Yellow Rattle Wine.  £10.00
[25388] Hutchinson, Peggy. More Home-made Wine Secrets. London: W. Foulsham, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. All you ever wanted to know about home wine making - how about rhubarb whisky? it does not contain whisky!  £6.00
[15179] Isles, Joanna. Proper Tea, A. London: Piatkus, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86188-668-2. This book depicts in exquisite watercolours, English afternoon tea in its many guises.  £8.00
[18328] Juniper, William. True Drunkards Delight, The. London: Unicorn Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 375 pages. Being an attempt, in collection of brave and witty things from English verse and prose, to set forth, in gratitude for Bacchus' bounty, The Whole Art and Philosophy of Drinking. Red cloth with white label to spine with black text - replacement label tipped to rear endpaper.  £15.00
[23306] King, Alice. Atlas of Wine. London: Viscount Books, 1990. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Fine. ISBN: 0-600-57108-4. 192 pages. This is a layman's guide to buying and drinking wine, easy and fun to read. Hamlyn press release loosely inserted to front.  £8.00
[20682] Kraemer, Ado. Glas Für Glas. ill. Rother, Richard. Würzburg: Stürtz Verlag, 1969. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 95 pages. German text throughout. Mit 26 Holzschnitten.  £5.00
[8657] Leon D. Adams. Wines of America, The - Third Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-07-000319-X. 6 x 9.25"; 608 pages; red boards, with dark red cloth spine and gilt titles; dustwrapper; a very good copy;  £15.00
[25387] Levett, Jack. Making Wines at Home. London: Foyles, 1957. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 87 pages. Great selection of homemade wines - for those of you with a medlar or walnut tree there are recipes.  £5.00
 
[22620] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. - Hilda Winifred Wauton. Summer Drinks and Winter Cordials. London: George Routledge & Sons, Fifth Printing. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 88 pages. British Library copy is dated 1925. Forget the Spanish holiday, how about Ale Sangaree? well it was close to Sangria.  £50.00
[14116] McCartney, Linda. Linda's Summer Kitchen. ill. Patterson, Debbie. London: Little, Brown, 1997. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 0316639788. Over 100 seasonal recipes for meals without meat.  £5.00
[9777] McNulty, Henry. One For The Road - Vogue Guide to Non-Alcoholic Drinks. London: Hamlyn, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-600-55144-X. 5 x 8.5"; 96 pages; yellow boards with black title to spine; illustrated by Glynn Boyde Harte; vg/vg;  £4.00
[13269] More, Julian. Impressions of the Seine. ill. More, Carey. London: Pavilion Books Ltd, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85145-372-5. Following in the steps of the great impressionist painters, such as Monet and Renoir, for whom the river Seine was a source of inspiration more than a hundred years ago, the authors describe the river valley, its wine-making regions, its art and architecture, wines and cuisine.  £15.00
[25265] No Author. Bartender's Book, The. Bath: Parragon, 2008. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-4075-3396-7. 384 pages. Is anyone brave enough to try a Nuclear Fallout?  £10.00
[13673] No Author. Fine & Inexpensive Wines, Spirits and Vintage Port. London: Sotheby's, 1984. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Soft Card. Very Good Catalogue of the sale held on Saturday, 24th November 1984 at 11.30 am.  £4.00
[7727] No Author. Wine Press - No. 15 Summer 1984. London: Justerini & Brooks, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 5.5 x 8.25"; 28pp; illustrated card covers, faded to edges; many interesting articles about wine, illustrated; good clean copy;  £4.00
[16043] No Author. Art Of Drink, The (The Cameo Collection Of Print Books). Swindon: Cameo Editions / W. E. Associates, 1993. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85867-011-X. A collection of prints relating to drink, ideal for framing. Edges bumped, but plates are clean and bright.  £10.00
[24757] No Author. English 18th Century Brewing & Wine-making. ill. Cecilia Ware. London: Tyndale, 1975. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-85949-071-8. 48 pages. How about 'To make beer and ale from pea shells'?  £5.00
[18785] No Author. Brewing - A Book of Reference. London: George Clark & Son, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 280 pages. Yellow cloth with brown titles.  £18.00
[20925] No Author. Kunst & Wein. Geisenheim: Teunen & Teunen, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 3-9802208-1-8. 34 pages. German text throughout. This would appear to be a promotional book of limited edition German wines? Balthasar Ress und das Rheingauer Künstleretikett. Small stain to front of dustjacket.  £10.00
[19394] Norris, Jill. More Winter Warmth - High Days and Feast Days. Woodbridge: Home Farm Trust, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good 89 pages. Think you would need to be very brave to attempt 'A Quick Pick Up' on page 45.  £5.00
[13338] Paterson, Wilma. Country Wines and Cordials. Ware: Omega Books, 1983. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-907853-46-3. Wild Plant & Herbal Recipes for Drinks Old & New.  £9.00
[21889] Postgate, Raymond. Alphabet of Choosing and Serving Wine, An. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1961. Reprint. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 94 pages. Dustjacket is torn without loss to top front edge.  £4.00
[23446] Quinion, Michael B.. Cidermaking. Princes Risborough: Shire Publications, 1986. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85263-614-8. 32 pages. A fascinating insight into this ancient craft.  £5.00
[6268] Rae, Simon (edited by). Faber Book of Drink, Drinkers and Drinking, The. London: Faber and Faber, 1991. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0571168213.  £5.00
[18854] Rainbird, George and Searle, Ronald. Subtle Alchemist, The : A Book of Wine. ill. Searle, Ronald. London: Michael Joseph, 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7181-1117-6. Front cover is stamped - Provisional Publishing Date 7 May. Yellow covers with Searle illustration to spine.  £8.00
[18717] Robb, J. Marshall. Scotch Whisky - A Guide. ill. Mackie, George. London: W. & R. Chambers, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 80 pages. This is the first illustrated guide to whisky. Dustjacket is chipped with loss to top edge.  £10.00
[22864] Robertson, George. Port. London: Faber & Faber, . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Inscribed By the Author. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-571-11023-1. 188 pages. Inscription reads - With best wishes George F(?). Robertson. Inscription is to free front endpaper, but there is no title page or publishers details, and no signs of any pages being removed?  £25.00
[25382] 'Robert' - Vermeire, Robert. Cocktails - How to Mix Them. London: Herbert Jenkins, Eighteenth Printing. 112 pages. Blue cloth with black titles and illustrations. Gloom Raiser? not too certain if it would do what the title suggests, but you could always try!!  £10.00
[17820] Saucier, Ted. Bottoms Up. ill. Patterson, Russell. New York: Greystone Press, 1954. Sixth Printing - Revised. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B000NXH9HG. 270 pages. Cover design by Al Dorne with illustrations by eleven of America's most distinguished artists - Arthur William Brown, Gilbert Bundy, Earl Cordrey, Bradshaw Crandell, Phil Dormont, Al Dorne, John Falter, James Montgomery Flagg, John La Gatta, Russell Patterson and Ben Stahl.  £100.00
[8533] Searle, Ronald. Something in the Cellar - Ronald Searle's Wonderful World of Wine. London: Souvenir, 1986. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-286-62765-1. 8.75 x 12"; not paginated; black cloth with silver; dustwrapper; very good copy;  £8.00
[19290] Shepherd, C. W.. Wines You Can Make. London: Ward, Lock, 1958. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 128 pages, Homemade wines, fruit syrups and soft drinks.  £5.00
[9407] Shield, Mark and Hooke, Huon. Penguin Good Australian Wine Guide, The. Victoria: Penguin, 1998. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-14-027725-0. paperback; inscription to inside front cover; very good;  £5.00
[21096] Simon, André L.. Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy - Section VIII - Wine. London: Wine and Food Society, 1946. Second Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 178 pages. Dustjacket is priceclipped and torn with some loss.  £5.00
[20629] Simon, André L.. By Request. London: Wine and Food Society, 1957. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Good / No Jacket. 180 pages. Great cook, wonderful autobiography. Signed to free front endpaper.  £15.00
[17835] Strong, Stanley. Romance of Brewing. ill. . London: Review Press, 1951. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B001WUX3Q0. 120 pages. Beige leatherette binding with gilt titles to front and spine. Marbled endpapers together with colour plates throughout.  £12.00
[24656] Tiano, Jack. Guide to Drinks - The American Bartenders School. New York: Smithmark, 1992. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-8317-0275-3. 160 pages. Over 240 recipes for the world's most popular drinks.  £5.00
[19734] Tough, Rob. Where to Drink in Berkshire 1989-90. Campaign for Real Ale, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85249-027-6. 84 pages packed with a considerable number of pubs in Berkshire.  £4.00
[14640] Turner, B.C.A & Berry, C.J.J.. Winemaker's Companion, The. London: Mills & Boon, 1968. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-263-70039-9. A practical guide to home wine making, including 71 recipes.  £8.00
[23596] Turner, Ben. Farmhouse Wines & Ciders : Traditional Recipes. ill. Mackay, Louis. London: George Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-297-78814-0. 122 pages. Ben Turner has gathered together many of his favourite traditional recipes. Madeira looks interesting.  £5.00
[22390] Tweed, E. J.. Economics of Brewing. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1861. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 96 pages. Deduced from practice, pointing out, for the use of private families, in a lucid way, the great saving obtainable by the joint use of barley and malt, instead of malt alone. Added to which are remarks on distillation and rectifying, for those in the trade; together with the formula for the proper compounding of English cordials and foreign liqueurs, in large or small quantities.  £60.00

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[24716] Azarian, Mary. Tale of John Barleycorn, The - Or, From Barley to Beer. Boston: David R. Godine, 1982. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-87923-446-6. Not paginated. With her marvellous woodcuts, Mary Azarian transports us to a distant time and place - the fields and farms of medieval England. Copperplate inscription to short title page reads - 3.7.87 - To our very dear friend Peter... Memory will hold, Whether new or old, A tale well told. Tracey & Bill.  £25.00

[4936] Brabbs, Derry. English Country Pubs. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1986. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0297791303. 10 x 7.5" tall; 160pp; illustrated laminated card; indentations to bottom front corner, otherwise a nice clean copy; illustrated; is your local listed?;  £6.00

[20579] Bradshaw, George & Norman, Ruth. Cook until Done - A Collection of Unexpected Recipes. London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 181 pages. Hard-boiled eggs - The best thing to do with hard-boiled egg is to take it out on a beach, crack it on your head. and eat it with salt and a bottle of ice-cold beer. Well the title does say 'unexpected'.  £15.00

[20852] Cobbett, Anne. English Housekeeper, The - or, Manual of Domestic Management. Wakefield: EP Publishing, 1973. Facsimile. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-85409-864-X. 400 pages. A book as refreshing as the home-brewed beer it provides a receipt for.  £50.00

[18812] Cobbett, William. Cottage Economy. London: William Cobbett, 1826. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Ex-Library. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket - as issued. Not paginated. Front board is detached and spine is missing. Usual library markings. Information relative to the brewing of beer, making of bread, keeping of cows, pigs, bees, ewes, goats, poultry and rabbits, and relative to other matters deemed useful in the conducting of the affairs of labourer's family; to which are added, instructions relative to the selecting, the cutting and the bleaching of the plants of English grass and grain, for the purpose of making hats and bonnets; and also instructions for erecting and using ice-houses, after the Virginian manner.  £40.00

[16123] Coggins, Carolyn. Fabulous Foods for People You Love. ill. Lyons, Dave. London: Arco Publishers, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. A wonderful collection of recipes - why not try the Beer-Ded Shrimp?  £8.00

[17830] Coggins, Carolyn. Fabulous Foods for People You Love. ill. Lyons, Dave. London: Arco Publishers, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. ISBN: B001WUQHAO. 308 pages of wonderful recipes - why not try the Beer-Ded Shrimp? Introduction by Philip Harben. Dustjacket has been repaired with sellotape, foxing to page edges.  £6.00

[18955] Crocker, Betty. Betty Crocker's Southwest Cooking. New York: Prentice Hall, 1989. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-13-074329-1. 222 pages. The bold sun-splashed flavors of the Southwest are deliciously simple to prepare with this new volume from Betty Crocker. Beer Soup with Cheese? Small tear to top spine edge of dustjacket.  £10.00

[22912] Evans, J. R.. Junior Week-End Book, The. London: Victor Gollancz, 1952. Seventh Impression. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 574 pages. Green cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. So how many 'juniors' would be brewing Ginger Beer?  £6.00

[21296] Jaros, Patrick - Schnell, Raffaela and Raoul Manuel. Oktoberfest. Koln: Benedikt Taschen, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good ISBN: 3-8228-7631-3. Not paginated. Amusing book in the form of a beer tankard. Lots of traditional recipes from Bavaria - how about Liver Dumpling Soup.  £12.00

[18328] Juniper, William. True Drunkards Delight, The. London: Unicorn Press, 1933. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 375 pages. Being an attempt, in collection of brave and witty things from English verse and prose, to set forth, in gratitude for Bacchus' bounty, The Whole Art and Philosophy of Drinking. Red cloth with white label to spine with black text - replacement label tipped to rear endpaper.  £15.00

[20975] Millon, Marc and Kim. Taste of Britain, The. Exeter: Webb & Bower, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86350-009-9. 240 pages. A comprehensive guide to the traditional food and drink of Great Britain and Ireland with recipes for classic dishes and a detailed survey of local specialities, cheeses, fruits, wines, beers and whiskies.  £10.00

[20630] Mitchell, Jan. Lüchnow's German Cookbook. ill. Bemelmans, Ludwig. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1952. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 224 pages. Lüchow’s was founded in 1882 when a waiter, August Lüchow, purchased the German restaurant and beer garden he had been working at, and remained in operation for a full century, closing in 1982 after a suspicious fire gutted the building  £50.00

[18785] No Author. Brewing - A Book of Reference. London: George Clark & Son, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 280 pages. Yellow cloth with brown titles.  £18.00

[24757] No Author. English 18th Century Brewing & Wine-making. ill. Cecilia Ware. London: Tyndale, 1975. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-85949-071-8. 48 pages. How about 'To make beer and ale from pea shells'?  £5.00

[25286] No Author. Recipes for Some Traditional Welsh Dishes. Barry: John Jones Publishing, 1984. New Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 79 pages. Accepted the Welsh can sing, but can they cook - Diod Sinsir (Welsh Ginger Beer) calls for dandelions and nettles, rhubarb, and ginger.....  £5.00

[15700] Price, Pamela Vandyke. Cooking with Wine, Spirits, Beer & Cider. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1959. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. Nice tight copy, dustjacket scuffed with small tears, dusty. One of "The Home Entertaining Series" - we have 17 other titles in this series.  £10.00

[13339] Purves, Libby. Holy Smoke: Religion and Roots: A Personal Memoir. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-340-72151-0. In this memoir Libby Purves recalls her strange Catholic childhood in convents around the world with stories of white-robed nuns amid the gilded temples of Bangkok, rations of beer for nine-year-olds after High Mass in France and unease in South Africa at the height of apartheid. Former owner's inscription to free front endpaper.  £50.00

[6268] Rae, Simon (edited by). Faber Book of Drink, Drinkers and Drinking, The. London: Faber and Faber, 1991. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0571168213.  £5.00

[21188] Root, E. R. And Deyell, M. J. - Editors. Gleanings in Bee Culture - November, 1948 - Vol. 76, No. 11. Medina, OH: A. I. Root Company, 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good Pages 665-728. Articles include The Bee Business of Otto Beer by Vernon Reuter and Stingless Bees in the U. S. by Paulo Noguerio-Neto. Staples are rusty, and cover edges are lightly chipped. We also have in stock issues for 1945, 1946, 1947,1948, and 1949  £5.00

[25447] Scharfenberg, Horst. German Kitchen, The. ill. Day, Nicholas. London: Papermac, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-333-54228-2. 399 pages. Enlivened with recipes for regional specialities and traditional home cooking the Horst Scharfenberg has collected over the past forty years, The German Kitchen banishes forever the notion that German food consists solely of bratwurst and beer.  £10.00

[19290] Shepherd, C. W.. Wines You Can Make. London: Ward, Lock, 1958. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 128 pages, Homemade wines, fruit syrups and soft drinks.  £5.00

[21096] Simon, André L.. Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy - Section VIII - Wine. London: Wine and Food Society, 1946. Second Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. 178 pages. Dustjacket is priceclipped and torn with some loss.  £5.00

[16016] Stanhope, Henry and Nash, Tank. Colonel's Table, The: Recipes & Tales. London: Brassey's, 1994. First Edition. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 1-85753-006-3. The British Army is renowned for dining in style. This book reveals a selection of the army's special recipes. Prepared by a Maitre Chef de Cuisine from Aldershot, the recipes should help aspiring cooks to present meals fit for a Field Marshal, let alone a Colonel. The 50 recipes take the reader throughout the day, from breakfast, through lunch and tea, to a buffet and dinner, with sections on curries and fish dishes, children's parties and the grouse moors. Dishes include the Colonel's steak, oyster and grown beer pie, roast stuffed suckling pig, grouse with lentils and walnut sauce, potage Babbacombe Bay, a salmon and turbot strudel, saddle of hare with beetroot sauce with the Colonel's old school favourite Eton mess. And of course there are chicken marengo and beef Wellington. In keeping with the Army's tradition of doing things by numbers, each recipe has a simple drill that should guide the adventurous cook through every minefield to culinary glory. The authors also contribute humorous short stories on food and army life. Advice is given on wines to serve with each meal.  £15.00

[17835] Strong, Stanley. Romance of Brewing. ill. . London: Review Press, 1951. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B001WUX3Q0. 120 pages. Beige leatherette binding with gilt titles to front and spine. Marbled endpapers together with colour plates throughout.  £12.00

[19734] Tough, Rob. Where to Drink in Berkshire 1989-90. Campaign for Real Ale, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-85249-027-6. 84 pages packed with a considerable number of pubs in Berkshire.  £4.00

[16513] Waldo, Myra. Beer and Good Food. London: Arco Publications, 1959. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: B0000CKJQN. 264 pages. Brighten your menus and recipes with beer and ale.  £8.00

[22756] Waldo, Myra. Beer and Good Food. London: Arco Publications, 1959. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: B0000CKJQN. 264 pages. Brighten your menus and recipes with beer and ale.  £10.00