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Practical Collecting. The New Culture Library

By: N/A

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited:

Seller ID: 10458

Condition: Good

Size 7¾" x 5", 223 pages. Light blue cloth covered boards with black stamped titles and blind stamped motif on front cover and black titles on the spine, rough cut page edges. With beige dustjacket with black titles. Book condition good, bottom edge of cover grubby, spine faded, contents clean, complete, intact. Dustjacket condition good/very good, quite grubby, tears at folds, but no loss, not clipped, price on spine 6/- net. No date but must be c1920 as Antique price guide at the back gives prices for 1914 and 1920, for private and auction purchases. Common sense and practical advic... View more info

Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book, containing complete Instructions in HouseHold Management

By: Jewry, Mary (ed) Colour plates printed by Kronheim

Price: £34.08

Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne and Co: 1885

Edition: New Edition of the People's Edition

Seller ID: 10002

Condition: Very Good

No date but 1880-1890, 156p, 7 1/4 x 5 inches. No Jacket. A book filled with recipes and housekeeping advice. Main courses and entrees, meat and fish pies, vegetables, potting and collaring, pastry and puddings, souffles and omelets, creams and jellies, relishes, custards, ices and cakes, desserts, preserves and pickles, butter and chees, wines, drinks and ale, cooker for the sick, bills of fare, duties of servants etc. With original illustrations, printed in colours by Kronheim. 4 Kronheim colour plates. (all complete) Contains complete end papers in green front and back with a number adverti... View more info

Perfect Cooking; A Comprehensive Guide to Success in the Kitchen

By: Leslie R. Rawle

Price: £7.29

Publisher: Glasgow, The Parkinson Stove Co: 1947

Seller ID: 00322

Condition: Good

Size 5.5" x 8.5" tall,green decorative cloth bound boards with sun fading to front and spine, with a few marks to spine. 275 pages frontispiece of stove,lots of charts and black and white pictures thoughout. View more info

Cooking Craft

By: S Elizabeth Nash

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd,: 1934

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 00172

Condition: Very Good

Size 5.5" x 8.6" tall,green decorative hardcover with black title,author and line design to front and spine,plain pastedowns and endpapers with owners sticker on pastedown, spine ends slightly fafed, else fone. 351 pages inc index exc contents,pages and page end clean with no marks,lots of illustrations thoughout,a book for the first time cook explaining all the basics and more advanced cooking and baking. View more info

Light Fare Recipes for Corn Flour "Raisley" and Custard Powder Cookery

By: Senn, C. Herman. Brown and Polson

Price: £8.91

Publisher: Paisley and London, Brown & Polson Limited Corn Flour Manufacturers:

Seller ID: 11364

Condition: Very Good

Not dated, c. 1920. Size 8.5" x 4", 122 pages. Yellow cloth with paper colour illustration and grey titles to the front cover, grey titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, covers slightly grubby, endpapers toned, a very few grubby marks in margins, a few underlines else contents clean. View more info

Old Furniture and Woodwork: An Introductory Historical Survey

By: Smith, Donald

Price: £9.72

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1949

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11497

Condition: Very Good

1949 Third Edition. 8.75" x 5.5", 68 pages including index. Brown cloth with darker brown titles to the spine. Book condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, contents clean. Dust jacket condition fair, in two pieces, front and back, spine section missing, edges frayed, price clipped. With 34 plates of photos and drawings, illustrating the skills and glory of British woodwork with examples from Rooms of State to humble kitchens. A fascinating study of furniture and its development throughout different historical periods. View more info