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A Course in Food Analysis

By: Winton, Andrew L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1917


Ix + 252 pp. Index. Dark red cloth boards. Book in fair condition. Hinges cracking. Spine shows wear around top joints. Faint stains on covers. Has previous owner's signature in pen as well as some marker. Some pen/pencil notations throughout. Some foxing on rear fly pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info

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Ascetic Eucharists: Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals

By: McGowan, Andrew

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, 1999

Edition: First Edition


xiii + 312 pp. Select bibliography, Index Locorum; Subject Index. Original black cloth covers with gilt to spine are bright and clean, minimals shelf wear/dust. Interiors tight and fresh. Includes: Liturgy, meal and society; Ordering Food in Graeco-Roman Antiquity; Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals; Bread and Water in Early Asian and Syrian Christianity; Bread and Water in Radical Pseudepigrapha; Orthodox Use of Bread and Water; Bread and Water in the New Te... View more info

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Cook, My Darling Daughter

By: Knopf, Mildred. O.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1959

Edition: First Edition


xxv, 614, xxi. Index. Paper dj with pink and blue squares with Early American images, centered with an image of a cook teaching the viands to sing. DJ is in VG condition with just a hint of wear at extremities, completely intact including $4.95 price. Book is clean and tight,virtually unused. Running the full gamut from hors d'oeuvres to sweets, Mrs. Knopf offers more than 600 easy-to-follow recipes, with dishes for every sort of occasion. Each chapter is preceded by ... View more info

Cork Ejectors An Alternative to the Corkscrew

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks, 2004


200 pps. Author's notes, list of pateents, and recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 1

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks, 2004


254 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Corkscrew Stories Volume 2

By: Bull, Donald A.

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Wirtz, Virginia, Bullworks, 2004


256 pps. Recommended reading list at rear. White softcover with black lettering. Near fine condition, with no marks and wear. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Dessert, appetizer and related flavored wines The technology of their production

By: M. A. Joslyn and M. A. Amerine

Price: $32.00

Publisher: University of California, 1964


xii, 483 pp Index. Works cited. General references. Illustrated with charts, figures, tables. Mustard paper dust jacket has a large tear at top front, general wear and tattiness but still holding together. Book itself has been protected, some normal wear, stamp of a Canadian liquor manufacturer in a few spots throughout, otherwise clean and unmarked. ; Ex-Library; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 483 pages View more info

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Die Frucht-Likore mit besonderer Beruck. Sichtigung der Fruchtsaft und Fruchtsirup-Herstellung anhang die Obstbranntweine

By: Hartmann, Gunter; Reitersmann

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berlin, Carl Knoppke Gruner, 1952

Edition: Second Edition


140 pp + ads. 2. Auflage vollstandig neu earbeitet von G. Hartmann. Original orange cloth boards have minor wear, interior rear has old pocket from institutional library, other clean and unmarked. Entirely in German. With many recipes for fruit based liquors. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 140 pages View more info

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History of ICUMSA The First 100 Years

By: Plews, Ronald Wesley

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Norwich, The International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis, 1997


312 pp. Index at rear. Red cloth boards with image of sugar crystal on front cover. Book is in good condition with minimal wear and no interior marks. ; 310 pages View more info

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Manual on Cordials. The World's Finest

By: Leroux & Co.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Leroux & Co., 1947


59 pp + 2 full color plates of various Leroux cordials. In original limp green leatherette with stamped designs and type in red. Just a hint of rubbing at the joints. No date, but owner inscript dated 1947 on title page, otherwise clean and fresh. Interior metal ring binding. A hard to come by manual from Leroux in very nice condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages View more info

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Pas De Fumet Sans Feu Cuisine Et Vie Quotidienne Auprès Moines Tournus (Ixe-Xvie Siècle)

By: Saint-Jean Vitus, Benjamin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dijon, RAE, 2014


175 pp. Bibliography at rear. French text. White glossy softcover with medieval image on front cover. Book is in good condition. Corners very slightly bent. Interior is very clean with no marks. Very usable copy. ; Revue Archéologique De L'Est, Trente-Cinquième Supplément; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Wooden Barrel Manual

By: Wolfner, Ira W., President

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St Louis, Missouri, Associated Cooperage Industries of America, Inc., c1949

Edition: First Edition


92 pp. Heavily illustrated. No date but c1949. White glossy paper with bright red script, two staples to spine. Cover has an owner inscript and is a bit grubby, some corner curl. Inside front cover has a pastedown order sheet for the manual signed by Ira W. Wolfner, the president of the ACIA. A technical manual with specifications for slack and tight barrels, beer barrels, how to open, stack, order, use, etc. Interior is clean and unmarked. Scarce little piece of ind... View more info