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Opening Night Souvenir Menu for Bergez-Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, June Tenth, Nineteen Hundred Eight

By: Bergez- Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Bergez- Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated: 1908

Seller ID: 019864

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Menu printed on white paper with yellow and purple coloring. 7" x 10 1/4." Two pages, complete. Illustration of a poodle on front cover against the backdrop of the San Francisco city skyline. Menu is very clean and intact overall. A couple holes punched on back page but does not affect text. A couple tiny holes, not affecting text, run through the top margin of the menu and appear to be from a thumbtack or pin. Menu lists the musical program and food items for the opening of the Bergez-Frank's Old Poodle Dog restaurant on June 10, 1908. Menu includes the following items: "O... View more info

Collection of Nine Wine Labels from the Famous San Francisco, The Old Poodle Dog, circa 1908

By: Bergez- Frank's Old Poodle Dog Company, Incorporated

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 019891

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Nine wine labels from the Old Poodle Dog restaurant. No date, circa 1908. Varying shapes and sizes, but all measure about 4 5/8 x 3 3/4" and are rectangles or rectangular in shape. Seven of the nine labels have gilt decorations. Three of the nine have black and white illustrated portraits of a poodle. All of the labels have "Bergez-Frank's." The following wines are included: Zinfandel, Chablis, Riesling, Sauternes (two labels), Burgundy, Cachet Rouge, Duff Gordon Sherry, and St.Emilion. Labels are very clean and intact. Fine copies. The Old Poodle Dog was a restaurant in ... View more info

A Few Of My Favorite Recipes

By: Blake, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Carnation Milk Products Co.: 0

Seller ID: 018389

Condition: Fine


Original green wrapper with yellow lettering on the front cover. 3 1/4 X 5 3/4 inches. 14 pages. Copy is a flip book with recipes for soups, fish-meats, vegetables-salads, icings-fillings, puddings-cakes and ice cream-candies using Carnation Milk. Mary Blake worked in the Domestic Science Department for Carnation Milk Products and was the author of several cook books using Carnation Milk. Copy is bound with 2 staples. One staple is beginning to rust. Text is not affected. A small hole is on the upper center of copy. Text is not affected. Pages are clean and complete. View more info

Goods Things to Eat Made with Cow Brand Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Soda)

By: Bradley, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Church & Dwight: 1924

Seller ID: 10255

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


33 pages; illustrated color wrapper. Contains information on the product along with recipes for baked goods, ie bread, cakes, pudding, and so on. No marks inside or out. View more info

Good Things to Eat Made with Arm & Hammer, Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Soda)

By: Bradley, Alice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Church & Dwight Co., Inc.: 1925

Seller ID: 11726

Condition: Collectible-Fine


33 pages; color illustrated paper wrapper (3 1/2 x 5 5/8 inch) with title on the cover. "84th Edition". Seems to be a handout pamphlet for schools (the cover illustration of a young woman stirring ingredients) as it includes basic information on measuring ingredients and a dozen basic recipes to cook, including biscuits, cakes, and candies. Fine clean copy. View more info

Food and Beverage Analyses

By: Bridges, Milton Arlanden

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8365

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(1935). Publisher flexible green pebble cloth with gilt lettering. Nutrition, calorie, cholesterol, etc. for food; analysis of vitamins; compositions and food value of alcoholic drinks. 246 pages, including index. View more info

Scientific Living for Prolonging the Term of Human Life; The New Domestic Science, Cooking to Simplify Living and Retain the Life Elements in Food

By: Brown, Laura Nettleton

Price: $37.50

Publisher: The Health-Culture Co. (1909). Passaic, New Jersey.: 1909

Seller ID: 1850

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Chapters include: The Purpose of Life; The Normal Man; The Great Central Truth in all Hygienic Systems; The Living Cell in Food; Why People Can Live At All; The Scientific Application of Heat; The Fireless Cooker; The Chemistry of Food; The E mancipation of Woman; Exact Methods of Scientific Cooking; etc. View more info

Breakfasts, Luncheons and Dinners; How to Plan Them, How to Serve Them, How to Behave at Them

By: Chambers, Mary D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Boston Cooking-School Magazine Co. 1921. Boston.: 1921

Seller ID: 1861

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Cloth. Illustrations. Small discoloration spots on cover. Private bookplate and inked signature on fly leaf. The author describes menus for light, moderate and hearty meals, table settings and decorations, how to remove utensils, how to write invitations and the reply, uses of glass, silver and china, how to pick up cups, bowls, etc., when to take leave, dietary guides, etc. View more info

Mrs. Knox's "Be Fit Not Fat" Recipes: A Grand Collection of Favorite Recipes with Calories Reduced from 1/3 to 2/3.

By: Charles B. Knox Gelatine Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Johnstown, NY, Charles B. Knox Gelatine Company: 1939

Seller ID: 020339

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration on the front cover that shows a woman with a concerned look on her face as she looks at her reading on a scale while a Scottish terrier looks up at her with its forepaws also the scale. Back cover has an illustration of a Knox Sparkling Gelatine box with a cow on it. 4 1/2" x 6." Twenty-two pages, complete. Black and white illustrations, complete. Some of the recipes come with illustrations. Inside of front cover has a table showing the "proper" weight for men and women based on age and height. Pages and cove... View more info

Home and Farm Canning.

By: Cruess, W.V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1923

Seller ID: 9769

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Circular No. 158. 50 pages; illustrations, tables; wrapper. Covers all facets of canning from sterilization to soldering cans to selection of vegetables to special instructions for meats and the problems with poisoning. circa.1923 View more info

Cheese Pests and Their Control.

By: DeOng, E.R., And C.L. Roadhouse.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1922

Seller ID: 9764

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bulletin No. 343. Pages 399-424; illustrations; wrapper. Former owners stamp on cover 'San Diego State College' and an ink number 17. Covers the protection and insects that pray on cheese. From skippers to mites. View more info

My Mother's Cook Book; A Series of Practical Lessons in The Art of Cooking

By: Dods, Matilda Lees

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Thompson & Thomas. (1902). Chicago.: 1902

Seller ID: 1842

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Alligator patterned cloth, slightly soiled. In the Preface the author notes that the work of cooking cannot be successfully carried on in a "hit or miss" fashion, there needs to be a "general set of rules for the intelligent preparation of food". The book has recipes for soups, fish, a variety of meats, vegetables, sauces, pastries, cakes, creams, breakfast dishes, teas, coffees, etc. View more info

Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments with Recipes, Romance, and Home Remidies (together with) Como Agua Para Chocolate....

By: Esquivel, Laura

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, etc, Doubleday: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018719

Condition: As New


First edition in English and First American edition in Spanish. 1992 and 1993. Both copies as new in dust wrapper. Dust wrappers not price clipped. No remainder marks. English version 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches. 247 pages. Spanish version 5 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches. 224 pages. View more info

F. W. McNess' Cook Book

By: Furst-McNess Company

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Freeport, IL, Furst-McNess Company: 0

Seller ID: 020344

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with an illustration of a woman cooking using F. W. McNess products. No date, circa 1920s. 6" x 9." Thirty pages, complete. Many multicolored illustrations, complete. Multicolored advertisements for McNess products throughout publication. Pages and covers are clean and intact overall. Slight age wear. A printed white box for a stamp on the back cover contains a purple stamp that says, "Thomas Plant, The McNess Man, R.F.D.#1, Anaheim, Calif." This is a cookbook that promotes F. W. McNess products and includes multiple recipes fo... View more info

New Presentation of Cooking with Timed Recipes

By: Gay, Auguste, and Anne Page

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Ringsmith and Wellman. (1924). San Francisco.: 1924

Seller ID: 1828

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. The author was educated in medicine and dietetics in Paris. With the U.S. at war in 1917, Mr. Gay examined over 3000 cooks for the army. He created the best war time bread which became known as the Liberty Bread. The book contains his recipes for the preparation of a wide range of simple, yet wholesome and easily cooked dishes, with directions for preserving foods. View more info

"Dame Curtsey's" Book of Candy Making

By: Glover, Ellye Howell

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, A. G. McClurg and Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020124

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's green, beige, and brown boards backed with red cloth. 5" x 6 7/8." 110 pages, complete. Former ownership inscription written in black ink on front free endpaper: "Wishing you the best of success!, L. H., December 1913." Pages and covers are very clean and intact. A recipe book for candy and desserts from the early 1900s. The author begins with a brief introductory chapter on candy making basics. The rest of the book includes recipes for fondant, French cream fondant, fudges, caramels, pulled candy, brittles, taffies, kisses, puffs, creamy candies, g... View more info

Modern Cold Storage Company

By: Hall, Everett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Vernon, Washington,

Seller ID: 10190

Condition: Collectible-Fine


[16] pages; red wrapper with title on the cover (4 1/2 x 6 inch). Short pamphlet on items that can be stored and the proper method to package them, along with going storage rates. View more info

The Cook's Book : Containing a Talk on Baking Powder - Useful Cooking Hints - Weights and Measures - and a Collection of Choice Recipes

By: Hill, Janet McKenzie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, Jaques Mfg. Co.: 1933

Seller ID: 11576

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


48 pages; color illustrations; brown stiff paper wrapper with gilt lettering and design on the cover (5 x7 3/4 inch). Slight pencil notes and some soiling from using while cooking. Ads and recommendations in the front with recipes for Buckwheat Griddle cakes, puddings, cakes, cookies, and dumplings using KC Baking Powder. View more info

The Whys Of Cooking

By: Hill, Janet McKenzie

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, The Procter & Gamble Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 018372

Condition: Fine


Original blue wrapper with dark blue and gilt lettering on front cover. 5 X 7 inches. 107 pages. Contains recipes on, the whys of cooking, the story of Crisco, the modern kitchen, serving (table), recipe's for the following, frying, cakes, pastry, breads, meats, vegetables and weights and measurements for using Crisco. Both covers are slightly soiled, however the pages are clean and complete. Binding is good. View more info

Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-dish Dainties

By: Hill, Janet McKenzie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 020476

Condition: Near Fine


Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt decoration of a chafing dish on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. 5 3/8" x 7 1/2." 250 pages, complete. Thirty-two black and white illustrations, complete. Nine additional pages of advertisements for cooking materials in back. Pages are pristine and intact. Covers are clean and intact but have minimal edge wear and slight age wear and rubbing. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. Recipes for salads, sandwiches, and "chafing-dish dainties." The following are listed under the "Salads" category: "Sal... View more info