LANDER, Nicholas. On the Menu. The World's favourite piece of paper. With a Foreword by Michel Roux Jr.
4to., original cloth with dust wrapper. A fine copy.First edition with a label signed by Nicholas Lander of the front free endpaper. A book on the history, design and evolution of the…
TISH, Ben, MORRIS, Sanja, and MULLINS, Simon. Salt Yard. Food & Wine from Spain and Italy.
Piquillo Publishing. 2012.
4to., original boards decorated and lettered in silver, all edges silver. An inscription on title-page otherwise a near fine copy.First edition."In 2012 Ben wrote Salt Yard Food &…
STEADMAN, Ralph. The Grapes of Ralph. Wine According to Ralph Steadman.
Ebury Press. 1992.
4to. Original cloth and dust-jacket; fully illustrated in colour by Steadman; previous owner's presentation inscriptio otherwise a near fine copy.First edition. Signed and dated by Ralph Steadman on the half-title.
GRAF, Ulrich. Plastiches Sehen. Zwei Anaglyphentafelm mit erläuterndem text als Anschauungs- and Lehrmittel zur Photogrammetrie, Stereoskopie und Physiologie. Mit zwei rot-grünen Betrachtungsbrillen.
Dresden: L. Ehlermann. [nd, c. 1935].
4to. Two anaglyph 3D cards 300 x 210 mm, printed in red, cyan and black, printed text mounted to verso, with two pairs of 3D glasses in red and cyan, contained in original cream printed…
Laurence Olivier's Copy
LICHINE, Alexis. Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France.
New York. Alfred Knopf. 1979.
8vo., original cloth backed boards with dust wrapper. Wrapper a little chipped with a repaired closed tear at foot of spine, otherwise a very good copy.First edition, inscribed by Lichine…
REACH, Angus R. Claret and Olives, From the Garonne to the Rhone; Or, Notes, Social, Picturesque, and Legendary, by the Way.
London, David Bogue, 1852.
8vo. Original and rarely seen burgundy cloth, covers blocked in blind, flat gilt spine in 6 compartments, titled in 2, gilt bunches of grapes in 4; pp. viii, 264, with a wood-engraved…
THOMAS, J.E. The Whole New Art of Confectionary. Also, sugar boiling, iceing, candying, making of wines, jellies, &c. for the use of ladies, confectioners, housekeepers, &c….to which are added several new and useful Recipes never before published.
Leeds: Printed by Henry Spink. 1832.
8vo., original pink printed wrappers sewn as issued; pp. 48. Woodcut tail pieces. Wrappers sunned and with some loss to lower spine and lower panel, a few spots and creased pages, otherwise…
GRIMOD DE LA REYNIÈRE, Alexandre-Balthazar-Laurent. Manuel des amphitryons; contenant un traité de la dissection des viandes à table, la nomenclature des menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des élémens de politesse gourmande. Ouvrage indispensable à tous ceux qui sont jaloux de faire bonne chère, et de la faire faire aux autres.
Capelle et Renand, Paris 1808.
8vo., sometime bound in full dark green polished calf, lettered in gilt on spine, rich gilt turn-ins over green and gilt endpapers with a pattern of fans and birds, aeg; pp.356, boumd with…
Cold beer a mortal danger: 'But some will say, cold beer is very pleasant to one that is thirsty: I answer it is true: but pleasant things for the most part are very dangerous'
W., F. (editor). Warm Beer: Or a Treatise wherein is Declared by Many Reasons, that Beer so Qualified, is Far More Wholesome than that which is Drank Cold; with a Confutation of such Objections as are Made against it. Intersperst with Divers Observations, Touching the Drinking of Cold Water. And Publish'd for the Preservation of Health.
London: J. Wilford, 1724.
8vo. 20th-century calf-backed cloth boards, gilt leather lettering-piece on spine; pp. [8 (title, verso blank, preface and poem 'In Commendation of Warm Beers')], 48; type-ornament headbands…
stockholm shop signage
JONSSON, Josef. Den praktiske skyltmålaren :en samling af utförda firmaskyltar jemte alfabet återgifna i rikt färgtryck till ledning för målare
Stockholm. Gustaf Chelius,. 1899.
Folio, title-page, preface and 25 loose double page plates printed in gold, sliver and colours, in original portfolio with ties. A little staining to portfolio, a couple of short closed…
With calling card inscribed by Hemingway
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Today Is Friday.
New York: The As Stable Publications. 1926.
8vo pamphlet. Original sewn wrapper, cover illustration by Jean Cocteau, with original mailing envelope, in custom made red sleeve and slipcase with red morocco spine with gilt lettering…