On this page we are pleased to present 92 books on cooking and wine that are on our shelves as of February 9, 2012, at  Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire There are some fascinating titles here on the history of cookery and various wines, and we hope you enjoy reading about these books as much as we had fun cataloging them. Make a note of the Order Number (just before the price) of the book(s) you would like to order, and you can place your order at any time, and thank you for visiting. Yours, RAY

1. DAWN TO DUSK: A TASTE OF HOLLAND, Holland Jr. Welfare League, Holland, Michigan, (1996) 1st ptg, color ill., 238pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0961271019 A collection of elegant, yet easy, recipes and accompanying text and photographs from The Holland Junior Welfare League., (Order No: 19336 ), $7.50

2. Allen, Brigid (edited by), FOOD: AN OXFORD ANTHOLOGY, Oxford University Press, New York, 1994 1st ptg, 417pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0192123270 The emotional and social resonances connected with food have long been explored by writers, and this anthology brings together a splendid cornucopia of comment and opinion., (Order No: 56463 ), $8.50

3. Baxter, Jacki, THE BOOK OF COFFEE: THE CONOISSEURS HANDBOOK, Chartwell Books, Edison, NJ, (1995), color illustrations, 48pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0785804900 Contents include: History, Country, Brewing, Drinks, Desserts, Baking, and Sweets., (Order No: 12412 ), $6.00

4. Bayard, Luke, THE COMPACT WINE GUIDE, Wine & Spirit Publications, London, 1969 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 381pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A series of separate essays on wines and spirits which were published in WINE Magazine in the 1960's., (Order No: 20874 ), $20.00

5. Blanch, Lesley, ROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DISHES: THE WORLD THROUGH THE KITCHEN WINDOW - FOR ARMCHAIR TRAVELLERS AND YOUNG ENTHUSIASTS, John Murray, London, (1956), B&W ill. by the author, 175pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "The theme of this original book is the world through the kitchen window; the delectable survey of exotic perspectives arising out of the steam.", (Order No: 55524 ), $30.00

6. Bloch, Barbara, IF IT DOESN'T PAN OUT - HOW TO COPE WITH COOKING DISASTERS, Dembner Books, New York, (1981), 159pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, ISBN 0934878021, (Order No: 56531 ), $4.00

7. Burr, Mrs. Hattie A. (edited and published by), THE WOMAN SUFFRAGE COOK BOOK - SECOND EDITION, published by the author, Boston, MA, 1890 2nd ed, 148pp, very good, pictorial boards, brown spine (hardcover), "Containing Thoroughly Tested and Reliable Recipes for Cooking, Directions for the Care of the Sick, and Practical Suggestions, Contributed Especially for the Work." Published by the author "In Aid of The Festival and Bazaar, December 13-19, 1886. 'Country Store,' April 21-26, 1890. Boston." Four pages are devoted to listing the contributors to this uncommon cookbook., (Order No: 55444 ), $750.00

8. Campbell, Helen, THE EASIEST WAY IN HOUSEKEEPING AND COOKING: ADAPTED TO DOMESTIC USE OR STUDY IN CLASSES, Roberts Brothers, Boston, MA, 1893 rev ed, 293pp, ads, good++, maroon cloth (hardcover), Contents include: PART FIRST - The House--Situation and Arrangement; The House--Its Ventilation; Drainage and Water-Supply; The Day's Work; Fires, Lights, and Things to Work With; Washing-Day and Cleanng in General; The Body and its Composition; Food and Its Laws; The Relations of Food to Health; The Chemistry of Animal Food; The Chemistry of Vegetable Food; Condiments and Beverages., (Order No: 53733 ), $45.00

9. Cochrane, Peggy, THE WITCH DOCTORS' COOKBOOK, Sherman Press, Sherman Oaks, CA, (1984), 173pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0961403101 "Magic health recipes from the files of witch doctors around the world.", (Order No: 57289 ), $14.50

10. Cousineau, Ruth, COUNTRY SUPPERS - SIMPLE, HEARTY FARE FOR FAMILY & FRIENDS, William Morrow and Company, New York, (1997) 1st ed, 270pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688152236, (Order No: 61632 ), $10.00

11. de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri and Joyant, Maurice (intro by M. G. Dortu and Ph. Huisman; translated by Margery Weiner), THE ART OF CUISINE, Henry Holt and Company, New York, (1995), B&W and color ill., 164pp, index, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0805041109 Culinary Notes by Barbara Kafka. This volume is a collection of the recipes which Lautrec invented, or which were garnered in his company from "clever cooks and conscientious mothers" of all classes of society. It has been illustrated with the menus that Lautrec himself designed and decorated, as well as with a rich abundance of other appropriate Lautrec paintings and drawings., (Order No: 19301 ), $15.00

12. Debasque, Roger (selected and edited by), THE ART OF MEDITERRANEAN COOKING: SELECTED FRENCH, ITALIAN, GREEK, NORTH AFRICAN, ISRAELI & EASTERN DISHES, Sharon Publications, Tel-Aviv, (1972), color ill., 152pp, good, white cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), Here, the finest examples of gastronomic achievement from North Africa, France, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Israel and others have been collected in order that more people may enjoy the treasures of the Mediterranean table., (Order No: 19450 ), $12.50

13. Dolamore, Anne, THE ESSENTIAL OLIVE OIL COMPANION, Salem House Publishers, Topsfield, MA, (1989), ill. by Madeleine David, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0881623962 In this fascinating book, which serves both as a history and a practical compendium, stunningly illustrated by Madeleine David's evocative drawings, Anne Dolamore retraces her own celebratory journey through the olive growing countries of Spain, Italy, France, Morocco and Greece, taking in histories, varieties, cultivation and production., (Order No: 35891 ), $14.50

14. Donaldson, S. W. (reedited by), ANN ARBOR COOK BOOKS: 1899-1959, Cushing-Malloy, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, (1960), B&W ill., unpaginated, very good, wraps (softcover), A compilation of selected pages of recipes taken from eleven cook books which were compiled and sponsored by various groups in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and published from 1899 to 1959., (Order No: 19298 ), $20.00

15. Douglas, Deborah, STIRRING PROSE: COOKING WITH TEXAS AUTHORS, Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX, (1998) 1st ed, 224pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0890968292, (Order No: 61454 ), $5.00

16. Downes, Stephen, ADVANCED AUSTRALIAN FARE - HOW AUSTRALIAN COOKING BECAME THE WORLD'S BEST, Allen & Unwin, NSW Australia, (2002) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 364pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1865085812 This is the story of how Australia's restaurants have become the world's best., (Order No: 57001 ), $6.00

17. Driscoll, Elizabeth; Negroponte, Elaine (inscribed by); (with an essay by Belinda Rathbone), TEA WITH MISS ROSE - RECIPES & REMINISCENCES OF BOSTON'S TEACUP SOCIETY, Mount Vernon Press, Boston, MA, (2002), 123pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0972115501 "Essential reading for anyone hosting a formal tea to celebrate an engagement of christening - or just planning a simple get together to welcome a new neighbor." Provides the reader with a wide assortment of recipes, tips on baking and serving, and instructions on setting the perfect tea table., (Order No: 56800 ), $50.00

18. Ducasse, Alain (with Linda Dannenberg), DUCASSE FLAVORS OF FRANCE, Artisan, New York, (1998) 1st ed, color illustrations, 264pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1579651070, (Order No: 61194 ), $15.00

19. Egami, Tomi (translated by Noriko Palmer), TYPICAL JAPANESE COOKING, Shibata Publishing, Company, n.p., (1971), B&W and color ill., 140pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), One of the experts in Japanese cooking presents the gist of the culinary arts of Japan., (Order No: 19327 ), $7.50

20. Eichelbaum, Stanley (compiled and edited by), THE OPEN HAND CELEBRATION COOKBOOK: GREAT CHEFS COOK FOR FESTIVE OCCASIONS, Pocket Books, New York, (1991) 1st ptg, ill. by Deborah Zemke, 352pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671737406 In this volume, California's most acclaimed chefs share a melange of inventive, appealing menus and recipes to celebrate the festival of life., (Order No: 27332 ), $5.00

21. Elizabeth, Mary, MY CANDY SECRETS, Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, (1919), B&W illustrations, 146pp, good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover) edgwear to cloth, "A book of simple and accurate information which, if faithfully followed, will enable the novice to make candies that need not fear comparison with the professional product.", (Order No: 55954 ), $20.00

22. Ellis, Audrey; photographs by Robert Golden, THE GREAT COUNTRY COOKBOOK: NEARLY 300 TRADITIONAL RECIPES FROM AROUND THE BRITISH ISLES, Hamlyn, London, (1979), B&W and color ill., 157pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0600320200 Here is traditional British cooking at its most delicious., (Order No: 36245 ), $17.50

23. Erhardt, Tell and Kranzdorf, Hermie, CHEF TELL TELLS ALL: A GOURMET GUIDE FROM THE MARKET TO THE TABLE, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Exton, PA, (1979), B&W ill., 272pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0916838277 This volume reveals the tips, techniques and short-cuts of a professional chef., (Order No: 33238 ), $8.50

24. Fagan, Brian, FISH ON FRIDAY: FEASTING, FASTING, AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE NEW WORLD, Basic Books, New York, (2006), B&W illustrations, 338pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0465022847, (Order No: 61471 ), $6.00

25. Freuchen, Dagmar with Clifford, William, DAGMAR FREUCHEN'S COOKBOOK OF THE SEVEN SEAS, M. Evans and Company, Inc., New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 256pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, (Order No: 36844 ), $5.00

26. Gadia, Madhu, LITE AND LUSCIOUS CUISINE OF INDIA: RECIPES AND TIPS FOR HEALTHY AND QUICK MEALS, Piauant Publishing, Ames, IA, (1997), 307pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0965391507, (Order No: 61494 ), $7.50

27. Gamble, Margaret Turner and Porter, Margaret Chandler, TO MARKET, TO MARKET, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, IN, (1940) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 279pp, good, yello/orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This book "does not attempt to tell you what to eat, but how to buy what you eat." Chapters on: staples; meat; poultry, eggs and fish; dairy products; vegetables and fruits; and, canned goods., (Order No: 55372 ), $5.00

28. Gilly, Antoine and Scott, Jack Denton, ANTOINE GILLY'S FEAST OF FRANCE: A COOKBOOK OF MASTERPIECES IN FRENCH CUISINE, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1971), B&W illustrations, 433pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0690093845 In this volume of more than three hundred recipes, one of the world's foremost chefs and restaurateurs, shares a lifetime's experience and knowledge of classic French cooking, whether haute cuisine or the magnificent native dishes of the French countryside. Photographs by Samuel Chamberlain., (Order No: 19245 ), $7.50

29. Harbutt, Juliet, CHEESE: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO OVER 300 CHEESES OF DISTINCTION, Willow Creek Press, Minocqua, WI, (1999), color illustrations, 192pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1572232005, (Order No: 61630 ), $7.50

30. Hirschfelder, Gunther, EUROPAISCH ESSKULTUR - EINE GESCHICHTE DER ERNAHRUNG VON DER STEINZEIT BIS HEUTE - [ EUROPEAN ESSKULTUR ], Campus Verlag, Frankfurt, Germany / NY, (2001), B&W illustrations, 327pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 3593368153 Title translates to: "History of Nutrition from the Steinzeit to Today.", (Order No: 49294 ), $25.00

31. Humphrey, Sylvia Windle, A MATTER OF TASTE - THE DEFINITIVE SEASONING COOKBOOK, The Macmillan Company, New York, (1965), 370pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) BCE, (Order No: 56532 ), $4.00

32. Humphrey, Theodore and Humphrey, Lin T. (edited by), "WE GATHER TOGETHER" FOOD AND FESTIVAL IN AMERICAN LIFE, UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, MI, (1988), 289pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0835718905 Celebrates the food and festivals that add meaning and value to our lives., (Order No: 57295 ), $20.00

33. Hutchens, Nancy, MEMORIES OF A MIDWESTERN FARM: GOOD FOOD AND INSPIRATION FROM AROUND THE KITCHEN TABLE, Pocket Books, New York, (1995), ill by Richard Lang Chandler, 179pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 067151072X Here are classic recipes handed down in the Hutchens farmhouse kitchen, along with charming poems and journal entries of her grandmother, Mamaw Tribby; country newsletters, bits of folk wisdom and pioneer songs; reflections on rural life from Willa Cather, Walt Whitman and others; and family photos and original illustrations that adorn the pages of this beautiful memoir., (Order No: 53629 ), $10.00

34. Iacobbo, Karen and Iacobbo, Michael (foreword by Andrew Linzey), VEGETARIAN AMERICA - A HISTORY, Praeger, Westport, CT, (2004) 1st ptg, 267pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0275975193 "An entertaining and informative read that puts into perspective the rich history of the U.S. vegetarian movement.", (Order No: 56725 ), $45.00

35. Jacquelin, Louis and Poulain, Rene (translated by T. A. Layton), THE WINES & VINEYARDS OF FRANCE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1962), B&W illustrations, 416pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) couple closed tears dj, A true encyclopedia of the vines and wines of France., (Order No: 47955 ), $7.50

36. Johnson, Hugh, VINTAGE: THE STORY OF WINE, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1989), B&W and color illustrations, 480pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0671687026 "Tells how wine - that most symbolic and subtle joint product of man and nature - runs as a thread through our history.", (Order No: 58711 ), $12.50

37. Jones, Evan, EPICUREAN DELIGHT: THE LIFE AND TIME OF JAMES BEARD, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1990 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 370pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 039457415X In this anecdotal biography, the author gives us James Beard--enormous, flamboyant, fun-loving--and shows us how he became an icon in his time, singularly revered as the man who spearheaded the food revolution in this country., (Order No: 33275 ), $7.50

38. Kafka, Barbara, FOOD FOR FRIENDS, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1984) 1st ed, B&W and color ill., 342pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0061814407 Barbara Kafka's first major book of recipes and it radiates the enormous vitality that has become her hallmark., (Order No: 36008 ), $5.00

39. Kaufman, William I., COOKING IN A CASTLE: LA CUISINE DANS UN CHATEAU - THE ROYAL RECIPES OF FRANCE, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, (1965) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 224pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 37205 ), $7.00

40. Kellogg, J. H., A HOUSEHOLD MANUAL ..., Office of Health Reformer, Battle Creek, MI, 1877, 172pp, ads, good+, green cloth (hardcover), "... OF HYGIENE, FOOD AND DIET, COMMON DISEASES, ACCIDENTS AND EMERGENCIES, AND USEFUL HINTS AND RECIPES.", (Order No: 55053 ), $75.00

41. Klapthor, Margaret Brown, THE FIRST LADIES COOK BOOK: FAVORITE RECIPES OF ALL THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, Parent's Magazine Press, New York, (1969) rev ed, B&W and color illustrations, 224pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3301 ), $5.00

42. Knopf, Edwin H. and Knopf, Mildred O., THE FOOD OF ITALY AND HOW TO PREPARE IT, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1964 1st ed, 397pp, index, good+, pictorial boards with green spine (hardcover), (Order No: 56530 ), $7.50

43. Kolpan, Steven (foreword by Francis Ford Coppola), A SENSE OF PLACE: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF THE NIEBAUM-COPPOLA WINERY AND THE NAPA VALLEY, Routledge, New York, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W and color ill., 234pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) bump top corners, ISBN 0415920043 Renowned wine expert and writer Steven Kolpan tells the story of how Francis Ford Coppola brought California's most distinguished and historic vineyard back to life., (Order No: 34223 ), $12.00

44. Ladies Society of The South Amenia Presyterian Church (compiled by), A BOOK OF FAVORITE RECIPES - SOUTH AMENIA COOKBOOK - AMENIA, NEW YORK, Circulation Service, Shawnee Mission, KS, 1976, 91pp, fine, wraps (softcover) spiral bound, (Order No: 42245 ), $10.00

45. Langseth-Christensen, Lillian, VOYAGE GASTRONOMIQUE - A CULINARY AUTOBIOGRAPHY, Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, (1973) 1st ptg, 358pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Includes almost 200 recipes., (Order No: 52913 ), $6.00

46. Lawrence, James M., and Martin, Rux (photography by Paul O. Boisvert), SWEET MAPLE - LIFE, LORE AND RECIPES FROM THE SUGARBUSH, Chapters Publishing, Ltd., Shelburne, VT, (1993), B&W and color illustrations, 223pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1881527018 Fully illustrated guide to: Natural History of the Maple; How Syrup is Made; Do-It-Yourself Backyard Sugaring; Treasured Maple Recipes; Candymaking ... and more., (Order No: 51737 ), $20.00

47. Livio, Robin (translated from the French by Poppy Richard), TAVERNS, INNS, COFFEE HOUSES AND CAFES OF OTHER DAYS AND OTHER TIMES, Pont Royal, France, (1961), B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, good+, tan cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 60101 ), $15.00

48. Loftus, Simon (edited and introduced by Jancis Robinson), ANATOMY OF THE WINE TRADE: ABE'S SARDINES AND OTHER STORIES, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1985) 1st US, 179pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060157852 Gossipy, literate and wide-ranging, this is an insider's view of the often tortuous journey from grape to glass., (Order No: 23361 ), $10.00

49. Lousada, Patricia, DESIGNER PRESERVES, Martin Books, Cambridge, (1989), color ill., 128pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 085941597X, (Order No: 33234 ), $11.50

50. Luke, Sir Harry (collected and compiled by with an introduction by) (with the collaboration of Elizabeth Godfrey), THE TENTH MUSE: AN UNCONVENTIONAL COOKERY BOOK OF RECIPES FROM MANY LANDS, Putnam, Londno, 1954, 240pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is a book about food and drink, and the delights that, artistically handled and intelligently used, they can add to the graciousness of life., (Order No: 55535 ), $20.00

51. MacIlquham, Frances, COMPLETE FISH AND GAME COOKERY OF NORTH AMERICA, Winchester Press, Piscataway, NY, (1983), B&W and color illustrations, 304pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0832902845 A compendium of lore, recipes, history and cooking methods; ancient and modern, encompassing all varieties of birds, beasts, and fishes as well as every regional cuisine, from the Arctic to the Tropics., (Order No: 36029 ), $10.00

52. Macklin, Lester, CELEBRATE AROUND THE CALENDAR: 366 HISTORICAL ANECDOTES, AFFILIATED RECIPES AND A DAILY JOURNAL, iUniverse, Inc., New York, (2007), 389pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0595880398 "Facts to compliment youdr daily conversations, new and exciting recipes for the palate, and a handy journal to record important lifecycle events.", (Order No: 57503 ), $17.50

53. Marcus, Adrianne, THE CHOCOLATE BIBLE, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, (1979), 87 B&W ill, 8 pages of color, 279pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0399120424 Contents include: Confessions of a Chocolate Addict, a Brief History of Chocolate, Making of Chocolate, best chocolate shops in America, "The Great European Chocolate Chase", and "The Care and Feeding of your Chocolates.", (Order No: 1451 ), $5.00

54. Marsh, Dorothy B.; Norris, Katherine; and, Mansfield, Adeline (Kitchens of Good Housekeeping Institute), GOOD HOUSEKEEPING COOK BOOK - RECIPES AND METHODS FOR EVERY DAY AND EVERY OCCASION, Good Housekeeping, New York, (1933) 1st ed, 254pp, very good, cream cloth with green stampings (hardcover), An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy of the FIRST EDITION of this cookbook classic., (Order No: 49010 ), $45.00

55. Mayle, Peter, FRENCH LESSONS: ADVENTURES WITH KNIFE, FORK, AND CORKSCREW, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2001 1st ed, 227pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0375405909, (Order No: 55737 ), $4.00

56. McCall, Peter, THE BREWER'S DICTIONARY, Amateur Winemaker/ArgusBooks, London, (1986), 224pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0900841818 Over 1,700 entries covering every aspect of brewing., (Order No: 56747 ), $12.50

57. Meyer, Carolyn, LOTS AND LOTS OF CANDY, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, (1976) 1st ed, ill. by Laura Jean Allen, 96pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0152494006 A cookbook for juveniles which supplies recipes for and a history of a variety of candies., (Order No: 36928 ), $17.50

58. Miller, Mark (photography by Rodney Weidland), RED SAGE: CONTEMPORARY WESTERN CUISINE, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, (1999) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 248pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0898157595, (Order No: 60343 ), $7.50

59. Moore-Betty, Maurice, THE MAURICE MOORE-BETTY COOKBOOK, The Bobbs- Merrill Company, Indianapolis, NY, (1979) 1st ptg, ill. by Preston Fetty, 367pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0672526115 Mr. Moore-Betty gives us impeccable recipes that cover the full range of classic cuisine, from consommes to souffles, from aspics to creme brulees., (Order No: 35998 ), $8.00

60. Moorehead, Arlene and Moorehead, Jim, MENDOCINO MORNINGS: A COLLECTION OF BREAKFAST DELIGHTS FREOM THE JOSHUA GRINDLE INN, Joshua Grindle Inn, Mendocino, CA, (1996), 143pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) signed by Arlene owner inscription, ISBN 096554740X Recipes & Ramblings from the Innkeepers., (Order No: 60698 ), $14.50

61. Pastorius, Kay, CRUISING CUISINE: FRESH FOOD FROM THE GALLEY - MORE THAN 450 RECIPES, International Marine, Camden, ME, (1997), 230pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0070487030, (Order No: 61658 ), $7.50

62. Peterson, T. Sarah, ACQUIRED TASTE: THE FRENCH ORIGINS OF MODERN COOKING, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1994), B&W illustrations, 262pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801430534 Explores a change in French cooking in the mid-17th century from the heavily sugared, saffroned, and spiced cuisine of the medieval period to a new style based on salt and acid tastes. History NOT recipes., (Order No: 56562 ), $12.50

63. Philpott, Don, THE WINE & FOOD OF BULGARIA, Mitchell Beazley Publishers, London, (1989), color illustrations, 192pp, fine w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0855337532 This is the first detailed guide to the wines and cuisine of Bulgaria., (Order No: 50095 ), $12.50

64. Ponzek, Debra and Schwartz, Joan, FRENCH FOOD AMERICAN ACCENT - DEBRA PONZEK'S SPIRITED CUISINE, Clarkson Potter Publishers, New York, (1996) 1st ed, 272pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517700360, (Order No: 61631 ), $10.00

65. Prunier, Madame, PRUNIER'S: THE STORY OF A GREAT RESTAURANT, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1957, B&W illustrations, 298pp, good w/lightly edge worn dustjacket (hardcover), Here is the full, behind-the-scenes story of a world-famous restaurant and of the extraordinary family which has made it great--told by its present owner., (Order No: 45698 ), $7.50

66. Ranhofer, Charles (former chef of Delmonico's), THE EPICUREAN: A COMPLETE TREATISE OF ANALYTICAL AND PRACTICAL STUDIES ON THE CULINARY ART ..., The Hotel Monthly Press, Chicago, IL, (1920), 800 B&W plates, 1183pp, good, black cloth (hardcover), "Including Table and Wine Service, How to Prepare and Cook Dishes, an Index for Marketing, a Great Variety of Bills of Fare for Breakfasts, Luncheons, Dinners, Suppers, Ambigus, Buffets, Etc., and a Selection of Interesting Bills of Fare of Delmonico's from 1862 to 1894.", (Order No: 61617 ), $95.00

67. Rolnick, Harry, THE COMPLETE BOOK OF COFFEE, Melitta Coffee, New Jersey, (1982), color illustrations, 204pp, very good, white cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Coffee's origins and inspiration. Sections include: Romance of Coffee, the Making of Coffee, some recipes, interesting appendices. Published by a noted coffee manufacturer., (Order No: 1154 ), $6.00

68. Root, Waverley, FOOD: AN AUTHORITATIVE AND VISUAL HISTORY AND DICTIONARY OF THE FOODS OF THE WORLD, Simon and Schuster, New York, (1986), B&W illustrations, 602pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0671627953 This volume contains over two hundred essays on the earth's more common foods (with shorter entries on the uncommon) that offer fascinating information about food from ancient times to the present., (Order No: 31148 ), $8.50

69. Saul, Marianne; Booz, Johannes (photographs by), PERESTROIKA: THE DINNER PARTY - A SCENARIO FOR A CULINARY EVENING, Benedikt Taschen, Berlin, Germany, (1990), color illustrations, 64pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 3894501510 "Recipes and decorations for a dinner party." A culinary scenario of an unforgettable Russian evening for up to eight persons. Includes detailed step-by-step recipes for the nine dishes, suggestions for decorating, invitations, place cards and menus. Even has detachable shopping lists., (Order No: 50170 ), $7.00

70. Schiff, Martin, THE THIN CONNECTION, published by the author, n.p., (2001) 2nd ptg, 261pp, fine, wraps (softcover), A "how to" directory of fun food techniques., (Order No: 58014 ), $25.00

71. Scott, David and Byrne, Paddy, SEASONAL SALADS: FROM AROUND THE WORLD, Storey Communications, Inc., Pownal, VT, (1986) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 153pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0882664484 More than 150 tempting recipes, many collected on the authors' world travels., (Order No: 40558 ), $12.50

72. Scott, Maria Luisa and Scott, Jack Denton, RICE - MORE THAN 250 UNEXPECTED WAYS TO COOK THE PERFECT FOOD, Times Books, New York, (1985) 1st ed, 362pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)faint stain top edge, ISBN 0812912543 If you think you know rice, you may want to think again. From Caribbean Pumpkin and Rice Soup to Danish Rice Cream, from German Rice Salad to Strawberry-Rice Custard Pie, here are 250 unexpected ways to cook the perfect food. Why perfect? Because it's cheap, it's incredibly versatile, and--at 84 calories per serving, with little sodium and no cholesterol--it's good for you., (Order No: 21961 ), $7.50

73. Smith, Leona Woodring, THE FORGOTTEN ART OF FLOWER COOKERY, Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna, LA, 1990 3rd ptg, B&W drawings by Liz Thompson, 180pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0882894641 "More than 200 tested recipes, plus facts and fancies about the use of flowers in good cooking." First published in 1973., (Order No: 14115 ), $7.00

74. St. Andrew's School Parent Teacher Organization, Savannah, Georgia, FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED ... IN SAVANNAH - A TASTE OF SOUTHERN HISTORY AND HOSPITALITY, Wimmer Cookbooks, Memphis, TN, (2001) 1st ptg, 262pp, fine, pictorial boards (hardcover) internal spiral binding, ISBN 0971315906 Savannah's finest, most favorite 350 recipes. Also features many of Savannah's first and foremost landmarks and events which have made the city famous., (Order No: 57940 ), $12.00

75. St. Mary's Parish, VERMONT VICTUALS, St. Mary's Parish Unit, St. Albans, VT, 1954, B&W illustrations, 222pp, good, spiral bound wraps (softcover), Contents include: Apple Recipes; Beverage; Bread; Cakes; Candy; Casseroles; Cheese And Eggs; Cookies; Desserts; Fish-Fowl-Game; Fruits And Vegetables; Maple; Meats; Pickles-Relishes-Preserves; Pies; Pressure Cooker; Salad Bowl; Soups; This Or That., (Order No: 53608 ), $10.00

76. Stern, Jane and Stern, Michael, AMERICAN GOURMET, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, (1991) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 286pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060167106 Classic Recipes, Deluxe Delights, Flamboyant Favorites, and Swank "Company" Food from the '50s and '60s., (Order No: 37096 ), $10.00

77. Styler, Chris and Hodge, Bill, BLUE COLLAR FOOD: EASY HOME COOKING FOR HARDWORKING PEOPLE BY TWO REALLY NICE GUYS, Hearst Books, New York, (1994) 1st ed, 278pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688123732 With twenty-five years of professional cooking experience between them, the authors know what people like to cook, what they like to eat, and how little they like to fuss., (Order No: 31135 ), $10.00

78. Tewksbury, Henry, THE CHEESES OF VERMONT - A GOURMET GUIDE TO VERMONT'S ARTISANAL CHEESEMAKERS, The Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT, (2002) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 246pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name, ISBN 0881505137 Nowhere on earth is there a greater prolificity of excellent, artisanal cheesemaking than in Vermont. This guide describes the different types of handcrafted goat- , sheep-, and cows-milk cheeses, and tells you where and when to see them being made., (Order No: 50055 ), $11.50

79. The Auxiliary to the New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society, Wilmington, North Carolina, A COOK'S TOUR OF THE AZALEA COAST INCLUDING RECIPES FROM AUXILIARY MEMBERS, LOCAL PHYSICIANS, AREA RESTAURANTS ..., Wimmer Companies, Inc., Memphis, TN, (1982), 290pp, fine, spiral bound boards (hardcover), ISBN 096370270X "... CELEBRITIES AND A NEW LOW FAT HEART HEALTHY SECTION." First published in 1982, this is one of Southeastern North Carolina's most popular cookbooks., (Order No: 57941 ), $11.50

80. The Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Inc., PALM BEACH ENTERTAINS - THEN AND NOW, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, (1976), 241pp, good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, ISBN 0698107489 All the glamor and style that the name "Palm Beach" evokes in the imagination are captured in this book, which is at once a history of the fabulous resort and a guide to giving parites the modern Palm Beach way. History is though page 68, followed by recipes, and serving suggestions., (Order No: 49834 ), $5.00

81. The Woman's Auxiliary of Trinity Church, Lime Rock (collected by), FAVORITE RECIPES OLD AND NEW FROM OUR LIME ROCK COOK BOOKS OF 1897 & 1952, Circulation Service, Shawnee Mission, KS, [1981], 78pp + append., fine, wraps (softcover) spiral bound, (Order No: 42246 ), $10.00

82. Thurber, Carol Collver (The Mad Hatter), THE CALYPSO COOKBOOK, Ashley Books Inc., Port Washington, NY, (1974) 1st ed, 168pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0879490144 The author writes about the renowned Calypso islands with confidence and purloined stories and recipes that she has culled from her smiling store of poetic license. She writes about her happy days in Frenchtown, St. Thomas, spent with her Donkey, Lord Ignoramus, her noisy parrot, Percival, and her knock-kneed, pigeon-toed, cross-eyed cat, Slap Foot., (Order No: 19334 ), $25.00

83. Unity Circle, A TASTE OF BETHEL - GOOD COOKIN' SINCE 1816, G & R Publishing Co., Waverly, IA, 1993, 96pp, append, fine, metal spiral bound wraps (softcover), (Order No: 50008 ), $6.00

84. University Musical Society, BRAVO!: RECIPES, LEGENDS & LORE, Favorite Recipes Press, Nashville, TN, (1999), B&W and color ill., 223pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0967078709 A Cookbook Celebrating 120 Years of the University Musical Society, Ann Arbor., (Order No: 32301 ), $7.50

85. Vail, Mike (edited by), NAFC MEMBERS' COOKBOOK 1996 - 1996 NORTH AMERICAN FISHING CLUB MEMBERS'COOKBOOK, North American Fishing Club, Minnetonka, Minnesota, (1996), B&W illustrations, 191pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 0914697668, (Order No: 50332 ), $7.50

86. Vail, Mike (editor), NAFC MEMBERS' COOKBOOK 1998 - 1998 NORTH AMERICAN FISHING CLUB MEMBERS' COOKBOOK, North American Fishing Club, Minnetonka, Minnesota, (1998), 224pp, fine, blue cloth, pictorial pastedown, (hardcover), ISBN 1581590024, (Order No: 50334 ), $5.00

87. Villas, James, VILLAS AT TABLE: A PASSION FOR FOOD AND DRINK, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1988) 1st ed, 302pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060159952 This collection represents the cream of Villas' writing about food and drink., (Order No: 36869 ), $6.00

88. Weinstock, Sylvia (with Kate Manchester), SWEET CELEBRATIONS: THE ART OF DECORATING BEAUTIFUL CAKES, Simon & Schuster, New York, (1999) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 196pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0684846756, (Order No: 61196 ), $17.50

89. Wilson, William H. and Burks, Arthur J., THE CHICKEN AND THE EGG, Coward-McCann, Inc., New York, (1955), 242pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The authors cleverly present everything there is to know about chickens and their eggs. Included are prize-winning chicken recipes., (Order No: 56194 ), $25.00

90. Women's Fellowship of the Hanover Center Church (Compiled, Tested and Sponsored by), HANOVER CENTER COOKS, Hanover Graphics, Etna, NH, 1982, 158pp, very good+, spiral bound wraps (softcover), (Order No: 50007 ), $6.00

91. Wright, Clifford A., A MEDITERRANEAN FEAST: WITH MORE THAN 500 RECIPES, William Morrow and Company, New York, (1999) 1st ptg, 815pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688153054 "The Story of the Birth of the Celebrated Cuisines of the Mediterranean, from the Merchants of Venice to the Barbary Corsairs.", (Order No: 61381 ), $20.00

92. Yoxall, H. W., THE WINES OF BURGUNDY, Stein and Day Publishers, New York, (1970), ill. by Laurence Scarfe, 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0812812719 The author, Commandeur de la Confrerie des Chevaliers du Tastevin, has treated his subject with both expertise and sympathy, and writes lucidly on the entire range of burgundies as well as those aspects of Burgundy which form and complement the character of the wine., (Order No: 19373 ), $5.00

Ray Boas, Bookseller
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