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  1. The Physiology of Taste;
    BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme. The Physiology of Taste;

    Philadelphia : 1854

    First edition in English, an epicurean collection of recipes, reflections, and anecdotes written by one of the most influential food writers ever. According to Vicaire it was first issued in December 1825, two months before Brillat-Savarin's death, though Cagle notes it was first published in Paris in 1826. "For the French and outsides alike, this work... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 119657

  2. La Cuisine Chinoise.
    LECOURT, Henri. La Cuisine Chinoise.

    Pékin : 1925

    First edition, number 165 of 500 trade issue copies on papier pelure Chinois, of the first work written in French on Chinese cuisine. A further 10 copies were issued on papier Coréen, and 40 copies on papier Honan. A lovely copy of this scarce and historically important work.

    This in-depth study of Chinese cuisine was written by a master French... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 144211

  3. Fuhrer durch das "lasterhafte" Berlin.
    MORECK, Curt. Fuhrer durch das "lasterhafte" Berlin.

    Leipzig : [1931]

    First edition, first printing, of this rather uncommon guide to the notorious nightlife of Weimar Berlin. Moreck and his writings were proscribed by the Nazis from 1933. His works from immediately before this period are, as such understandably hard to find.

    "Curt Moreck" was one of the many pseudonyms of prolific writer, translator and editor... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 147978

  4. The World Atlas of Wine.
    JOHNSON, Hugh. The World Atlas of Wine.

    London : 1977

    First edition, fourteenth impression. An attractive copy of Johnson's World Atlas of Wine, originally published in 1971. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 149643

  5. Wines of the World.
    SIMON, André L. Wines of the World.

    London : 1969

    Signed limited edition, number 8 of 265 copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf and finely bound by Zaehnsdorf. André Louis Simon (1877-1970) "was the charismatic leader of the English wine trade for almost all of the first half of the 20th century, and the grand old man of literate connoisseurship for a further 20 years. In 66 years of... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 136171

  6. Cocktails. How to Mix Them.
    COCKTAILS - VERMEIRE, Robert. Cocktails. How to Mix Them.

    London : 1922

    First edition, first impression, including what may be the first appearance in print of the recipe for the Sidecar. Also included are various recipes for medicinal drinks, such as the usual hot toddy for a cold, but also absinthe for a headache and champagne for seasickness. The author was the Belgian bartender Robert Vermeire (1891-1976), who worked... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 121318

  7. 117062
    WHITE, Florence. A Fire in the Kitchen. The Autobiography of a Cook.

    London : 1938

    First edition, first impression, in a bright example of the scarce jacket. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "The Revend sic A. J. Hurley with grateful thanks from the Author, Florence White". A Fire in the Kitchen is the autobiography of the founder of the English Folk Cookery Association.

    White (1863-1940)... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 117062

  8. Gastronomique.
    ALLEN, Ida Bailey. Gastronomique.

    New York : 1958

    First edition, first impression, of Allen's "new and exciting adventure in the realm of connoisseur foods", including chapters on "The Eternal Egg in Contemporary Ways", "The Fascinating Flambé", and "Trends in Tarts and Pies". Referred to as "The original domestic goddess" by antique cookbook experts Patricia Edwards and Peter Peckham, Allen offers... Learn More
    £100.00

    Stock Code: 149044

  9. 143462
    SHAW, Charles G. Nightlife.

    New York : 1931

    First edition, first printing of this wonderful period piece, written by Charles Green Shaw (1892-1974), at the time a freelancer for Vanity Fair and the New Yorker but also a founder member of American Abstract Artists. The French illustrator, Raymond Bret-Koch, was Staff Artist on Vanity Fair. The chapter titles give an evocative flavour of what's... Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 143462

  10. 1913_5_Davies
    DAVIES, Frederick & Seymour. Drinks of All Kinds, Hot and Cold for All Seasons.

    London : [c.1929]

    First Pitman edition of Davies's guide covering a variety of recipes, including cocktails, warm drinks and temperance drinks, in notably bright condition. The collection was first published in 1895 by John Hogg,and reissued in 1912. This Pitman edition expands the recipes for a contemporary audience, including new temperance drinks. This edition is... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 141913

  11. The Savoy Cocktail Book.
    CRADDOCK, Harry (comp.) The Savoy Cocktail Book.

    London, : 1930

    First edition, first impression, a superb presentation copy of the scarce signed limited issue, copy number 3 (of an unspecified number) signed by Harry Craddock on the limitation page and additionally inscribed "To my dear wife". For his wife's delectation, Craddock has also added by hand, to the blank notes pages at the rear, a recipe for "Champagne... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 78819

  12. French Provincial Cooking.
    DAVID, Elizabeth. French Provincial Cooking.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized for her profound influence... Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 138099

  13. A Guide to Modern Cookery.
    ESCOFFIER, Auguste. A Guide to Modern Cookery.

    London : 1907

    First edition, first impression of the landmark reference book for French cookery. Learn More
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 134587

  14. A Fire in the Kitchen. The Autobiography of a Cook.
    WHITE, Florence. A Fire in the Kitchen. The Autobiography of a Cook.

    London : 1938

    First edition, first impression, in a remarkable example of the scarce jacket. A Fire in the Kitchen is the autobiography of the founder of the English Folk Cookery Association. White (1863-1940) founded the Association in 1928 and in 1932 published Good Things in England, her manifesto for the merit of traditional English cooking.

    Her work coincided... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 113651

  15. How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon-Vivant's Companion,
    THOMAS, Jerry. How to Mix Drinks, or the Bon-Vivant's Companion,

    New York : 1862

    First edition of the first ever guide to mixed drinks, this copy in a later state with the "How-To Mix Drinks, or The Bon-Vivant's Companion" title page and 2.50 price to the front board.

    Showcasing "the first legitimate American culinary art the first uniquely American cultural product to catch the world's imagination" (Wondrich, p. 11), Thomas's... Learn More
    £6,000.00

    Stock Code: 135775

  16. French Provincial Cooking.
    DAVID, Elizabeth. French Provincial Cooking.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression, of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized for her profound influence... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 146509

  17. Examen et parallèle des différens projects de droits sur les boissons, par M. Dupont, député de Nemours à l'Assemblée Nationale.
    DUPONT DE NEMOURS, Pierre Samuel. Examen et parallèle des différens projects de droits sur les boissons, par M. Dupont, député de Nemours à l'Assemblée Nationale.

    Paris : 1790

    First edition. A supporter of constitutional monarchy, Dupont represented Nemours in the National Assembly. The present work is his report on the taxation of drink. A scarce item, with WorldCat listing copies in ten institutions: one in the UK, five in the US, three in France, and one in Switzerland. Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 127703

  18. Kitchen Confidential.
    BOURDAIN, Anthony. Kitchen Confidential.

    New York and London : 2000

    First edition, first impression and uncommon thus, particularly in anything like collectable condition, presumably the consequence of a short initial print-run, followed by readings, loanings and re-readings. A modern culinary classic: "There are extraordinary passages here, written with clarity and a clear-eyed wit to put the professional food writing... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 145247

  19. Here's How Again!
    HUME, Norman Anthony, as "Judge Jr." Here's How Again!

    New York : 1929

    First edition, first printing, of Judge Jr's second Prohibition-era cocktail book, following Here's How! (1927), both conveniently made to fit into the smallest of pockets and thus rarely found with the dust jacket and in such good condition. Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 145736

  20. How to Roll a Perfect Joint.
    KAPLAN, R. J. How to Roll a Perfect Joint.

    San Francisco : 1966

    First and presumably sole edition of this rare guide to marijuana smoking from 1960s San Francisco. No copies are listed on WorldCat. The Bindweed Press published poetry collections such as Vietnam Blues (1965), featuring contributions by Gary Snyder, Phil Whalen, Joan Baez, etc. Inside the front cover the following credits are given: "written by -... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 139959

  21. Picnics for Motorists.
    LEYEL, Hilda Winifred Ivy, Mrs. C.F. Picnics for Motorists.

    London : 1936

    First edition, extremely uncommon in the attractive Alex Jardine jacket. One of Leyel's cleverly targeted series of themed books on cooking and presentation, issued under the banner "The Lure of Cookery" - "most serviceable and attractive little books" Daily Telegraph - part of a 1930s renaissance of interest in English food.

    "There are many... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 134171

  22. A Salute to Cooking.
    THATCHER, Margaret - CURRIE, Angela (ed.) A Salute to Cooking.

    London : 2009

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy from Margaret Thatcher to her personal driver Malcolm Taylor, inscribed on the title page: "To Malcolm - Happy Christmas, Margaret Thatcher".

    Taylor served as Thatcher's driver from 1998 to 2010. As with all her staff, he was treated with great kindness by the former Prime Minister; she hosted... Learn More
    £750.00

    Stock Code: 145479

  23. The Gay Cookbook.
    HOGAN, Lou Rand. The Gay Cookbook.

    Los Angeles : 1965

    First edition, first printing, of the first gay cookbook, well represented institutionally - albeit almost entirely in the US, the exceptions being New Zealand and Monash, with no copies recorded in British and Irish libraries but remarkably scarce on the open market.

    Stephen Vider, Assistant Professor of History at Cornell, writes, "Published... Learn More
    £775.00

    Stock Code: 144661

  24. Sweet Dishes.
    KENNEY-HERBERT, Arthur Robert as Wyvern. Sweet Dishes.

    Madras : 1884

    Second edition, first published 1881. Drawn from a series of articles by "Wyvern", doyen of Anglo-Indian cuisine, on entremets sucrés published in the Madras Times offering to extend the "native cook's" limited repertoire of "presentable sweets" with a practicable selection of "jellies, creams, pastry, soufflés, pancakes and fritters, puddings, ices,... Learn More
    £295.00

    Stock Code: 143092

  25. Alchemist's Cookbook.
    YACOUBI, Ahmed. Alchemist's Cookbook.

    Tuscon : 1972

    First edition, first paperback printing, signed by the author on the title page and in beautiful condition. This collection of 125 recipes "based on the ancient science of Moroccan cuisine" is uncommonly found signed. It collects recipes such as "soup to cure jealousy" and "how to be gentle to your brains" alongside "rainy day greens" and "fancy goats... Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 144397

  26. The Gentleman's Companion.
    BAKER, Charles H. The Gentleman's Companion.

    New York : 1939

    First edition, first printing; limited to 1,250 copies, both volumes numbered 98. The first volume is warmly inscribed by the author, "With mine good wishes, always, Charles H. Baker". Charles H. Baker was a writer for Esquire magazine, based in Florida, and was known as the "Town & Country Gourmet". He was regarded by the Hemingway set as the pinnacle... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 143724

  27. Calendrier Gastronomique.
    DUTREY, Marius. Calendrier Gastronomique.

    London : 1938

    Limited edition, number 1 of 250 copies. The author's own copy, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Marius Dutrey served as a French chef in some of the leading French and British hotels from 1918 to 1962. La Coupe d'Or Internationale d'Art Culinaire is still presented in his name. Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 129761

  28. French Provincial Cooking.
    DAVID, Elizabeth. French Provincial Cooking.

    London : 1960

    First edition, first impression, of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized for her profound influence... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 143032

  29. Show Bread.
    BANFIELD, Walter T. Show Bread.

    London : [1950]

    First edition of this guide to preparing bread for shows, competitions, and exhibitions. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 141153

  30. Even More Revolting Recipes.
    DAHL, Roald. Even More Revolting Recipes.

    London : 2001

    First edition, first impression, signed by Quentin Blake on the title page. Learn More
    £200.00

    Stock Code: 144102

  31. Just Cocktails.
    WHITFIELD, William Campbell. Just Cocktails.

    [Asheville, NC] : 1939

    First edition, first printing, of this striking cocktail recipe book, the recipes ordered into pretty, epicurean, favourite, and Gay Nineties cocktails. Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 143988

  32. Zodiac Cocktails.
    MACNIEL, Stanley. Zodiac Cocktails.

    Radio City, NY : 1940

    First edition, first printing. An attractively presented and wackily conceived collection of cocktails based around the signs of the Zodiac. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 143798

  33. A Book of Booze.
    WILSON, Colin. A Book of Booze.

    London : 1974

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £45.00

    Stock Code: 143792

  34. The Innkeeper and Public Brewer.
    WINE & BEER. The Innkeeper and Public Brewer.

    London : [c.1855]

    First edition of this comprehensive business guide for innkeepers and other liquor sellers. It features information on how to make various forms of alcohol, tips on purchasing them, how to adjust and compute the proof of liquor, how to obtain a liquor license and other important skills for running an inn. There is a notable section devoted to early... Learn More
    £975.00

    Stock Code: 143784

  35. Poker, Smoke and Other Things.
    HAMMOND, Percy, & George Wharton. Poker, Smoke and Other Things.

    Chicago : 1907

    First edition, first printing of this book, an uncommon cocktail and recipe book on what should be served during a game of poker. The history and rules of poker are also briefly outlined. Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 143771

  36. Modern Cookery, in all its Branches:
    ACTON, Eliza. Modern Cookery, in all its Branches:

    London : 1845

    First edition, with the advertisements dated January 1845. Modern Cookery established Eliza Acton as the first of the modern cookery writers. This first edition is notably uncommon with just six copies traced institutionally worldwide, four of which are held in the UK.

    This copy has the appealing signs of use, with a number of recipes checked... Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 132125

  37. The Flowing Bowl.
    SCHMIDT, William. The Flowing Bowl.

    New York : 1892

    First edition, first printing. A collection of cocktail recipes and other beverages as well as history on various beverages. One of the classic mixologies. Learn More
    £675.00

    Stock Code: 143729

  38. Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks.
    TERRINGTON, William. Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks.

    London and New York : 1869

    First edition of this early guide to bartending, covering wine, cocktails, and other drinks, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. The book underwent several editions, and, though the word cocktail is only used a few times, helped to further popularise the mixing of drinks. The work has also recently been cited as a further stage in gin's evolution from... Learn More
    £450.00

    Stock Code: 143703

  39. New Bartender's Guide.
    COCKTAILS. New Bartender's Guide.

    Baltimore, MD : 1914

    First edition, first printing. This copy includes the 1913 printing at rear of Harry Montague's "The Up to date Bartender's Guide", a ready reference guide and a choice selection of appropriate toasts. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 143684

  40. Jayne's Bartender's Guide.
    BARTENDING. Jayne's Bartender's Guide.

    Philadelphia : 1934

    First edition, first printing. Published soon after the repeal of Prohibition, recipes include the Charlie Chaplin Cocktail, the Pousse Cafe American and the Klondyke Cocktail. The final page of the book contains an afterward, warning that bartenders must uphold certain values to prevent the calamity of Prohibition ever happening again. A scarce work,... Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 143685

  41. The Stork Club Bar Book.
    BEEBE, Lucius. The Stork Club Bar Book.

    New York & Toronto : 1946

    First edition, first printing, of "Luscious" Lucius Beebe's witty cocktail recipe book, celebrating a day in the life of Sherman Billingsley's Stork Club, a New York fixture from 1929 to 1965. Beebe is credited with coining the phrase "café society". Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 143490

  42. The Art of Drinking.
    COCKTAILS - MASON, Dexter. The Art of Drinking.

    New York : 1930

    First edition, first printing. A cocktail recipe book featuring all the classics and with each cocktail recipe a matching canapés recipe is given. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 143489

  43. A Book of Booze.
    WILSON, Colin. A Book of Booze.

    London : 1974

    First edition, first impression. "This book about wines, and to a lesser extent about spirits and beers, is a delightful new departure for Colin Wilson". (jacket front flap) Learn More
    £65.00

    Stock Code: 142810

  44. Army Catering Corps. Guide to Messing in the Middle East (Revised Edition).
    MIDDLE EAST. Army Catering Corps. Guide to Messing in the Middle East (Revised Edition).

    [Cairo] : 1943

    Rare first edition, "not to be published", a revised version of Middle East Catering and Cooking (1942). This is a fascinating and detailed handbook for use by the British Army in some of the most testing campaign conditions of the Second World War; few copies would have survived the rigours of the Middle East Theatre.

    The preface is by Lieutenant-General... Learn More
    £400.00

    Stock Code: 141583

  45. Good Drinks.
    HEATH, Ambrose. Good Drinks.

    London : 1939

    First edition, first impression, of Heath's drink-dedicated follow up to his popular "Good Food" series. Heath writes in the foreword: "This collection of divers drinks is offered for all those occasions when drinking is desirable... to the advancement of the brewer and the wine merchant, and the confusion of all dull dogs." Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 142050

  46. Drinks As They Are Mixed.
    LOWE, Paul E. Drinks As They Are Mixed.

    Chicago : 1904

    First edition of this early vest-pocket bartender's guide, the text enlivened with punning cartoons. An encyclopaedic listing of contemporary recipes; a "Heart to Heart Talk With Bar Men", advising on the practice and politics of bar-keeping, including a list of the stock and equipment for a "first class bar"; and concluding with an anthology of Toasts... Learn More
    £875.00

    Stock Code: 141554

  47. Five-star Favorites.
    EISENHOWER, Mamie Doud. Five-star Favorites.

    New York : 1974

    First edition, limited issue, number 377 of 1000, of this fundraiser for the Eisenhower Medical Center, this copy inscribed on the front free endpaper; "For Dr. & Mrs. Harold Johnson from their friend Mamie Doud Eisenhower, 1978", together with loosely inserted greetings card signed by Mamie. Dr. Johnson was Ike's principle physician after his retirement... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 140863

  48. The Englishwoman's Cookery-Book.
    BEETON, Mrs Isabella. The Englishwoman's Cookery-Book.

    London : 1863

    First edition of the first of Beeton's "cookery" books; the affordable spin-offs from her Book of Household Management (1861). Although the Book of Household Management is largely remembered as Beeton's legacy it was primarily these cheaper "part-issues, spin-offs, and extracts" which most influenced English cooking habits (Beetham, p. 395). This copy... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 133857

  49. Home Economics.
    PARLOA, Maria. Home Economics.

    New York : 1898

    First edition, first printing. Parloa's eighth book covers a range of topics ranging from the maintenance of pantries to the digestive system. Parloa was a "pioneer in home economics education", sometimes described as a founder of the discipline, and was arguably America's first celebrity cook (ANB). Her first work, The Appledore Cook Book, was published... Learn More
    £350.00

    Stock Code: 120633

  50. Une Bibliothèque Bachique
    OBERLÉ, Gérard. Une Bibliothèque Bachique

    Paris : [1993]

    First edition, first impression. Oberlé's auction catalogue on the Killian Fritsch collection of texts on wine and oenology. Learn More
    £75.00

    Stock Code: 140316

  51. Moorish Recipes.
    BUTE, John Crichton-Stuart, 4th marquess of. Moorish Recipes.

    Edinburgh : 1954

    First edition, limited to 185 copies, this numbered 21 on the limitation slip mounted on the front pastedown, no copies of this limited edition traced institutionally. Perhaps the earliest English cookbook devoted solely to Arab cuisine, with detailed instructions for some 80 dishes.

    "The first purpose of this book is to provide, for those Europeans... Learn More
    £1,850.00

    Stock Code: 139749

  52. With Bold Knife and Fork.
    FISHER, M. F. K. With Bold Knife and Fork.

    New York : 1969

    First edition, first printing, inscribed by the author, "For Tania and James Stern, from M. F. K. Fisher, with love, St. Helena 1969". James Stern (1904-1993) was a British writer noted for his short stories, and for his wide circle of literary acquaintances. Malcolm Cowley remarked to him: "My God, you've known everybody, his wife, his boyfriend, and... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 139410

  53. Modern Confectionery.
    POPP, Charles William. Modern Confectionery.

    Glasgow : 1909

    First edition of this self-published guide "containing over Three Hundred up-to-date Formulas, all of which have been used with success in American and Great Britain. The Author was engaged for over 30 years as Confectionery Expert in some of the largest Confectionery Factories in the United States, and the whole of the Formulas given in this book are... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 137198

  54. A Treatise on the Art of Baking,
    WHITE, John. A Treatise on the Art of Baking,

    Edinburgh : 1828

    First edition of this comprehensive and wide-ranging study of baking, tying in the history of agriculture, the growing and milling of wheat, the baking of bread, biscuits and pastries, and the current state of baking in Britain. The work is now uncommon, with 8 copies listed by Library Hub in British institutions.

    Provenance: The Lawes Agricultural... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 129237

  55. A Treatise on the Art of Bread-Making.
    EDLIN, Abraham. A Treatise on the Art of Bread-Making.

    London : 1805

    First edition of this comprehensive study of bread-making, covering the cultivation of wheat, the corn trade, the preparation of the bread, substitutes for wheat, and the legislation surrounding the bread trade. The author declares in the preface his hope that "I anticipate the period when we shall see the art of bread-making, instead of forming a confused... Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 129236

  56. Observations on the Statute of the Thirty-first George II. ch. 29. concerning the Assize of Bread;
    HESLOP, Luke. Observations on the Statute of the Thirty-first George II. ch. 29. concerning the Assize of Bread;

    London : 1799

    First edition. The Revolutionary Wars had led to a sharp increase in the price of bread. The statute mentioned in the title had limited the price of bread, with the bakers remaining under the limit, but there was still great complaint among the poor that the price was too high. The present treatise considers the statute, its justness, and its potential... Learn More
    £250.00

    Stock Code: 129230

  57. Account of the Experiments tried by the Board of Agriculture in the Composition of Various Sorts of Bread.
    BREAD. Account of the Experiments tried by the Board of Agriculture in the Composition of Various Sorts of Bread.

    London : 1795

    First edition of the full report of the Board of Agriculture, preceded by two shorter reports earlier the same year. The Revolutionary Wars led to a sharp rise in the price of wheat and bread. In response, the Board of Agriculture conducted a study of substitutes for wheat in bread making, with rye, rice, barley, buck-wheat, maize, oats, peas, beans... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 129229

  58. 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. [Together with] 1800 and all that. Drinks - Ancient & Modern.
    COCKTAILS - DE FLEURY, R. 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. [Together with] 1800 and all that. Drinks - Ancient & Modern.

    London : 1934 & 1937

    First editions, first impressions, both of de Fleury's scarce but classic cocktail recipe books presented together with the very scarce dust jackets over the publisher's full leather bindings. At the time de Fleury's 1700 Cocktails was the most comprehensive to be included in one book. The author's note in his follow up volume 1800 and all that reads... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 134199

  59. Reduced facsimile of the Souvenir Album of the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908.
    CHAMPAGNE; Moët & Chandon. Reduced facsimile of the Souvenir Album of the Franco-British Exhibition, London, 1908.

    London : 1909

    First edition, deluxe issue, of this fascinating facsimile souvenir intended for presentation to the house of Moët & Chandon during the Franco-British Exhibition of Science, Arts and Industries, 1908, a lavish celebration of the Entente Cordiale signed in 1904. The original Souvenir Album was similarly bound in red, white and blue morocco, "in two... Learn More
    £500.00

    Stock Code: 120115

  60. 1800-And All That.
    COCKTAILS - DE FLEURY, R. 1800-And All That.

    London : 1937

    First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author, "To John W. Carr. With all good wishes. R de Fleury. 1944", on the title page. This is a follow-up to De Fleury's successful 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. Rare: Library Hub only lists four copies in the UK (BL, Scotland, Wales, and Oxford), and a further eight... Learn More
    £950.00

    Stock Code: 135550

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