Online Auction #6 - GastronomyPublished on 20 March 2019
A private collection of antiquarian books on cookery and household management: 95 single-item lots of mainly 18th and 19th century editions. Highlights include the first edition of Robert Smith's 'Court Cookery' (1723), a signed copy of Elizabeth Raffald's 'The Experienced English Housekeeper' (1773, third edition), Markham's 'A Way to get Wealth' (1683), Mary Cole's 'The Lady's Complete Guide' (1791, third edition), and Williamson's 'The Colonial Baker' (a rare 1900 regional imprint from Yass in NSW, with an unrecorded supplement).
Lots will close progressively from 3pm ACDT on 31 March 2019.
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Miscellany of 187 Relatively Recent Portuguese Publications, including bibliography and books about books, reference, linguistics, heraldry, art, art history, architecture, photography, cinema, cartography, paleography, philately, history, biography, travel, science, history of science, medicine, mathematics, politics, political science, social sciences, law, religion, theology, education, literature, literary criticism, poetry, theater, fiction, children's books, music, food[...] Read more