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Image for Profit in Potato-Digging. Acme Potato Digging Attachment of the Potato Implement Co. of Traverse Michigan

Profit in Potato-Digging. Acme Potato Digging Attachment of the Potato Implement Co. of Traverse Michigan

By: N/A

Price: $39.00

Seller ID: Books006604


A small well-produced agricultural sales brochure for the Acme Potato Digging Attachment of the Potato Implement Co. of Traverse Mich. Undated; measuring 5.5 x 3.4 inches, with 8 pages plus wraps. 3 illustrations: one shown in scan and two of men using the implement. Scarce. Light rust to staples; small round dampstain to front cover just above the left bag of $; corner crease to rear cover. A very well preserved item. View more info

Image for 1896 Easter Ham & Bacon LAING PACKING Montreal Meat Processing Advertisment

1896 Easter Ham & Bacon LAING PACKING Montreal Meat Processing Advertisment

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Seller ID: Books006605


A superb piece of butchery memorabilia from the early days of organized meat-processing in Canada. Advertising hams and bacon for the Easter trade, dated March 16th, 1896. Easter Sunday fell less than three weeks later, on the 5th of April. Laing Packing and Provision Co., Montreal: "Anchor Brand". For such a piece of ephemera to survive is uncommon; the high quality of printing, including the use of gold ink for the border and meats, is remarkable. Tipping the a... View more info

Image for 365 Dishes Of All Nations: A Choice Dish for Every Day in the Year

365 Dishes Of All Nations: A Choice Dish for Every Day in the Year

By: N/A

Price: $84.50

Publisher: London, Dean and Son: 1908

Seller ID: Books009487


154 pages. Red cloth; white titles on front and now rubbed off spine. Binding is sound; pencil ticks to some recipes. offsetting to endpapers. Title page appears to be a cancel, with London: Dean & Son at foot of title page and on verso: Copyright 1908 by George W. Jacobs & Company / Printed in U.S.A. View more info

Image for Season 1884. Wholesale Price List of Garden and Field Seeds for sale by William Ewing & Co.,  successors to Ewing Bros., Seed Merchants

Season 1884. Wholesale Price List of Garden and Field Seeds for sale by William Ewing & Co., successors to Ewing Bros., Seed Merchants

By: N/A

Price: $84.50

Publisher: Montreal, William Ewing & Co.: 1884

Seller ID: Books009498


8 pages plus covers. Illustration on rear of Sutton's Champion Swede by E. Whimper. Includes four types of tobacco. Ewing's was located at 142 and 144 McGill Street, Montreal. View more info

Image for 1896 Catalogue of Stockbridge Special Complete Manures Double Strength and Bowker's Soluble Active Fertilizers

1896 Catalogue of Stockbridge Special Complete Manures Double Strength and Bowker's Soluble Active Fertilizers

By: N/A

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Boston, Bowker Fertilizer Company: 1896

Seller ID: Books009499


32 pages plus covers. Cover detached, with staining to left margin. Staples rusted but holding fine. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Stamped on front for sale by; J. Horncastle & Co., Indiantown, N.B. The leaves were stapled such that the pagination is off, but the catalogue is complete. View more info

Image for The Home Adviser. Dedicated to the Sunday School Building Fund.  Published by the Ladies' Aid Society of Olivet M. E. Church [Methodist Episcopal] Coatesville, PA

The Home Adviser. Dedicated to the Sunday School Building Fund. Published by the Ladies' Aid Society of Olivet M. E. Church [Methodist Episcopal] Coatesville, PA

By: N/A

Price: $97.50

Publisher: Coatesville, PA, Union Publishing: 1905

Seller ID: Books009542


150, [2] pages, with eleven instances of bound-in blanks (two leaves) for handwritten recipes. One blank torn out, 11 recipes/directions added. 7.5 x 5.9 inches. Pliable black pebbled cloth over paper. Considerable soiling / staining throughout. Lacking endpapers. Binding sound. View more info

Image for Heckers' Croyton Flour Mills, New York. Catalogue and recipes

Heckers' Croyton Flour Mills, New York. Catalogue and recipes

By: N/A

Price: $214.50

Publisher: New York, Hecker and Brother: 1869

Seller ID: Books009546


31 unnumbered pages plus covers. 5.6 x 4 in. Catalogue and recipes of Heckers' Croyton Flour Mills, 199, 201, and 203 Cherry Street, New York. Store stamp of D.S. Bursk dealer in groceries, fruits, confections, glassware and lamps: 17 E. King, Lancaster PA to verso of front and rear cover. Wrap remains fully attached; puncture hole top left. Tideline to lowest inch throughout. View more info

Image for Belize Hospital Auxiliary Cook Book: Women Lending A Helping Hand

Belize Hospital Auxiliary Cook Book: Women Lending A Helping Hand

By: N/A

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Belize, Angelus Press: 1990

Seller ID: Books009551


vii, 141. Residue of price sticker on front. Illustrated; clean and unmarked. contributors' names for each recipe. View more info

Image for Food Manual For Use In Classes Of Home Economics Department

Food Manual For Use In Classes Of Home Economics Department

By: N/A

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Board of School Trustees: 1948

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: Books010747


62 pages with 12 blank pages at rear, 5 with writing. Ownership details to front pastedown and free endpaper: Lorraine Curry in grade 8 at King George School and in grade 9 at Princess Elizabeth School, with her address and phone number. A few leaves stained, some emendations in pen and pencil. Edges rubbed; mull visible along hinges but binding remains sound. Compiled by the Teachers of Home Economics Department of the Saint John City Schools in 1943, revised in 1948. T... View more info

Image for The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company Catalog No. 54. : BOSS Machinery and Equipment for the Meat Packing Industry

The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company Catalog No. 54. : BOSS Machinery and Equipment for the Meat Packing Industry

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Cincinnati; Chicago, The Cincinnati Butchers' Supply Company:

Seller ID: Books010779


232 pages. Handsome gilt and blue exterior with embossed letters. No date of issue or printer specified. "This new catalog No. 54 covers our complete line of 'BOSS' Machinery and Equipment for: Hog killing and cutting / Offal and casing department / Tracking and conveying, etc. / Beef, calf and sheep killing / Edible and inedible rendering / Sausage making / Trucks, etc." May 15, 1945 letter from the Order Department on letterhead laid in. Single sheet Boss maili... View more info

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Gunga Gin, The Cocktail Connoisseur.

By: N/A

Price: $306.25

Publisher: Montreal, &c., Consolidated Distilleries Limited: 1936

Seller ID: Books010800


36 pages. Light creasing to wraps; spine rubbed; the word/name Day in pencil to elephant's rear. Tideline and associated ripple along top edge (most evident is shown in photo). Staples firm and not rusted. The price list at rear is for the province of Nova Scotia. View more info

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The Wine-Drinker's Manual

By: N/A

Price: $1,531.25

Publisher: London, Marsh and Miller: 1830

Seller ID: Books011001


xii, 296 pages. Contemporary half leather, with feathered paper over boards. Gilt and raised bands to spine; all edges sprinkled. Armorial bookplate of Alexander Speirs, Elderslie, to front pastedown. Offsetting to corners of first few and final few leaves; foxing to front endpapers. A handsome volume with sound binding. View more info

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The Art of Cooking Made Easy

By: N/A

Price: $281.25

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Hattie & Mylius: 1900

Seller ID: Books011443


128 pages. No stated date of issue, circa 1900. Referenced in Driver's Culinary Landmarks: A Bibliography of Canadian Cookbooks, 1825-1949 as O48.10. General light soiling; leaves tanned; a few corners turned down. The digitized copy on the NS Archives' 'What's Cooking?' site lacks covers and shows the actual partial/detached first leaf as final leaf. Our copy is complete, with original staples secure. View more info

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The Canned Food Reference Manual

By: American Can Company

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, American Can Company 1943 Hamilton: 1943

Seller ID: Books001122


518 pp. owner's name to fep, small spots of glue residue front, otherwise vg. technology and nutrition of cans and canning View more info

Image for Maple Leaf Cooking School: A Complete Home Study Course for Beginners and Others in Twelve Easy Lessons. Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4

Maple Leaf Cooking School: A Complete Home Study Course for Beginners and Others in Twelve Easy Lessons. Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4

By: Anna Lee Scott (pseud.)

Price: $93.75

Publisher: Toronto, Maple Leaf Milling Co.: 1932

Seller ID: Books010801


Each lesson 8 pages. Ownership inscription top right front cover. Not referenced in Elizabeth Driver's Culinary landmarks, though Lessons 5-8 and 9-12 are. View more info

Image for Maple Leaf Cooking School: A Complete Home Study Course for Beginners and Others in Twelve Easy Lessons. Lessons 5, 6, 7, 8

Maple Leaf Cooking School: A Complete Home Study Course for Beginners and Others in Twelve Easy Lessons. Lessons 5, 6, 7, 8

By: Anna Lee Scott (pseud.)

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Toronto, Maple Leaf Milling Co.: 1932

Seller ID: Books010802


Each lesson 8 pages. Ownership inscription top right front cover. Referenced in Elizabeth Driver's Culinary Landmarks as O775.1 View more info

Image for The Easy Way Cake Book; for Beginners and the Best of Cooks

The Easy Way Cake Book; for Beginners and the Best of Cooks

By: Anna Lee Scott (pseud.)

Price: $31.25

Publisher: Toronto, Maple Leaf Milling Co.:

Seller ID: Books010803


32 pages. Ownership inscription top right front cover. Referenced in Elizabeth Driver's Culinary Landmarks as O773.1. No stated date of issue or copyright: c. 1932. View more info

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Cooking Nova Scotia's Chicken

By: Batcheller, Dorothy

Price: $16.25

Publisher: Toronto, Poultry Products Institute of Canada:

Seller ID: Books006405


33 pages. Colour pictorial covers. Recipes, suggestions and directions, eg: "To Clarify Chicken Fat". Clean and unmarked with sturdy staples. Undated, c. 1965. View more info

Image for Delightful Cooking the Best of Indian Cuisine

Delightful Cooking the Best of Indian Cuisine

By: Bhatia, Savitri

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New Delhi, HarperCollins India: 1998

Edition: Revised edition

Inscription: Inscribed by author

Seller ID: Books007947


151pp.inscribed by author to the former owner on title page View more info

Image for Franco-American Soups and other Specialities

Franco-American Soups and other Specialities

By: Biardot, A.

Price: $68.75

Publisher: Jersey City Heights, The Franco-American Food Company: 1900

Seller ID: Books010373


[32] pages. Copyright 1900. Full colour lithos throughout. Sewn binding sound; cover splitting from foot of spine up two inches, and starting at head. Closed tear lower left front cover, chip off corner lower right, and dot of grease upper right. Toning to verso of cover and title page. Despite that litany, charming illustrations of their assortment of soups, including Mock Turtle, Printanier, Mulligatawny, Green Turtle [thich, and clear], Terrapin, Ox Tail, &c. View more info