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Purity Flour Cook Book

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Toronto & Winnipeg, Western Canada Flour Mills Co. Limited: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747G0894

ISBN: B000HKT87O

Condition: Fair


B000HKT87O 158 pages. Lovely nostalgic colour-illustrated front cover shows proud cook holding her baking. Two other colour plates within. "A general purpose publication on the culinary art, with valuable information and recipes on various methods of food preparation. Bread, rolls, buns, cakes, pies, fish, poultry, meats, vegetables, salads, fruits, pickles, sauces, beverages, candies, Preserves, etc., etc." - subtitle. No mention of any prior editions or printings. Prior owner's name atop title page. Above-average soiling and wear through use. BInding intact. Original hanger/... View more info

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The Lunch Box and Food Saver Book - 200 Helps

By: Adam, Ann; Pett, Lionel Bradley

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Appleford Paper Products Limited: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757H1997

Condition: Good


68 pages. Index. Apparently intended to help Canada's wartime homemakers prepare healthy and tasty box lunches for their war-plant-working husbands. Promotes the use of Appleford foodsaving products such as Para-Sani waxed paper, Canapar cookery parchment and Presto Pack waxed tissue. Includes nostalgic page of colour illustrations of these products. Contents include: The Art of Sandwich-Making Simplified; Packing Tips for the Carry-Along Lunch; 196 Suggested Sandwich Fillings; Recipes for Patries for the Lunch Box and Home Table; Recipes for Cookies, Cakes and Sweet Loaves; Recipes for D... View more info

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Neolithic Cattle-Keepers of South India - A Study of the Deccan Ashmounds

By: Allchin, F.R.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge at the University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G4028

Condition: Good


189 pages. Index. Bibliography. Color and black and white photographic plates. Black and white diagrams in text. Fold-out diagram. "A book about cow dung, or rather the ash of cow-dung. As a serious inquiry it might be said to have arisen from a mining engineer's incredulity that anyone could have brought together such a monstrous collection of cow-dung 'cakes'." - from Introduction. Moderate wear. Outwardly handsome and unmarked. Usual internal library markings. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

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BAKE IT YOURSELF WITH MAGIC BAKING POWDER

By: Anonymous

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Standard Brands Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757C8440

ISBN: B000MZOH9I

Condition: Fair


B000MZOH9I 64 pages. Index. Illustrated in colour and black and white. Colour-illustrated card covers. A great traditional collection of recipes for Cakes, Frostings and Fillings, Desserts and Sauces, Quick Breads, Savory Foods, Cookies and Cakelets. Minimal markings to contents. Above-average wear. Some soiling. Three-inch opening along bottom of coverfold. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this lovely vintage cookbook. View more info

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Pioneer Desserts

By: Barnes, Bertha

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries): 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 757A7809

Condition: Good


64 pages. Includes desert pancakes, fritters, crepes, cream rolls, cookies, dumplings, puddings, pastries and pies, cakes. Average wear. Unmarked. View more info

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Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 15, 1928, Volume XLI, Number 22 - Cariboo Stagecoach Driver Al Young

By: Cowan, James A.; Murray, W.; Atlee, B.; Strathglass, A.; Loomis, J.; Dexter, G.; Stringer, A.; Shaw, B.; Fox, F.; Cunningham, L.; Middleton, J.; Pease, M.; Blue, A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3808

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: They All Quit Cold - photo illustrated article on the 1928 Canadian National Exhibition Swim, in which none of the 199 contestants finished, but Georges Michel was the last man to quit - and he attempted to claim the prize of $25k - article with photos of George Michel, Ethel Hertle, George Young and Ernst Vierkoetter; Canadian V.C.'s (winners of the Victoria Cross) - article with illustrations of Captain F.A.C. Scrimger and Lance-Corporal Fred Fisher; Naught Broken Save This Body (short story about air battle); The Gatineau (River's) Taming - great photo-illustrated artic... View more info

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Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, October 1929 - Dr. David Starr Jordan

By: Doyle, Harry; Blair, Emily N.; Ehlert, Harold H.; Robinson, Francis A.; Windsor, Roberta E.; Parker, Ralph; Blackburn, Glen A.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Meredith: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2267

Condition: Fair


134 pages. Features: Nice color ad for Capital Boilers inside front cover; Nice one-page ad for Anaconda Copper and Brass features architect Dwight James Baum; The Mystery in an Autumn Leaf; The Diary of a Plain Dirt Gardener; Color one-page ad for Armstrong's Linoleum Floors; Nice color one-page ad for Chipso dish soap; The Creation of a Home Proportion; A well-gardened home of old Virginia; Treated in a typical English manner; American bulbs that beat the Dutch; Praiseworthy bulbs in the home; The schoolhouse that became a home; photo-illustrated article about Dr. David Starr Jordan; With t... View more info

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Collier's Magazine - The National Weekly: January 17, 1931 - Boies Penrose

By: Gurnee, Odgers T.; Davenport, Walter; Vale, Robert B.; Creel, George; Rice, Grantland; Gilpatric, Guy; Ulric, Lenore; Anthony, Edward; Remarque, Erich Maria; Sanborn, Ruth Burr; Travers, Jerome D.; MacHarg, William

Price: $299.95

Publisher: USA, P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1386

Condition: Good


58 pages. Features: Nice color ad for General Electric radios inside front cover; Hudson Essex car ad shows mother dropping kids at school; Nice full-page ad for Mimeograph; They'll Come Shooting (short story); Power and Glory - the gutsy story of Boies Penrose, one of the most prodigious figures in American political life - article with photos; Wild Geese (short story); A Lady of Resource (short story); Naughty Girl - Lenore Ulric serves allure in generous portions - article with photos; The Meanest Beast - battle between black leopard and shark; The Road Back (part VI of short story); You C... View more info

Bahamanian Cook Book

By: Higgs, Leslie

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Bahamas, Publisher: 1981

Edition: Seventeenth Edition

Seller ID: 16400984

Condition: Good


166 pages. Recipes by Ladies of Nassau collected by the author. Sections include: fish; soups and pilau; vegetables; meat dishes, entrees and side dishes; salads and dressings; puddings; cakes and cookies; pastries; pickles, sauces and chutneys; creams and ices; preserves and jellies; candies. Unmarked. Average wear and soiling. Bit of peeling to upper corner of front cover. Binding becoming brittle. Remains a good working copy. . View more info

Farmhouse Cookbook (Australian Women's Weekly)

By: jo-anne-calabria

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, The Australian Women's Weekly: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 75508146

ISBN: 1852381817

Condition: Fine


1852381817 111 pages. Brings you recipes from country kitchens the world over. The food is uncomplicated, wholesome, and simply delicious. You'll find superb regional dishes reflecting different lands and people, each having their own particular flavour and syle stemming from local resources and harvests. Presents casseroles, risottos, and pasta dishes, poultry and game dishes, country breads, cakes, puddings and much more, all in vivid colour photography. Unmarked. Minute tears at top and bottom of cover fold. Faint fading along cover fold. View more info

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The Village Baker's Wife: The Desserts and Pastries That Made Gayle's Famous

By: Joe Ortiz; Gayle Ortiz

Price: $89.95

Publisher: USA, Ten Speed Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 747G0034

ISBN: 0898158699

Condition: Fair


0898158699 327 pages. Index. "...Shares more than 150 recipes for every treat from buttery sweet and savory pastries to show-stopping cakes, tasty cookies, homestyle pies, delicate tarts, and much more for avid and occasional bakers alike... With more than 25 essays on baking techniques, 130 instructional illustrations, and 30 colour photos."- from dust jacket. Above-average wear to book. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A worthy working copy of this beloved reci... View more info

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Kelly Culinary Connection: A Cookbook Compiled By and for the Kelly Family

By: Kelly Culinary Connection Committee: Jette, Noreen; Dooner, Mary; Fleming, Eunice; Cordick, Marian; Ault, Theresa

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Kelly Culinary Connection Committee: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 747C7331

Condition: Good


235 pages. Compiled in the spirit of the Kelly family reunion which has occured regularly since 1946. Includes: Beverages, Appetizers, Salads, Soups, Meats and Sauces, Seafood and Fish, Potatoes and Rice, Pasta, Vegetables, Casseroles, Jams Marmalade Pickles and Relishes; Pumpkin recipes, Muffins and quick breads, Cookies, Pies, Desserts and Cakes, Miscellaneous. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this precious Kelly family heirloom. View more info

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Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, December 1927 - William Allen White in His Garden - Article with Photos

By: King, E.K.; Smith, Mrs. L.W.; Hawkins, J. Harold; Kirkland, Ira E.; Gottschall, Roy; et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Meredith: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2262

Condition: Good


66 pages. Features: Nice color Stark Bros. ad inside front cover features their red radiance rose; Planting for Christmas joy; Transplanting a house and building a garden; Houses must have good walls; William Allen White in his garden; Delphinium goes to college; Those friendly winter birds; How to achieve homelikeness - tables, lamps desk and Davenport are as necessary as the chairs; Beauty in vegetable gardens; Radio has come a long way - technical jargon no longer one of the essentials; A home speeks good English; Planting a Perennial Picture; Some tales about trees; The Art of Book Giving... View more info

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Pot O' Gold Cook Book (Cookbook)

By: Ladies' Auxiliary to St. Joseph's Hospital

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Ladies' Auxiliary to St. Joseph's Hospital: 1959

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 747H3020

Condition: Good


139 pages. "A unique collection of tested recipes from many of Victoria's leading citizens." - front cover. Includes: Appetizers, Beverages, Cakes, Quick Breads, Cookies, Main Dishes, Desserts - Pies, Desserts - Puddings, Salads, and Soups. Undated but appears to be a 1959 follow-up edition to the 1947 printing of "The Pot 'O Gold" described by Driver at B132.1 on page 1141. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

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The Love Spoon - A Selection of Recipes from Wales

By: Llewellyn, Sian

Price: $39.95

Publisher: U.K., Celtic: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 757A9051

Condition: Fair


126 pages. Includes Hors d'Oeuvres and Savouries; Soups, Sea Food, Meats, Breads and Cakes, Omelettes, Pancakes, Puddings, Preserves, Sauces, Jams, Confectionery, Wines, Beverages. First 42 pages loose but present. Average wear. A worthy reference. View more info

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Woman's Own - The National Women's Weekly Magazine, 6 July 1963: Kathy Crosby and Her Life with Bing

By: Low, Dorothy M.; Maltz, Maxwell; Carter, D.; Dickens, M.; Crosby, Kathy; Patten, M.; Nichols, B.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: U.K., George Newnes Limited: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0475

Condition: Fair


76 pages. Features: Doctor's Diary - Acidosis; Home is Where You Are (short story); Be the Smartest Family under the Sun - #4 in our great fashion holiday fashion series; Fun loving easy knits; Song in Her Heart (serial); Polly the Dog's devotion to her blind owner Harry; My Life with Bing - photo-illustrated article by Mrs. Kathryn Grant Crosby; An End to Dreaming (short story); Don't Be Afraid of X-Rays; Transform your fireplace; Short articles on four girls who made their jobs passports to happy adventure - Frances Mattheson, Pamela Hammond, Penelope Grimes and Maxine Ridell; Nice colour-p... View more info

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THE ALL NEW PURITY COOK BOOK a Complete Book of Canadian Cooking

By: Maple Leaf Mills Limited

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Maple Leaf Mills Limited: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 747H3345

ISBN: B003C16R60

Condition: Fair


B003C16R60 226 pages. "Homemakers across Canada will welcome this exciting new edition of an old favourite. We know you will find the sections on Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Pastry and Desserts of particular interest. There are also special sections on Home Freezing and Cooking for a Crowd which we think you will find helpful." - Foreword. Above-average wear and soiling. Binding intact. Some markings to contents. Coupon page intact at back. Not pretty but a sound vintage copy. View more info

Moon Cakes and Maple Sugar: Remembrances of China

By: Marnie Copland

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Welch Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15103869

ISBN: 0919532551

Condition: Fair


0919532551 152 pages. Black and white illustrations. "Two widely different cultures are irresistibly entwined in this fascinating story - often humorous - sometimes tragic - of the author's life in China and Canada." - from back cover. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Above-average wear. Tear to base of spine. Decent reading copy. View more info

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Robin Hood No-Sift Recipes: Cakes and Icings

By: Martin, Rita

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Montreal, Robin Hood Flour Mills Limited: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 755H1335

ISBN: B00BQS4TXY

Condition: Good


B00BQS4TXY 30 pages. Index. Colour photos. Undated but appears to be circa 1950s. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. View more info

Joy with honey

By: Mech, Doris

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lynnwood, WA, Womens Aglow Fellowship: 1980

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 75609008

ISBN: 0930756460

Condition: Good


0930756460 135 pages including index. A cute little honey cookbook with sections devoted to: breakfast, beverages, breads, salads and dressings, meats and vegetables, cakes, pies, cookies, desserts and canning with honey. Gift Greetings upon half-title page, else unmarked. Price sticker remains upon front cover. Average wear. View more info