Category: Food and Drink; History


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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands

By: Amado, Jorge

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1969

Edition: First American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27296AD

Condition: Near Fine

This book is so attractively designed. The light olive boards are pristine and unbumped and are printed in the purple color which reprises on the inked top edge. The purple edge is pristine. The jacket has sunned on the spine, a fault which wraps around to the back a bit (see photo). There's also some light soil that can't be cleaned any more than it has due to uncoated paper, and a few amall edge tears. It has not been price-clipped and looks most handsome in brand new ... View more info

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To Market, To Market; An Old-Fashioned Family Story: The West Side Market (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Lewis, Joanne M.; Szilagyi, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Elandon Books: 1981

Edition: First Soft Cover Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 152302D

Condition: Very Good

Handsome signed first edition of a great Cleveland title which explores the landmark West Side Market, Clean as a whistle inside and out with just a small bit of wwear to tip of lower front corner. Pages and page edges pristine. SIGNED by author thus, "Enjoy! Joanne Lewis." Book tells the story from the vendors' points of view of life at Cleveland's amazing West Side Market, as well as offers a cultural and architectural history. Illustrated with both action s... View more info

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Cooking With Shakespeare

By: Morton, Mark; Coppolinio, Andrew

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport, Connecticut, Greenwood Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27859

ISBN: 0313337071

Condition: Fine

Very attractive cover art on this book which is designed with laminated boards and no dustjacket as per design. Book is crisp and clean and was purchased from the original owner. No bumps to boards and pristine pages and page edges. Much information on foods and food preparation in the time of the Bard of Avon. Copvers all the food groups including beverages. Boom measures 7" x 10-1/4" and has 318 pages including index. View more info

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Spice: The History Of A Temptation

By: Turner, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 26031

ISBN: 0375407219

Condition: Fine

Book itself it clean and atttractive with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. No defects if note and jacket preserved in brand new mylar. Has not veen price-clipped. An interesting look at the charms of spice for cooking, medicine, beauty etc, and the appetite for it that launched the Spice Trade. 352 pages including index. TB View more info