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  • [Collection of hostess books belonging to Margaret Hughes]

    By Margaret Hughes

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111967341
    • Published: 1943-1969
    (1943-1969). 15 volumes. 8vo. Collection of notebooks kept by Margaret Hughes, decorated war volunteer, writer, and wife to John Chambers Hughes, the U.S. representative to NATO (1953-1955). The notebooks record with meticulous detail the various dinners held and attended by the Hugheses in the 40s-60s; complete with guest lists, seating arrangements, location, menu, and occasional commentary. Appearances by Brooke Astor, Salvador Dali, many diplomats, and assorted figures of royalty. With several photographs, letters, etc. laid-in. Covers in varying condition, with a few spines either missing or significantly worn. An interesting and intimate view of wartime and beyond, posited at the intersection of high-society, world politics, and culinary delight. VG. THE SET:
  • A Hedonist in the Cellar : Adventures in Wine

    By Jay McInerney

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111851633
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: 2006
    8vo. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the author. Gentle bumping and wear to extremities of boards and spine. Minor rubbing and edgewar to dust jacket. VG/VG.
  • A Man and his Mountain: The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America's Greatest Wine Entrepreneur

    By Edward Humes

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781610392853
    • Publisher: PublicAffairs
    • Published: October 2013
    A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist tells the story of Jess Jackson, America’s greatest wine entrepreneur, the self-made billionaire who re-invented himself in mid-life, and built the Kendall-Jackson empire from nothing into the biggest-selling brand of super-premium wines in the U.S
  • A Year in the Life of Grange : A Photo Essay by Milton Wordley

    By Philip White

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111969772
    • Publisher: Southlight Pty Ltd.
    • Published: 2013
    (Adelaide). (Southlight Pty Ltd.). (2013). Folio. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 1,470 copies, with DVD laid-in. Minimal rippling to front dust jacket flap and negligible rubbing to slipcase. Clean, bright copy. NF/NF in NF slipcase.
  • America Farm to Table : Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers

    By Mario Batali

    Our Price: $40.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111803083
    • Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
    • Published: 2014
    (2014). 4to. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Batali. NF/NF.
  • Better Than Beauty A Guide To Charm

    By Helen Valentine

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789111955317
    • Publisher: Modern Age Books, Inc.
    8vo. 1st edition. Edgwear to wrappers, a little bumping to head of spine. Toning to leaves, some uderscoring in pencil, rubbing to edges of text block. Edgewear, tears, uneven toning to d.j., some fading to spine, flaps detached. D.j. enveloped in clear protective sheath, sustaining integral presentation inspite of faults. VG/VG.
  • British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940

    By Steve Goss

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780747806950
    • Publisher: Shire Publications
    • Published: January 2009
    Tea and coffee cups have been made in Britain since the middle of the eighteenth century and can be found in a vast array of decorative designs, reflecting the changing fashions of society as well as the advances made in the manufacturing process. This book charts the development of tea and coffee cups over 200 years, providing information on the methods of decoration, influential factories and designers. Steven Goss guides the reader on how to identify the dates of particular patterns, as well as listing a number of museums and auction houses where these ornamental cups can be discovered.
  • Cacao : Expedition in Mexico

    By Dominique Persoone

    Our Price: $90.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111631464
    • Publisher: Francoise Blouard
    • Published: 2008
    (2008). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Lean to spine with bumping and rubbing to boards. Some rubbing to d.j. VG/VG.
  • Cat Cora's Classic With A Twist: Fresh Takes On Favorite Dishes

    By Cat Cora

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111765039
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Square 8vo. Later printing. Signed on bookplate. Light edgewear, short tear to bottom front joint of d.j. NF/VG.
  • Collected A.A. Writings of Bernard B. Smith [Alcoholics Anonymous]

    By [] Alcoholics Anonymous

    Our Price: $25,000.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110724006
    • Publisher: Self-Published
    • Published: New York
    (Self-Published). 8vo. Limited to ONE bound copy, printed for and presented to trustee of the AA General Service Board Bernard B. Smith on the occasion of his retirement from the Chairmanship of the General Service Conference, and SIGNED by most of the 1956 members of the General Service Board, including Bill Wilson and additionally INSCRIBED by Bill Wilson to Bern Smith. A significant and unique AA item. Chip to upper front corner of spine end. Small crack to lower joint of front board. VG.
  • Cooked A Natural History of Transformation

    By Michael Pollan

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111894760
    • Publisher: The Penguin Press
    • Published: 2013
    8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED. Negligible toning and soiling to d.j. Bright copy. NF/NF.
  • Craig Claiborne's Favorites from The New York Times: Volume Three

    By Craig Claiborne

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111512619
    • Publisher: Times Books
    • Published: 1977
    (New York). (1977). 8vo. INSCRIBED. Some dampstaining to lower front cover, effecting lower leaves through first half of text block. Some edgewear, short tears, and dampstaining to d.j. VG/VG.
  • El Libro Del Tabaco

    By Antonio Nunez Jimenex

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110872332
    • Publisher: Pulsar
    • Published: ND
    4to. Text in Spanish. Faint soiling to covers. P.o. writing to top of title page. D.j. spine slightly faded. Shelfwear to d.j. VG/VG.
  • elBulli : Text and Pretext in Textures, Soler & Adria at the Table

    By Oscar Caballero

    Our Price: $60.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111522120
    • Publisher: Editions Agnes Vienot
    • Published: 2004
    (Paris). (Editions Agnes Vienot). (2004). 4to. 1st English edition. Clean, tight copy. Gentle bumping to spine ends and extremities. Faint toning to margins of leaves. Mild edgewear to slightly rubbed d.j. Miniscule dampstain to verso tail of d.j. spine. VG/VG.
  • Esquire Cook-Book

    By Esquire

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111928052
    • Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.
    8vo. 1st edition. Light rubbing and toning to spine ends, light rubbing to edges of boards. A little toning to leaves, mild soiling to edges of text block. Some rubbing, edgewear, small chips and tears to price-clipped d.j. VG/VG.

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