Biography, Memoirs, Food Writing

Biographies and memoirs by and about culinary writers, ranging from Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher to Mimi Sheraton and Ruth Reichl. Also the popular Julie & Julia by Julie Powell.



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A Century of Canadian Home Cooking 1900 Through the '90s

by Carol Ferguson & Margaret Fraser, Prentice Hall Canada, first edition, 1990. Pristine condition. Out of print. Hardback with DJ, 254 pages. From...
$60.00

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A Taste of America

by John L. Hess and Karen Hess, Viking/Grossman Publishers, first edition, 1977. A pristine copy of this curmudgeonly classic by an award-winning New...
$18.00

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Acquired Taste The French Origins of Modern Cooking

by T. Sarah Peterson. Cornell University Press, first printing, 1994. Hardback with DJ, 262 pages. Illustrated with period and medieval drawings and...
$10.00

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All the Presidents' Pastries - 25 Years in the White House

by Roland Mesnier, Flammarion, 2007. First English language edition. Hardback, tan illustrated covers, 343 pages. A delightful read! With Christian...
$12.00

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle - A Year of Food Life

by Barbara Kingsolver, Harper Collins, first edition, 2007. Hardback with DJ, 370 pages with bibliography. With Steven L. Hopp and Camille...
$8.00

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Clémentine in the Kitchen (1945)

By “Phineas Beck” (Samuel Chamberlain), original Gourmet/Hastings House 1945 printing of 1943 publication. Hardback with the hard to find first...
$20.00

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Dictionary of Cuisine -- Alexandre Dumas (hardback)

by Alexandre Dumas, Spring Books, London. Quite a find, and in remarkable condition! Nearly impossible to find in hardback in the U.S. Blue covers,...
$90.00

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Food and Friends

by Simone Beck, with Suzanne Patterson, Penguin Books, first edition, 1993. Trade paperback. Introduction by Julia Child. 528 pages. Slightest tiny...
$10.00

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Food in History

by Reay Tannahill, Stein & Day, first edition, 1973. Out of print in hardback. This is a pioneering work, the enthusiastic inside cover informs us:...
$20.00

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From My Mother's Kitchen

by Mimi Sheraton, subtitled Recipes and Reminiscences, Harper Collins, first revised edition, 1991. Hardback with DJ. Memories of her childhood and a...
$14.00

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