Pre-1960 (55 years old or older)

Rare and vintage pre-1960 cookbooks. Fifty-five years old or older. Mostly hardbacks. This category will list all pre-1960 cookbooks with the exceptions of various editions of Joy of Cooking and the Boston Cooking School Cookbook (The Fannie Farmer Cookbook), which appear in the General Purpose category with the publication date in parenthesis.



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The Dharma Bums (hardback w/ DJ 1958)

by Jack Kerouac, Viking Press, New York, 1958. Second state First Edition with corrected publication date. Hardcover with dust jacket, 244 pages....
$950.00

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Enciclopedia Culinaria – La Cocina Completa (1940)

by Maria Mestayer de Echague, Espasa-Calpe, S.A., Madrid. Rare. Second 1940 edition of the 1932 publication. Text in Spanish. An encyclopedic, iconic...
$250.00

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Enciclopedia Culinaria – Confiteria y Reposteria (1940)

by Maria Mestayer de Echague, Espasa-Calpe, S.A., Madrid. Rare in hardback. Third 1940 edition of the 1930 publication. Text in Spanish. An...
$190.00

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Paris Bistro Cookery (1948)

By Alexander Watt, Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Near rare. An informing, historically significant and incredibly hard to find jewel. The book was written,...
$155.00

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Fashions In Foods In Beverly Hills (1929)

by The Book Section, Beverly Hills Woman's Club, first edition, 1929. Pictorial cover hardback, no DJ as issued, 189 pages. This is rare, since it...
$100.00

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Manual de la Cocina Moderna (Havana--1955)

by Ernestina Varona de Mora, Vega y Cia, S.L, Habana, 1955 sixth edition of 1932 publication. Paperback, 344 pages. Rare -- one of 2,000 copies...
$100.00

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Washington Herald Recipe Book (early 1930s)

by Frances Troy Northcross, editor, and contributions by the Herald's women's section, and guest contributor-readers, including two African-American...
$95.00

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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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The Vicomte In The Kitchen (1934)

by Vicomte de Mauduit, Covici – Friede, first printing, first edition, 1934. An unheralded masterpiece, out of print for more than 70 years....
$80.00

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Delightful Food - foreword by Noel Coward (1957)

By Marjorie Salter and Adrianne Allen Whitney (née Adrianne Allen), Sidgwick and Jackson, first printing, 1957. Delightful book that's hard to find...
$65.00

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