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[21957] La Place, Viana. Verdura : Vegetables Italian Style. London: Grub Street, 2006. First UK Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-904943-45-4. 320 pages. Since its first publication in 1991, Viana La Place's Verdura has become a much loved classic.  £25.00

[21497] Labidi, H.. La Gastronomie Tunisienne. Tunis: Ceres Productions, 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 29 page leaflet. Edité et distribué gratuitment par L'Office National du Tourism et du Thermalisme. French text.  £5.00

[20724] Lafers, Johann. Johann Lafers Frische Saisonküche - Raffomoerte Rezepte Mit Dem Zauberstab. Niedernhausen: Falken, 2001. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 3-8068-7616-9. 127 pages. German text throughout.  £6.00

[24230] Lagasse, Emeril. From Emeril's Kitchens : Favorite Recipes from Emeril's Restaurants. New York: William Morrow, 2003. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-06-018535-X. 342 pages. Emeril Lagasse, America's favorite chef, has gathered 150 of the most popular, most requested recipes from six of his restaurants, and has included two dozen new personal favorites as well. Signed Emeril to free front endpaper. Tasso and Cornbread Stuffed Quail with Fig Glaze for anyone?  £35.00

[17406] Lake, Nancy. Menus Made Easy - Or How to Order Dinner and Give the Dishes Their French Names. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1896. Ninth Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: B0014JUAR4. Nice bright clean book. Driver 595.9  £12.00

[20389] Lamb, Corrinne. Chinese Festive Board, The. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1985. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-19-583956-0. 153 pages. This book presents a delightful picture of Chinese manners and dining etiquette that is as accurate today as it was when the book was first published in 1935.  £5.00

[16278] Lambert, Daphne. Little Red Gooseberries. London: Orion Books, 2001. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-7528-3844-X. In 1971 Martin Griffiths and Daphne Lambert bought the totally derelict Hall, Manor House and byre buildings for £5,000 and have spent the last 30 years lovingly restoring them. They converted Penrhos into a hotel and organic restaurant and in 1997 Penrhos was the first restaurant in the UK to be awarded the Soil Association Symbol. They went on to win the Good Food Guide Home Industry Champion Award in 1997 and have become a thriving year-round focus of organic growing and cooking in the UK. Daphne is a qualified nutritionist and cook and has one of the most imaginative organic kitchen gardens in the UK, filled with edible perennials, mostly either medicinal or culinary herbs and a variety of fruit and nuts. It is used as an educational garden for the school of food and health. As Daphne believes that you should only cook what is freshly available from your gardens or from local markets, the book takes us on a culinary tour of the year. In Spring there is lovage and potato soup and asparagus risotto and in winter, sweet potato, oyster mushroom & chestnut pie with poached apples and cinnamon ice-cream. In summer we have broad bean & tomato tart and mackerel with gooseberries and in autumn, red mullet with fennel and tomato followed by pear gingerbread. As well as fabulous recipes for each season, there are all the basics (pastry, bread, stock, tomato sauce etc), lots of nutritional advice and growing tips and all the help you need to live a more organic life.  £30.00

[22171] Lambert, Robert. Ultimate Chocolate Book. ill. Brabant, Patricia - Photographs. London: Mitchell Beazley, 1993. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 1-85732-282-7. 108 pages. This has to be chocoholics must have! Light crease to rear cover.  £5.00

[26081] Landemare, Georgina. Recipes From No. 10. ill. Nankivell, Selma. London: Collins, 1958. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 191 pages. Wonderful collection of recipes. With an introduction by Lady Churchill. Some practical recipes for discerning cooks. Dustjacket is torn to top edge with some loss.  £50.00

[20409] Landen, Dinsdale and Daniel, Jennifer. True Story of HP Sauce, The. London: Methuen, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-413-56390-1. Prefer Worcestershire myself, but still a fascinating read.  £5.00

[16718] Landen, Dinsdale and Daniel, Jennifer. True Story of HP Sauce, The. London: Methuen, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-413-56390-1. Prefer Worcestershire myself, but still a fascinating read.  £5.00

[18957] Landgrebe, Gary. Tofu at Center Stage. ill. Landgrebe, Stephania. Palo Alto, CA: Fresh Press, 1981. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-9601398-3-4. 110 pages. Ever wondered what to do with tofu, here is the answer.  £7.00

[14264] Lane, Margaret. Beatrix Potter Country Cookery Book, The. London: Frederick Warne, 1981. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7232-2777-2. This selection of simple country recipes resembles the types of dishes that Beatrix Potter may have prepared when she married at age forty-seven and moved to Sawrey in Cumberland.  £12.00

[18067] Lange, Elisabeth. Wijn In De Keuken. Brussels: Rossel Uitgeverij, 1975. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 90-6206801-4. 176 pages. Would appear to be Dutch language.  £6.00

[26012] Langenstein, Dorothea. Augusta Kochbuch. Berlin: Globus Verlag, . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 432 pages. German text. Beautiful illustration to front board, former owner's inscriptions to verso of free front endpaper. Not dated but one inscription is dated 26 April 1902  £30.00

[20796] Langseth-Christensen, Lillian. Gourmet's Old Vienna Cookbook. ill. Summers, Leo R.. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 599 pages plus index. Buff cloth with silver title to spine. Not too certain of the origins of this book, but there is a block of Chinese text following the index pages. Is this an early pirated copy? Axford page 189 gives a publication date of 1972.  £12.00

[16578] Lapolla, Garibaldi M.. Mushroom Cooking. London: Andre Deutsch, 1954. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: B0000CJ024. Over a hundred mushroom recipes, many of them with several variations. Dustjacket dusty.  £8.00

[23505] Largerstedt, Lotten. Kokbok För Skolkök och enkla hem jämte korta anvisningar i huslig Ekonomi. Stockholm: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Poor / No Jacket. 269 pages. Cookbook for school and simple home. Swedish text throughout. Front board detached, front endpaper and title page missing? This is a good reading copy only. Pages i-xxiv plus 1-264 complete, including the fold-out page entitled Födoämnena. Inscription to front paste down is dated 18??.  £25.00

[20351] Larmoth, Jeanine and Smoler, Roberta Wolfe. Passionate Palate, The. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1975. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-688-02954-X. 262 pages. This rich, spirited, sometimes slightly mad book contains over 100 exceptional recipes, but it is far more than a cookbook.  £10.00

[25355] Laskin, Avner. Easy Way to Artisan Breads and Pastries, The. ill. Salis, Josef - Photography. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2007. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-4027-4740-3. 160 pages. Easy, reliable recipes for baking artisan breads with professional results - if you go for the Garlic-Lover's Bread, please do not breathe on anyone the next day!  £15.00

[23291] Lassalle, George. East of Orphanides : My Middle Eastern Food. London: Kyle Cathie, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85626-033-X. 198 pages. In this new - and quite different - book, the author is an erudite and entertaining 'cook's courier' to the cuisine that lies to the east of Orphanides. Bayd Hamine, eggs cooked for six hours, or how about Miala me lemoni - lamb brains with lemon?  £50.00

[16279] Lassalle, George. Fish in My Life, The. ill. Lassalle, Harriet. London: Macmillan, 1989. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-333-49942-5. This has to be one of the best fish cookery books ever published - Samak Harra, Devilled Herrings... a mouth-watering collection.  £12.00

[23381] Lassalle, George. Further Adventures of a Fish Cook, The. ill. Lassalle, Harriet. London: Papermac, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-333-48906-3. 227 pages. A mine of culinary ingenuity, anecdote and life philosophy, this book will not fail to convert the sceptic to the delights of fish cookery. Letter from publisher to Henrietta Green loosely inserted. Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author - this book came from her extensive collection.  £8.00

[25337] Latham, Carroll and Tejada, Carlene. Cooking with Stored Foods. Tuscon, AZ: H. P. Books, 1981. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy ISBN: 0-89586-120-8. 160 pages. Learn how to store everything from eggs and onions to wheat a sugar.  £5.00

[20887] Latham, Jean. Taste of the Past, A : A Collector's Miscellany of Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Tableware. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1975. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7136-1614-8. 117 pages. Describes the cutlery, tableware, and dining room furniture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Richly illustrated with 67 black and white photographs and a colour frontispiece.  £10.00

[21095] Laubreaux, Alin. Happy Glutton, The - Or How to Eat and How to Cook. ill. Menzies, H. Stuart and Hendy, W. M.. London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson, 1931. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 205 pages. An Essay on Cooking considered both as Fine Art and a Worldly Pleasure, accompanied by Recipes selected or invented by the Epicure Alin Laubreaux. Boards are dusty, and page edges are foxed.  £12.00

[23646] Launay, André. Caviare & After. ill. Barker, Carol. London: Macdonald, 1964. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Poor. 160 pages. The truth about luxury foods.  £5.00

[11096] Laurence, Janet. Little French Cookbook, A. Belfast: Appletree, 1989. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86281-218-6. 4.25 x 6"; 60 pages; illustrated laminated boards; dustwrapper with small closed tear to edge; vg/g; another small book in the 'Little' series  £4.00

[16655] Law, Ruth. Indian Light Cooking : Delicious and Healthy Food from One of the World's Great Cuisines. ill. Santoshi, Vineeta. New York: Donald I. Fine, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 1-55611-389-7. Indian Light Cooking bursts with the very best authentic Indian flavors.  £30.00

[18161] Lawrence, Claire B.. Gift Cookbook, The. London: Purnell / Book Club, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 206 pages. Recipes for giving as gifts.  £5.00

[22203] Lawrence, Sue. Chocolate - A Book of Recipes. ill. Koska, Anne. London: Lorenz Books, 1999. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-85967-232-9. 64 pages. Everything from chocolate biscuits and pies to cakes, desserts and hot puddings.  £5.00

[22202] Lawrence, Sue. Garlic - A Book of Recipes. ill. Koska, Anne. London: Lorenz Books, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-85967-242-6. 64 pages. Contains over 30 glorious recipes, each one beautifully photographed in colour - no, it does not have Garlic Ice Cream!  £5.00

[21986] Lawrence, Sue. Sunday Times Cookbook. London: Harper Collins, 1998. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-00-414046-X. 192 pages. The Sunday Times Cookbook is a clever mix of cooking for all circumstances and acknowledges that we vary our cooking styles depending on the occasion  £12.00

[22164] Lawrence, Sue. French Baking. ill. Baxter, Steve - Photography. Cambridge: Martin Books, 1997. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-85941-949-5. 64 pages. Produced in conjunction with Le Creuset. Former owners handwritten note to page 33.  £5.00

[22074] Lawrence, Sue. Mushrooms : A Book of Recipes. London: Lorenz Books, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85967-247-7. 64 pages. Mushrooms are one of the most mysterious of food stuffs, literally springing up overnight ready to plucked and cooked within hours.  £5.00

[22043] Lawrence, Sue. Feasting on Herbs. ill. Albrow, Victor - Photographs. London: Kyle Cathie, 1997. First Edition - Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 1-85626-233-2. 182 pages. Fresh herbs add flavour, colour, texture and vitality to any dish.  £5.00

[23791] Lawrence, Sue. Sunday Times Cookbook. London: Harper Collins, 1998. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Inscribed By the Author. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-00-414046-X. 192 pages. The Sunday Times Cookbook is a clever mix of cooking for all circumstances and acknowledges that we vary our cooking styles depending on the occasion. Short title page is inscribed Dear Henrietta, lots of love, Sue Lawrence 8/10/98. Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author.  £20.00

[21899] Lawrence, Sue. On Baking. ill. Cazals, Jean. London: Kyle Cathie, 1996. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85626-221-9. 224 pages. This book embraces all aspects of baking, offering up savoury and sweet breads, scones, biscuits, cakes, loaves and tarts.  £10.00

[21150] Lawrence, Sue. On Baking. ill. Cazals, Jean. London: Kyle Cathie, 1996. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85626-221-9. 224 pages. This book embraces all aspects of baking, offering up savoury and sweet breads, scones, biscuits, cakes, loaves and tarts.  £10.00

[26060] Lawrence, Sue. Entertaining at Home in Scotland. ill. Albrow, Victor - Photographs. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1992. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-85158-409-9. 138 pages. In this inspirational cookery book former BBC Masterchef Sue Lawrence provides a modern and imaginative approach to Scottish cooking.  £10.00

[20721] Lawson, Jane. Little Taste of Japan, A. Millers Point, NSW, Australia: Murdoch Books Pty Limited, 2004. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 1-74045-371-9. 256 pages. Japanese food is always beautifully presented, created with great care and prepared with fresh ingredients - this book will show you how.  £12.00

[20720] Lawson, Jane. Little Taste of Japan, A. Millers Point, NSW, Australia: Murdoch Books Pty Limited, 2004. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: 1-74045-371-9. 256 pages. Japanese food is always beautifully presented, created with great care and prepared with fresh ingredients - this book will show you how.  £12.00

[22259] Lawson, Jane. Spice Market. Millers Point, NSW: Murdoch Books Pty Limited, 2008. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. As New ISBN: 1-7419-6038-X. 447 pages. Essential information on spices, spice mixes and spice pastes, plus more than 250 recipes. Overseas customers please email us befor ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 1.8kg.  £60.00

[22227] Lawson, Nigella. How to Be a Domestic Goddess : Baking and the Art of Comfort Cooking. ill. Tinslay, Petrina - Photographs. London: Chatto & Windus, 2000. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-701-16888-9. 374 pages. Here at last is the book which understands our anxieties, feeds our fantasies and puts cakes, pies, pastries, puddings, breads and biscuits back into our own kitchens.  £15.00

[22143] Lay, Paul. Great British Menu. London: Dorling Kindersley, 2006. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-4053-1650-0. 224 pages. Discover and enjoy the best of British cuisine, as the cream of the nation's chefs present the superb variety of regional produce and show you how to cook it at home.  £10.00

[20540] Layton, T. A.. Five to a Feast. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1948. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. 219 pages. This book describes the author's attempt to recreate for his friends in 1946 a medieval banquet held in London in 1356, and attended by King Edward III and four other kings. Maps to endpapers.  £10.00

[17916] Layton, T.A.. Choose Your Cheese. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1957. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: B0007JCFPW. 140 pages. This book provides the epicure with the kind of succinct information he requires about another department of gastronomy.  £5.00

[25955] Le Clerc, Julie and . Made in Morocco: A Journey of Exotic Tastes and Places. ill. Bougen, John - Photographs. Auckland: Penguin, 2004. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. As New ISBN: 0-14-301942-2. 196 pages. This book will take you on a journey of visual and sensual pleasure. Perfumed chicken and seven vegetables has to be on the menu for any dinner party.  £20.00

[21126] Leach, Alison - Editor. Savoy Food and Drink Book. London: Pyramid, 1988. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-871307-14-7. 224 pages. A fascinating history of the hotel, drawn from its vast archives and richly illustrated, leading on to a unique collection of recipes.  £15.00

[20918] Leach, M. - Edited By. From the Garden to the Kitchen and Store Cupboard. Leicester: Leicestershire and Rutland Federation of Women's Institutes, 1960. Revised. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 78 pages. Turkish salad sounds rather adventurous for a WI publication.  £15.00

[18400] Lear, Henrietta Louisa Sidney Mrs.. Maigre Cooking. London: Rivingtons, 1884. First Edition Thus. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 96 pages. Olive green cloth with gilt titles. Not too certain about fried Jerusalem Artichokes. Driver 605.1.  £60.00

[17148] Lebain, Frederic & Paireault, Jean-Paul. Perfect Cooking - Step By Step. London: Coombe Books, 1993. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86283-790-1. Practical and accessible, Perfect Step By Step Cooking puts gourmet cooking within easy reach of every cook.  £15.00

[22419] Lebour-Fawssett, Madame Emilie. French Cookery for Ladies. London: H. Virtue and Company, 1902. New and Cheaper Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 486 pages plus 8 pages of publisher's advertisements. Red cloth with gilt titles to front and spine, gilt to top edge.  £50.00

[20369] Lee, Calvin B. T. & Lee, Audrey Evans. Gourmet Chinese Regional Cookbook. ill. Werner, Honi. Secaucus, NJ: Castle Books, 1980. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-89009-384-9. 322 pages. 300 Authentic recipes - the treasures of Chinese cuisine - plus menus, information on utensils, shopping hints, and cooking methods. Page edges are foxed, not affecting text.  £6.00

[16083] Lee, Nim Chee. Chinese Vegetarian Dishes. Leicester: Windward, 1986. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7112-0430-6. Over 100 appetising and exciting vegetarian dishes, prepared and cooked in the time-honoured Chinese way.  £8.00

[23244] Leeb, Olli. Bavarian Cooking. Munich: Kochbuchverlag Olli Leeb, . Tenth Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 3-921799-85-6. 171 pages. Not too certain about Swabian Cabbage Doughnuts, but you may like to try 'Sawdust Potatoes'.  £8.00


[20203] Leeb, Olli. Bavarian Cooking. Munich: kochbuch-Verlag, 1983. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 3-921799-85-6. 171 pages. Bavaria consists of Old Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia. Fold out map.  £8.00


[19175] Leeming, Margaret. Chinese Cooking - Cantonese. London: Ward Lock, 1993. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 1-85079-201-1. Create the authentic flavour of Cantonese cuisine using traditional methods of cooking and combinations of ingredients.  £5.00



[15961] Leeming, Margaret. History of Food: From Manna to Microwave, A. London: BBC Books, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-563-36126-3. From the earliest manna eaten by the Israelites in the desert, through to the Co-op and the affluent well-fed society in the West, Margaret Leeming has brought together an entire feast to whet the appetite for food and its place in history.  £5.00

[14306] Leeming, Margaret. Chinese Cooking - Cantonese (International Gourmet). London: Ward Lock, 1993. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-85079-201-1. Create the authentic flavour of Cantonese cuisine using traditional methods of cooking and combinations of ingredients.  £5.00

[23881] Leeming, Margaret and Kohsaka, Mutsuko. Japanese Cookery. ill. Jennings, Roy. London: Rider, 1984. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-09-154801-2. 182 pages. Sophisticated in appearance and intriguing in flavour - This authentic, imaginative and practical guide to Japanese food and cooking contains over 150 meat, fish, vegetable and noodle recipes.  £8.00

[22809] Leigh, Zoe. Cakes & Cake Decorating. London: Octopus Books, 1974. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7064-0286-3. 128 pages. From simple family cakes to rich gateaux, this book is packed with recipes for all types of cakes, fillings and decorations. Over 100 black and white pictures. 40 colour photographs.  £8.00

[21027] Leith. Prue Leith's Dinner Parties. ill. Ashley, Vivien. London: Dorling Kindersley, 1985. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86318-140-6. 192 pages.Pru Leith has assembled 52 three-course menus, carefully contrasting flavours, textures and ingredients throughout each meal.  £6.00

[14565] Leith, Prudence. Dinner Parties. London: Robert Hale, 1984. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7090-1919-X. Pru Leith has assembled 52 three-course menus with each recipe being given in an easy step-by-step form.  £8.00

[11236] Leith, Prue. Prue Leith's Dinner Parties. London: Robert Hale, 1984. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7090-1919-X. 6.25 x 9.5"; 192 pages; green cloth with silver titles; dustwrapper; fine/fine; profusion on the cookery book shelf can lead to confusion when it comes to planning a menu for a dinner party. Prue Leith to whom this kind of organization has long been second nature, shows how easy it can be. The main thing to remember about having people to dinner is that your friends are coming to see you not to award rosettes;  £12.00

[23880] Leith, Prue. Cook's Handbook, The. London: Papermac, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-333-36646-8. 221 pages. This book explains the things most other cookbooks take for granted.  £5.00

[12027] Leith, Prue. Leith's Cookery School. London: Macdonald, 1990. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-356-19583-X. Designed to teach the classic techniques and principles of the kitchen, this book consists of 42 menu lessons which take the reader from simplest dishes through to real culinary masterpieces. All the menus have been carefully balanced for nutritional value and appeal. The authors have run a school of food and wine since 1975. Step-by-step photographs together with detailed captions are used to guide the reader through the more difficult recipes.  £12.00

[23651] Leith, Prue - Waldegrave, Caroline - Burrell, Fiona. Leith's Complete Christmas. ill. Heselton, Andrea - Photographer. London: Bloomsbury, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7475-1317-1. 224 pages. All the information and ideas you could possibly need for a memorable and trouble-free Christmas. Press release loosely inserted to front.  £10.00

[20240] Leith, Prue - Waldegrave, Caroline and Burrell, Fiona. Leith's Complete Christmas. London: CEEPI/Dealerfield, 1992. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-907305-53-9. 224 pages. All the information and ideas you could possibly need for a memorable and trouble-free Christmas.  £5.00

[13614] Leith, Prue - Yates, Caroline - Cavaliero, Alison. Leith's Contemporary Cooking - More Than 200 Meatless Recipes. London: Bloomsbury, 1994. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7475-1801-7. A wonderful selection of meatless recipes, including Crisp Pasta Cake with Garlic Mayonnaise. Small stain to free front endpaper, otherwise very good.  £12.00

[23657] Leith, Prue and Waldegrave, Caroline. Leith's Cookery Bible. ill. Heselton, Andrea - Photographer. London: Bloomsbury, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7475-1044-X. 640 pages. With over 1400 recipes, this cookbook contains many classic recipes as well as imaginative innovations, and numerous Oriental, Indian, Mexican and vegetarian dishes. There is also advice on wine with every meal recipe.  £20.00

[22082] Leith, Prue and Waldegrave, Caroline. Leith's Cookery School. London: Macdonald, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-356-10831-7. A completely structured course to perfect your cookery skills. Cooking dinner? - this is the only book you will ever need. Additional shipping charges will apply to overseas customers.  £12.00

[10925] Leith, Prue and Waldegrave, Caroline. Leith's Cookery School. London: Macdonald, 1990. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-356-19583-X. 7.5 x 11"; 352 pages; large format paperback; g/-;  £12.00

[24741] Lemery, Louis. Treatise of All Sorts of Foods, A - Both Animal and Vegetable: Also of Drinkables. London: W. Innys, T. Longman and T. Shewell, 1745. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Full-Leather. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 372 pages plus index. Recased preserving backstrip. Translated by Daniel Hay. Giving an account how to chuse the best sort of all kinds; Of the good and bad effects they produce... Maclean page 89, Oxford page 49, Cagle 822, Bitting page 281.  £700.00

[20047] Lemlin, Jeanne. Vegetarian Pleasures : A Menu Cookbook. ill. Pocock, Rita Grasso. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-394-74302-4. 301 pages. Set out in a complete series of menus for every occassion. All measurements are to American standards.  £10.00

[25784] Leng, Vikki. Vibrant Vegetarian, The. Sydney: Harper Collins, 1997. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. As New ISBN: 0-7322-5831-6. 188 pages. Dive into Vikki Leng's world of mouth-watering, easy to prepare recipes - they spell enjoyment of life, good health and fun.  £6.00

[20165] Lenôtre, Gaston. Das Grosse Buch Der Patisserie. Herrsching: Manfred Pawlak, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 334 pages. Die besten Rezepte vom König der Feinbäcker. German text throughout. Spine is lightly sunned. This book has a shipping weight of 1.5kg, overseas customers please contact us before ordering.  £40.00

[16357] Leonard, Laura Kittner and Crosby, Ruth Walker. Garland Cookbook, The. New York: Chester R. Heck, 1946. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B0007E33TY . Boards have some staining. All measures are American.  £6.00

[19383] Leonard, Leah W.. Jewish Cookery - In Accordance with the Jewish Dietary Laws. London: Andre Deutsch, 1958. Third Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 501 pages. Yellow cloth with red titles to spine. Ink stain to top of pages 368-501 not affecting contents. Pickled Fried Fish looks interesting.  £5.00

[25186] Lepard, Dan and Whittington, Richard. Baking with Passion : Exceptional Recipes for Real Breads, Cakes and Pastries. ill. Williams, Peter - Photography. London: Quadrille Publishing, 2000. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 1-902757-64-5. 160 pages. Professional tips and tricks adapted for home-baking needs. Roquefort and walnut fougasse for anyone?  £10.00

[10742] Lesberg, Sandy. Short Drive in the Country, A. Royal Tunbridge Wells: Peebles Press, 1972. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-85690-001-X. Countryside Recipes from Great Restaurants near the Major Capitals of Europe compiled with the co-operation of Avis;  £15.00

[21062] Leslie, Eliza. Miss Leslie's Directions for Cookery. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, 1999. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-486-40614-8. 528 pages. An unabridged reprint of the 1851 classic, with a new introduction by Janice (Jan) Bluestein Longone.  £12.00

[22416] Leslie, Miss. Directions for Cookery in its Various Branches. Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird & Co., 1882. Sixtieth Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 528 pages plus catalogue of 30 pages. Dark red cloth with embossed decorations and gilt title to spine. Parsnips need to be cooked for 2 - 3 hours? Axford page 119 quotes first edition as 1830.  £200.00

[20179] Lessing, Charlotte - Editor. Good Housekeeping Quick Clever Party Book. London: National Magazine Company, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good 96 pages. Food, drink and recipes for all kinds of parties. Not dated, but certainly pre-1990, telephone number of publisher gives a London code prefixed with 01.  £10.00

[17205] Leth, Magna; Rush, Aubrey. Herbs : How to Grow and Use Them. London: George G. Harrap, 1976. First UK Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-245-52848-2. Good practical guide to growing and using herbs.  £10.00

[23470] Leung, Mai - Thayer. New Classic Chinese Cookbook, The. ill. Martinot, Claude. Tulsa, OK: Council Oak Publishing, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-571-78052-1. 348 pages. Dong Po Pork sounds interesting, followed by Glazed Apples?  £10.00

[20697] Levine, Lois. Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook. ill. Schmidt, Rosalie Petrash. New York: Collier, 1973. First Edition - Paperback. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good 182 pages. This delightful book shows how the author taught her children to cook - everything from breakfast eggs to candied apples. Pages are browned, but text is clean and bright.  £5.00

[12652] Levy, Faye. International Jewish Cook Book: Over 250 Delicious Recipes for All Occasions. London: Ebury Press, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-09-177047-5. Jewish cooking is ethnically very varied and this book offers a new approach to Jewish cookery with many classic recipes adapted for today's healthier lifestyles. Divided into two sections, this book contains special menus for all the Jewish holidays, Passover, Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah and the Sabbath, as well as recipes for everyday cookery from soups and starters to main courses. Also included are guidelines for kosher cooking.  £25.00

[23329] Levy, Paul. Feast of Christmas, The: Origins, Traditions and Recipes. London: Kyle Cathie Ltd, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Inscribed By the Author. Good ISBN: 1-85626-071-2. Why do we eat turkey for Christmas? The French eat white sausage too, and some go on to 13 desserts. Is Christmas pudding really the oldest recipe still eaten today? And how are we to prepare for this most celebrated of all Christian festivals? Published as a companion to a Channel 4 television series, this book offers a combination of anecdote, history and more than 60 of Paul Levy's favourite Christmas recipes, with contributions from friends such as Claudia Roden, Ken Hom and Frances Bissell. Inscription reads - For Henrietta with love Paul, Oxford Sept 99 - this book was one of a collection from Henrietta Green, British food writer and author.  £10.00

[15018] Levy, Paul. Feast of Christmas, The: Origins, Traditions and Recipes. London: Kyle Cathie Ltd, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-85626-071-2. Why do we eat turkey for Christmas? The French eat white sausage too, and some go on to 13 desserts. Is Christmas pudding really the oldest recipe still eaten today? And how are we to prepare for this most celebrated of all Christian festivals? Published as a companion to a Channel 4 television series, this book offers a combination of anecdote, history and more than 60 of Paul Levy's favourite Christmas recipes, with contributions from friends such as Claudia Roden, Ken Hom and Frances Bissell.  £8.00

[14973] Levy, Paul. Feast of Christmas, The: Origins, Traditions and Recipes. London: Kyle Cathie Ltd, 1992. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 1-85626-071-2. Why do we eat turkey for Christmas? The French eat white sausage too, and some go on to 13 desserts. Is Christmas pudding really the oldest recipe still eaten today? And how are we to prepare for this most celebrated of all Christian festivals? Published as a companion to a Channel 4 television series, this book offers a combination of anecdote, history and more than 60 of Paul Levy's favourite Christmas recipes, with contributions from friends such as Claudia Roden, Ken Hom and Frances Bissell.  £8.00

[23692] Levy, Paul - Editor. Penguin Book of Food and Drink, The. London: Viking, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / Very Good. ISBN: 0-670-85266-X. 384 pages. This is the first modern anthology to bring together a selection of the finest writing on gastronomy.  £10.00

[22655] Levy, Paul - Editor. Penguin Book of Food and Drink, The. London: Viking, 1996. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / Very Good. ISBN: 0-670-85266-X. 384 pages. This is the first modern anthology to bring together a selection of the finest writing on gastronomy.  £10.00

[22111] Lewis, June. Cotswold Cook Book. Global Publications, 1990. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-9516728-0-0. 189 page plus index. Enjoy a feast that is a true taste of the Cotswolds, a superb treat combining history, legend, folklore - and food. Cotswold Ham Pudding for anyone?  £5.00

[25185] Lewis, Sara. Bread Book, The : The Definitive Guide to Making Bread by Hand or Machine. London: Hamlyn, 2006. Reissue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-600-61473-5. 144 pages. Over 75 mouthwatering recipes for sweet and savoury breads and pastries. All the recipes are given with both hand and machine instructions.  £8.00

[18826] Lewis, T. Percy. Catering By Confectioners. London: Maclaren & Sons, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 177 pages. A complete guide to catering for wedding breakfasts, lunches, dinners, shooting parties, cricket, garden, boating and other parties. Does not include the recipes. Boards are damp stained, contents clean.  £15.00

[19714] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. - Hilda Winifred Wauton. Complete Jam Cupboard. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1925. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 87 pages. Giving the special virtues of each Preserve. You will need to be brave, there are very few quantities mentioned in these recipes.  £500.00

[22641] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. - Hilda Winifred Wauton. Complete Jam Cupboard. London: George Routledge & Sons, 1925. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 87 pages. Giving the special virtues of each preserve. Angelica Jam to Violet Jam, a wonderful collection of recipes - warning, very few of the recipes give quantities. Spine is cracked, chipped and detached to rear side, with some minor loss. Red boards with black titles and decorations.  £400.00

[26074] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. and Hartley, Miss Olga. Gentle Art of Cookery, The - With 750 Recipes. London: Purnell / Book Club, Reissue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. 461 pages. With an introduction by Elizabeth David. Published originally in 1925 and reprinted many times since then, The Gentle Art is one of those rare books which has the quality to beguile and stimulate.  £15.00

[24806] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. and Hartley, Miss Olga. Gentle Art of Cookery, The - With 750 Recipes. London: Purnell / Book Club, . Reissue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: . 461 pages. With an introduction by Elizabeth David. Published originally in 1925 and reprinted many times since then, The Gentle Art is one of those rare books which has the quality to beguile and stimulate.  £15.00

[22640] Leyel, Mrs. C. F. and Hartley, Miss Olga. Gentle Art of Cookery, The. London: Chatto & Windus, 1929. Revised. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B001507XOK . vii plus 461 pages. Good practical cookery book. Axford page 179 refers to the 1925 edition.  £30.00

[19513] Liddell, Caroline. New Baking, The. Leicester: Promotional Reprint Co., 1991. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85648-018-6. Healthy, wholesome and delicious recipes for the modern cook - foreword by Delia Smith. Why not try Thumb Stuck Bread?  £6.00

[26051] Liew, Cheong with Ho, Elizabeth. My Food. ill. John, Timothy. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1995. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. As New ISBN: 1-86373-739-1. 242 pages. The author is one of Australia's most innovative and exciting chefs. Kangaroo Moroccan style with couscous and chick peas?  £10.00

[19373] Lillie, Janet Marsh. Step by Step Cooking: Soups. ill. Renvoize, Maggie. London: Bloomsbury, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85471-303-5. The recipes together with the helpful tips will provide you with all you need to know about cooking soup.  £4.00

[25587] Lilly Higgins. Lilly's Dream Deli. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, 2013. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-7171-5665-6. 199 pages. Fresh and simple recipes that fit nicely into modern life.  £12.00

[20989] Lim, Yoland. Yoland Lim's Recipes for Health and Longevity. Willoughby, NSW: Weldon Publishing, 1989. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-947116-89-3. 168 pages. The way you look and feel shows what your eat! Perhaps we should all try some Clam Cooked in Red Wine - Prevents premature ageing; stimulates vitality.  £10.00

[20232] Lin, Florence. Chinese Vegetarian Cookbook. ill. Gi, Nai. Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A.: Shambala Publications, 1976. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-394-72236-1. 250 pages. America's number one Chinese cook shares 150 of her favorite meatless recipes.  £25.00

[22597] Lindlaw, Myrtle. Super Sweets and Puddings. General Foods, 1974. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-00-435101-0. 96 pages. Sweet tooth? this is book for you!  £5.00

[14370] Lindlaw, Myrtle. Book of Sweets and Puddings, The. London: Spectator Publications for General Foods, 1967. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / No Jacket. Rear board scuffed, signature stamp to title page and signs of sellotape to front endpaper. Contents good. Produced for General Foods to promote the sale of their products, and in particular Birds Custard.  £6.00


[19653] Lindlaw, Myrtle. Super Sweets & Puddings. London: Collins / General Foods, 1974. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: . 96 pages. Pud. lovers heaven!  £6.00


[20701] Lindsay, Alan and Clucas, Helen. Real Food of China. North Balwyn VIC: Heinemann in association with Rene Gordon, 1989. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-85561-246-0. 171 pages plus index. You may need to live close to a Chinese food shop to find some of the ingredients called for in this book, but why not try Salted Duck Eggs - duck eggs are readily available in your local supermarket - makes a wonderful starter, but plan well in advance, they need to be soaked in brine for 30 days.  £10.00


[20043] Lindsay, Jessie and Tress, Helen M.. What Every Cook Should Know. London: Nisbet, 1948. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 168 pages. This is not a recipe book, but a good practical guide of how to cook.  £5.00



[22354] Line, E. C.. Science of Meat and Biology of Food Animals, The - Volume II. London: Meat Trades' Journal, 1932. Fifth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 279 pages. This is volume two only. Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine, nice bright clean book.  £10.00

[25362] Lip, Anna van der. Adventures in Vegetarian Cookery with the People of the World. New Zealand: First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Inscribed By the Author. Good 72 pages. Some interesting recipes, but why not try Te Wharau Farm Special?  £10.00

[25632] Lisa Faulkner. Way I Cook..., The. London: Simon & Schuster UK, 2013. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New / No Jacket - as Issued. ISBN: 0-85720-618-4. 255 pages. Over 130 recipes to share with family and friends.  £10.00

[15908] Listowel, Lady Judith. Modern Hostess, The. ill. Francksen, Jill. London: Odhams, 1961. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. From casual picnics to top people's tables, Judith Listowel provides every tip the nervous or not-quite-sure hostess could possibly need.  £8.00

[22120] Little, Alastair and Whittington, Richard. Keep It Simple - A Fresh Look at Classic Cooking. ill. Ma Siy, Brian. London: Conran Octopus, 1993. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Fair. ISBN: 1-85029-531-X. 192 pages. Unusually for a book from a leading chef, Keep It Simple. distils all that the chef has learned in 20 years of professional cooking and transfers it to a domestic context. Dustjacket is bumped to top edge of spine with a small closed tear.  £20.00

[21944] Little, Alastair and Whittington, Richard. Food of the Sun : A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking. ill. Gill, David - Photographs. London: Quadrille Publishing, 1995. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-899988-05-X. 192 pages. This is a book about a journey, not a literal passage around the Mediterranean but a culinary voyage of rediscovery inspired by the foods of the sun...  £8.00

[19020] Little, May. Cookery Up-To-Date. London: Harrods, New and Revised Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Boards. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 247 pages. Illustrated boards, depicting a maid carrying a serving dish. Spine is detached from front board, but complete.  £6.00

[20170] Little, May. Year's Dinners, A - Harrods. London: Studio Editions, 1990. Reprint. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 1-85170-606-2. 160 pages. 365 seasonable dinners and how to cook them. Originally published in 1910, so you may find some of the recipes a little 'old fashioned' but still a good collection. The laminate on the dustjacket is crazed.  £15.00

[11200] Little, May. May Little's Cookery up-to-date - a practical handbook for the Modern Housewife. London: T. Werner Laurie, 1948. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 5" x 7.5"; 247 pages; blue cloth cover; no dustwrapper; contents clean; good condition, some foxing to cut edges; includes recipe for "Crystal Palace Pudding";  £15.00

[24784] Llanover, Lady. First Principles of Good Cookery. Tregaron: Brefi Press, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-948537-30-2. 491 pages. Introduction by Bobby Freeman. Augusta Hall, Lady Llanover, was one of the most influential figures in Welsh cultural life in the 19th century. Originally published in 1867.  £24.00

[15877] Llewellyn, Sian. Love Spoon, The - A Selection of Recipes from Wales. Swansea: Celtic Educational (Services), 1972. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. Includes a recipe for Rook Pie.  £10.00

[23835] Lloyd-Davies, Victoria. Mmm Mushrooms. ill. Smith, Simon - Photographer. London: Simon & Schuster, 2000. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Inscribed By the Author. Very Good ISBN: 0-85941-984-3. 80 pages. Over 60 recipes for mushrooms ranging from the traditional white button mushrooms to the more exotic. Inscription to title page - Henrietta. Best wishes. Victoria. Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author.  £10.00

[23328] Lloyd-Davies, Victoria. Tomato Cookbook, The. London: Salamander, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good ISBN: 1-84065-0419. 96 pages. Features over 80 recipes using various types of tomatoes. Press release dated 7th August 1998 loosely inserted to front. Published in association with British Tomato Growers.  £5.00

[20206] Lloyd-Davies, Victoria - with a Foreword By Antonio Carluccio. Mushroom Cookbook, The. London: Salamander Books, 1994. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-86101-662-9. A complete guide to buying, preparing and cooking food with both cultivated and wild mushrooms. It includes over 100 recipes using mushrooms and the introduction contains photographs of all the different mushrooms featured in the recipes.  £5.00

[25822] Lloyd-Davies, Victoria; Dettmer, Anne. Rice Cookbook, The. London: Salamander Books, 1993. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Inscribed By the Authors. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-86101-740-4. 96 pages. Free front endpaper inscribed - To Curzon (Tussaud) With best wishes Anne Dettmer, Victoria Lloyd-Davies 3rd March '94. Features over 80 international recipes for rice.  £10.00

[16495] Lo Pinto, Maria. New York International Cookery Book, The. ill. Foster, Susan. London: John Lehmann, 1953. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: B001U7CJME. Undated, appears c1953 Jacket design by Biro. Recipes from across Europe adapted by the early settlers.  £14.00

[7979] Lo, Kenneth. Gastronomic Tour of China, A. London: Pickwick Group, 1987. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 4.5 x 7.5" tall; 48pp; ring binding; colour picture to each recipe; designed to be a standalone flip-chart; originally came with cassette tape, now missing; good copy;  £6.00

[20372] Lo, Kenneth. Kenneth Lo's New Chinese Cookery Course. London: Macdonald, 1985. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Reading Copy / Very Good. ISBN: 0-356-10962-3. 287 pages. Kenneth Lo is renowned for his culinary experience and teaching expertise, and in this attractive and authoritative book he now shows you how to master both traditional and modern Chinese dishes.  £30.00

[21111] Lo, Kenneth. Encyclopedia of Regional Chinese Cooking, The. London: Octopus, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7064-2179-5. 192 pages. With recipes from Kenneth Lo's Chinese Cookery School and Memories of China Restaurant. Dustjacket spine is lightly sunned.  £9.00

[15657] Lo, Kenneth & Tan Terry. Oriental Cookery. London: Hamlyn, 1996. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-600-58952-8. Every recipe is illustrated, preparation and cooking times are provided and there is a menu planner which shows you how to combine various dishes in the traditional style.  £8.00

[13336] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Regional Chinese Cook Book. London: Hamlyn, 1981. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-600-32238-6. Another collection of recipe from Ken Lo, including Hot diced chicken in ground peanuts - Sui Mi Chi Ting  £15.00

[17927] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Cooking the Chinese Way. London: Arco and Neville Spearman, 1955. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / Priceclipped. ISBN: B002666KLY. 154 pages. Yes the great man of Chinese cooking was around in 1955!  £5.00

[20353] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Guide to Chinese Eating, A. Oxford: Phaidon, 1976. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-7148-1720-1. 160 pages. We dare anyone to try the 'Quick-Cooked Three Items of Lamb! - if you do, please invite us.  £5.00

[14245] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Regional Chinese Cookbook - Twinings. London: Hamlyn, 1995. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 0-600-32575-X. A wonderful selection of recipes from the great Kenneth Lo, especially produced for Twinings  £10.00

[18197] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Cooking the Chinese Way. London: Arco and Neville Spearman, 1958. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: . 154 pages. Yes the great man of Chinese cooking was around in 1955 when this book was first published.  £8.00

[16766] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Complete Encyclopedia of Chinese Cooking, The. London: Octopus, 1983. Sixth Impression. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-7064-0754-7. Kenneth Lo is the consultant editor, bringing together eminent Chinese cookery writers from the different culinary areas of China.  £10.00


[19417] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Complete Encyclopedia of Chinese Cooking, The. London: Marks and Spencer, 1983. Sixth Impression. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-86273-026-0. Foreword by Madame Grace Zia Chu. All the classic recipes you would expect from the master Lo, although Walnut Sweet sounds interesting.  £5.00

[20940] Lo, Kenneth ( Hsiao Chien ). Cooking the Chinese Way. London: Arco and Neville Spearman, 1955. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Fair / Priceclipped. ISBN: B002666KLY. 154 pages. Yes the great man of Chinese cooking was around in 1955!  £5.00

[23485] Loewenfeld, Claire. Fungi - Britain's Wild Larder. London: Faber and Faber, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 224 pages. Twelve colour plates. Mashed fungus farce on toast - for anyone?  £12.00

[23420] Loewenfeld, Claire - Back, Philippa - Bosanquest, Patience. Britain's Wild Larder. ill. Furnell, Dennis L.. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1980. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7153-7971-2. 192 pages. Many wild plants are good to eat - when you know how and what!  £8.00

[20993] Löffler, Henriette. Henriette Löfflers Großes Illustriertes Kochbuch. Cologne: Komet Verlag, 2000. Facsimile. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 3-933366-02-X. 702 pages. German text throughout. Some light marking to front edge, not affecting contents.  £15.00

[23355] Loftus, Simon. Pike in the Basement - Tales of a Hungry Traveller. ill. Gibbs, Jonathan. London: Century, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7126-1797-3. 142 pages. A Pike in the Basement should be savoured over of bottle of wine. Vivid, original and entertaining, it is like sitting in the café with a born raconteur. Press release and review loosely inserted to front.  £10.00

[25036] Long, James and Benson, John. Cheese and Cheese-making. London: Chapman and Hall, 1896. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 150 pages. Includes butter and milk with special reference to continental fancy cheeses. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles, spine is sunned.  £100.00

[25325] Longacre, Doris Janzen. More-with-Less Cookbook - Suggestions by Mennonites on how to eat better and consume less of the World's limited food Resources. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1990. Thirty Eighth Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good ISBN: 0-8361-1786-7. 328 pages. The text of this unusual cookbook describes ways to conserve protein and improve the nutritional value of meals at less cost than you are now spending for your food. Some light marking to page edges, not affecting text.  £10.00

[12786] Loo, Miriam B.. Flavors of America, The - A Collection of Regional Recipes. Colarado Springs, CO: Current, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spiral Binding. Good Metal ring bound book with colour illustrations.  £8.00

[21878] Loomis, Susan Herrmann. On Rue Tatin : The Simple Pleasures of Life in a Small French Town. London: Harper Collins, 2001. Reissue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-00-257220-6. 296 pages. On Rue Tatin is a rare delight, one of those books you will find it very difficult to put down once you have read the first page.  £6.00

[21883] Lorain, Michel and Jean-Michel. Bouquet de Bourgogne : Seasonal Recipes from La Cote St. Jacques, Joigny. London: Pavilion, 1994. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85793-396-6. 93 pages. The wonderful flavours of Bourgogne.  £4.00

[21910] Lord, Tony and Cox, Jill. Boozy Food. London: Headline, 1994. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-7472-4654-8. 234 pages. The cookbook for everyone who enjoys two of the greatest pleasures in life - good food and good drink.  £4.00

[25241] Lorenz Books Staff. Making Bread : The Taste of Traditional Home Baking. London: Lorenz, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85967-780-0. 64 pages. Few things can compete with aroma of freshly-baked bread, crisp and warm from the oven.  £6.00

[25934] Loring, John. Tiffany Parties. New York: Doubleday, 1989. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-385-26352-X. 203 pages. You are cordially invited to attend a lavish celebration of the most elegant, exciting society parties in America. John Loring, Tiffany's renowned Design Director, is your escort to the most sumptuous galas, from New York to Newport, Boston to Beverly Hills.  £30.00

[25987] Lorusso, Luca and Polak, Vivienne. Sharing Puglia: Delicious, Simple food from Italy's undiscovered Coast. London: Hardie Grant Books, 2015. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-7427-0848-X. 239 pages. Puglia is the secret that Italians have kept to themselves, but the food of Puglia is most legendary of all. Blessed with year-round sun, Puglia is a produce paradise brimming with fruit orchards, vegetable fields, the freshest seafood and the best olive oil in all of Italy.  £15.00

[25276] Loubet, Bruno. Cuisine Courante. London: Pavilion, 1991. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85145-652-X. 160 pages. This is good French cooking at its best.  £10.00

[25651] Loubet, Bruno. Mange Tout. London: Ebury Press, 2013. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-09-195047-3. 255 pages. In Mange Tout super-chef Bruno Loubet has reinvented French bistro food, using fresh ingredients , simple flavours and bold combinations to bring a modern feel to classic fare.  £30.00

[23402] Loubet, Bruno. Cuisine Courante. London: Pavilion, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85145-652-X. 160 pages. Cuisine Courant is the first cookbook from Bruno Loubet, a leading light in contemporary cooking. Press release loosely inserted to front.  £25.00

[10480] Lousada, Patricia. Culpeper Guides - Cooking with Herbs. London: Bloomsbury, 1994. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85471-057-5. 5.75 x 7.75"; 96 pages; illustrated laminated boards; dustwrapper; vg/vg;  £5.00

[23472] Lousada, Patricia. Food for Presents. London: Sainsbury, 1983. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Inscribed By the Author. Good 96 pages. Inscribed - Henritta - lots of love and happines. Pat. Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author - this book came from her extensive collection.  £10.00

[14120] Lousada, Patricia. Designer Preserves. Cambridge: Martin in association with Tate + Lyle Sugars, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-85941-597-X. 7.5 x 10"; 128pp; red cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; mint copy;  £8.00

[14122] Lousada, Patricia. Designer Preserves. Cambridge: Martin in association with Tate + Lyle Sugars, 1988. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-85941-597-X. 7.5 x 10"; 128pp; red cloth with gilt; dustwrapper; mint copy;  £8.00

[26112] Lousada, Patricia & Fraser, Charlotte. Flavours of the Sun. London: Michael Joseph, 1994. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7181-3744-2. 214 pages. Olive oil, garlic. anchovies and herbs; sun-ripened peppers and tomatoes; pasta, pesto and pizza - all words which conjure up the wonderful food that comes from the cuisine of the countries that border the Mediterranean.  £10.00

[20678] Lousada, Patricia & Fraser, Charlotte. Flavours of the Sun. London: Penguin, 1995. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-14-046955-9. 246 pages. From the sun-ripened tomatoes and peppers of Provence to the rich, dark olives of Greece....  £5.00

[17767] Lovell, Phyllis. Four-Week Meal Plan. London: Grout Publishing, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Paperback. Good Reading Copy ISBN: B0014LHTQW. 44 page pamphlet. Successfully used by a group of housewives since 1940, this is a plan for home-feeding which offers many entirely new war-time recipes and food economies.  £8.00

[19711] Lowery, Barbara. Quick & Easy Cookbook. Dee Why West, NSW: Paul Hamlyn, 1978. Second Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. ISBN: 0-7271-0141-2. Yes it has a recipe for fish fingers!! Does exactly what the label says - quick and easy. Small tear to top front edge of dustjacket,  £5.00

[19835] Lowinsky, Ruth. More Lovely Food. ill. Lowinsky, Thomas. London: Nonesuch Press, 1935. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 169 pages. Each recipe has additional blank lineage for further comment or suggestions, none of these lines have been completed.  £45.00

[22225] Luard, Elisabeth. Taste of the Country, A. London: Ebury Press, 1993. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Reading Copy / Very Good. ISBN: 0-09-177696-1. 160 pages. Country food is honest food. - Potted Grabbit with Whisky or why not Cockle Cakes with Laverbread.  £10.00

[23140] Luard, Elisabeth. Barricaded Larder, The - food from the Storecupboards of Europe. London: Bantam, 1988. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-593-01284-4. 320 pages. In The Barricaded Larder, Elisabeth Luard raids the best of our larder-store treasures to give recipes from pickles to jams, bottled sauces to potted and dried meats, and for drying and storing vegetables, pulses, herbs and funghi.  £15.00

[20830] Luard, Elisabeth. European Peasant Cookery : The Rich Tradition. London: Bantam Press, 1986. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-593-01044-2. 592 pages. In this remarkable book, illustrated throughout with her own exquisite line drawings, Elisabeth Luard sets out to record the bedrock of European cookery and to rediscover what has been lost in over-refinement.  £30.00

[21377] Luard, Elisabeth. La Ina Book of Tapas : Classic Small Dishes from Spain. Cambridge: Martin Books, 1991. Second Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-85941-603-8. 160 pages. Incredibly versatile and easy to prepare, tapas provide a wide range of different dishes.  £4.00


[20152] Luard, Elisabeth. Food of Spain and Portugal : A Regional Guide. London: Kyle Cathie, 2004. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good. ISBN: 1-85626-499-8. 224 pages. A wonderfully sunny combination of information and pleasure. Luard's writing is elegant and her food is always excellent - The Times.  £15.00


[20135] Luard, Elisabeth. Sacred Food : Cooking for Spiritual Nourishment. London: MQ Publications, 2001. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-84072-201-0. 256 pages. Sacred Food is a personal and evocative study of foods, preparations and dishes that are traditionally served at significant life events - birth, initiation, courtship and marriage, burial and remembrance. One hundred stunning images bring to life a wealth of recipes and a myriad of cultures.  £20.00



[20883] Luard, Elisabeth. Princess and the Pheasant. London: Bantam, 1987. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-593-01440-5. 301 pages. Wonderful collection of recipes from The Field magazine.  £8.00

[15178] Luard, Elisabeth - Hesketh, Christian - Blond, Laura. Country House Cookery Book, The. London: Century Publishing, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-7126-1079-0. The Country House Cookery Book has been designed as a practical recipe book, which will enable today's cook to prepare hundreds of dishes both familiar and unfamiliar, but also as a book that offers many glimpses into the everyday life of a rare and exclusive world.  £10.00

[15172] Luard, Elisabeth - Hesketh, Christian - Blond, Laura. Country House Cookery Book, The. London: Century Publishing, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-7126-1079-0. The Country House Cookery Book has been designed as a practical recipe book, which will enable today's cook to prepare hundreds of dishes both familiar and unfamiliar, but also as a book that offers many glimpses into the everyday life of a rare and exclusive world.  £6.00

[20217] Luard, Elisabeth - Hesketh, Christian - Blond, Laura. Country House Cookery Book, The. London: Century Publishing, 1985. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7126-1079-0. The Country House Cookery Book has been designed as a practical recipe book, which will enable today's cook to prepare hundreds of dishes both familiar and unfamiliar, but also as a book that offers many glimpses into the everyday life of a rare and exclusive world.  £8.00

[20859] Luard, Elizabeth. European Festival Food. London: Bantam Press, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-593-01286-0. 454 pages. The author has collected descriptions of traditional feasts and festivals, many of which she has experienced at first hand, and hundreds of recipes for the dishes appropriate to them.  £7.00

[23139] Luard, Elizabeth. European Festival Food. London: Bantam Press, 1990. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-593-01286-0. 454 pages. The author has collected descriptions of traditional feasts and festivals, many of which she has experienced at first hand, and hundreds of recipes for the dishes appropriate to them.  £7.00

[18288] Lucas, Dione and Hume, Rosemary. Au Petit Cordon Bleu - An Array of Recipes from the 'École du petit Cordon Bleu', 29 Sloane Street, London. ill. Nicol, Phoebe. London: Dent, 1960. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 175pp; beige cloth with red title to spine. Not for the amateur cook. Some marks in biro to certain recipes not affecting text.  £5.00

[19258] Lucas, Dione and Hume, Rosemary. Au Petit Cordon Bleu - An Array of Recipes from the 'École du petit Cordon Bleu', 29 Sloane Street, London. ill. Nicol, Phoebe. London: Dent, 1954. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 178 pages. Beige cloth with red titles.  £5.00

[17083] Lucas, Dione with Geis, Darlene. Gourmet Cooking School Cookbook, The. New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1964. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Poor. ISBN: B000YB2QYI. This is much more than a cookbook. It is a how-to-cook book. Its recipes include more than mere listings of ingredients and directions. Each is a detailed lesson in the preparation of a classic dish of French gourmet cookery, based on the methods of the Dione Lucas Gourmet Cooking School.  £25.00

[14614] Lucas, E.W. and Stevens, H.B.. Book of Receipts, The. London: J. & A. Churchill, 1924. Twelfth Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good Containing a veterinary materia medica, a pharmaceutical formulary and a photographic formulary. Contains a wealth of instructions on how to make everything from hair lotions to powders for perspiring feet, there are even nine different recipes for Worcestershire Sauce. A nice bright clean copy, with blue cloth and gilt title to spine.  £20.00

[24837] Lucas, Elizabeth. Pretty Kettle of Fish, A. London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 230 pages. Green cloth with yellow title to spine. Axford page 332. Includes recipes for gudgeon and perch. Lacks free front endpaper.  £6.00

[18788] Lucas, Elizabeth. Pretty Kettle of Fish, A. London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 230 pages. Green cloth with yellow title to spine. Axford page 332. Includes recipes for gudgeon and perch.  £8.00

[25112] Lucas, Elizabeth. Mrs. Lucas's French Cookery Book. London: Christophers, 1930. Reprinted with Additions. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good Reading Copy / No Jacket. 231 pages. With some additional hints from English and American kitchens. Front hinge has been repaired with sellotape, which is now browned, otherwise this is a good complete book.  £5.00

[25862] Luke Mangan. BLD - Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. ill. Lander, Adrian - Photographs. South Yarra, Australia: Hardie Grant Books, 2000. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Signed by Author. Good ISBN: 1-876719-56-7. 148 pages. Signed by author to short title page. Short title page has a water stain to bottom right corner, this does not affect any other pages.  £12.00

[26055] Luke, Harry. Tenth Muse, The - A Gourmet's Compendium. ill. McLaren, William. London: The Rubicon Press, 1992. Third Edition, Revised. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Very Good ISBN: 0-948695-25-0. 256 pages. This book chronicles the adventures of an epicure in many different lands and in places both high and low.  £10.00

[20810] Lustig, Lillie S.. Southern Cookbook of Fine Old Recipes, The. Reading, PA: Culinary Arts Press, 1967. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket - as issued. 64 page publication bound in illustrated wooden boards with plastic yellow hoops - yes we do mean wooden! If anyone dare accuse Mrs Beeton of using excessive amounts of ingredients, try Kentucky Burgoo - 600 pounds of lean soup meat, 200 pounds fat hens, 2000 pounds of potatoes, 200 pounds of onions - need we go on!, the best is yet to come, Use squirrels in season... one dozen squirrels to each 100 gallons.  £30.00

[22727] Lutes, Della. Country Kitchen, The. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1938. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 243 pages. Introduction by Florence White. This book is not a mere collection of cookery recipes; it is a fascinating story of life as lived in a South Michigan farmhouse in the 1880's.  £8.00

[22816] Lutes, Della. Country Kitchen, The. London: G. Bell & Sons, 1938. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 243 pages. Introduction by Florence White. This book is not a mere collection of cookery recipes; it is a fascinating story of life as lived in a South Michigan farmhouse in the 1880's.  £8.00

[21496] Lyon, Ninette. Les Oeufs - Tant De Richesses Culinaires à Découvrir!. Brussels: Arts & Voyages, 1977. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Ex-Libris Alan Davidson. Inscribed By the Author. Good ISBN: 2-8016-0043-1. 128 pages. Covers are a little dirty. Inscribed Pour Alan Davidson qui ne découvrira certainement Rien de nouveau dans ce livre Ninette Lyon - For Alan Davidson who will certainly discover nothing new in this book Ninette Lyon. Alan Davidson was a British diplomat and historian, but best known for writing and editing on food and gastronomy.  £20.00

[10486] Lyon, Ninette - adapted from the French by Peggie Benton. Chicken and Game. London: Faber and Faber for The Cookery Book Club, 1966. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 5.5 x 8"; 190 pages; green cloth with gilt title; dustwrapper; vg/vg;  £8.00

[24229] Lyone, Ninette & Benton, Peggie. Fish for all Seasons. London: Cookery Book Club, 1968. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 248 pages. A complete guide from shopping to serving. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine.  £5.00

[9798] Lyone, Ninette & Benton, Peggie. Fish for all Seasons. London: Cookery Book Club, 1968. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. 248 pages. A complete guide from shopping to serving. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine.  £5.00