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[20344] Quat, Helen. Wonderful World of Freezer Cooking, The. New York: Hearthside Press, 1964. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Fair. 224 pages. Some interesting recipes you can freeze before serving later. Page edges are dusty and foxed. Dustjacket is chipped and scuffed.  £8.00

[16598] Quayle, Eric. Old Cook Books - An Illustrated History. ill. Monro, Gabe - Photographs. London: Studio Vista, 1978. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Signed by Author. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-289-70707-2. Front endpaper is inscribed - With best wishes from Eric Quayle October 1978. In this first illustrated history of the cook book, Eric Quayle gives us glimpses into the antiquity and goes on to trace the development of the genre from soon after the invention of printing almost to the present day. Dustjacket in protective sleeve.  £50.00

[22629] Quennell, Nancy. Epicure's Anthology of Banqueting Delights, The. ill. Lancaster, Osbert. London: Golden Cockerel Press, . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: B0012UQKQ0 . Collected by Nancy Quennell with an Essay on The Epicure and the Epicurean, by A.J.A. Symons and Decorations by Osbert Lancaster. Man, embroidering on the primitive act of eating has eventually created a comprehensive function, a ceremony significant in a variety of ways, illustrative of culture or decadence and a revealing that the table metamorphosed becomes a stage on which both poets and emperors appear, the scene of endless productions, many of them magnificently spectacular, whilst other are remarkable less for their decor than for characterisation and brilliance of dialogue; and some are curious and fantastic experiments designed to stimulate a jaded audience; the remainder, drames amoureuses, idyllic embarkations for Cytherea...  £20.00

[20809] Quillet, Aristide - Éditeur. Cuisine Moderne, La. Paris: Libraire Commerciale - Aristide Quillet, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 602 pages. Fold-out plate of serviette folding techniques. 14 wonderful colour plates (XIV planches hors-texte en coleurs) plus two monochrome. La Cuisine Moderne Illustrée comprenant la cuisine en général La Patisserie, La Confiserie et Les Conserves. Alimentation de Régimes. Classées Méthodiquement par une Réunion de Cuisiners. Le plus complet des livres de cuisine. Renfermant, outre la classification des vins, les soins nécessaires a l'entretien d'une bonne cave. Indispensable à la Maitresse de maison et à la Cuisinière bourgeoise. Nouvell Édition Illustrée. Libraire Aristide Quillet, 278,Boulevard Saint-Germain, 278, Paris VIIe. Front board is heavily embossed depicting kitchen range with chicken draped across. French text throughout.  £80.00