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[19169] Vada, Simonetta Lupi. Traditional Italian Cooking. Milano: Fabbri Editori, 1990. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. 206 pages. A collaboration of Fuji Film Italia and Gruppo Italiano Vini. Each recipe has text in English and Italian.  £12.00

[19192] Vada, Simonetta Lupi. Italian Regional Cooking. London: Ward Lock, 1987. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Good - Priceclipped. ISBN: 0-7063-6359-9. Interesting to see that even the Passato Di Pomodoro Alla Panna includes Worcestershire Sauce!  £8.00

[22700] Van Der Kaay, Valerie. Good Old Fashioned Cookbook, The. Dee Why West, NSW: Lansdowne, 1984. Second Impression. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7018-1475-6. 212 pages. This book offers a refreshing and extensive variety of delicious old favourites gathered together by generations of household cooks.  £12.00

[16391] Van Straten, Michael and Griggs, Barbara. Superfast Foods. London: Dorling Kindersley, 1994. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Good ISBN: 0-7513-0088-8. The essential cookery book for today's busy lifestyle that helps you save time, eat well, and stay healthy. Light staining to top edge, not affecting contents.  £10.00

[23816] Vance, Melinda M. - Edited By. Connecticut a La Carte. ill. Berguist, Francie. Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Hartford 5 Arts, 1982. Second Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Spiral Binding. Good ISBN: 0-9607352-0-8. 440 pages. 495 unusual and scrupulously tested recipes plus tested variations or adaptations of individual recipes. This book is not for the 'slimmer's of this world - Amoretti Chocolate Almond Cheesecake has 525 calories per slice! Boards are slightly dusty, but contents are clean and bright.  £20.00

[21795] Vanel, Charlotte. La Bonne Cuisine Des Montagnes Savoie-Dauphine. Paris: Solar, 1974. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good 158 pages. French text throughout.  £15.00

[26066] Various Authors. Ultimate Festive Feast, The. London: Ebury Press, 2011. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-09-194510-0. 224 pages. Christmas and New Year are as much about planning and preparation as eating and enjoying, and here your favourite chefs provide a collection of fantastic recipes and tips to guide you through this busy festive time. Ebury Publishing compliment inscribed Congratulations! You are a winner! From Gransnet, loosely inserted to front. Contributions from Berry, Harriot, Hartnett, Martin, Ramsay, and Roux.  £20.00

[20290] Various Authors. Gastronomie Alsacienne, La. Strasbourg: Saisons D'Alsace, 1969. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Limited Edition. Good / No Jacket. 341 pages. French text throughout. Illustrated pictorial boards, cloth spine with red/gilt title label. Library number to bottom of spine, although there are no internal library references. This is a limited edition with the following notation:- Of this work: Fourth of the collection, Knowledge of Alsace, edited by the journal Seasons of Alsace, printed on the presses of the Strasbourg printers Istra, 7th May 1969, it was published for the Interprofessional Committee of Alsace wine on the occasion of the Congress for the International Federation of Gastronomy which took place in Colmar in May 1969, a special, not for resale edition of 500 copies marked H.C. and numbered 1 to 500. This is number 149. Committee of Alsace wine.  £100.00

[21865] Various Authors. Sainsbury's Book of Parties. London: J. Sainsbury, 1990. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-870604-06-7. 207 pages. With contributions by Bissell, Christian, Dimbleby, Ferguson, Grigson, Holt, Lousada and Slater, this has to be a kitchen favourite.  £8.00

[23857] Various Authors. Pays-de-la-Loire - L'inventaire Du Patrimoine Culinaire De La France. Paris: Albin Michel, 1993. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good ISBN: 2-226-06523-7. 378 pages. Produits du terroir et recettes traditionnelles. French text throughout.  £60.00

[26071] Vaughan, Blanche. In One Pot - Fresh Recipes for Every Occasion. ill. Wheeler, Simon - Photography. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2013. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-297-86745-8. 239 pages. This is real food, cooked simply and best of all - in one pot.  £10.00

[22279] Vaughan, Blanche et al. Great British Food Revival, The. ill. Hayes-Watkins, Andrew - Photography. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2011. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-297-86514-5. 224 pages. 100 delicious recipes to celebrate sensational local British produce, with recipes from Roux, Hartnett, Wallace, Dickson Wright, Hairy Bikers, Tebbutt, Rhodes, Martin, Harriott, and Purnell.  £12.00

[23286] Vavasseur, Guy Le. Guide Gourmande. Paris: Flammarion, 1999. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 2-706-60001-2. 335 pages. Des fermes-auberges, auberges rurales, coûters à la ferme. French text throughout.  £5.00

[25476] Veal, Irene. Recipes of the United Nations. London: John Gifford, 1946. Reprint. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / No Jacket. 195 pages. The recipe for Colonial Goose does not include goose!  £6.00

[22806] Vence, Celine and Courtine, Robert J.. Grand Masters of French Cuisine, The - Five Centuries of Great Cooking. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1978. First Edition Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-399-12220-6. 288 pages. All the great gastronomes before the twentieth century appear in these pages. Overseas customers please contact us before ordering, this book has a shipping weight of 1.8kg.  £15.00

[17146] Venturoni, L.. Cooking Collection. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Regency Publications Pty Ltd, 1982. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Spiral Binding. Fair / No Jacket - as issued. ISBN: 0-9593747-0-1. From title page through to page 7 there is some light water staining to bottom edge not affecting contents. Nice collection of practical recipes from Australia.  £10.00

[23792] Verge, Roger. Roger Verge's Entertaining in the French Style. ill. Hussenot, Pierre. Exeter: Webb & Bower, 1986. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-55670-624-3. 318 pages. Inspired by the sunny climate of the south of France, Vergé's approach emphasizes fresh ingredients, superb presentation and an eye for the details that make each guest feel at home.  £40.00

[25578] Verge, Roger. Roger Verge's New Entertaining in the French Style. ill. Hussenot, Pierre. New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1997. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-55670-624-3. 159 pages. Originally published in 1986, now the author reinvents his classic menus.  £20.00

[22018] Verge, Roger and Brousse, Adeline. Roger Verge's Cooking with Fruit. ill. Dieterlen, Jean-Pierre - Photographs. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-8109-3931-2. 192 pages. In this sumptuous cookbook, famous French chef Roger Vergé presents more than 130 original recipes offering imaginative choices for every occasion, mood, and season.  £25.00

[25619] Vergé, Roger with Anglade, Martine. Roger Verge's Vegetables. ill. Touillon, Bernard. London: Mitchell Beazley, 1994. First UK Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1-85732-455-2. 255 pages. Delicious, modern recipes from the French masterchef - a magnificent collection of vegetable recipes.  £25.00

[24789] Verral, William. Cook's Paradise. London: Sylvan Press, 1948. Facsimile. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hardcover. Good / Good. 139 pages. Reprint of the 1759 edition, together with Thomas Gray's cookery notes in Holograph. Introduction and Appendices by R. L. Mégroz. Orange cloth boards are dusty. Some wonderful recipes, but not too certain about Small Fat Pig en balon? Dustjacket in protective sleeve.  £25.00

[21350] Verrall, William - Edited By Haly, Ann. William Verrall's Cookery Book - First Published in 1759. Lewes: Southover Press, 1988. First Edition Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 1-870962-00-1. 153 pages. William Verrall was the master of the White Hart Inn in Lewes in the first half of the eighteenth century. Top front edge of dustjacket is bumped.  £10.00

[23194] Vezza, Veronica. Vegetarian Cooking Made Easy. London: Clifton Books, 1970. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Boards. Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 0-11-901255-4. 128 pages. This book is intended particularly for those who wish to prepare vegetarian dishes quickly and yet still obtain full nutriment and enjoyment.  £20.00

[15625] Viard, Henry and Lyon, Ninette. Gourmet's Tour de France, The. New York: New York Graphic Society, 1984. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-8212-1563-9. 27 Great French restaurants and their favourite recipes.  £20.00

[21931] Vickery, Phil. Britain - The Cookbook. ill. Lee, Steve - Photographs. London: Mitchell Beazley, 2007. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. Very Good / No Jacket. ISBN: 1-8453-3106-0. 256 pages. Phil Vickery takes a journey through the muddy fields, wild seas, fish stocked rivers and abundant orchards of Britain and Ireland to create more than 130 irresistible recipes with our greatest traditional foods.  £8.00

[23341] Vickery, Phil. Just Food. ill. Smith, Georgia Glynn - Photography. London: Headline, 1999. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Inscribed By the Author. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-7472-7406-1. 160 pages. No frills, no fuss - just great, fresh ingredients, simply cooked to perfection. Isn't that what good food's all about? Inscription to front free endpaper - To Henrietta, Hugs & Kisses, Love & Thanks. Phil XXX ( Henrietta Green is a British food writer and author - this book came from her extensive collection. )  £20.00

[23668] Vickery, Phil. Proof of the Pudding. ill. Baxter, Steve - Photography. London: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Reprint. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / Very Good. ISBN: 0-74322-053-6. 304 pages. This collection is the result of more than twenty years of cooking, eating and thinking about the great British pud.  £12.00

[22257] Vickery, Phil. Seriously Good! : Gluten - Free Cooking. ill. Lee, Steve - Photographs. London: Kyle Cathie, 2009. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardback. As New / As New. ISBN: 1-85626-828-4. 191 pages. This book will revoluttionise the notoriously restrictive gluten free diet.  £15.00

[18242] Villefosse, René Héron De. Histoire et Géographie Gourmandes De Paris. Paris: Les Éditions De Paris, 1956. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback. Good / No Jacket. 382 pages. Red cloth with gilt titles and colour oval vignette to front board. French text throughout.  £25.00

[25284] Vincent, Mrs. Adebisi. Cookery Book for the Tropics, A. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1980. Tenth Impression. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Paperback. Good ISBN: 0-04-641008-2. 124 pages. Tropical Vegetable Salad calls for a lot of ingredients, but the taste must be worth the effort - it does include fish and prawns. Front cover is creased to bottom edge, and a former owner's small label is attached to inside front cover.  £15.00

[25860] Vincenzini, Beatrice - Publisher. Mushrooms - Mushroom Recipes by Leading Chefs from Around the Globe. ill. Abbey, J. London: Scriptum Editions, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-9527665-6-6. 160 pages. Crispy Button Mushrooms with Peppercorn, Salt & Chilli looks good.  £6.00

[14564] Vincenzini, Beatrice - Publisher. Olive Oil: Fresh Recipes from Leading Chefs. ill. Irvine, Sian. London: Scriptum Editions, 1999. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-9527665-9-0. The introduction gives an overview of the various types of olive oil available and this is followed by sixty new recipes created by some of the most accomplished working chefs.  £12.00

[26119] Vincenzini, Beatrice - Publisher. Mozzarella: Inventive Recipes from Leading Chefs with Buffalo Mozzarella. ill. Irvine, Sian - Photographs. London: Scriptum Editions, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-9527665-3-1. 160 pages. Fresh mozzarella, made in the traditional way from buffalo milk, is the irrestible element in the sixty recipes comprising this collection. For something special why not try the Bocconcini and Caviar?  £9.00

[15170] Vincenzini, Beatrice - Publisher. Mushrooms: Global Recipes from Leading Chefs with Mushrooms. ill. Irvine, Sian. London: Scriptum Editions, 1998. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0-9527665-6-6. This book aims to reflect the variety of mushrooms available, wild mushrooms in particular, providing inspiring recipes from some of Britain's best-known chefs. The recipes span Eastern to Western and traditional to modern cuisine, with recipes tailored to cooking at home.  £10.00

[21890] Vinegard, Berit. Canapes - Tempting Treats. London: Macdonald, 1991. Reprint. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Hardback. Good / Good. ISBN: 0-356-15651-6. 160 pages. Over 100 cocktail party recipes.  £4.00

[21532] Vogomolov, T. S. And Krasheninkova, A. G.. Okeanicheskaia riba v domashniem Pitanii - Ocean Fish for Domestic Nourishment. Moscow: Pishchevaia Promishlennost, 1971. 64mo - up to 3" tall. Paperback. Ex-Libris Alan Davidson. Good 94 pages. Text in Russian. Sorry we cannot offer any more details, as we do not speak or read Russian. Pictures available.  £15.00

[21543] Volotnikova, V. A., et al. Belorusskaia Kukhnia - Belorussian Cookery. Minsk: 1977. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Boards. Good 135 pages. Colour illustrations. Sorry we cannot offer any more details, as we do not speak or read Russian/Belorussian. Pictures available.  £15.00

[26061] Vongerichten, Jean-Georges. Simple Cuisine: Easy, New Approach to Four-Star Cooking. ill. Eckerle, Tom - Photographs. New York: Prentice Hall, 1990. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0-13-195059-2. 212 pages. Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the acclaimed four-star New York chef, shows you how to turn a handful of easily made basics into extraordinary dishes with astonishingly little time and effort.  £20.00

[23904] Voroblyeva, L. I.. Ribniie Blyuda - Fish Dishes. Moscow: 1971. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good / Poor. 302 pages. Russian text throughout. Alan Davidson book plate to front pastedown.  £25.00

[17131] Vyas, Meena & Bhatt, Meeta. Glossary of Indian Food Items. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall. Illustrated Laminated Card. Very Good ISBN: B000RXY1M8. Translation of all the major food items required for Indian cooking - English, English-Gujarati and Gujarati-English.  £5.00