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  1. ABSALOM JACK & Reg   Outback Cooking In The Camp Oven illus. with profusely illus. with col. plates t/out. some full page pub. Melbourne Five Mile Press, 1983 or. laminated boards d/w. cr.4to. pp.110. Traditional Australian bush cooking. A recipe book for cooking in the Australian outback using camp fires Fine.   Price: $25.00
  2. A.D.F.A. Sun-Raysed Fruits Sun-Raysed Recipes. "Get the Habit" "Sun-Raysed" illus. with col. exampled of dishes through the text, one double plate page; pub. Melbourne np. nd. printer F.W. Niven & copyright C.J. Degaris c.1920 or. col. wrappers roy.8v. tall pp.24 inc. covers. Recipes inc. breads, molly's cake, banbury cakes, bachelor, tennis Christmas cakes, pies, curries etc. etc. Closed tear down spine, two short closed tears to fore-edge else very good.   Price: $75.00 (See picture-press   )
  3. ARGUS  & Australia Ltd.  "What Shall We Have To-day."  Menus Compiled  by  "Vesta" with the compliments of The  Argus  & Australian  Ltd.  pub. Melb.  nd.1937?  or.illus.wps.  8vo. pp.16. Good copy.    Price: $20.00
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  4. BALLOCH & SONS Midlothian Bakery. 75 Delicious Dishes Made With Bread. pub. Melbourne Auburn Midlothian Bakery 1930 or. light blue pictorial wrappers, girl on front wrapper with plate, rear wrapper, examples of dishes made with bread 12mo. pp.32. rear wrapper has short closed tear, slight creasing marks, otherwise very good condition.    Price: $35.00
  5. BEETON MRS Hors d'Oeuvres & Savouries Including Cheese and Egg Dishes, Sandwiches, Salads and Dressings. illus. with frontispiece and 7 plates pub. London Ward, Lock & Co, 1925 or. olive cl. upper board and spine lettered in black, 12mo. pp.128. Very good copy.   Price: $40.00
  6. BROWNLOW  MARGARET Herbs And The Fragrant Garden.  Author has  included aromatic and scented herbs as well as  herbs proper.  Includes their uses,  cultivation, comprehensive reference section, chronological table of flowering  times; classified  lists of scented shrubs, aromatic shrubs,  and North American  herbs. Index contains  Latin  and English equivalent.  with 32 full page col. plates  t/out. showing 318  herbs, illus. by the author, 4 b/w. full  page plates and  5  specimen  lay-outs for  herb  gardens,  pub. Lond. Darton, Longman and Todd 1963 d/w. 4to. pp.224. fine.    Price: $45.00
  7. BURDEN ROSEMARY A Family Tradition In Fine Winemaking. Hundred  and  Twenty Five Years of Thomas  Hardy  and  Sons 1853-1978. illus. with b/w. plates t/out. pub. Adel. The Board of Directors Thomas Hardy &  Sons 1978 or.illus.bds. 4to.  pp.102.  signed  by Thomas K. Hardy. Fine copy.   Price: $45.00
  8. BUSHELLS (Blue Label Tea, Coffee, and Cocoa) How To Make Delicious Cakes. illus. with col. advts. and examples of cakes, Fillings, Icings, Puddings, Sauces, Sweets, Coffee-how to make; pub. Sydney nd. 1930’s or. col. pictorial wrappers, (pic. of woman with cake on a plate, front wrapper) 12mo. pp.32, Cakes inc. check cake (cake like a chessboard) chocolate and nut loaves, Cocoa sponge pudding, Coffee caramels inc. wrappers. Fine.    Price: $30.00
  9. CADBURY'S  Chocolate Cookery With Bournville Coca by Cadbury's. 60 Delicious Bournville Coca Recipes. illus. with colour and b/w. text plates t/out. pub. Sydney nd. 1950’s or. col. pictorial wrappers, (pic. of chocolate cakes on tartan tablecloth) 12mo. pp.30. Very fine. Price: $35.00
  10. CLEMENTS TONIC Cookery Book. illus. with 3 full page humourous drawings, (two of aboriginals); pub. Sydney Roselle Clements Tonic nd. early 1920’s, or. pink & blue wrappers 12mo. pp.32. Recipes inc: Rabbit stew, mulligatawny soup, ox tail and walnuts, savoury tripe, tarts, pies, cakes sauces etc. chip to front wrapper, (lacks small piece) short closed tears, a good clean copy.   Price: $30.00
  11. CLEMENTS TONIC  Cookery Book. illus. with 2 full advts. and testimonials, pub. Sydney Roselle Clements Tonic nd. 1920’s, or. pink & blue wrappers 12mo. pp.32. Recipes inc: Roasting and boiling, steamed bacon, pastry. Puddings, sauces, etc. Grandmother’s lemon custard quackling pudding,, Caper sauce, fruit, jellies jams, Catsups, sauces, chutnee sauce etc. Fine.    Price: $35.00
  12. CLEMENTS TONIC Cookery Book. (New issue) illus. with advts. one for Lotol fly-killer, and text illus., pub. Sydney Roselle Clements Tonic nd. late 1920’s, or. pink/grey & blue wrappers 12mo. pp.32. Recipes inc: Salmon loaf, brain cutlets, white stew, coddled eggs, Haricot brains and bacon, suggestions for dinner table: olive and cream cheese, anchovy paste and egg, soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, (baked jam roll, Spanish cream, etc.) savouries, unusual sandwich fillings (nut and orange, crab etc.) jams, chutneys etc. etc. Fine.    Price: $35.00
  13. COLCORD ANNA L. A Friend In The Kitchen Or, What to Cook and How to Cook It. Containing About 400 Recipes Carefully Tested; Plain Directions On Healthful Cookery; How To Can Fruit; A Week's Menu; Proper Food Combinations; Rules For Dyspeptics; Food For Infants; Simple Dishes For The Sick; Wholesome Drinks; Useful Tables On Nutritive Value Of Foods; Time Required To Digest Foods, Weights And Measures For The Kitchen, etc." illus. with frontis. & b/w. illustrations throughout pub. Melbourne Echo Publishing Co. Limited, Melbourne No date c. 1900 Fourth Edition or. navy card wrappers with silver titling and illustration on front board, red cloth to spine, 12mo. pp.128 silver on illustration little rubbed, general shelf wear, closed tear to rear wrapper, else v/good. Added: leaflet for 'Marmite" Price: $150.00  (See picture-press   )
  14. CRIBB A.B. & J.W. Wild Food In Australia. illus. with 8 full page colour plates of paintings by Charles McCubbin and small drawings, index, bibliography, pub. Syd. Collins 1975 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.240. Guide to edible native plants in Australia; plants, fruits, seeds, roots, fungi, flowers, animals, etc; descriptions giving technical and common names, and provide information such as whether the food type is best cooked or raw, and even suggests basic recipes. Near fine copy.  Price: $45.00
  15. CROFTS STORES - 30th Anniversary Cookery Book & Household Guide for the Year 1935. illus. with advts. t/out, 6 col. and full page, pub. Melb. 1935 or. dark blue, yellow, white & red pictorial wrappers, 8vo. pp.160. very good copy.     Price: $40.00       Convert Currency   Parcel Costs
  16. DEPARTMENT Of Health, Victoria. Maternal And Child Hygiene Branch.   Recipe Booklet. Cookery for the infant  and  pre-school child. pub. Vic. nd.194-? or.wps. 8vo. pp.28.    Price: $15.00
  17. DEPARTMENT Of Public Instruction. Victoria. Cookery Instruction Card. (Set of 33 cards 1s; 1 card 1/2d) pub. Melbourne J.P. Mullett Govt. Printer or. cards tied with old string in one corner, stiff board backing; nd. c.1900's? cards 33 double sided. Some cards written upon (recipes & instructions) little browned with age, else good.   Price: $50.00
  18. DICK WILLIAM B.  Dick's Encyclopedia Of Practical Receipts And Processes Containing over 6400 receipts embracing thorough information, in plain language, applicable to almost every possible Industrial and Domestic requirement: or, How they did it in the 1870's. illus. with detailed index, engravings through the text; pub. New York Funk & Wagnalls, 1975 facsimile; or. card wrappers, (paperback), roy.8vo. pp.VIII.608. With detailed entries on many domestic tasks i.e. Washing Silk Pocket Handkerchiefs, Making Alcoholic Beverages, Medical Remedies and Tables of Weights & Measures, Syrups, Cheese, Sauces, catsups and pickles etc. Corners of front wrapper creased, else v/good copy.   Price: $45.00
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  19. DISABLED  MENS ASSOCIATION-The. Jams,  Jellies  Marmalades. Selected  and  Tested  Recipes and  Formulas.  pub.  Melb. nd.193-? red wps. 8vo. pp.16. v/good copy.   Price:  $20.00
  20. DOCHERTY JAMES The Emily Mac. The Story of the Emily McPherson College 1906-1979. illus. with frontis. & numerous b/w. photos, pictorial endpapers, pub. Melbourne Ormond Book & Educational Supplies Pty.Ltd. 1981 1st. ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.XIV.314. Fine copy.   Price: $30.00
  21. DOUGLASS W.C. Compiled and issued by. "How to Make It" The Fountain Recipe Book. illus. with col. advts. for Fountain Baking Powder inside front wrapper, Breakfast D-Light to inside rear wrapper, pub. Sydney W.C. Douglass Ltd. nd. c. 1930's original col. illus. stiff stapled wrappers 12mo. pp.48. Fine.    Price: $35.00
  22. EDDY  BESSIE  Of 3LO Fame. Cookery Book.  Over  500  Tested Economical  and  Nourishing Recipes. illus. with  2  advts. full  page  pub. Melb. nd.193-? or.crm. &  grn.  illus.wps. cr.8vo. pp.96.     Price: $20.00
  23. EVANS JOAN (president)  Keyneton Recipe Book illus. covers show map of location of Keyneton township. pub. South Australia Keyneton Primary School Welfare Club 1978 original orange stiff stapled wrappers 8vo. pp.80. Typewritten book of local recipes compiled by the Kyneton Primary School Welfare Club. Very good copy.   Price: $15.00
  24. FARRER K.T.H. A Settlement Amply Supplied. Food technology in nineteenth century Australia. illus. with 20  plates 18 figures 7 tables. pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1980 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.332. Canning began in 1845, and refrigeration by 1875. The first shipment of frozen meat from Australia to England arrived in 1880. Farrer was the chief scientist at Kraft Foods Melbourne and a recognised authority on the history of food technology in Australia. Fine.   Price: $40.00
  25. FARRER K.T.H. A Settlement Amply Supplied. Food technology in nineteenth century Australia. illus. with 20  plates 18 figures 7 tables. pub. Melb. M.U.P. 1980 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.332. Canning began in 1845, and refrigeration by 1875. The first shipment of frozen meat from Australia to England arrived in 1880. Farrer was the chief scientist at Kraft Foods Melbourne and a recognised authority on the history of food technology in Australia. Fine. Presentation copy signed by author.   Price: $50.00
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  26. FLANAGAN JOHN 'Martha' The Australian Grocer's Household Dairy and Home Companion 1956. (with the compliments of Eddie's 510 Toorak Rd. Burwwod) illus. with advts. 4 to a page. Opposite forms to fill in for your grocery orders. Also contains: Household hints, First Aid, Calendar, Stars, Notes, Recipes, Hints etc. pub. Adelaide 1956 or. card wrappers, 4to. pp.96. One page torn in half on the dotted line where someone has filled in an grocery order, else all complete and fine.    Price: $40.00
  27. FOUNTAIN Recipe Book "How to Make it" illus. with 3 col. advts inside wrappers, and rear wrapper; pub. Compiled and Issued by W. C. Douglass Ltd. nd. c. 1930’s or. wrappers, 12mo. pp.48. contains cakes, biscuits, puddings. Very good clean copy.    Price: $25.00
  28. FOWLER LILY F. (Compiler) Invalid Cookery. Recipes used in Nurses Cookery classes. And approved by the A.T.N.A. illus. with advts. for Anchor jellies, flour; pub. Adelaide G. Woos & Son nd. c. 1920's original stiff stapled wrappers (advt. on rear wrapper) 8vo. tall pp.62. Near fine copy.   Price: $45.00
  29. FRANZ A.C.    Cookery Book and price list. illus. with advts. t/out. some with plates, pub. Melbourne, 113 Exhibition St., 1939 original pale blue wrappers 8vo. pp.96 trifle worn, foxed to wrappers, staples a little rusted, but sound.    Price: $35.00
  30. HEDDLE  ENID MOODIE Story Of A Vineyard, Chateau Tahbilk. with  text  illus. by Harold Freeman  pub.  Melb. Hawthorn Press 1968 enlarged since the first edition of 1960, d/w. 4to. pp.74. An interesting account of an historic Australian vineyard. Founded in 1860, its cellars are among the finest examples of early rural architecture in this country. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  31. HEDLEY R. MARSTON  & MARY C. DAWBARN Compiled by.   Food Composition  Tables.  pub.  Melb.  Commonwealth  of Aust. Council for Scientific and Industral Research 1941 or. grey brn.wps. 8vo. pp.36. Fine.   Price: $25.00
  32. HEINZ Salads –and when to have them. pub. Sydney H.J. Heinze Co. P/L nd. c.1940’s or. col. pictorial stiff wrappers, (Salad on front wrapper, Heinze factory in Melbourne on rear wrapper) 12mo. tall, pp.16. Very fine.    Price: $15.00
  33. HERSCHER ERMINE  Dining With Picasso  profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page & col.  pub. London Pavilion Books d/w. roy.4to. pp.192. Containing over 50 recipes, this book tells the stories behind the artist's favourite meals, from the fare he cooked as a youth in the Catalan hills, to the specialities of Els Quatre Gats in Barcelona, to the dinners made by his wife in the south of France. Stories behind Picasso's love of food and its influence on his work, with photographs, drawings and recipes, this beautifully-produced book atmospherically describes his life - his friendships, his domestic life, his travels, his art. An inspired culinary and cultural evocation, it offers a unique view of one of the twentieth century's greatest artists. Very fine.    Price: $60.00
  34. JAMES  WALTER   Wine  In Australia. A  Handbook  by  Walter James.  title  page  vign. & text  dec.   7 maps by Douglas Seabrook. pub.  Melb. Georgian House 1952 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.166. A-Z guide to Australian wine. It tells in dictionary form for easy reference, what sort of grapes have been used and where they were grown. Dustwrapper closed tear down fold at front flap else very good copy.   Price: $35.00
  35. JAMES  WALTER Antipasto. Wine, Food,  Literature.  illus. with frontis. pub. Melb. Georgian House 1957 1st.ed. d/w. (Dustwrapper, Harold Freedman) sm.8vo. pp.100 Not a trace of antipasto recipes, but plenty of James' characteristic musings on life, food and drink. Chipped d/w otherwise fine.   Price: $35.00
  36. LANGLEY Hospital Auxiliary-The  Cookery Book No.1 Compiled and Presented by the Members of the Longley Hospital Auxiliary. illus. with several advts. or. red illus. wrappers. 8vo. pp.74. Has stain to one page, short closed tear to rear wrapper, lacks small strengthening piece at spine covering front wrapper, little rubbed, otherwise good copy.    Price: $20.00
  37. LEAGUE Of Mission Helpers. The Mission Cookery Book Recipes Uniquely Adaptable to the Uses of Australian Housewives. illus. with advts. one full page of photo plates; pub. Melbourne Mission of St James and St John 1928 or. card wrappers, Bushell's ad on back cover, 12mo. pp.192. Very slight spotting to covers else near fine.   Price: $85.00
  38. MACDONALD CHRISTINA    Garden Herbs For Australia And New Zealand illus. with text dec. pub. Sydney Reed 1977 d/w. 8vo. pp.98. Fine.    Price: $25.00
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  39. McPHEE GRIBBLE Editors. Good Work. A sensible guide to pottering around the house, garden and Australian countryside. illus. with b/w. plates t/out. pub. Melbourne McPhee Gribble 1986 1st. ed. d/w. cr.4to. pp.176. Here is a collection of homely skills for the embellishment of life. Recipes for potted meat and brandied fruits, for clotted cream and marzipan, instructions for smoking fish and caring for linen, growing a tapestry hedge. There is a plan for keeping and milking a cow, for making a classic long drop dunny; and finally getting away from it all. A selection of old lore fro surviving and enjoying the Australian bush. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  40. MARY'S AUNT Cookery Book. - illus. with plates t/out. some col. pub. Sydney, Tillock & Co. Aunt Mary's Pure Food Products nd. C.1940's? or. stiff cream wrappers, green and black illus. to front wrapper, pp.212. fine copy.    Price: $30.00
  41.  MITCHELL JACQUI & Leveda Lynch The World Of Herbs. Growing and Using Herbs in Australia. illus. profusely illus. with drawings t/out. some plates full page & col. index; pub. Melbourne Macmillan, 1985. d/w. 4to. pp.138. Companion Planting; Herbs for Health & Beauty; Cooking with Herbs; Wine Marking with Herbs; Crafting with Herbs. Short closed tear to d/w. else fine.   Price: $35.00
  42. MOORABBIN Technical School   Home Tested Recipes. illus. with many advts. National Bank, Standard newspapers, Girling Brakes, Fowlers Vacola Bottling, Tennis Centre, South Rd. Radio Jay’s footwear, etc. Recipes for tea cakes, savoury dishes, sweets, sauces & fillings, jams etc. pub. Moorabbin Technical Fete Committee nd. c. 1950’s 2/- on front cover; or. card wrappers, 16mo pp.64. sl. soiled to covers else very good.    Price: $20.00
  43. MOREL J.J. Progressive Catering A Comprehensive Treatment of Food, Cookery, Drink, Catering Services and Management. 4 Volume Set illus. with black and white diagrams and plates throughout, some col.. pub. London. The Caxton Publishing Company 1960 reprint, or. blue leatherette cover with blind stamped motif on front, cr.4to. pp.340 per vol approx. Fine set of 4 vol.   Price: $100.00
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  44. ROBERTSON JILL  MacRobertson, The Chocolate King  illus. with 18  full page plates t/out. pub. Melbourne Lothian 2004 d/w. 8vo. pp.256. At the peak of his brilliant career in the 1920s Macpherson Robertson paid more in taxes than any other Australian. An international traveller feted by the world's rich and powerful, Robertson was also a hero to his three thousand employees, who would line the streets of Fitzroy and cheer when he returned home from his travels. Yet, forty years earlier, this man had endured sickness and brutal poverty working punishing hours to make a meagre living. His private generosity to those who had fallen on hard times was legendary his personal charm all conquering. Yet he was also a bitter opponent of labour unions and a shameless self promoter who quite likely bought himself a knighthood by financing Douglas Mawson's 1929 and 1930 Antarctic expeditions. His private life was a mass of contradictions as well. Portrayed in the media as a traditional family patriarch, Robertson also maintained a 35 year relationship with a mistress who bore him two children.  Fine copy.   Price: $75.00
  45. SALTRAM  Vineyard-The  1859-1959. Being a  History  of  the Saltrum  Vineyards  and  their One Hundred  Years  of  wine making.  illus. with frontis. & b/w. plates,  dwgs.  t/out. some  full page  pub. Adel.  1959  or. green cl.  cr.4to.  pp.28. No.247 of an edition of unspecified limitation, inscribed by 'Henry' (Henry Martin was a Director of the Company). "Don McFarling Another fine Griffin Product! Henry" Fine.  Price: $50.00
  46. SOUTH CAMBERWELL State School.  Proved Recipes. Ed. by Mrs. A. Laing, Mrs. E.R. Fisher, Mrs. W. Birch, Mrs. K McLean, Mrs. K. Sinclair, Cover design by Mr. Wilson, Arts and Crafts teacher at South Camberwell. illus. with advts. pub. Sough Camberwell State School Mother's club nd. c. 1950's or. light orange and black illus. stiff wrappers, 12mo. pp.56. v/good condition.   Price: $25.00
  47. STATE ELECTRICTY COMMISSION Of Victoria. Electric Cooking. illus.  with  several dwgs. t/out. pub.  Melb.  Electricity Supply Department nd.194-? or. grey wps. maroon pic. & ltg. to front  wrapper, 8vo. pp.64. small nick at  upper  spine else almost fine.   Price: $15.00
  48. STONEYFELL  VINEYARDS-The 1858-1958. Being the History of Stonyfell Vineyard and a Record of the One Hundred Years of Winemaking.  with  e/paper illus. frontis. &  dwgs.  plates t/out. some full page pub. Adel. The Griffin Prress 1958 cr.8vo. pp.26. No.542 of an edition of unspecified limitation, inscribed by 'Henry' (Henry Martin was a Director of the Company). "Don McFarling Another good Advertiser Product Henry" slight foxing to free e/paper else fine. Price: $50.00
  49. TRANTER G.A.  We Are What We Eat. pub. Sydney The Currawong Pub. Co. 1945 or. light blue/maroon/white card wrappers, 12mo. pp.84. Fighting disease through a selection of foods. Protein, case against meat, acidity, doctors and health, colds, constipation, meal building etc. Small hole to rear page, chip to front wrapper, else very good.    Price: $25.00

  50. VERCOE BERNICE Creative Sugar Art Design profusely illus. with plates t/out. some full page, mostly col. patterns & templates; pub. Sydney Golden Press Pty.Ltd. Australia, 1990 1st. ed. d/w. 4to. pp.128. Practical guide to the creative use of sugar in sculpture and icing, with templates and projects, combining the latest in techniques, design and equipment. Original ideas and cake designs as well as feature plaques and sugar art pieces. Fine copy.   Price: $35.00
  51. VICTORIA   Department  Of  Public  Instruction.  Cookery. Instruction  cards.  32  instruction  cards  d/sided   held together at one corner with string, stiff bd. at rear  used as base. pub. Melb. Govt. Printer nd.193-? 8vo. slightly rubbed, front card detached and little toned. good otherwise.    Price: $40.00
  52. WYNN  ALLAN  The  Fortunes Of  Samuel  Wynn.  Winemaker, Humanist,  Zionist.   illus. with 8 full  page  plates  pub. Melb. Cassell 1968 1st.ed. d/w. 8vo. pp.236. Born in Russia occupied Poland 1892, Wynn aged 21 fled Poland with his young wife and came to Australia just before WWI. He established the famous restaurant Florentino. Near fine copy. Price: $35.00
  53. WARDMASTER  Compiled by. The Everyday And  Everyway  Recipe Book.  pub.  Melb.  Veritas Pub.  Co.  (for  assistance  of disabled men from WW1). 1925 or. red blk. & pink wps. 12mo. pp.unnumbered (64). little worn at spine else fine.      Price: $25.00
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