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1 Album Recuerdo "Nuevo Fábrica de Hielo,“ S. A. Propietaria de las Cervecerias ”La Tropical“ y ”Tívoli“ y Fábrica de Botellas Sistema Owens. La Havana, Cuba. 1888 – 1923
Havana 1923 First edition Wraps Good 
Oblong, 24 by 31 cm. 126, [2] pp. Cuban company's history and business activities told primarily through photos, a few, color chromolithographs. The company manufactured beer as well as bottles. Scarce -- no copies found on OCLC. Some later leaves with a large dampstain. Foxing, and a certain amount of grubbiness to the pages generally and the wrap cover. Still tight, though. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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2 Links of Goodness
NA Very Good 
With small movable piece that may or may not be meant to be suggestive or lightly obscene. N.d, circa 1930. N.p., probably Chicago. 12.5 by 7.5 cm, when closed, folds open to four panels per side. Movable piece is a bun that lifts to reveal a hotdog beneath but is suggestive of female genitalia, we think. A promotion for Armour's Star Frankfurters. With three recipes given as well. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Orange Juice . . . New Easy Way!  Brand New Invention Pays Royal Profits to Agents!
3 Orange Juice . . . New Easy Way! Brand New Invention Pays Royal Profits to Agents!
St. Louis, Missouri Kwikway Products Inc. 1930 NA Very Good 
Promotion for new orange juicer, with orange tinted photos. What is really being promoted, as conveyed by the bold lettered title, is the sales opportunities afforded by selling the juicer via direct sales, and specifically, the sales kits. Folded sheet, when closed, 28 by 22 cm, making up four pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Schaufenster-Dekorationen für das Fleischergewerbe
4 Schaufenster-Dekorationen für das Fleischergewerbe
Berlin Allgemeine Fleischer-Zeitung Actien-Gesellschaft 1930 Cloth Very Good 
Oblong 4to, 23 by 30 cm. 96 pp. 40 color plates (these are counted in page numeration). Gorgeous illustrations of ideal window displays of meats, butchered and cold cuts, such as one might expect to find at the finest of gourmet shops. Scarce, with a single institutional copy located on OCLC at the Stadtbibliothek in Braunschweig. (There are a few copies of an earlier version of this book, but this version was substantially different, with fewer illustrations, and the illustrations assuredly different.) The text block is loose. Otherwise, clean, appealing copy. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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Talco Money Makers for the Big Profit Trade
5 Talco Money Makers for the Big Profit Trade
St. Louis Talbot Manufacturing Company 1930 First Edition Wraps Very Good 
Trade catalogue for all kinds of food-making machinery to be deployed by street vendors on sidewalks, amusement parks, etc. Among the machines are popcorn makers, hotdog and hamburger grills, ice cream machines, etc. 4to. 27.5 by 21 cm. 32 pp., wraps. Scarce, with only copy located on OCLC at Hagley. Light wear. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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6 The Evolution of an Apple Pie
Chicago The N.K. Fairbank Company 1898 First edition Wraos Fine 
Scarce culinary pamphlet, listed on OCLC but with no library holding identified. 16mo. 11 by 8 cm. 12pp. Chromolithographic color illustrations, including on stapled wrapper cover. Advertising pamphlet for cottolene, a baking substitute for butter and lard and made from cottonseed oil and beef suet. Running through the pamphlet is a verse tale describes the steps in creating an apple pie, starting with the fruit on the tree and ending with the pie being served. About half of the pamphlet is devoted to short articles on the applications of cottolene or recipes, including ones for pie crust, apple pie, rhubarb pie, lemon pie, coconut pie and cream pie. These recipes are attributed to women, presumably consumers of the product. And filling out the promotional dimension of the pamphlet are a few testimonials. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 The Wisdom of the Ancients. A True Story of the Use of Cod Liver Oil Down Through the Ages.
White's 
N.d., circa mid-1920s. 12mo. 18 by 11 cm. Unpaginated, 16 pp., including front and rear cover. Color illustrations on most pages. Promoting especially White's Cod Liver Oil Concentrate Tablets. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 [Card] Use Osborne's Pie Preparations. Mince, Fruit and Pumpkin. I make dat pie fo' ristocracs. Osborne's mince pie too rich fo you.
Very Good 
N.d., circa 1890. Large card, measuring 12 by 16 cm. Black mammy with pastry roller bawling out her two children. All three are drawn in broad, unflattering stereotypical ways. Moderate wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 [Russian Cookbook] ????? ? ??????? ? ????????? ????? [The Book of Healthy and Tasty Food]
Moscow ????????????? 1962 Cloth Good 
4to. 26.5 by 21 cm. 424 pp. Many color plates -- these are photo-based color drawings, for the most part. Also many b/w text illustrations, mostly photos. This cookbook, originally published in 1939 and revised afterward, was developed by scientists at the Soviet Institute of Nutrition in the Academy of Medical Sciences. With its lavish illustrations, the book was more than a practical handbook in the kitchen, but also a potent piece of Soviet propaganda. Many of the recipes were not feasible for the average family during the Soviet Era because of the chronic scarcity in grocery stores, but they nonetheless suggested how life was good under the Soviet system. Also, the writers touted the success of the Soviet food industry in the introductory chapter. Moderate wear to binding. Scattered soiling of the pages. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 [Shaped Folding Card] Nelson Morris & Co., Chicago. Matchless. Supreme. See Our Exhibit at the World's Fair. Capacity, 10,000 Hogs Per Day.
Chicago 1893 NA Near Fine 
Folded card shaped like ham, with chromo image of ham on front and back. Largest dimensions are 12 by 6 cm. when closed. Vignette images within. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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[Trade Catalogue] Eugčne Vincent & Cie. 1807-1907
11 [Trade Catalogue] Eugčne Vincent & Cie. 1807-1907
Lyon Imp. Gougenheim 1907 Light card. Twine tied. Near Fine 
25 by 11 cm, twine tie from above. Title leaf, followed by 30 color plates of liquor bottles. Gilt, silver and rich colors enrich the chromolithographic renderings. Scarce, with only copy located on OCLC a digital copy, at Cambridge. e 
Price: 750.00 USD
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[Trade Catalogue] Trade Construction Chocolate Confectionary.  The Art of vitalising your Trade by having Pride of Quality in all the goods you handle
12 [Trade Catalogue] Trade Construction Chocolate Confectionary. The Art of vitalising your Trade by having Pride of Quality in all the goods you handle
London, Watford and Sydney Boisselier Wraps Good 
N.d., circa 1920. 4to. 31 by 24 cm. [10], 4-29, [2] pp. Pages 4 to 28 feature color illustrations of the company's products -- chocolates and their boxes. Pictorial buff wrappers. H.C. Boisselier Chocolate and Confectionary Manufacturer had factories in Watford, Hertfordshire and Sydney, Australia. The firm began in 1908 or so. Its founder, Henri Boisselier, passed away in 1953, aged 86. Wraps have moderate wear, with a few soil spots and small edge tears. Some grubbiness to the leaves. Still, a lovely, colorful sweets catalogue. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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13 Gipkins [Advertising Broadside] Kupferberg Gold. Leicht, trocken, elegant
Berlin Hollerbaum & Schmidt NA FIne 
N.d., circa 1930. 25.5 by 17.5 cm. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Teeth & Your Food, Hanoka, Dr. N. S.
14 Hanoka, Dr. N. S. Teeth & Your Food
Ghaziabad, India Bharti Association Publications 1956 First edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
8vo. 19 by 12.5 cm. 88 pp. Scarce, with only copy of this original edition at Stark Center, according to OCLC First Search, and a later reprint at two other locations. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Comical Cruises of Captain Cooky, Thompson, Ruth Plumly
15 Thompson, Ruth Plumly The Comical Cruises of Captain Cooky
New York Royal Baking Powder Co. 1926 First edition Wraps Near Fine 
8vo. 178 mm square. 28 pp., including wraps. Original light verse story, with charming whimsical color illustrations on most pages, and six recipe inset boxes interspersed. A fun piece of advertising ephemera. Light wear. A few light finger smudges. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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