Wine/Spirits/Food from Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable

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The Paragon of Wines and Spirits

by Baker, John V.; Editor

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine/Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$61.42

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London: Heidelberg Publishers, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine/Near Fine. 2 Volumes 8vo., (x)203pp., (x)194pp. Bound in cream cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Sharp Stated First Editions. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear save some very gentle bumping to spine ends. Quite minor. Pages edges toned as is common. Very attractive clipped… Read more
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How to Drink Like a Billionaire: Mastering Wine with Joie de Vivre

by Oldman, Mark

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9781942872146
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AU$34.12

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New York City: Regan Arts, 2016. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo., 243pp. Beautiful First Printing with full number sequence. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear . No jacket as issued but the wrap-around band, (glued at the ends into the end-papers by the publisher and is priced at $28.95), has a… Read more
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Inventing Wine: A New History of One of the World's Most Ancient Pleasures

by Lukacs, Paul

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780393064520
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AU$20.47

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New York City: W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.,350pp. Beautiful First Printing with full number sequence. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped wrapper, ($28.95), is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. A gorgeous collectable copy at a great price.
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The New Book of Etiquette

by Eichler, Lillian

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Published
1924
Condition
Good/Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$61.42

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Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, 1924. 1st Edition. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 2 volumes, 12mo., ix(3)283pp., viii(2)277pp. Solid Stated First Edition bound in publisher's green cloth with tiles and borders in gilt on front board and spine. Illustrated end-papers and interior illustrations by George Westcott. Square and tight and clean throughout save some staining to the top corners of… Read more
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Drunks: An American History

by Finan, Christopher M.

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Published
2017
Condition
Very Fine
ISBN
9780807001790
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AU$34.12

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Boston: Beacon Press, 2017. Hardcover. Very Fine/Very Fine. 8vo., 326pp. Beautiful Unread First Edition, First Printing with full number sequence. Bound in 1/4 red cloth over paper-covered boards. Square, tight and clean throughout with no discernible wear. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, ($29.95), is fresh and bright with no chipping, creases or tears. A gorgeous collectable copy.
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Joy of Cooking

by Rombauer, Irma S.; Marion Rombauer Becker

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1977
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780672518317
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AU$54.59

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New York City: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1977. Full-Leather. Fine. Large 8vo., 915pp. Beautiful seventh printing, July, 1977. bound in full white leather with titles stamped in gilt. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. A beautiful collectable copy at a great price.
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Salad for the Solitary

by Saunders, Frederick

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1853
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
AU$238.84

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New York City: Lamport, Blakeman & Law, 1853. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. 8vo., 344pp. plus 2pg ads. Illustrated. Sharp First Edition. Bound in publisher's brown cloth with blind-stamped borders and decoration. Gilt stamped decorations and titling on front board and spine. Square, tight and fairly clean throughout with only a few scattered light spots here and… Read more
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Twenty-Five Years of Brewing, with an Illustrated History of American Beer

by Ehret, George

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$266.14

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New York City: George Ehret, 1891. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Dedicated to the Friends of George Ehret. Square 8vo, 120pp. Sharp First Edition, bound in original forest green cloth with decoration and titles in gilt on front board. Square, tight and generally clean throughout with some foxing only to end-papers. Light wear to spine ends and tips.… Read more
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Clubs and Club Life in London

by Timbs, John

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Edition
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AU$88.71

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. New Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. With Anecdotes of its Famous Coffee Houses, Hostelries, and Taverns from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Time. 8vo., xiv(5)542pp.plus 32-page publisher's catalog in rear. Bound in original maroon cloth with figure in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine. Illustrated. Square, tight and clean… Read more
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Home Life of Great Authors (Signed binding by Ringer)

by Griswold, Hattie Tyng

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1897
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
5th or later Edition
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AU$204.72

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Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1897. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo, 385pp. Sharp stated Sixth Edition, beautifully bound by RInger for the publisher in 3/4 black calf over marbled paper-covered boards. Spine compartment decoration in gilt. Title in gilt upon red leather spine label. t.e.g. Marbled end-papers. Square, tight and clean throughout. Very minor wear to edges… Read more
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Tobacco and Alcohol; I. It Does Pay to Smoke II. The Coming Man Will Drink Wine

by Fiske, John

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1869
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$102.36

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New York: Leypoldt & Holt, 1869. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 12mo., (3)163pp. plus 6pgs of ads in rear. Solid First Edition, bound in original maroon cloth with titles in gilt on front board and spine. Square, tight and clean throughout with no foxing. Light off-setting between pages 30-31 where it looks like a news article was laid… Read more
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The Art of Mixing Frinks - The Legend of Liqueurs Wines and Spirits

by Anonymous

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1938
Condition
Fine
Edition
4th Edition
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AU$102.36

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Chicago: Reilly & Lee Company, 1938. 4th Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Publisher's Box. 5.25'" x 3.5", 229pp. Plastic Spiral Comb binding, Beautiful stated "Deluxe Fourth Edition". Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Scarce publisher's box has a touch of surface and edge-wear and a tiny piece of tape repairing one corner of the box top. spotting… Read more
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The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book

by Caiafa, Frank

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
2016
Condition
Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9780143124801
Item Price
AU$81.89

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New York City: Penguin Books, 2016. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo., 406pp. Beautiful Revised and Expanded Edition, First Printing with full number sequence. Originally published in 1934. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Perhaps a hint of a bump to the top front tip. No jacket as issued. Inscribed on the… Read more
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A Guide to Pink Elephants - Volume 1

by No Author

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Published
1952
Condition
Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
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AU$102.36

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New York City: Richards Rosen, 1952. 2nd Edition. Soft cover. Fine. 48mo. 196pp. Beautiful First Edition of this spiral bound cocktail recipe guide. No discernible wear. Comes in pink cardboard box which has some light spotting but no other wear. Laid in is a small fold-out cocktail mix guide from Bar-Tenders. Likely not packaged as such but included… Read more
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The French Pastry Book

by Crippen, Alice Hotchkiss

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1926
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$102.36

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New York City: Brentanos, 1926. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo., 97pp. Pretty First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with fairly mild wear to spine ends and tips. One tip lightly bumped. Light off-setting to gutters. Bookseller ticket and price on rear paste-down. Attractive unclipped wrapper, (One Dollar Seventy-five on spine panel), has edge-wear and some… Read more
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London: Collingwood and Whitaker, 1821. New Edition. Full Leather. Very Good/Near Fine. Sharp "New Edition", the sixth edition overall and First Edition from this publisher. 7" x 4.5", [xi] (2)336pp plus 57pp. appendix and 3pp publisher's ads. Charts and diagrams throughout. Bound in full brown tree calf. Expertly re-backed with later, though certainly not modern calf with black… Read more
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Science Speaks; To Young Men on Lquor, Tobacco, Narcotics, and Marijuana

by Thomason, George, M.D.

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1938
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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AU$54.59

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Mountain View, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Association, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo., 96pp. Sharp First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with some surface rubbing and some fairly minor edge-wear. A very pretty collectable copy of a quite uncommon title.
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The Purveyor

by Starr, John

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good/Near Fine
Edition
1st Paperback Edition
Item Price
AU$13.65

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Greenwich, CT: Crest, 1962. 1st Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Vintage Paperback Crest Book d529. Sharp Unread First Paperback Printing, May 1962. $.50 cover price. Square, tight, and clean throughout with a hint of edge-wear. Some discoloration on the rear panel that is a printing defect and not stains. Small date stamp on inside front cover.… Read more
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The Stork Club Bar Book

by Beebe, Lucius

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1946
Condition
Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
AU$675.58

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New York City: Rinehart & Company, 1946. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Small 8vo.,136pp. Beautiful Deluxe Edition designed by Paul Rand, one of an unknown number which were presented to friends and regular patrons of the legendary New York nightclub. Original bright red leather with titles and logo stamped in gilt on front board. Name of patron also… Read more
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Dining Out in New York

by Fougner, G. Selmer

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Brenner's Books - Rare & Collectable
Published
1939
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
AU$218.37

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New York City: H.C. Kinsey & Company, 1939. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good/Very Good. 12mo., viii [2]120pp. Beautiful First Edition. Bound in original blue/grey cloth with titles stamped in navy on front board and spine. Square, tight and clean throughout some off-setting to end-papers and paste-downs. A touch wear to edges and tips. Board edges very lightly toned.… Read more
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