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  • RAW Cookbook SIGNED and INSCRIBED by VEGAN Queen ROXANNE KLEIN Pioneering Vegetarian Chef Owner of ROXANNE'S Iconic Larkspur Restaurant by Roxanne Klein, Charlie Trotter RAW Cookbook SIGNED and INSCRIBED by VEGAN Queen ROXANNE KLEIN Pioneering Vegetarian Chef Owner of ROXANNE'S Iconic Larkspur Restaurant
    Roxanne Klein, Charlie Trotter

    RAW by Roxanne Klein & Charlie Trotter

    SIGNED and INSCRIBED by ROXANNE KLEIN Groundbreaking Raw Food Author and Chef Owner of her eponymous Larkspur, Marin County restaurant ROXANNE'S in black ink on the title page " Doug, Enjoy your Raw experience! Roxanne Klein 3.04 "

    Published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2003. First edition, first printing so stated, number-line starts at 1. Hardcover in dustjacket, black cloth with green printing on the spine, 11.25" x 9.25", avocado green endpapers, 215 pages, beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs of the captivating dishes detailed in the book. NEAR FINE CONDITION BOOK & DUSTJACKET: tight, bright, clean and unmarked, the unpriced-clipped DJ has a touch of edge and corner-tip wear. A handsome and…

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    RAW by Roxanne Klein & Charlie Trotter

    SIGNED and INSCRIBED by ROXANNE KLEIN Groundbreaking Raw Food Author and Chef Owner of her eponymous Larkspur, Marin County restaurant ROXANNE'S in black ink on the title page " Doug, Enjoy your Raw experience! Roxanne Klein 3.04 "

    Published by Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, 2003. First edition, first printing so stated, number-line starts at 1. Hardcover in dustjacket, black cloth with green printing on the spine, 11.25" x 9.25", avocado green endpapers, 215 pages, beautifully illustrated throughout with color photographs of the captivating dishes detailed in the book. NEAR FINE CONDITION BOOK & DUSTJACKET: tight, bright, clean and unmarked, the unpriced-clipped DJ has a touch of edge and corner-tip wear. A handsome and uncommon copy SIGNED by iconic vegetarian chef and restauranteur Roxanne Klein.

    In the early 2000s Chef Owner Roxanne Klein was the hottest thing on the American food scene. People called her a revolutionary, comparisons to Alice Waters were made. Klein created quite the stir in the culinary world by introducing a new fine dining cuisine based on raw, organic vegetarian ingredients. Roxanne's was one of the most innovative new restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. The restaurant's "living food" cuisine earned rave reviews from both diners and food critics. Gourmet Magazine stated, "Roxanne's is simply the most innovative restaurant of our time." Famed Bay Area critic Michael Bauer said Roxanne's offers "truly four-star dining, with a world class wine list and elegant decor." A graduate of the California Culinary Academy, her creativity with vegetarian cuisine and her broad knowledge of organic ingredients earned her respect from a variety of culinary authorities.

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  • ART OF CHOCOLATE / KUNST MIT SCHOKOLADE Beuys, Duchamp, Ramos, Schwitters, +++ ART OF CHOCOLATE / KUNST MIT SCHOKOLADE Beuys, Duchamp, Ramos, Schwitters, +++

    ART OF CHOCOLATE / KUNST MIT SCHOKOLADE. Hardcover, illustrated catalog / book of the exhibition that took place at the Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany, in 2012. Published by the Museum, 2012. First Edition.

    Hardcovers, chocolate paper covered boards, gold embossed titling on the front and rear cover and spine, 9.5x9.5 inches (24x24 cm), 144 pages. Illustrated with color reproductions of artwork from the exhibition.

    VERY GOOD condition, just lightly used, tight, bright, clean and unmarked.

    From the Museum Ritter:

    ******With this exhibition Museum Ritter is making a small departure from its normal exhibition programme and showing art relating to the subject of chocolate. The reason for this digression is the 100th anniversary of the Ritter company in 2012.

    Apart from…

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    ART OF CHOCOLATE / KUNST MIT SCHOKOLADE. Hardcover, illustrated catalog / book of the exhibition that took place at the Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany, in 2012. Published by the Museum, 2012. First Edition.

    Hardcovers, chocolate paper covered boards, gold embossed titling on the front and rear cover and spine, 9.5x9.5 inches (24x24 cm), 144 pages. Illustrated with color reproductions of artwork from the exhibition.

    VERY GOOD condition, just lightly used, tight, bright, clean and unmarked.

    From the Museum Ritter:

    ******With this exhibition Museum Ritter is making a small departure from its normal exhibition programme and showing art relating to the subject of chocolate. The reason for this digression is the 100th anniversary of the Ritter company in 2012.

    Apart from numerous works made of chocolate, the exhibition also contains a large number of works from a variety of disciplines which revolve around chocolate in the broadest sense. Thus the show with its almost 60 objects, paintings, prints, installations, photographs and videos by almost 40 artists from the 20th and 21st centuries gives insight into art made of chocolate and art done with chocolate as its motif. Historical approaches by artists such as Kurt Schwitters, Marcel Duchamp, Joseph Beuys and Dieter Roth are every bit as present as "material pictures" or collages from the 1960s and 1970s, along with outstanding examples of cutting edge art done in chocolate. In short, this art has at least as many facets as there are varieties of chocolate

    Artists in the Exhibition: Sonja Alhäuser, Peter Anton, Günter Beier, Joseph Beuys, Corrado Bonomi, Stephen Craig, Paul McCarthy, Marcel Duchamp, Maria Dundakova, Ulrike Flaig, Yang Ah Ham, Richard Hamilton, Al Hansen, Thomas Heger, Dagmar Hugk, Klaus Illi & Bettina Bürkle, Ruth Knecht, Karin Kneffel, Lernert & Sander, Anja Luithle, Guido Münch, David Neat, Mel Ramos, Thomas Rentmeister, Hans Peter Reuter, Dieter Roth, Judith Samen, Karin Sander, Roswitha Schaab, Rolf Schneider, Roswitha Schober, Kurt Schwitters, Timm Ulrichs, Cornelius Völker, Wolf Vostell.******

    I grew up on Ritter Kinder Schokolade. Yum.

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  • 1815 Coppinger THE AMERICAN PRACTICAL BREWER & TANNER Early and Important American BEER MAKING Book by Joseph Coppinger 1815 Coppinger THE AMERICAN PRACTICAL BREWER & TANNER Early and Important American BEER MAKING Book
    Joseph Coppinger

    THE AMERICAN PRACTICAL BREWER AND TANNER: In Which is Exhibited the WHOLE PROCESS of BREWING WITHOUT BOILING... By JOSEPH COPPINGER, Practical Brewer.

    NEW YORK: Printed by Van Winkle and Wiley, No. 3 Wall-Street, 1815. FIRST EDITION. This book is one of the earliest (possibly the first) American books on beer making.

    Hardcovers, original paper covered boards, 6x9 inches (15x23 cm), untrimmed page edges. Pagination: [front free-endpaper], [2] (blank prelim leaf), vii (title-page, copyright page, "Advertisement", Preface), [1] (Illustration - floor plan of a brewery), [1] (first page of text), 12-246 (numbered text pages), [2] (Table of Contents), [rear free endpaper]. ERRATA SLIP tipped in at title-page. Illustrated with three plates including an illustrative floor plan of a brewery). The majority…

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    THE AMERICAN PRACTICAL BREWER AND TANNER: In Which is Exhibited the WHOLE PROCESS of BREWING WITHOUT BOILING... By JOSEPH COPPINGER, Practical Brewer.

    NEW YORK: Printed by Van Winkle and Wiley, No. 3 Wall-Street, 1815. FIRST EDITION. This book is one of the earliest (possibly the first) American books on beer making.

    Hardcovers, original paper covered boards, 6x9 inches (15x23 cm), untrimmed page edges. Pagination: [front free-endpaper], [2] (blank prelim leaf), vii (title-page, copyright page, "Advertisement", Preface), [1] (Illustration - floor plan of a brewery), [1] (first page of text), 12-246 (numbered text pages), [2] (Table of Contents), [rear free endpaper]. ERRATA SLIP tipped in at title-page. Illustrated with three plates including an illustrative floor plan of a brewery). The majority of the book is devoted to the production of beer, including recipes for different varieties. There is a small section on tanning at the rear.

    CONDITION: The rear cover is disbound (present but laid on loosely), the front cover is hanging on by its sewn binding, the spine covering is lacking (i.e. the sewn binding and rear page edges are visible); the covers are soiled, have some shorelining, creases, chips and tears to the paper, etc; nonetheless the covers are original and present. Internally, there is foxing throughout, heaviest on the first and last few pages and a few other pages here and there, but otherwise rather mild; there is some shorelining to the bottom margin of the first few pages and to the upper area of the last few pages; one page has a closed tear across its face and another a 3 inch vertical tear starting at the bottom edge (neat tears, all text fully legible), and there are small tears, edge chips, edge wear, etc. here and there; otherwise the pages are bright, clean and clear, and the printing is sharp throughout.

    JOSEPH COPPINGER initiated a correspondence with THOMAS JEFFERSON in 1802. In 1815 Coppinger sent Thomas Jefferson a letter and included a prospectus for the American Practical Brewer. Subsequently Thomas Jefferson wrote a number of letters to Coppinger inquiring about the book. The following is an extract from one of the 1815 Thomas Jefferson letters to Joseph Coppinger (published online by The National Archives):

    "Monticello Apr. 25. 1815 // I am lately become a brewer for family use, having had the benefit of instruction to one of my people by an English brewer of the first order. I had noted the advertisement of your book in which the process of malting corn was promised & had engaged a bookseller to send it to me as soon as it should come out. We tried it here last fall with perfect success, and I shall use it principally hereafter. During the revolutionary war, the brewers on James river used Indian corn almost exclusively of all other. In my family brewing I have used wheat as we do not raise barley."

    (The National Archives published four letters online from the correspondence between Joseph Coppinger and President Thomas Jefferson and two letters from the correspondence between Joseph Coppinger and President James Madison.)

    About JOSEPH COPPINGER (extracted from The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 38, published by Princeton, 2012; and the National Archives online):

    *****Joseph Coppinger, emigrated from Harbour View, Ireland, to New York in 1802. He soon became a partner in the Point Brewery, Pittsburgh. In 1802 he initiated a correspondence with THOMAS JEFFERSON. In an "Address to the People of America" published in 1809, Coppinger praised Jefferson, calling him the "polar star," for his service to the country. In 1815, he wrote Thomas Jefferson soliciting support for the establishment of a national brewing company in Washington, D.C. and sent him a prospectus for a book he was writing entitled The American Practical Brewer and Tanner. Thomas Jefferson was very interested in the book and wrote to Coppinger repeatedly to inquire about the status of its publication.*****

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  • CULTIVATION of VINEYARDS in ORLEANS, FRANCE Facsimile of 1723 Edition LTD 1/500 by Jacques Boullay CULTIVATION of VINEYARDS in ORLEANS, FRANCE Facsimile of 1723 Edition LTD 1/500
    Jacques Boullay

    MANIÈRE DE BIEN CULTIVER LA VIGNE DANS LE VIGNOBLE D'ORLÉANS, (HOW TO PROPERLY CULTIVATE VINES IN THE VINEYARDS OF ORLEANS), by Jacques Boullay.

    TEXT IN FRENCH.

    Facsimile of the third edition published in Orleans, France, in 1723. This edition published by Jeanne Laffitte, Marseille, France, 1981. This edition is limited to only 500 copies.

    Hardcovers, burgundy colored faux leather covered boards, paper title label on the front cover, silver titling and design on the spine, 6x8.5 inches, 678 pages.

    ASSOCIATION COPY: Previously owned by GERALD ASHER, with his personal bookplate on the front free endpaper. "Gerald Albert Asher, b. 1932, is a widely acclaimed authority on wine; he was wine editor at Gourmet magazine for 30 years. He has been…

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    MANIÈRE DE BIEN CULTIVER LA VIGNE DANS LE VIGNOBLE D'ORLÉANS, (HOW TO PROPERLY CULTIVATE VINES IN THE VINEYARDS OF ORLEANS), by Jacques Boullay.

    TEXT IN FRENCH.

    Facsimile of the third edition published in Orleans, France, in 1723. This edition published by Jeanne Laffitte, Marseille, France, 1981. This edition is limited to only 500 copies.

    Hardcovers, burgundy colored faux leather covered boards, paper title label on the front cover, silver titling and design on the spine, 6x8.5 inches, 678 pages.

    ASSOCIATION COPY: Previously owned by GERALD ASHER, with his personal bookplate on the front free endpaper. "Gerald Albert Asher, b. 1932, is a widely acclaimed authority on wine; he was wine editor at Gourmet magazine for 30 years. He has been based in San Francisco since 1974." - Wikipedia.

    VERY GOOD condition, the cover corner tips are bumped, otherwise tight, bright, clean and unmarked. A solid, attractive copy.

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  • 1925 BAKTERIOLOGIE FUR DIE MOLKEREISCHUL / BACTERIOLOGY FOR DAIRY SCHOOLS **AUTHOR PRESENTATION COPY** German Book by Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg 1925 BAKTERIOLOGIE FUR DIE MOLKEREISCHUL / BACTERIOLOGY FOR DAIRY SCHOOLS **AUTHOR PRESENTATION COPY** German Book
    Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg

    BAKTERIOLOGIE FUR DIE MOLKEREISCHULE (BACTERIOLOGY for DAIRY SCHOOLS), by Professor Dr. W. Henneberg (Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg), of Kiel, Germany.

    PRESENTATION COPY from the AUTHOR to FRAULEIN TAMM. Inscribed at the top of the front cover: "Fräulein Tamm / Überreicht vom Verfasser" (Miss Tamm / Presented by the Author).

    Interestingly, Fraulein Tamm (Herta Irene Tamm) studied dairy bacteriology under Dr. Henneberg in Kiel, then later emigrated to Los Angeles where her first job was as a bacteriologist at a local dairy. There is a nice obituary on Herta Irene Mock (née Tamm) on the SF Gate website.

    Published by Molkerei-Zeitung, Hildeshiem. TEXT IN GERMAN.

    Booklet, paper covers, side stapled, 6x8.5 inches (14x27 cm), 56 pages. Laid in are two…

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    BAKTERIOLOGIE FUR DIE MOLKEREISCHULE (BACTERIOLOGY for DAIRY SCHOOLS), by Professor Dr. W. Henneberg (Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg), of Kiel, Germany.

    PRESENTATION COPY from the AUTHOR to FRAULEIN TAMM. Inscribed at the top of the front cover: "Fräulein Tamm / Überreicht vom Verfasser" (Miss Tamm / Presented by the Author).

    Interestingly, Fraulein Tamm (Herta Irene Tamm) studied dairy bacteriology under Dr. Henneberg in Kiel, then later emigrated to Los Angeles where her first job was as a bacteriologist at a local dairy. There is a nice obituary on Herta Irene Mock (née Tamm) on the SF Gate website.

    Published by Molkerei-Zeitung, Hildeshiem. TEXT IN GERMAN.

    Booklet, paper covers, side stapled, 6x8.5 inches (14x27 cm), 56 pages. Laid in are two pamphlets on cultures and bacteriology of Yoghurt and Kefir. One is 2 pages, the other 4 pages.

    VERY GOOD condition booklet, just lightly used and still tight, bright, clean and clear. The two laid in pamphlets have been folded, are toned, and both have a bit of handwriting at the top in German which I cannot translate.

    About Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg (from Wikipedia, roughly translated from the German by Google):

    ******Wilhelm Hermann Henneberg, b.1871 d.1936,

    was a German bacteriologist and first director of the Bacteriological Institute at the Prussian Experimental and Research Institute of Dairy.

    From 1897 he was employed in the vinegar department at the Institute of Fermentation in Berlin. From 1906 he headed the bacteriological department of the technical scientific laboratory of the Institute of Fermentation. In 1922 he was appointed to Kiel to head the Bacteriological Institute of the Prussian Experimental and Research Institute of Dairy Farming. In the eleven years as a university professor in Kiel, he supervised more than 80 dissertations and wrote several textbooks on the bacteriology of milk. Henneberg initiated the founding of the Federation of Technical Bacteriologists .

    For bacteriological diagnostics, Henneberg invented new methods of investigation, such as the Chinese blue water agar developed especially for dairy farming, the spring stick culture and the cover glass agar method.

    In his last years he devoted himself to the study of the saprophyte flora of the intestine and the human intestinal flora, in particular their conversion by the consumption of dairy products such as yoghurt and acidophilus milk.******

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  • 1913 LA VIGNE DANS L'ANTIQUITÉ / VINEYARDS in ANTIQUITY Illustrated First Edition Limited to 1010 copies by Raymond Billiard 1913 LA VIGNE DANS L'ANTIQUITÉ / VINEYARDS in ANTIQUITY Illustrated First Edition Limited to 1010 copies
    Raymond Billiard

    LA VIGNE DANS L'ANTIQUITÉ, par Raymond Billiard. Précédé d'une Introduction par P. Viala. (GRAPE VINES in ANTIQUITY, by Raymond Billiard. Preceded by an Introduction by P. Viala.) ORIGINAL EDITION of this oft reprinted work. Published by Librairie H. Lardanchet, LYON, (FRANCE), 1913. FIRST EDITION. Limited edition of only 1010 total copies. Integrated printed wrappers folded over plain card covers, 8x12 inches (20x30 cm), VIII, 560 pages plus 16 unnumbered plates. ILLUSTRATED with 181 in-text b&w illustrations plus 16 plates. GOOD condition, the front cover has a half dollar size area of pokes and scrapes (as if jabbed by a closed pen), the spine has creases from use, and the wrappers have some wear at the spine ends, a few small…

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    LA VIGNE DANS L'ANTIQUITÉ, par Raymond Billiard. Précédé d'une Introduction par P. Viala. (GRAPE VINES in ANTIQUITY, by Raymond Billiard. Preceded by an Introduction by P. Viala.) ORIGINAL EDITION of this oft reprinted work. Published by Librairie H. Lardanchet, LYON, (FRANCE), 1913. FIRST EDITION. Limited edition of only 1010 total copies. Integrated printed wrappers folded over plain card covers, 8x12 inches (20x30 cm), VIII, 560 pages plus 16 unnumbered plates. ILLUSTRATED with 181 in-text b&w illustrations plus 16 plates. GOOD condition, the front cover has a half dollar size area of pokes and scrapes (as if jabbed by a closed pen), the spine has creases from use, and the wrappers have some wear at the spine ends, a few small spots and light signs of handling; internally, there is a crease to the bottom corner of the inner pages, a couple of the early signatures are starting to loosen but still holding well, there is an edge crease, small edge tear, and a spot here and there; overall the inner pages are very nice, complete, tight, bright, clean and unmarked, in fact most of the inner pages are still uncut at their top edge. INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: This book is heavy and will require substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • 1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY at S.F. ROWING CLUB : PLAY the MARTINI METER GAME (Big Game was Stanford vs Cal Berkeley) 1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY at S.F. ROWING CLUB : PLAY the MARTINI METER GAME (Big Game was Stanford vs Cal Berkeley)

    1967 PRE-BIG GAME PARTY on Friday, November 17 at the S.F. Rowing Club at Fisherman's Wharf. (The BIG GAME of Stanford vs. UC Berkeley was on Saturday, November 18, 1967.) Hosts Nancy and Doug Tuck, Bill Kneass, and Harry and Judy Hunt. Single fold to make four pages, menu style format, heavy stock paper, printing on front cover and inner 2 panels, rear panel blank, 9x12 inches. GOOD condition, a crease to the upper corner area, light creases from handling, still solid and bright. Publisher unstated. The "Martini Meter Chart" on the 3rd panel is quite funny.

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  • 6 Issues JOURNAL OF WINE RESEARCH / The INSTITUTE OF MASTERS OF WINE 2002-2005 6 Issues JOURNAL OF WINE RESEARCH / The INSTITUTE OF MASTERS OF WINE 2002-2005

    SIX ISSUES of the JOURNAL OF WINE RESEARCH / The INSTITUTE OF MASTERS OF WINE. The issues are: Volume 13, Numbers 1, 2 and 3, 2002; Volume 15, Number 2, 2004; Volume 16, Numbers 1 and 2, 2005. Softcovers, 7x10 inches, approximately 80 pages each. All issues are in generally GOOD or better condition, issue 13/1 has an angled crease to its latter pages, issue 13/2 and 15/2 have a crease to the upper corner of their front cover; otherwise all issues are j

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  • MAYNARD A. JOSLYN : A TECHNOLOGIST VIEWS THE CALIFORNIA WINE INDUSTRY True First Edition, UC Berkeley, 1974 by MAYNARD A. JOSLYN, Ruth Teiser MAYNARD A. JOSLYN : A TECHNOLOGIST VIEWS THE CALIFORNIA WINE INDUSTRY True First Edition, UC Berkeley, 1974
    MAYNARD A. JOSLYN, Ruth Teiser

    MAYNARD A. JOSLYN : A TECHNOLOGIST VIEWS THE CALIFORNIA WINE INDUSTRY. An Interview Conducted by Ruth Teiser. With an Introduction by Gordon Mackinney.

    Published by The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley, Regional Oral History Project. Copyright 1974 by The Regents of the University of California. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, this being hand numbered copy no. 18.

    From the "Interview History" page: "Two initial interview sessions were held on May 2 and June 3, 1969... the two final sessions were (held) on April 17 and June 28, 1973... The transcripts of the first two session were sent to Professor Joslyn on April 11, 1973, to read over before the next session. The transcripts of the third and fourth sessions…

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    MAYNARD A. JOSLYN : A TECHNOLOGIST VIEWS THE CALIFORNIA WINE INDUSTRY. An Interview Conducted by Ruth Teiser. With an Introduction by Gordon Mackinney.

    Published by The Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley, Regional Oral History Project. Copyright 1974 by The Regents of the University of California. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, this being hand numbered copy no. 18.

    From the "Interview History" page: "Two initial interview sessions were held on May 2 and June 3, 1969... the two final sessions were (held) on April 17 and June 28, 1973... The transcripts of the first two session were sent to Professor Joslyn on April 11, 1973, to read over before the next session. The transcripts of the third and fourth sessions were sent to him on September 6, 1973. All were returned before the end of that month, meticulously edited by Professor Joslyn... The final transcript was also reviewed by Dr. Joslyn..." - Ruth Teiser, Interviewer and Editor, 19 August 1974, Regional Oral History Office, University of California at Berkeley.

    Listings sometimes incorrectly state that this book was published in 1969. Rather misleading given the fact that the final two interviews for this book were in 1973, the transcripts for this book were reviewed and edited in 1973, and the actual book was published by UC Berkeley in a first and numbered edition in August, 1974.

    Hardcovers, blue cloth covered boards, gilt titling on the spine, 8.5x11 inches. Pagination: [3], v, 151 pages, pages printed on one side only. Includes an 4.5x5.5 inch b&w photograph pasted onto a prelim page.

    VERY GOOD condition, the covers upper corner tips are bumped, overall tight, bright, clean and clear. A solid, very nice copy.

    This ORIGINAL UC BERKELEY FIRST EDITION is Hard to Find.

    About MAYNARD ALEXANDER JOSLYN (from Wikipedia):

    ******Maynard Alexander Joslyn, b.1904 d.1984, was a Russian-born, American food scientist who was involved in the rebirth of the American wine industry in California following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. Joslyn was also involved in the development of analytical chemistry as it applied to food, leading to the advancement of food chemistry as a scientific discipline. Joslyn won two Diplome d'Honneur (honorary diplomas) from the French Office International de la Vigne et du Vin (International French Wine and Vineyard Office) in Paris. He also earned the Merit Award from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture in 1971.******

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  • I MIEI LIBRI DELLA CUCINA 2 Volume Set in Slipcase ITALIAN COOKBOOKS w/ 443 Recipes ILLUSTRATED Yummy I MIEI LIBRI DELLA CUCINA 2 Volume Set in Slipcase ITALIAN COOKBOOKS w/ 443 Recipes ILLUSTRATED Yummy

    I MIEI LIBRI DELLA CUCINA (My Kitchen Books). TWO VOLUME SET of ILLUSTRATED ITALIAN COOK BOOKS in Slipcase. 443 Recipes, many illustrated, plus menu suggestions and sections on wine, nutrition, etc. at the end of Volume Two. Published by Rino Fabbri Editore (Rino Fabbri, Publisher), Milan, Italy, 1975. Hardcovers, printed cloth covered boards, 8x10.5 inches, 488 total pages (pages numbered consecutively), in printed cardboard slipcase. Illustrated throughout with color photographs of delicious looking Italian dishes, including lots of gnocchi, pasta, soups and, of course, dolci (desserts!) The two books are in VERY GOOD condition, lightly used, still bright, clean, clear and unmarked; in a FAIR slipcase that has clear tape repairs and reinforcement but is still doing its job well.…

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    I MIEI LIBRI DELLA CUCINA (My Kitchen Books). TWO VOLUME SET of ILLUSTRATED ITALIAN COOK BOOKS in Slipcase. 443 Recipes, many illustrated, plus menu suggestions and sections on wine, nutrition, etc. at the end of Volume Two. Published by Rino Fabbri Editore (Rino Fabbri, Publisher), Milan, Italy, 1975. Hardcovers, printed cloth covered boards, 8x10.5 inches, 488 total pages (pages numbered consecutively), in printed cardboard slipcase. Illustrated throughout with color photographs of delicious looking Italian dishes, including lots of gnocchi, pasta, soups and, of course, dolci (desserts!) The two books are in VERY GOOD condition, lightly used, still bright, clean, clear and unmarked; in a FAIR slipcase that has clear tape repairs and reinforcement but is still doing its job well. From the Estate of ROMANO DELLA SANTINA who owned, and whose children still own, MARIN JOE'S, the Venerable Italian Restaurant in Marin County, California. With these two comprehensive Italian Cookbooks you could open an Italian restaurant and never run out of ideas. Hey, that's just what the previous owner did! About ROMANO DELLA SANTINA from whose estate this book was acquired (excerpted from his online Obituary): ******ROMANO DELLA SANTINA, b. 1929 in Lucca Italy, d. 2015 in Marin California. In 1948 Romano immigrated with his wife to America where he joined his uncle, Adolph Della Santina, at Original Joe's II in San Francisco. In 1954, Adolph Santina opened MARIN JOE'S and Romano joined him. Soon he became a partner at Marin Joe's and 61 years later the restaurant is still family owned and thriving. Along with his wife, he leaves behind four children; Paul, Joanne, Tina and Ralph, their spouses, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren; and also leaving two brothers, family and friends in Lucca, Italy. Romano was a proud Italian American and his involvement in the Italian American community ran deep. In 1984 he was bestowed the highest honor given to an Italian civilian, Cavaliere Dell'Ordine della Republica Italiana.****** INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: These two books in slipcase are large and heavy requiring substantial additional shipping charges. After placing your order you will be notified of the additional charges and be able to accept or reject them before your payment is processed. Or you can contact us ahead of time to find out the shipping charge to your country. Thanks.

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  • 1954 BEAULIEU VINEYARDS HEIRESS Tries to Get FIRE INSURANCE for her PERSONAL CHAMPAGNE & WINE COLLECTION in NAPA VALLEY Madame de Pins by Raymond Armsby, MARQUISE HELENE DE PINS 1954 BEAULIEU VINEYARDS HEIRESS Tries to Get FIRE INSURANCE for her PERSONAL CHAMPAGNE & WINE COLLECTION in NAPA VALLEY Madame de Pins
    Raymond Armsby, MARQUISE HELENE DE PINS

    1945 LETTER to MARQUISE HELENE DE PINS, PARIS, FRANCE, from RAYMOND ARMSBY, Mutual Life Insurance Company, San Francisco.

    The Marquise Helene de Pins was a French Aristocrat who inherited the BEAULIEU VINEYARDS of Rutherford, NAPA VALLEY.

    Raymond Armsby was a San Francisco socialite, Member of the BOHEMIAN CLUB, and, at the time, an Insurance agent for the rich and famous.

    Single Page Typed Letter, Signed by Armsby, on Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York stationery. The letter is dated May 20, 1954. The letter comes with its original mailing envelope.

    In the letter Armsby suggests to Marquise de Pins that her property (i.e. wines) stored in an expensive to insure Champagne Cellar be moved to one…

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    1945 LETTER to MARQUISE HELENE DE PINS, PARIS, FRANCE, from RAYMOND ARMSBY, Mutual Life Insurance Company, San Francisco.

    The Marquise Helene de Pins was a French Aristocrat who inherited the BEAULIEU VINEYARDS of Rutherford, NAPA VALLEY.

    Raymond Armsby was a San Francisco socialite, Member of the BOHEMIAN CLUB, and, at the time, an Insurance agent for the rich and famous.

    Single Page Typed Letter, Signed by Armsby, on Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York stationery. The letter is dated May 20, 1954. The letter comes with its original mailing envelope.

    In the letter Armsby suggests to Marquise de Pins that her property (i.e. wines) stored in an expensive to insure Champagne Cellar be moved to one of the buildings on her Vineyards where FIRE INSURANCE rates would be less expensive, implying that the$30,000 in insurance she currently held should be returned to a $50,000 level. From the letter: "...you desired only to insure the personal property stored in the Champagne Cellar for $30,000...It is unfortunate...that the property was moved from San Francisco for storage in a building on which the Fire Rating Bureau had placed such a high premium rate...I suggest you look over your buildings at the Vineyards, indicate to me the one in which you wish to place the property...a building with a low fire rate..."

    Condition: The letter has several folds from where it was folded to fit into a small envelope, and some corner tip creases. Overall the letter is tight, bright, clean. The envelope is well used, lots of postal stamps, a forwarding label, and wear from being opened, but still clearly shows the return address and the name of Marquise Helene de Pins.

    About the Marquise Helene de Pins, aka Madame de Pins, and the Beaulieu Vineyards (from Wikipedia):

    ******Marquise Helene de Pins, the widow of the Marquis de Pins and daughter of the late Georges de Latour, who founded Beaulieu Vineyard in 1900 after immigrating to the United States from the Perigord region of southern France, inherited the Beaulieu Vineyards after the death of her husband.

    In the 1950s and 1960s Beaulieu was considered one of the Big Four Napa Valley producers, along with Inglenook, Charles Krug, and Louis Martini.

    The winery was purchased by international conglomerate Heublein in 1969. Heublein was later acquired by RJR Nabisco, then sold to Grand Metropolitan in 1987. Grand Metropolitan became Diageo plc in 1997 through a merger with Guinness. In 2016 Diageo sold Beaulieu Vineyard to Treasury Wine Estates.******

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    A Fully Illustrated Color Catalogue of Wild and Wonderful TEAPOTS created by ARTISTS. Published by Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2011. Paper covers, bound with plastic clip band, 8.5x11", approximately 70 unnumbered pages. Teapots by many artists, with examples of their works. VERY GOOD condition, some light signs of handling.

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