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An Alphabet for Gourmets

By: Fisher, M.F.K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 18795

Condition: Good in Good dj


(price-clipped) [shelfworn but solid book, stray thin pen mark on bottom page edges, small stain on fore-edge (bleeding onto a few pages near the back of the book), a bit of underlining (mostly in the first 40 pages); jacket is serviceable but well-worn, faded at spine and edges of front panel, tape-repaired at spine ends, various creases and small tears, etc.] (line drawings) Writing in her usual "subtle and very personal manner of the pleasures of food and drink," here Fisher adopts an alphabetical approach, with the letters serving "as pegs for a variety of subjects ranging all ... View more info

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Cooking for Healthy Living [*SIGNED*]

By: Fonda, Jane

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Turner Publishing, Inc.: (c.1996)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17899

ISBN: 1570362939

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[very nice copy, no significant wear to book; jacket shows just a trace of handling wear, "Autographed Copy" sticker on front panel]. (color photographs and illustrations) SIGNED by the author (no inscription) on the ffep. "World-renowned health and fitness advocate Jane Fonda enthusiastically introduces you to a cookbook she has conceived and designed expressly to help you make healthy living an easily obtainable goal. Ms. Fonda begins by discussing the essential principles of wellness, nutrition basics, meal planning, food shopping, eating to lose weight and exercise -- presen... View more info

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The Nymphomaniac's Cookbook

By: Straubing, H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canoga Park CA, The Gold Penny Press: (c.1980)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23214

Condition: Near Fine


[nice clean copy, minor handling wear only]. Trade PB (line drawings by Joe Calcagno) I'd call this a "weird cultural artifact," but honestly I'm not even entirely sure what "culture" it would be an artifact of -- it's a little too late for the height of the Sexual Revolution (whenever THAT was) and its long, long aftermath. (Perhaps future historians will refer to it as the Sexual Reconstruction.) At any rate, it's about equal parts oddball-hilarious and seriously cringeworthy, with chapter titles like "Nobody Loves a Fat Nymphomaniac (Salads)" and "What To Do Wi... View more info