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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
1 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

Price: 15.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set), Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
2 Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set)
Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
New York Corrective Eating Society, Inc. 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Edition, published August, 1914. in five volumes complete. All five books in excellent condition. Clean green cloth boards with leather spines, gold lettering and small torch on spines. Very little wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt text block edges all around. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Perfect large color fold-out in volume I. A beautiful set. Explains in plain language the chemistry of food and the chemistry of the human body, how to eat to establish normal digestion and health. 027190

Price: 100.00 USD
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Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories, Loftus, Simon
3 Anatomy of the Wine Trade - Abe's Sardines and Other Stories
Loftus, Simon
New York Harper & Row 1985 0060157852 / 9780060157852 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean brown boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; pages are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A witty, lively look at the ancient and complicated business of selling wine. "His cleverly drawn portraits and amusing scenes will delight and entertain even those who drink Diet Coke with dinner." - Anthony Dias Blue 025865

Price: 20.00 USD
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4 The Nantucket Diet Murders
Rich, Virginia
New York Delacorte Press 1985 0-385-29386-0 / 9780385293860 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Endpapers illustrated with recipes. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has some small chips to edges and corners. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 006735

Price: 10.00 USD
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