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Roberts' Guide for Butlers and Other Household Staff

Robert Roberts

Originally published in 1827, Roberts Guide for Butlers and Other Household Staff was a handbook for servants to perform their duties more efficiently and thoughtfully. Roberts gives a plethora of information about household duties of a butler like... (read more)

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Smoke: Cigars, Cigarettes, Pipes, and Other Combustibles

Kathleen Kuntz

This lavishly illustrated book provides an in-depth look at smoking tobacco. A rich historical background is complemented by vintage and modern advertisements, and a complete assortment of cigars, cigarettes, and fantastic accouterments.... (read more)

Historical Food and Cooking
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Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Simone Cinotto

Winner of the 2013 New York Book Show Award in Scholarly/Professional Book Design From Ernest and Julio Gallo to Francis Ford Coppola, Italians have shaped the history of California wine. More than any other group, Italian immigrants and their... (read more)

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The Great Meat Cookbook: Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Cook Today's Meat

Bruce Aidells

In the last decade since the publication of Bruce Aidells's hugely successful The Complete Meat Cookbook, called by the Washington Post "authoritative" and "all-encompassing," the world of meat cookery has changed radically. With the rise of small... (read more)

Quotes and Trivia
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Schott's Food and Drink Miscellany

Ben Schott

From the author of the international bestseller Schott's Original Miscellany, the new collection of vital irrelevance and uncommon knowledge from the worlds of food and drink. The eponymous foods, famous last meals, and perfect martini proportions... (read more)

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