Sources for Out-of-Print Cookbooks (USA)
Information on mail-order and phone companies taken from a column (10/16/96, food section, p.6) by Arthur Schwarz, food critic of the NY Daily News. I have not tried any of these sources (with the exception of one, below) and cannot comment on them.
Mr. Schwartz credits Dahlia Carmel Goldstein (renow cookbook collector) and Mary Barile (author of "Cookbooks Worth Collecting") with aiding him in compiling the list.
Kitchen Arts and Letters. Searches done.
1435 Lexington Ave. at 93d.
828 Broadway at 12th St.
Editions. Ashokan, NY, Rte. 28.
Has mail-order catalog for $2 (Boiceville, NY 12412
H.T. Hicks. Mail-order catalog ($3) has 5,000 titles.
PO Box 462, Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Southern New England
Much Ado. Searches done. Newsletter, catalog.
7 Pleasant St., Marblehead, MA 01945
Barbara Farnsworth Bookseller
Route 128, PO Box 9, West Cronwall, CT 06796
Reid and Wright
287 New Milford Turnpike (Route 202), New Preston, CT 06777
Berkshire Book Co. More than 1,000 old and out-of-print cookbooks.
510 Main Street., Sheffield, MA 02157
Howard S. Mott Rare Books and Autographs. Carries 18th and early 19th century English and American Cookbooks.
PO Box 309 or 170 S. Main St., Sheffield, MA 01257
Barbara Weindling. Free catalog
69 Ball Pond Road, Danbury, CT 06811
New England Mobile Book Fair (store)/Jessica's Biscuit
82 Needham St., Newton, MA
(617) 964-7440 and (617) 527-5817
Anne Bourget's Cookery Books
Anne was not in the original newspaper article; however I have myself ordered from her and was very pleased with the books and the service. She has a very extensive listing of used (including out-of-print) books.
2215 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
Hoppin Johns. Free search service.
30 Pinckney St., Charleston, SC 29401
(803) 577-6404, fax (803) 577-6932
Kay's Treasured Kookbook Kollektion. Free search service
Box 17, Kenilworth, IL 60043
Acanthus Books. Affordable facsimile reprints of pre WWI cookbooks. Many British imports. Catalog available.
830 W. Main St., No. 150, Lake Zurich, IL 60047
Tel/Fax (847) 726-9811
The Wine and Food Library. Cookbooks from 1502 to present. Catalog, $5.00
Jan Longone, proprietor
1207 W. Madison St., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
The Cook's Library. Cookbooks recently out of print; some British cookbooks no longer in print in this country.
8373 W. Third St., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Household Words. Catalog, $3. Write or call Kay Caughren.
Box 7231, Berkeley, CA 94707
Janet Jarvits Bookseller. Free searches; mail order
PO Box 11327, Burbank, CA 91510
Powell's Books for Cooks. New and used, some out of print. Rare book catalog is free; mail order.
37-47 S. E. Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
Carolyn George. Catalog of out-of-print cookbooks.
PO Box 36372, Denver, CO 80236
fax (303) 781-8482
Updated: February 20, 1998
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