The Leguminosae: A Source Book of Characteristics, Uses and Nodulation
London: Macmillan, 1981. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0333322215 This encyclopedic global survey, the result of 45 years of research, is a massive effort incorporating all the 770 known genera of Leguminosae, which, in turn, include nearly 20,000 species. lxiv & 812 pages, b/w illustrations, very good clean condition in dustjacket with minor wear, not ex-library. (Book ref. 6106) £29.50
Handling, Transportation, and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables: Volume 1 Vegetables and Melons
Westport, Connecticut: The AVI Publishing Company, 1972. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0870551159 Covers the biological and physical aspects of marketing fresh vegetables, including potatoes and melons, 473 pages, figures, illustrations, index. Not ex-library, clean copy, no previous owner markings. (Book ref. 6082) £20.00
Materials and Technology Volume VII: Vegetable Food Products
London: Longman / De Bussy, 1975. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 058246207X xxxii & 905 pages, very good clean condition, not ex-library. This volume covers: fertility and fertilisers, control of plant infestation, structure and constituents of vegetablen foodstuffs, cereals, crops, wheat and rye and their flour products, starch, sugars - sucrose, glucose and fructose, synthetic sweeteners, honey and confectionary products, spices, hot beverages, tobacco, preservation of vegetable food, alchoholic fermentation processses and products. This work has been written specifically with the intention that each subject should be capable of being fully understood by a person who is not an expert in that subject. (Book ref. 6024) £22.25
Food Legumes (TPI Crop & Product Digest)
London: Tropical Products Institute, 1979. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0859540855 xvi & 435 pages, bibliographies, appendices, index of botanical names, index of trivial names. This digest deals with the main 28 species of the plant family Leguminosae that may be consumed by human beings or domestic animals, commonly as mature dry seeds, ie the grain legumes or pulses, but may also be consumed in certain instances as immature green seeds, or as green pods. The food legumes are important foodstuffs in all tropical and subtropical countries. (Book ref. 5999) £9.25
The best butter in the world. A history of Sainsbury's.
London: Ebury Press, 1994. 1st. Nr fine navy laminated h/b with col illus & white lettering to cover & spine; Nr fine identical d/w, not pc or chipped. 21.25cms x 28.75cms, 224pp. Blue eps; col frontis; sepia, b/w & col illus throughout. 4 sections (16 chaps), appendices, index. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 1184g. 0091821371. (Book ref. 2767) £5.00
Modern Grocery Display A Practical Work on Window Dressing and Interior Display
London: The Caxton Publishing Company Ltd. Hardcover. Near Fine. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 377pp, illustrated with plates and figures, undated but early 1930s. There will be additional postage due to weight [2kg approx]. (Book ref. 014794) £60.00
Sam Smith - Grocer Extraordinary
Manchester, Kellogg Co., 1938. Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , xi prelims, 144pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Tony Sarg. Good/NoWrapper. Boards loosening from block, foxing and discolouring to block and board edges, spine titles faded. Adapted from the "Bill Bartlett" articles first published ion "The Progressive Grocer" in New York, the book presents an optimistic account of the entrepreneurial spirit at work in the grocery trade. Catalogue: Social History. Keywords: Shop, grocery, business, profit (Book ref. 1741) £7.00
TRADE CARD of Morgan & Williams, Wholesale & Retail Grocers and Tea Dealers, Hop Cheese & Butter Factors, Spices, Fish, Sauces, Capers, Olives &c.
c1860. Shiny card, some slight discoloration at edge. --- Please e- mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include MONMOUTHSHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1388) £10.00
WHOLESALE PRICE LIST Simpson, Roberts & Co., Stanley Street, Liverpool and at Halifax, Canada.
December 1896. 8pp., 4to, pink paper. Lists lobster, pineapples, suet, salmon, tomatoes, sardines etc. with prices for different types. Horizontal fold, small triangle-shaped piece torn from right margins. --- Please e-mail for one of my FREE CATALOGUES which include LANCASHIRE [ Manuscripts, Maps, Ephemera, Views, etc., etc. ] --- (Book ref. UK29-1122) £14.00
Grocer Guide To Window Dressing : For Grocers, Provision Dealers, Off-Licence Holders And Oilmen
The Grocer, London, 1911 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Undated but Copac show it as  and there is no reason to assume this is anything other than a first edition. CONTENTS : Editor's Note; List of Illustrations; General Rules for Window Dressers; Hints on Fitting the Shop Window; The Art and Value of Specialising in Window Displays; A General Grocery Window; Tea Displays; A Coffee Window; The Provision Window; Margarine Displays; Fancy Displays of Butter and Margarine; " Produce of the World " Displays; An " All British " Window; The Summer Window; Canned Goods and Preserved Provision Displays; The Christmas Window; " Freak " Windows and Working Exhibits; An " Early Closing " Window; The Oilman's Window; " Own Name Label " and " All One Price " Display; " One Line " Windows; Dried Fruit Displays; The Green Fruit Department; A Dessert Window; The Off-Licence Window; Tickets and Ticket Writing; Steamy Windows : Their Cause and Remedy. Book - in Good green boards with black lettering - light marking to the boards and a stripe to the back board which appears to have happened at the publication stage, light bumping to the extreme corners and some wear to the extreme ends of the spine. Contents, light marking to the extreme top corner of a few pages otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Scarce Title. Size: 9.75 inches tall by 7.5 inches. 126 pages with 8 pages of advertisements at the front and rear of the book. Illustrated with many black and white plates. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Business, Finance & Marketing; Inventory No: 6157. (Book ref. 6157) £125.00
GROCERY AND THE MILLENNIUM. The Co-operative Colleg and the People who made it. (ISBN:0950867187).
Loughborough: East Leake Publishing. 2003 Soft back. 110+pp. Illus. V.G+ clean copy. (Book ref. 31463) £5.99
Crawford's Handbook for the Grocery and Kindred Trades.
Edinburgh: William Crawford and Sons 1922. 23 by 16.5 cm. 150 pp. dark green hard covers, in good condition. The handbook is in four sections, I & II Tables for checking invoices, III Profit on selling prices, IV Discount Tables, Weights and Measures and other useful information. (Book ref. 13155) £15.00
Ale An' A'Thing. Aspects of the Grocery and Licenced Trades in Dundee 1800-1950.
Dundee: Museums & Art Galleries, 1981 Oblong 8vo Pict. Card Covers 1st Edn. Illus. 32 pp. V.g. (Book ref. 31257) £12.00
Ammunition Factory Institute. Dum Dum. Grocery Department. Price List. Established January 1907.
Catholic Orphan Press. [Calcutta: Dum Dum Ammunition Factory Institute, 1907.] 4to, 12 pp. Stapled pamphlet. In original green printed wraps. Text clear and complete. On aged, creased and spotted paper, with rusted staples. Giving the prices ('Rs. As. P') of items ranging from 'Asparagus French tin' to 'Zymale tooth paste'. The last page lists prices for cigars, cigarettes and tobacco. Ownership signature of 'Mr. Lewis' at head of front wrap. (Book ref. 8922) £125.00
[Manuscript] An Admiral's Grocery List, mainly sweet things.
Portsmouth, July 1822-24 January 1823. Paper, 27 x 32cm, one side used, folded,chipped, but clear and complete, 72 entries inclduing "Goods" (multiple) but also tarts, cakes, beer, mutton, barley sugar, candy, sugar, gingerbread, biscuits, bread, butter, almonds, Scotch barley, buns, mince pies (December), etc. Attached: receipt for the payment, 21 x 8cm, signed by Grocer, "Rich[ar]d Way". From the Tonyn/Paterson military and naval archive. (Book ref. 9433) £95.00
Norwich Co-operative Society Limited Jubilee History 1875-1925
Norwich Co-operative Society, 1926. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. (W. Patrick) (1926), faint foxing on endpapers and foredges otherwise light uniform browning, good plus in original maroon cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, otherwise very good. (Book ref. 20223) £30.00
Catalogue. Christmas List with Wholesale Prices, for 1938
London & Glasgow: Macfarlane Lang & Co. Ltd., 1938. First & Only Edition Thus. Very Good/N/A. 4to. 210mm x 280mm tall (8.25" x 11" approx.). 28 full-colour pages, each printed on duck-egg blue backgrounds with red-printed upper and lower rulings and holly decorations to corners, and depicting over 120 illustrations of the Company's cakes, biscuits and their decorative tins and cartons. Rubs to spine, otherwise very good, in the original embossed, red, gold, blue & black-printed thin-card covers/red cord ties together with, loosely inserted, a black-printed double-sided price-list. (Book ref. 003572) £45.00
The Practical Grocer; A Manual and Guide for the Grocer the Provision Merchant and members of the Trades. Volume Three only [of 4] PROVISIONS &C
London, The Gresham Publishing Co. 1905. 4to, green cloth boards with attractive pictorial in black & gilt. 272pp plus ads.Well illustrated and several guarded portraits of leading figures in the trade. NEAR-NEW condition. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 111550) £40.00
The modern grocer and provision dealer
Caxton Publishing 1920. Volumes 2, 3 & 4 [of 4] Three 220pp quartos. Many photo-plates including shop displays. Gilt illustrated & embossed buckram. All fine. PER VOLUME / EACH SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 111549) £30.00
THE STORY OF THE C.W.S. : The Jubilee History of the Co-Operative Wholesale Society Limited. 1863-1913
The Co-Operative Wholesale Society Limited, Manchester.  Large, thick 8vo. First edition in publisher's original scarlet cloth covers, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and two gilt vignettes to upper panel. viii, 440 [pp]. Very well illustrated with monochrome photographic illustrations on semi-glossy silk art paper. Signed presentation copy from Emmanuel Grindrod, committee member whose photo appears facing p337. Decorative library bookplate else fine, brilliant- gilt illustrated boards. SUMMER SALE = ALL PRICES NOW WITH 30% REDUCTION OFF THE LISTED PRICE (Book ref. 109199) £90.00