Vintage books, especially in decorating and entertaining are favs. In case you happen to be in the mood for such a party yourself, here are some places to pick up a book for inspiration.
A real classic from oldcookbooks.com which started Julia Childs way.
A cookbook from one of the best food writers M. K. Fisher at vintagecookbook.com.
If this wets your whistle, treat yourself to a visit to Bonnie Slotnick's small shop in Village in NYC or call her and she'll hunt down whatever you need.