Lot 9 of 373:
American Cooking 1858-1887  

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Four Nineteenth Century American Cookbooks

Various Authors

Various Places


Various Dates


Four 19th century cloth-bound cookbooks published in America, with recipes for favorites of the day, such as roast turkey, boiled ham, beef pie, apple dumplings, strawberry ice cream, doughnuts, and cup cakes. 

Mrs. Putnam. Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book. Embossed pebbled cloth. (Chipping to spine ends, else very good). Boston: Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1858. 

* Beecher. Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book designed as a supplement to the Treatise on Domestic Economy.Blindstamped pebbled cloth. Third Edition. (Very good). NY: Harper & Bros., 1863.

* Frost, S. Annie. Our New Cook Book and Household Receipts, carefully selected and indexed. Brick cloth lettered in black. First Edition. (Very good). Philadelphia: Presbyterian Journal, 1883.

* Grier, Sarah A. A Few Hints About Cooking, with Remarks on Many Other Subjects. Frontis. port. of the author, tissue guard. Brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition. (Very good). Boston: Wright & Potter, 1887. 

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