Lot 37 of 373:
Vegetarian Cooking from California, 1899  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Friend in the Kitchen: or What to Cook and How to Cook It. 2 copies in variant bindings.
Author:
Colcord, Mrs. Anna L.
Place:
Oakland
Publisher:
Pacific Press
Date:
1899
Description:

Frontis. color image of a fruit basket. Illus. with wood-engraved chapter headings and other small illustrations. One bound in pictorial white & purple cloth, the other in maroon pebbled cloth dec. & lettered in silver. First Editions.

 

With recipes for wholesome drinks, food for infants, how to can fruit, rules for dyspeptics, etc. “There is religion in a good loaf of bread.” Pacific Press was known for their focus on vegetarianism as part of religion; therefore, the "Meats" section is simply a diatribe against eating flesh, and the book is wholly vegetarian.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Free endpapers detached in one and lacking in other; joints starting, else very good.
 
Item number:
297168
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