Lot 7 of 373:
Ptarmigan Pie and Arctic Hare  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Guild Cook Book
Author:
St. Mary's Guild of St. Mary's Mission
Place:
Nome, Alaska
Publisher:
Date:
[1904]
Description:

[6]. 146 pp. Frontis. photograph of St. Mary's buried in snow, and with numerous ads from Nome businesses. Cloth. First Edition.

"In the Summer we have nearly every luxury the markets afford, but during the Winter we are dependent upon canned fruits and vegetables, shell fish, etc., the best of their kind, of course...Our work is not too elaborate for the use of miners and other men who do their own cooking." Goose stuffed with sauerkraut, ptarmigan pie, Arctic hare, plover, reindeer steak, seal meat, etc.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fair, with dampstained covers, joints cracked through, last page (or more) lacking, internal spots, etc. However, this is quite rare.
 
Item number:
298905
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