Lot 16 of 373:
Yankee Cook-Book, 1870  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$228
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Yankee Cook-Book: A New System of Cookery
Author:
Anonymous
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Dick & Fitzgerald
Date:
[1870]
Description:

126 + [38] ad pp. Illus. with wood engravings of carving instructions for meat and fish. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards.

Anonymously written with American instructions for carving, shell-fish preparation, meats, eggs, puddings, etc. WorldCat lists only 4 copies in libraries.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Chipping to spine ends; internal hinges cracked, front & rear endpapers detached and front one is only partial due to the fragility of the ad pages, however description belies the fact this is actually very good and bright.
 
Item number:
302372
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