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Two Virginia Cookbooks  

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Two Virginia Cookbooks

Various Authors

Various Places


Various Dates


Cloth. First Editions.

  • Stone, Mrs. Alberta, ed. The Roanoke Cook Book: Favorite Recipes by Some of Roanoke's Good Housekeepers. Turquoise cloth lettered in white. First Edition. (Splatters along spine and area, else very good). [Roanoke]: Woman's Civic Betterment Club, 1907. Recipes include Roanoke ginger cake, peach catsup, pickled sweet cantaloupe, oyster a la Marguerite, chafing dish birds, etc. Several manuscript recipes to memoranda pages and in pencil to margins.
  • Virginia League of Women Voters. Virginia Cookery Book: Traditional Recipes. Illus. with great local ads. Pictorial white & blue boards. First Edition. (Period manuscript recipe laid-in loose. Soiling to covers, else about very good). Richmond: Virginia League of Women Voters, 1921. With a large bent toward suffrage, this wonderful cookbook contains recipes from all parts of the state, for baked Smithfield ham, barbecued hare, pickled mangoes, chow-chow, green pickled tomatoes, etc. 

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