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Two Washington, D.C. Cookbooks  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$84
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Two Washington, D.C. Cookbooks

Various Authors

New York


Various Dates


Cloth, latter in jacket. First Editions.

  • Harrison, Mrs. Benjamin, and others. The Washington Cook Book: The Most Complete and Valuable Cook Book in the World - Statesmen's Dishes: Practical Autographic Receipts. Pictorial cloth, gilt-lettered spine. (Recipes of over 200 women "prominent in official and social life at the national capital." Mild acidification to pages, else near fine). NY: G.W. Dillingham, 1890.
  • Sullivan, Lawrence. All About Washington, including Dining in Washington - an Intimate Guide. Illus. by Jay, and with map endpapers. (Pieces of jacket lacking from lower and upper spine, irregular sunning to cloth spine, else very good in good jacket; unopened). NY: John Day, [1932].

First with recipes, second with restaurant recommendations for Washington in the rollicking Depression-era 1930's.

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Very good to near fine.

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