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Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book

Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book

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Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book: Every recipe triple-tested by our Tasting-Test Kitchens staff

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Meredith Publishing Company, 1953. Binder Condition: Fine. No Jacket as Issued. Five (5) Ring Binder. Stated First Edition, fifth printing. 416 pp +four bonus pages of recipes clipped from the Better Homes & Gardens magazine with dates of March 1949; January, 1950; November, 1956; and February, 1957. Small tear on page 59 caused by a paperclip that was removed. Text is lightly tanned typical of age and edges are lightly sunned. No written notations within although a few recipes are marked with a small checkmark. 20 numbered pink card stock chapter index tabs including an index. Loose-leaf binder with 5 metal rings in excellent like new condition; all pages are original and are clean and complete. Card stock binder protector after index. This edition has illustrated front and back endpapers, with pink temperature and measurement charts and a full color photograph of a blue and white rolling pin and several pies, which is continued onto the title page. This is a classic, rare copy in Fine condition. Beautiful photographs throughout. Scarce in this condition. Due to size and weight of this volume, additional shipping will apply.


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Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book
Red and white checkered cloth over boards with blue title on front cover and spine. Hinges tight. Corners crisp.
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First edition, fifth printing
Meredith Publishing Co.
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