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The Good Housekeeping Woman’s Home Cook Book by  Elizabeth Gordon Curtis - First Edition - 1909 - from AARDWOLF Fine Books and Biblio.com

The Good Housekeeping Woman’s Home Cook Book

by Curtis, Elizabeth Gordon

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The Reilly & Britton Co., Chicago, 1909; First Edition; tall narrow octavo (9 1/2" x 4 1/4"), 320 pages; illustrated boards. Legendary cook book by Elizabeth Gordon Curtis, with hundreds of recipes for breads, cakes, cookies, pies, pastries, cereals, cheese dishes, meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, eggs, soups, sandwiches, canapes, salads, frozen and hot desserts, beverages, and invalid cookery, each kitchen tested by Good Housekeeping Magazine and the New England School Of Cookery. Twelve b&w halftone photo illustration plates at the front. Blank memoranda pages at the end of each chapter for notes or the addition of personal recipes. Fine, in leather-grained oil cloth boards with art nouveau design and original brass ring hanger at the top. Clean, crisp, bright, binding tight, sound and square, no ownership signatures or text markings of any sort. Neat handwritten recipe for Plum Conserve on the last memoranda page at the back. A true first edition in exceptional condition of a scarce and much sought after cook book.
  • Bookseller: AARDWOLF Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6226
  • Title: The Good Housekeeping Woman’s Home Cook Book
  • Author: Curtis, Elizabeth Gordon
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co.
  • Place: Chicago,
  • Date published: 1909
  • Keywords: Cooking, Baking, Food, Good Housekeeping, New England School Of Cookery, Recipes, Cook Books, Cookbooks
  • Bookseller catalogs: Food and Wine;

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