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The Masonic Temple Philadelphia : Souvenir Album
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The Masonic Temple Philadelphia : Souvenir Album

Philadelphia, PA: Masonic Temple. Near Fine. 1974. Hardcover. Original pictorial paper wrap with staple binding. Unpaged. Illustrated throughout with color photographs, including cover and inside back cover. Light creasing along the staple line and minute wear to the corner tips. LAID IN is a half-fold, yellow paper brochure "Acquainting you with... The Library and Museum of The Grand Lodge F. and A. M. of Pennsylvania"; worn edges. Designed by James H. Windrim in medieval Norman style with bold and elaborate elevations and is considered one of the great architectural wonders of Philadelphia. The interior was designed by George Herzog and took 15 years to complete. The massive granite cornerstone, weighing ten tons, was leveled on St. John the Baptist's Day, June 24, 1868. The ceremonial gavel used on that day by Grand Master Richard Vaux was the same gavel used by President George Washington in leveling the cornerstone of the nation's Capitol building in 1793.On May 27, 1971, the Temple was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985. It was cited in its landmark designation as one of the nation's most elaborate examples of Masonic architecture. ; 8vo .

$15.00

The Compleat Cordial Cookery and Cocktail Guide
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The Compleat Cordial Cookery and Cocktail Guide

By Hiram Walker

Peoria, Illinois: Hiram Walker & Sons Inc.. Very Good. 1957. Softcover. Fourth Edition. August, 1957. Hiram Walker Cocktail flip book. 8" x 7". 12 multi-colored pages. Each page is dedicated to specific dish or style of cocktail as described; Fruit Cocktails, Melon Compote Au Curacao, Minted Pineapple ; Canapes, Hors D'Oeuveres, Appetizers ; Before Dinner Cocktails ; Chicken Breasts Flambe' ; Duckling with fruits & Curacao... Plus Sauce and Stuffing ; Long, Tall and Cool Drinks ; Chicken A La King, Baked Ham Gourmet ; Vegetables ; After Dinner Drinks ; Apricot Brandy Compote, Peach Short Cake, Berries Romanoff ; Fruit Cups with Liqueurs, Ice Cream with Liqueurs, Creme De Menth en Gelee' ; Drinks Around-the-Clock ; Night Caps. Very Good with wear including scuff, creases and short tears along the edge of the final page (back cover). Some very light spotting along the lower edge of three pages. .

$24.00

A Guide in Planning Meals and Cook Book of Choice Prize Tested Recipes
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A Guide in Planning Meals and Cook Book of Choice Prize Tested Recipes

By Sims, Maude E. (Home Economic Director of Southwest Utility Ice Company)

Oklahoma: Southwest Utility Ice Company. Very Good-. N.D.. Softcover. Original stiff paper wrap. Saddle Staple Binding. Black graphic cover. Title on cover: The home cook book. Circa 1931. 90 [6] pages. Advertisements scattered throughout book. The cover is toned along all extremities and has a one inch spine split. Corner tips are worn otherwise a clean, tight copy in exceptional condition. Laid in is a single, 6.25 X 4" sheet advert with photo graphic of a candy display: "Zion 1931 Hot Shot Candy Deal." A detailed index is quite helpful. Typical helpful booklet with sections on table setting, weights and measures and canning. The recipes are primarily of bread, cakes, cookies, pies, pudding etc. Meat is grouped together with short instruction in preparation and serving for the typical cuts of lamb and mutton, beef, and pork but also for the 'extra parts' such as brains, heart, liver etc. Recipes include: Mrs. Lucas' Hot Rolls (Three hour process); Royal Griddle Cakes; Boston Brown Bread; Potato Fudge Cake; Southern Chicken or Turkey Dressing; Fried Chicken-this recipe includes instructions on feeding the chicken, identifying the best chicken from the butcher and final cleaning and care of the fresh chicken. Quite interesting. ; 8vo .

$20.00

Chicken of the Sea Fancy Tuna: 26 Proven Recipes
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Chicken of the Sea Fancy Tuna: 26 Proven Recipes

By Van Camp Sea Food

Terminal Island, California: Van Camp Sea Food Co., Inc.. Near Fine. N.D.. Softcover. No date, (c1920?). Approximately 6.25" X 3.25". Accordion type pamphlet with black, red and yellow graphic of red Chicken of the Sea on the cover and a black line illustration of "Uncle Sam." [8] pp. Illustrated. General light wear to corners and edges along with light yellow stain on the back flap. Unusual piece of American and California culinary history. "Just 22 years ago, tuna was a food unknown to American tables!" from the cover. Founded in 1914 when Frank Van Camp and his son bought the California Tuna Canning Company, changing the name to the Van Camp Seafood Company. The phrase "Chicken of the Sea", first devised as a way to describe the taste, was so successful that soon it also became the company name. This early promotional piece features recipes new to the American cuisine and decidedly Californian: Tuna Loaf, Tuna Encore, Tuna Baked in Avocado Shells, Deviled Tuna, Tuna-Avocado Cocktail etc.. Additional photographs upon request. .

$38.40

What you should know about Sugar; Sugar is Always Sugar
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What you should know about Sugar; Sugar is Always Sugar

By Great Western Sugar Co.

Denver, CO: The Great Western Sugar Co.. Fine. N.D.. Softcover. (Beet Sugar Promotional) c. 1915-early '20's. Tri-fold. [6] pps. 6" X 3". An uncommon piece in FINE condition with minute wear along fold tips and small spot on the back cover. Great Western Sugar Co. was an early producer of beet sugar. The literature promotes beet sugar grown and produced domestically opposed to imported raw sugar materials or produced product. "... as having "exactly the same sweetening power, be of the exact same nutritive value, of equally suitable for making preserves, etc., etc." Subject headings: Sugar is Always Sugar; Manufacturing Processes; No Difference; Jelly Making. ; 8vo .

$24.00

Home Made Salad Dressing
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Home Made Salad Dressing

By (Wesson Oil)

New York: Southern Cotton Oil Trading Co.. Fine. N.D.. Softcover. Single die cut sheet with three folds opening in accordion fashion; front and back 'cover' image of a stero-typical elderly grandmother holding a salad bowl, printed in green and browns. The introduction and recipes are printed on the front and back; [8] pp. Some tone along the edges and on the back otherwise in Mint condition. Recipes: French Dressing, Quick Mayonnaise, Boiled Salad Dressing, Some Salad Combinations, Grapefruit Salad, Waldorf Salad, Thousand Island Dressing, Hawaiian Salad, Russian Salad Dressing, Tartar Sauce. Presumably published sometime during the mid to late 20's as salads in America during the early 20th century, were regulated to remain inside gelatin. Southern Cotton Oil Trading Co., became Southern Cotton Oil Company of Louisiana in May of 1925. About 3 months latter the name was changed to Wesson Oil and Snowdrift Co., Inc. ; 8vo ; fair .

$48.00

Jell-O : Today... what salad... what dessert? Jell-O Brings Dozens of  answers...
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Jell-O : Today... what salad... what dessert? Jell-O Brings Dozens of answers...

Le Roy NY: The Jell-O Company. Very Good. 1928. Softcover. Advertising booklet; stapled; original wraps in color. 23 pages. 6" X 4.5" . The corners are sharp and images bright. There is some interior edge wear and short closed tears. Some exterior tone and very small stains on the cover. Overall a very nice copy. ; 8vo .

$8.00

Foods from Sunny Lands
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Foods from Sunny Lands

By Wallace, Lily Haxworth

The Hills Brothers Company. Very Good. 1925. Softcover. Stapled wraps. 22 pages. Color and black and white illustrations. Very good only due to the damage to the lower right corner which extends into the booklet 2 leaves, with decreasing severity. LAID IN is the, original and uncommon, form letter sent along with this booklet by Hills Brothers on behalf of the local grocer, in this case Alta Market of Denver Colorado. It's purpose was to introduce a new food, Dromedary Dates to the American people. The letter has incomplete crease to the lower corner corresponding to the booklet corner damage. "The Hills Brothers Company, fruit importers, altered the date market with their massive marketing campaign. Prior to their advertisements many Americans viewed dates as a sticky, bug infested mess. Hill Brothers unveiled advertisements that suggested the romance of the Middle East could be eaten in a date. This recipe book... was sent to customers to educate them on how to use dates in their everyday meals, while also invoking the mystery of the so called Orient." (Sarah Seekatz; "Dates the sticky history of the sweet fruit" by Michele Kayal. National Geographic, 6/2015.) ; 8vo .

$20.00

The Salad Bowl : Gold Medal Mayonnaise
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The Salad Bowl : Gold Medal Mayonnaise

The Best Foods, Inc.. Fine. N.D.. Softcover. FINE. 6"X 3.25" Original, stapled wraps. Advertising booklet for use of Gold Medal Mayonnaise. No date, c1920 - 1930's. Note there is very light wear on the spine and a small lightened area on the front cover. Wonderful illustrations throughout along with recipes such as "Lorenzo Salad" of New York's famous chefs salad of Hotel McAlpin; Church Supper Salad extolling the homemaker "Why not be the one noted for her wonderful salads?" ; and "Prize Salads from California - the land of Sunshine, Turquoise Skies, and the finest fruits and vegetables in the world." ; 8vo .

$10.00

(Product Literature - Sanitizing) Memo Be Sure to get Melo and Sani-Flush  to-day
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(Product Literature - Sanitizing) Memo Be Sure to get Melo and Sani-Flush to-day

Canton, OH: The Hygienic Products Co.. Fine. Hardcover. c 1940's Full color. FINE. 11" X 6.5" four fold pamphlet. Advertisment side one is for the product Sani-Flush for use in toliets and radiators. Advertisment side 2 is for Mel'O "The modern water softener and everyday household cleaner". Both sides are FINE. Exceptional piece. .

$15.00

Pastry Wrinkles: How to make delicious, digestible Pies, Cakes, Cookies,  Doughnuts and Biscuits
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Pastry Wrinkles: How to make delicious, digestible Pies, Cakes, Cookies, Doughnuts and Biscuits

By Fannie Merritt Farmer ; Jean Prescott Adams

Chicago: Armour and Company. Very Good. N.D.. Softcover. N.D. c 1920. Original brown paper wrap with staple binding. 5" X 3.25" 16 pp. The booklet represents "Simon Pure" Armour Leaf Lard and includes recipes with color illustrations. Simon Pure is represented as a superior quality lard requiring a 3/4 less quantity of use than ordinary lard. Sold in pails of five sizes only. Printed on the cover is Compliments of H. Mogilner, 12th & Stout Sts. Denver. Lower corner has been bent with corresponding pages also bent. Remains attractive in very good condition. .

$15.00

The Pride of the Kitchen J.A. Henckels "No-Stain" Knives. (Catalog  Pamphlet)
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The Pride of the Kitchen J.A. Henckels "No-Stain" Knives. (Catalog Pamphlet)

By J. A. Henckels

Very Good. N.D.. Hardcover. c1920's Henckels Twin Knife product insert catalog. Single sheet, double sided five fold brochure 6" X 2" Distributed by "The Buerger Bros. Supply Co. 1732-40 Champa Street, Denver, Colo. An attractive bright silver and black cover and silver boarder. Deep crease on lower corner and much smaller one on the top corner; some edge wear. Listing of 35 knives and utensils plus two Kitchen Boards; includes Stock number, an individual image and a physical and usage description/instruction blurb. .

$12.00

Cellu Recipes using Rye Flour
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Cellu Recipes using Rye Flour

By Chicago Dietetic Supply

La Grange, Illinois: Chicago Dietetic Supply Inc.. Fine. N.D.. Softcover. c1950-1960. About fine with a single corner crease and single edge wrinkle. No library holdings. Not found in the trade. Single sheet, double sided fold down recipe brochure for recipes using rye flour. 5" x 4" Many with limited use of milk or eggs. Cellu supplied Dietetic Products: Foods, Scales, Insulin, Equipment as well as offering flours and meals employed for making dietetic foods, it is also no longer in operation. .

$16.00

Kitchen Economy Comfort Cooking: The Malleable Range CookBook
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Kitchen Economy Comfort Cooking: The Malleable Range CookBook

By Parson, Catharine E.

South Bend, IN: The Malleable Steel Range Mfg. Co.. Very Good. 1907. Softcover. Original brown paper wrap, staple binding. 8.5 X 3.5. : 79 pp. : The first 23 pages offers the selling points for the available models followed by flues and chimney needs. Recipes are in narrative form with exceptions primairly in breads and deserts sections. Front panel is chipped and there is overall very light soil, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy of early 20th century American cookery. The Malleable Iron Range Company was founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1896 and incorporated in 1899 with Monarch as a trademark. The average price of its ranges was about $60, which was about twice the selling price of the typical range of the time. Despite the high price, the ranges sold well as they were recognized as being a much better quality and easier to use than the typical range sold at the time. At the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, Oregon in 1905, the Monarch was awarded the highest prize, the World's Fair Gold Medal. At the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington in 1909, the Monarch was awarded the gold medal. ; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$16.00

20 Favorite Recipes of Col. Harland Sanders: Originator of Colonel  Sanders' Kentucky Fried Chicken
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20 Favorite Recipes of Col. Harland Sanders: Originator of Colonel Sanders' Kentucky Fried Chicken

By Sanders, Harland (Colonel)

Good. 1964. Softcover. Presumed date. Paper booklet; stapled. Blue ink. Souvenir booklet from the franchise in Colorado Springs, Co. The cover (as spelled) : As Served By W.W. Food Ranch / 1231 S. Nevada, Phone: MElrose 23423 : 412 S. Nevada, Phone: MElrose 4-3209 / Colorada (sic) Springs, Colo. Given by franchise owners as a gift, assumed with purchase. Given in order, the first recipes are all prefaced by a "Col. Sanders'" designation: ie. Col. Sanders' Pecan Pie, "Butter Thin" pancakes, French Fried Parsnips or Cauliflour, Transparent Squash, Chess Pie, Lemon Sponge Pie, Roquefort Dressing, "Kentucky" Bisquits, Carrot-Almond Ring, Cream of Tomato Soup, Australian Salad Dressing. The following are without the "Col." designation: Curried Chese and Olive Broiler Sandwich, Southern Spoon Bread, Buttermilk Pie, Mrs. Harland Sanders' Refrigerator Rolls, Honey Rum Sauce, Hotwater Pie Crust, Old Fashioned Huckleberry Cake. (sic) Good with some staining and creasing. ; 8vo .

$17.60

The Original Sugar plum Fairy Holiday Recipe Book: featruing over sixty  outstanding recipes ideas stolen from... (&)  Inner School's Secret  Holiday Menu of Recipes that Got A "way"
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The Original Sugar plum Fairy Holiday Recipe Book: featruing over sixty outstanding recipes ideas stolen from... (&) Inner School's Secret Holiday Menu of Recipes that Got A "way"

By Emerson Junior High Inner School

Very Good. N.D.. First Editions. Softcover. Both cook books are c.1970's with original white paper wraps with stapled bindings. Typed with hand drawn embellishment. Presumed mimeograph copied. Both are products intended for fund raising. Sugar plumb Fairy: featuring over sixty outstanding recipe ideas stolen from America's best kitchens including drinks, party foods, breads, cookies, cakes, candies and other holiday specialties. An Emerson Junior High Inner School Product. 47 pages. Table of contents begins inside the cover and ends on the back cover panel. Throughout the collection there are hand drawn simple exclamation decorations. Cover includes "IS" Trademark. Recipe contributors are not recognized. Cover stained some smudges inside. Solid binding. Inner Schools Secret Holiday Menu of Recipes that Got a "Way" featuring over 100 outstanding recipe ideas for Holiday appetizers, vegetables, salad dishes, Entrees and Desserts. an emerson junior high school fund raising project. "IS" trademark. Recipe's credited to donars. 63 pp. Less whimsical than the first example. Some light age soil. ; 8vo .

$16.00

Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan Instructions Time Tables Recipes
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Mirro-Matic Pressure Pan Instructions Time Tables Recipes

Mantowoc, WI: Aluminum Goods MFG. CO.. Good. 1946. Softcover. Stiff card, stapled. 50 pp plus inside covers. Worn edges, age soil, some corner damage. ; 8vo .

$10.00

Betty Crocker's Cooky Carnival
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Betty Crocker's Cooky Carnival

By Betty Crocker

General Mills. Very Good. 1957. Softcover. ...from the famous Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book. Pictorial paper wraps with three hole punch, as published. 38 pp. Illustrated. Index inside back cover. Very tiny neat comments have been sprinkled throughout by the former owner. Bright copy with some edge wear. ; 8vo .

$10.00

Congratulations for a long, prosperous and happy wedded life.
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Congratulations for a long, prosperous and happy wedded life.

By Denver City Civic Administration

Denver, CO: Wahlgreen Publishing Co.. Fine. 1921. Softcover. Cover title: Compliments of the Leading Business Men to the Newly-Weds. 1921 Second Year Issue. Denver Colorado. 96, [2] pp. with ads inside covers. Many advertisements, some with color as well as many illustrations of Denver's public and private buildings. Gifted to the happy couple, probably when they applied for the marriage license to promote civic and merchant business. The book includes instructions related to etiquette, toiletry, health, cookery, homemaking, etc. Tissue guards remain over the title page and back cover. An exceptional, about fine copy with bumped corners and slightly worn edges.; 8vo .

$28.00

ABC : Book of Health  Book of Health
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ABC : Book of Health Book of Health

By Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Fine. 1920. Softcover. B001190ID8 . Original wraps with center staples. Exceptionally nice copy of this clean, educational coloring book with the ORIGINAL two faced letter to the parent. Side one introduces the booklet and offers a tinted (colored) representation of page 13 - to guide the child. the reverse offers 12 "Questions for Mothers and Fathers" all related to promoting good health, such as #1 Does your child get proper rest? (with explanation) and #12 "Have you had your child immunized. against diphtheria and vaccinated for smallpox." A very nice piece of history with some surface scuff, other wise bright and clean with clean sharp corners and edges. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 16 pages .

$15.00

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