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By BENOIT, Jehane; Mount Royal Rice Mills Limited

Montreal / Toronto: Mount Royal Rice Mills Limited, 1957. (CAD) Very faint small spot to the mrgin of first page, no markings, Very Good. This is one of the early food booklets written by Benoit for the Mount Royal Rice Company. 17 x 12.5cm, paper covers with colour photo of rice in casserole against black background, side-stapled, 1-32pp, index. Small illus of foreign locales. There is a small portrait of Madame Benoit on the first page. Colour illus of box of Dainty Rice to inside front cover; About 49 recipes from China, France, India, Mexico. Date uncertain; possibly [1957] or late 1950s. This copy is a later printing with more pages than the earlier version. (0.9 FO 48/1. Staple Bound. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Seasoning Makes the Difference

By French, Carol

Rochester NY: The R.T. French Company, 1951. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, 1/4" tear to base of spine, Very Good used copy. Photo card cover, side-stapled, 31pp, colour photos of prepared dishes. The recipes make use of French brand of spices and seasonings. (1.0 JM FO 36/3. Staple Bound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


Good Housekeeping's Cake Decorating

By Good Housekeeping

London: The National Magazine Company Ltd, 1963. (UK) No markings, a bit of rubbing to spine, page edges toned, crease to corner of cover, Good(-) only. paper cover with colour photo of decorated cake, side-stapled, 30pp . Colour and B&W photos. Instructions for decorating cakes and recipes for glaces and icings. (1.2 JM FO 36/3. Staple Bound. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".


Creda Electric Cookery 8/6

By Simplex Electric Company

UK: Simplex Electric Company, 1957. (UK) Edition not stated. Crease down length of cover, small skinned spot to cover, pen ntoatopns to title block of cover, some spotting to back cover whch is plain white, pages clean, Acceptable used copy. Card cover with colur photo of baked good arranged in diagonal rows, red plastic comb binding, 136pp, a few B&W photos and illus. These recipes were developed for the Creda Domestic Cookers models 305 and 310. (1.33 JPTKY . Plastic Comb. Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".



By BLAKE, Margie

Toronto: Carnation Company Ltd, 1955. (CAD) Owner's name to first page, two of the teeth of the binding are broken , rubbing to cover edges, some faint spotting to pages, Acceptable used copy. 20 x 15 cm, Cover with colour illus. of red-headed girl in kitchen, white plastic comb binding, [1-3] 4-47pp [48]p, colour illus. 1-2-3 Fudge Sauce; Orange Pie; Meat Loaf. (1.3 LYNM HOJ 303/2B. Plastic Comb. Acceptable. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Magic Maid Waterless Cookware Recipes

By Magic Maid Cookware

USA: Magic Maid Cookware , 1960. (USA) No date gove, a guess at early 1960s, date uncertain. No markings, Very Good. Paper cvers with colour photo of steak and roast potatoes, side-stapled, 48pp, no illus. This is a collection of recipes for use with Maigic maid aluminum cookware. (1.0 JM FO 48/1. Staple Bound. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.



By HARVEY, Pauline with Jean BRODIE

Montreal: Lake of the Woods Milling Company Limited, 1954. (CAD) Edition Not Stated., possibly the 13th edition. No markings, here is a very faint stain about the size of a walnut to the back cover, a couple of very faint spots to front cover, otherwise Very good with clean pages, and coupons all intact. Textured heavy white card covers with red plastic binding, with titles in red and blue, the back cover has an illustration of a bag of Five Roses Flour in red and blue, [i-ii] coupons pages, then 1-226pp, xii index. 6 pages colour photos of prepared foods. Fold-out page in colour showing cuts of lamb and another showing cuts of pork; there are two charts for beef which seem to be identical. Tested recipes for desserts, sauces, candy, frying, meats, cakes, pastry fillings, etc. The coupon page for Five Roses Flour is still intact. This is the less common edition with the white cover. An attractive copy. (1.5 JM FO 35/2. Plastic Comb. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.




Evanston, Illinois: The Hotel Monthly Press, 1955. (USA) Twelfth Printing Owner's name and address, tight clean solid copy; light shelf wear and some wear at the top of spine Very Good; lacking the dust jacket. Green cloth with title in white and blue on the cover and spine, 306pp. Repeating statue pattern on endpapers.. Frontpiece illustration as well as 15 full-page plates in colour. Glossary and bibliography at the end. A Foreward contains general information salads and their history, use of different oils, etc. Many recipes for salad dressings, fish and meat salads, fruit and vegetable salads, miscellaneous salads (eggs, cheeses, etc.), Hundreds to choose from. A heavy book. [2.75 WL LVR 205/4. Hardcover. Very Good/Lacking the Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



By Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs

Saskatoon SK: Modern Press / Golden Jubilee Committee, 1955. (CAD) First Edition Owner's inscription to the back of the cover, pages clean, light soiling Very Good. 9" x 6", illus card covers with green background, white plastic comb binding, xxxviii, 311pp. 12 B&W scratchboard illustrations of Saskatchewan locales and animals by A.W. Davey, an artist for the Provincial Government, augmented with whimsical line drawings by others. Intro by Euphie Thomson, with a short history of Saskatchewan Homemakers' Clubs by Bertha Oxner, with pioneer reminisciences by Winifred Taylor, and a short essays on local foodstuffs by Edith Rowles, College of Home Economics, University of Saskatchewan. A very personable collection of 300 hand-written recipes to celebrate Saskatchewan's Golden Jubilee with the contributing Homemakers' Club identified: Sour Cream Bran Muffins, Roast Pheasant, Roast Wild Duck with Orange Stuffing. (2.0 JM LVR 205/4. 1st. Plastic Comb. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By SCOTT, Anna Lee

Canada: Maple Leaf Mills Limited, 1955. 23 x 15 cm, illus covers, side-stapled, 33pp. B&W photos. Hole punch through book at upper left hand corner. Recipes and instructions for baking good breads, rolls, and fancy breads using Purity All Purpose Flour. No date given; date uncertain. No date a guess at 1950s. Some cooking stains to pages 24-25, two faint discolourations to front cover, Good. ((0.8 JM FO 46/1. Staple Bound. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Cook Book of Fabulous Foods for People You Love

By Coggins, Carolyn

NY: Pyramid Books, 1959. (USA) 1st paperback printing. Penmark to top edge of cover, crease to corner of cover, no othermarkings, two pages are creased, light toning to page edges, Very Good (-) copy. Wraps, 314pp,index. Small decorative line drawings. There mustbe cose to 400 recipes from aroundthe world in this book (1.3 JM FO 48/1. 1st. Paperback. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.



By British Columbia Women's Institute

Vancouver: Evergreen Press Limited, 1958. (CAD) Owner's name to title page, nomarkings to pages, page edges toned, lsolid Very Good used copy; no Dj as issued. 23.5 x 15.5 cm, white cloth with border of Dogwood flowers and titles in blue and red, colour map of British Columbia to front and back endpapers, [i-iv] [1-4] 5-298pp. The back cover has a single Dogwood blossom. Index. B&W photos of BC locales to each chapter divider page. A few line drawings here and there. Acknowledgements from Mildred I. Roylance, president of Provincial Board of B.C.W.I's. Foreword by Ethel White, Convener of Home Economics, B.C.W.I's. There is a foreword by Ethel White. There is a short history of the Women's Institute by Stella E. Gummow. First edition. (1.8 JM LVR 200/5. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


ROBIN HOOD MIX MAGIC Exciting New Ways to Use Robin Hood Mixes


[Montreal / Toronto]: Robin Hood Flour Mills Limited, 1955. (CAD) Edition Not Stated No markings, fine small crease to corner of cover, VG. 21.5 x 15.5cm, card covers with colour photo of cakes and pastries, side-stapled, 1-28pp. Full colour ad for Angelfood Mix and for Gingerbreaqd Mix to backs of covers. Date uncertain, perhaps, mid 1950s. 25 cent price indicated to first page. (0.8 JM FO 37/1. Staple Bound. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


THE VELVET TOUCH Recipes By Rita Martin / Velvet Cake and Pastry Flour


[Montreal / Vancouver]: Robin Hood Flour Mills, 1955. (CAD) No markings, near Fine. Small booklet: 21 x 13 cm, card cover with colour photo of lattice cherry pie on yellow background, with image of bag of Velvet Patry Flour to the back cover, side-stapled, 1-20pp. Small decorative illus. 51 recipes using Velvet Pastry Flour. No date given; most likely 1950s; date uncertain. (0.7 JM FO 75/3. Staple Bound. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By OGILVIE, Louise (Pseudonym); WORDSELL, Dorothy, Editor

Toronto: Ogilvie Flour Mills Co., 1957. (CAD) No markings, cover cloth evenly and lightly soiled, slight toning of page edges, overall Very Good used copy; lacking Dust jacket . .23.5 x 15.5 cm, , cloth, black on white title oval on backround of pink stripes on white background, ,[1-9], 10-319pp, [1]p. Index. Full page colour photos of prepared dishes augmentd with B&W instructional photos. This is the first printing of the (revised) 10th edition of this cookbook which has a pedigree reaching back into the 19th century. The copyright page reads: "Tenth edition. Revised. Sept. 1957. First printing." The bottom of the last page states "Toronto Canada/`MCMLVII". The Oglivie Flour Mills Co. was Canada's pioneer flour milling company. Founded by Alexander Oglivie in 1803 at Montreal, the company had supplied flour to Canadians for over a century and a half. Oglivie has always had available an Oglivie Cook Book as an aid to thousands of homemakers for generations. Over 3 years went into the preparation of this edition, the result of work of 7 of North America's leading food authorites: Louise Oglivie (Dorothy Wordsell), Martha Logan (Chris Robb Hindson), Marye Dahnke (Kraft foods), Mrs. Dan Gerber, Madame Jehane Benoit (Frey-Cadbury Limited), Mary P. Hinkle (Standard Brands), Eleanor Lynch (Reynolds Wrap Test Kitchen). About 500 recipes. Printed by Beckford Lithographers. (2.1 JM FO 37/3. 10th. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Favorite Recipes from the Cenacle Kitchen

By Religious of he Cenacle

USA: Religious of he Cenacle, 1953. (USA) No markings, toning to covers, Good copy. paper covers, through stapled, 20 pages of typewritten text printed rectos only. 2 to 3 recipes per page. No date, possibly early 1950s. Recipes include Brown-sugar coffe cake, Tender-Bake Brown Bread, Grapenut Fluff Pudding. The Cenaccle Kitchen is assocaited with the Sisters of the Cenacle (I believe) which is a Caholic religious order founded in France. Uncommon (1.3 JM FO 37/1. Staple Bound. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


The Queen is in the Kitchen: a Cook Book of Informal Meals

By McCarthy, Marguerite Gilbert

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. (USA0 First edition with Scribner's logo to copyright page. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Rose coloured boards with red and white dust jacket, 232pp, index. 500 new recipes for informal meals by the auhor of he Cook is in the Parlor. (1.5 JM FO 36/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".




Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers, 1942. (USA)Edition Not Stated No markings, light soiling to covers, a few cooking spots to several of the pages, rubbing to head and foot of spine and to cover corner tips, hinges fine, about Good used copy; no dust jacket perhaps as issued. 21 x 14 cm, red cloth with dark red titles, 816pp, index, then pages A to H (Wartime Cookery) then pages 1- 62 on How to feed a family of five on $15.00 per week. Colour photo endpapers, full-page colour photos of prepared dishes, B&W photos. 22 thumb hole notches to leading edge of pages. This is he wartime Edition of 1942 published for he Culinary Institute by Consolidated Book Publishers, with many of the recipes taken and revised from the DELINEATOR COOK BOOK with certain copyrights going back to 1927. There must be over 600 recipes included from Food for Invalids to High Altitude Cooking. This collection is a good representative selection of American recipes from the 1930s to 1940s. A heavy book. (3.51 JM fo 40/2. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


THE MODERN FAMILY COOK BOOK, for daily use in the American home. (New Revised edition)

By GIVEN, Meta

Chicago: J. G. Ferguson, 1958. (USA) No markings, Very Good in Fair dust jacket with edge chips to lower edge of front and back panels, 2" tear to base of spine; Dj is in mylar sleeve. This is the 1st printing of the new revised edition of 1958, Book Club Edition. Grey leatherette over boards with titles in black and red to spine, 632 pp., index. Colour photo end papers and plates. decorative line drawings. This is an excellent general purpose cookbook with over 1000 recipes dating from the late 1950s with the ingredients printed in red. (2.2 JM FO 32/1. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Very Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Mission Memorial Hospital, Junior Auxiliary, Mission, British Columbia

Mission BC: Junior Auxiliary to Mission Memorial Hospital, 1955. (CAD) No marking the covers are creased,the top two binding holes to the front cover are torn, about Good only used copy. 20.5 x 13 cm, red card cover with drawing of srawberries, red plastic comb binding, [1-2] 3-93 [94]pp.L:ocal ads from the Mission area. The recipes are presented three per page most with the conributors' naes included: Nanaimo Bars, Butterhorns, Deluxw Apple Pie. There is a section printed on blue paper of Strawberry Specials. (1.3 JM FO 48/1. Plastic Comb. Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".


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