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The Pocumtuc Housewife A Guide to Domestic Cookery

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Deerfield, Pocumtuc Valley Memorial Association: 1985

Edition: 6th

Seller ID: 2055


Small tear on rear cover This reproduction of the famous guide to domestic cookery, published by a group of Deerfield women in 1906, contains recipes (or "receipts") for breads, pies, custards, pickles, etc. In addition it provides advice on preserving good health ("Shun the night air as you would the Plague."), how to feed and care for the sick, and even how to dye cloth. Cookbooks published in the 19th century were full of household tips and this 20th-c... View more info

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A Modern Kitchen Guide. A complete book of Up-to-date recipes and drinks

By: (Sears, Roebuck & Co)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sears Roebuck & Co: 1934

Seller ID: 10395


Some fading to the card covers, but otherwise a clean, crisp copy. View more info

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The Army Cook: TM10-405; Kitchen Equipment. Repairs and Utilities: TM 5-636 (2 books)

By: (USA War Department)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington DC, 1946

Seller ID: 9989


Back cover missing. Front lightly soiled Fascinating book, with lots of illustrations to guide the army cook in producing a range of foods and beverages . Includes sections on settig up camp kitchens, maintenance of equipment.; A guide maintenance of large-scale kitchen equipment in US Army messes post-WWII View more info

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The Williamsburg Art of Cookery or, Accomplish'd Gentlewomans' Companion: Being a Collection of upwards of Five Hundred of the most Ancient & Approv'd Recipes in Virginia Cookery

By: Bullock, Mrs Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Richmond, Virginia, Colonial Williamsburg: 1967

Edition: 12th prtg.

Seller ID: 1698


The title is derived from the first American cookery book, published 1742, by William Parks in Williamsburg, which was based on a much larger book by Mrs E.Smith, published in England. Parks omitted recipes containing ingredients unobtainable in the colony. This nicely produced little book also includes recipes from handwritten notebooks, as well as a section on Christmas in Virginia. Useful bibliography at rear. View more info

Simple American Dishes in English measures

By: Heath,Ambrose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber: 1943

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: 1876


Heath hoped that these dishes, of an economical nature, would "bring a little novelty" to the British housewife's wartime table. 2nd copy no d/w so $20 View more info

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American Cooking for English Kitchens

By: Hogarth, Grace & Caroline

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1957

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 102


8vo. pp 118. Foxing to edges View more info

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De Witt's Connecticut Cook Book and Housekeeper's Assistant.

By: Orr, Mrs N.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M De Witt: 1871

Seller ID: 10231


Edgewear and fading to paper-covered boards. Minor age-browning to some pages. Last section is slightly loose, though secure View more info

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The Century Cookbook With a new supplement of one hundred receipts of especial excellence

By: Ronald, Mary

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.York, London, D.Appleton-Century Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 1664


v.good strong, clean copy Bitting gives 1895 as the first edition of this comprehensive work, with others following into the 20th century. Many good recipes, simple and elaborate, and including some from New England and some distinctive Southern dishes. Also deals with the etiquette of dinner entertaining, table decorations (illustrated) and household matters. Nice book. View more info