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The Canning of Fruits and Vegetables. Based on the methods in use in California, with Notes on the Control of the Microorganisms Effecting Spoilage.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1916. Octavo, 214 pages, Adcertisements. First edition, one of one thousand copies. A thorough study of canning as practiced in California, illustrated with drawings and diagrams of equipment, furniture and the cans themselves. With an appendix reproducing the Pure Foods Act. A fine copy, with the ink ownership mark of “The California Pear Growers Association, April 1, 1920.”. (Item #1642)
Price: $90.00
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Zenith Assorted, Gummed Canning Labels in Natural Colors.
Scranton, PA: Eureka Specialities, circa 1930s. 13 x 17.5 cm, 14 sheets of labels. A booklet of richly colored fruit and vegetable canning labels for peach, strawberry, blackberry, cherry, raspberry, blueberry, plum, pear, corn, tomato, peas, beans, beets, and pickles. Twelve perforated gummed labels to a page and a guide of approximate yield of canned products from raw fruits and veggies. In wrappers with colorfully illustrated cover; three sheets missing... (Item #3718)
Price: $50.00
Zenith Assorted, Gummed Canning Labels in Natural Colors. Zenith.
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The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc.
Oakland, Calif. Occidental Pub. Co. 1900. Thick quarto, 590 pages. First edition, thus. A rare saleman's copy of a deluxe edition with chromolithographed plates with an unusual Oakland California imprint. At the rear of book is subscription information, with lined blank pages for customers to sign up. In white oil cloth binding, edges with faux marbling. Some wear to cloth edges, hinges a bit shaken, previous owner's name to front... (Item #4236)
Price: $250.00
The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc. Hugo Ziemann, Mrs. F. L. Gillette.
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The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc.
New York; Akron; Chicago: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1920. Thick quarto, 609 pages. Later edition. New and enlarged. Pages significantly browned throughout and brittle as a result. Some wear to cloth edges, hinges a bit shaken, previous owner's name to front paste down. Good only. (Item #4237)
Price: $60.00
The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc. Hugo Ziemann, Mrs. F. L. Gillette.
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The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc.
Chicago: R. S. Peale & Co. 1891. Thick quarto (25 x 20 cm.), 570 pages. Index. Illustrated. Second printing of the revised and enlarged edition, first issued in 1887. Pages browned throughout, but not as brittle as many copies of this title. Hinges started; waterstain to margins of frontipiece. In white oil-cloth binding, decorated in silver. Fading and abrasions, as usual, but still better than is usually found. [OCLC locates sixteen copies of this issue]. (Item #6664)
Price: $120.00
The White House Cook Book : a comparative cyclopedia of information for the home, containing cooking, toilet and household recipes, menus, dinner-giving, table etiquette, care of the sick, health suggestions, facts worth knowing, etc. Hugo Ziemann, Mrs. F. L. Gillette.