Philadelphia: John E. Potter and Company, 617 Sansom Street, 1859. Octavo, 319 pages. Illustrated with woodcut vignettes throughout. First edition, second printing (see Cagle 42). Very good in burgundy cloth with black and gilt-stamped decoration. With the bookplate of the Sontheimer Foundation. Scarce. [Bitting page 516; Cagle 42 (later issue); Lowenstein 768-770].
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Philadelphia: G.G. Evans; [Willis P. Hazard], 439 Chestnut Street, 1859. Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), 362, 12 pages. Illustrated. Index. Advertisements. Stated “Seventh Edition, Revised and Enlarged”; originally published 1853. A cookbook claiming to gather the best of the recipes of confectioner and pastry chef Elizabeth Baker (later Goodfellow, 1767-1851) best known for establishing America's first cooking school in Philadelphia. The publishers indicate the unnamed author of this collection is.....