The Cook Book by "Oscar" of the Waldorf.

Chicago: The author; The Werner Company, 1896.

Thick quarto, xxii, 9-907 pages. First edition. One of the small handful of grand American restaurant cookbooks from the celebrity chefs of the end of the 19th Century, alongside Ranhofer's Epicurean. Internally sound and clean, hinges reinforced, but tight. In edgeworn, brown-printed, white oilcloth binding. Good. Ownership signatures to the front free endpaper, and the bookplate of the Carl Sontheimer Foundation. [Bitting 467; Brown 739; Cagle 760].

Price: $250.00

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