Choice Menus for Luncheons and Dinners.

St. Louis, Mo. the author, 1937.

Octavo (25 x 18 cm.), 135, [11], X pages. Index. Memorandum pages for additional recipes. Stated "Seventh Edition", originally published 1930. A self-published compilation of "all the best recipes" the author has originated, collected and served. Structured in sections that start with a menu for either luncheon or dinner and followed with the recipes by menu. In an eleven-page Memorandum section there are fifteen manuscript recipes, handwritten directly on the page or taped-in, and there are also clipped recipes taped in (unfortunately with mid-century cellophane tape). Amongst the added recipes are Chocolate Frosting, Steamed Chocolate Pudding, Alice Foss Peanut Cookies, and Mrs. Farnham's Spice Cake. In rubbed, slightly soiled, and bumped, beige oilcloth with red-printed title and illustration to cover. Some slight discoloration to end pages, otherwise very good. [OCLC locates seven copies; Brown 1968 (different printing)].

Price: $150.00

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