Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 300.
Small octavo, 32 unnumbered pages. Advertisements. Illustrated. Includes a page of press notices. Sample book with specimen pages for the author’s New Cook Book. Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book was written during the time she was lecturing at the newly established Boston Cooking School, funded in 1879 by the Women’s Education Association. not long after the book was published, she left Boston for New York, where she established Miss Parloa’s School of Cooking. While the Boston Cooking School had not been financially successful, her new school in New York made her a wealthy woman and launched her on a path to celebrity status, eventually to include numerous product endorsements. Corners a bit bumped and worn, otherwise very good, in printed gray wrappers. [OCLC locates four copies].