Receipts as Used by the Shaker Sisters. Sabbathday Lake Maine.

Sabbathday Lake, Me. [Earl Campbell], [1933].

Octavo-sized stapled booklet, 32 pages. Later edition, different pagination, with 32 pages, and with cancel leaf of red paper, printed with "Special, The Prize Winning Recipe, Shaker fish and egg" tipped in after page 6. Compilation attributed to Jennie Mathers, printer, and imprint date, all from T.E. Johnson in Random Notes, Maine Library Association Bulletin, vol. 22, page 20. A short and simple Shaker cookbook with cakes, cookies, meats, soups, leftovers, pies, pickles and salads. Sabbathday Lake, founded in the 1780s, is the last active Shaker community, with three living members as of this cataloguing. Lightly stained and soiled, in publisher's stapled, titled red card stock covers, backed by red cloth. Some light soiling throughout. Near very good. Scarce. [OCLC locates seven copies of the first edition with 33 pages, none with this pagination; Richmond, M., Bibliography of Shaker Literature 1004].

Price: $90.00

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