Simple Directions for the Cook. With Introduction by Maurice A. Bigelow, Ph.D. Director of the School of Practical Arts, Teacher's College, Columbia University.

New York, London & Bombay: Longmans, Green and Co., 1917.

Small octavo, 84 pages. Color frontispiece. First edition. The author penned five of these guides for household servants, in the "Simple Directions" series, including for the Waitress, Chambermaid, Butler, Laundress, and Child's Nurse. Although a number of basic recipes are included, as well as recommendations of books in which one might find additional suitable recipes, the book is intended to teach the care of the kitchen and pantry, the stove and the kitchen's equipment. Age-toning to top of text-block, otherwise fine in publisher's decorated blue cloth. Lacking the color illustrated dust jacket. Scarce in the marketplace. With the ownership inscription of "Mrs. Arthur Pew of Springbrook Farm, Bryn Mawr, PA, April 12th, 1930"

Price: $200.00

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