The Practical Cook Book.

New York: Baker, Pratt & Company, 1875.

Octavo, 225 pages. Third edition. A popular Civil War-era cookbook, original published in 1864. Edges of text block soiled; rear free end paper creased. Previous owner's inscription in ink to preliminary leaf; bookseller's ticket to front pastedown, both from Syracuse. In worn and rubbed publisher's black and gilt decorated brown cloth. Good only. [OCLC locates three copies of this edition, and eleven copies of the two earlier editions; Wheaton & Kelly 5190; not in Bitting or Cagle].

Price: $60.00
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