A Handbook of Invalid Cooking : for the use of nurses in training-schools, nurses in private practice, and others who care for the sick : containing explanatory lessons on the properties and value of different kinds of food, and recipes for the making of various dishes.

New York: The Century Co. 1903.

Octavo, vii, 326 pages. Revised edition, originally published 1893. A training book for nurses, developed by an instructor in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School. A combination of text book and recipe collection, with some recipes drawn from Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book. The book has a fair number of annotations, written in an early, and neat hand, each annotating a recipe, or adding additional recipes. Some seem odd for a book addressing Invalid Cooking, including a long gloss on various types of alcohol which may be added to egg nog. A few blanks at the rear have been filled with notes on the distinction between drinks and liquid food, and a lengthy paragraph on "Foods difficult of digestion. "The author of these notes has added their name in ink, "Friend" to the fore edge. In blind-stamped green cloth, with red morocco title label. Near very good.

Price: $90.00
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