Practical Housekeeping : a Careful Compilation of Tried and Approved Recipes. Two Hundred and Fiftieth Thousand.
Minneapolis, Minn. Buckeye Publishing Company, 1885.
Thick octavo, 688 pages. Illustrated. "Two hundred thousandth". A text on the copyright page indicates that this "book is a revised and enlarged edition of Buckeye Cookery and Practical Housekeeping. The frontispiece depicts a woman distraught over the mess created by her husband's efforts in the kitchen. Hinges shaken, and front gutter started; newspaper recipe clippings pasted down to front preliminaries and rear blanks. Paper pasted over green oil-cloth. Good only. [OCLC locates fewer than thirty copies of all printings of this title; Bitting, page 593].
See all items in American Cookery