The Priscilla Cook Book For Everyday Housekeepers: A Collection Of Recipes Compiled From The Modern Priscilla With Menus For Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners And Special Occasions.

Boston: The Priscilla Publishing Co., 85 Broad Street, 1913.

Stapled booklet (26.5 x 20 cm.), 48 pages. Index. All pages with ornamented borders and vignettes. Printed in green throughout. FIRST EDITION. With recipes supplied by Fannie Farmer of the Boston Cooking School fame, and head of the Cooking Department of Modern Priscilla magazine. Issued on the brink of the First World War, the book emphasizes meat substitutes, as well as stale bread, left-overs, sour milk, and invalid cooking. Some edge wear, lower front corner bumped; wrapper printed in green and red lightly soiled. Includes a mechanically punched oval for insertion a ribbon to hang the booklet in the kitchen. It’s unusual to find this in reasonable condition. Scarce. [OCLC locates eight copies].

Price: $60.00

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