Soups and Soup Making. Cookery Manuals No.1.

Chicago: Fairbanks, Palmer & Co., 1882.

Octavo (17 x 11.5 cm.), 40 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. The first of four books in the Cookery Manuals series, with books on salads, breads, and vegetables to follow. A volume combining the four individual short works was published in 1891 under the title Cookery Manuals. Ewing, author of Cooking and Castle Building, was superintendent of the Chicago Training School of Cookery and later Professor of Domestic Economy at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana. Original printed, paper-covered boards over quarter cloth spine. Very slight spotting to boards, otherwise fine. [OCLC locates seven copies].

Price: $200.00

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