The Williamsburg Art of Cookery, or Accomplish'd Gentlewoman's Companion...

Williamsburg; Richmond, Virg. Colonial Williamsburg, Incorporated; Printed on the Press of August Deitz & Son, 1939.

Duodecimo (18 x 11 cm.) 276 pages. Stated "second edition". A modern cookbook styled after late eighteenth century works, with recipes drawn from historical English sources, predominantly William Parks' 1742 printing of E. Smith's Compleat Housewife, the first cookbook printed in America. In full ruled calf with raised bands and spine label titled in gilt. Light rubbing to leather boards. Otherwise near fine.

Price: $200.00

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