The American Lady's Cookery Book, Comprising every variety of information for ordinary and holiday occasions. Fifteenth Thousand.

New York: Thomas J. Crowen, 699 Broadway, 1861.

Octavo (18.5 x 13 cm.), x, 450 pages. Index and supplemental index of "Additional recipes in this edition". Illustrated with woodcut butchering and carving guides in the text. Testimonials. Later printing of a work originally published in 1847 as The American Lady's System of Cookery. The work came out with revisions under this new title in 1857; this was the also the year of the final issue of the author's popular other work, Every Lady's Cook Book. The additional recipes in the later editions consist mainly of new sections of Invalid Cooking, Carving, and other miscellaneous recipes. Some age-toning, and light stains throughout. In faded and edgeworn blind-and gilt-stamped brown cloth, with abrasions to the rear board. An unrecorded issue. [OCLC locates no copies of this issue (and only 1860 and 1855 printings with the Crowen imprint); not in Lowenstein (contains none of the earlier printings with this title); Bitting, page 108-109 (different printings); not in Cagle under this title, but see Cagle 202 for printings with the earlier title].

Price: $250.00

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