The Priscilla Cook Book. Published by the Priscilla Club of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley. The proceeds to be contributed to the fund for the new church building.
[Berkeley, California: James J. Gillick & Co., Publishers, 1923].
Octavo (20 x 13.5 cm.), [iv], 240 pages. Various tables at end. Blank leaves at end of each section (not used). Evident FIRST EDITION. The Priscilla Club of the First Congregational Church of Berkeley had been founded in April of 1921, by our editor, Mrs. Joseph F. Furtado. A notice to that effect, with a list of officers appears on page [ii]. There are no local advertisements included, but there is a list of individuals and businesses that had contributed to the Church Building Fund in relation to the book. Many of the recipes are attributed. Narrow tideline throughout the text block; some light soiling. In publisher's decorated white oil cloth,with an image of a young woman seated with a mixing bowl in her lap and whisk in her hand. Some rubbing to extremities and light soil, otherwise very good. Ownership inscription "Mrs. L.T. Sprague, Xmas, 1923" to free front endpaper. Handwritten recipe, "Crisco's Pie Crust" laid-in. [OCLC locates eighteen copies; not in Brown].