Handy Hints: a valuable and useful compilation of tried and famous household cooking receipts. Dainties for the Sick Room – Poison Antidotes--Table Etiquette, Etc., Etc. – Suggestions for the Table, Indexed. Published for the benefit of our customers.

[Paterson, N.J. C.P. Kinsilla, circa 1901].

Octavo, stapled in wrappers (22 x 15 cm.), 143, [1] pages. Illustrated. Index. Advertisements throughout. Author from external information (NYAM copy). FIRST EDITION. A promotional cookbook, advertising the druggist and pharmacist C.P. Kinsilla of Paterson, N.J. The original was issued by Henry Evans, "Manufacturing Chemist and Wholesale Druggist of Washington, D.C.” in 1901 and the text was used to promote similar druggists in Boston and – in this case – C.P. Kinsilla of Paterson, N.J. Sections include: Cooking; Home economics; Formulas, recipes, etc.; Cooking for the sick; Table etiquette; Canning and preserving; Antidotes; First aid in illness and injury. Internally clean and sound. In publisher’s plum-colored wrappers, illustrated and titled in black; some edge wear and light chipping to the head and foot of the wrapper at the spine. Small cut to center of rear wrapper panel. Still, near very good. Rare. [OCLC locates no copies of any issue by Kinsilla, but a number of others with the same title and pagination but promoting Druggists including Henry Evans of Washington D.C. and Theodore Metcalf Co., of Boston].

Price: $150.00