Some Choice Recipes, Woman's Friend Society.

Salem, Mass. the society, 1911.

Cord-bound, duodecimo-sized booklet (13.5 x 10 cm.), 15 pages. Evident FIRST EDITION. A small, attractively designed community cookbook, with thirty-nine recipes offered without attribution, in narrative form. No sections, table of contents or index is offered, not is there any statement of purpose or naming of the "committee" or compilers. Salem's Woman's Friend Society was founded in 1876, "to inspire and encourage habits of industry and self-reliance in woman". The Society persists today, operating Emmerton House, and providing a transitional environment for women. Internally clean and sound; stiff leaves in grayish boards, gilt-debossed. Slight stain to front and rear panels, otherwise fine. Unrecorded. [OCLC locates no copies; not in Cook or Brown].

Price: $250.00