New York; St. Louis; Philadelphia: Published by Nafis & Cornish; John B. Perry, 1838.
Duodecimomo (16 x 10.5 cm.), 216 pages. Illustrated with a frontispiece and six plates. Index. Later edition of Mrs. Rundell's bestselling work, first published in America in 1807 under the title, A New System of Domestic Cookery. Scattered foxing and a few spots and stains in the text. In dark green diaper pattern textured cloth, blind-stamped on covers, and gilt-titled and -decorated on the spine. Some wear to extremities, gilt title and decoration on the spine is rubbed. The free front endpaper bears the faint pencil name "Mariah Watson's Cook Book, D.D. 1849...". [OCLC locates sixteen copies; cf. Cagle 678; Lowenstein, 218].