Over one thousand recipes. The Lakeside Cook Book. A complete manual of practical, economical, palatable, healthful and useful cookery.

Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd & Co., 1878.

Octavo-sized booklet, stapled in wrapper (21 x 15.6 cm.), 47, [1] pages. Illustrated. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. In September of the same year, a second volume was issued by Donnelley, Gasette, & Loyd, "containing an entirely new collection of recipes for household use". The second volume carried the changed subtitle: a manual of recipes for cooking, pickling, and preserving, and other useful information for the housekeeper. In 1885, The Lakeside Cook Book was issued in Boston with a new title, The Home-made Cook Book, by M.J. Ivers and Co. A small household manual, with culinary recipes in narrative form, as well as cleaning tips, invalid cooking, and antidotes for poisons. The lithographic wrappers, printed in black and gold indicate "Price 10 cents" while the Library Company of Philadelphia copy indicates "Price 25 cents". The rear wrapper panel contains an interesting advertisement for "The Mantchoo Tea... for sale by newsdealers, booksellers, stationers, druggists..." All pages browned and somewhat brittle. Some dog ears and chipping to wrapper edges and spine. Good only. [OCLC locates six copies of this first edition (though three indicate slight bibliographic differences) and six copies of volume two; Brown 684; not in Cagle].

Price: $90.00

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