Imperial Cook Book, Revised Edition: A monitor for the American housewife in the dining room and kitchen, containing the choicest original and selected recipes for economical and practical housekeeping. [cover title: The International Cook Book].

Stockton, Cal. Occidental Publishing Co., 1894.

Large octavo (25.2 x 19 cm.), 527 pages. Illustrated. Index. Stated Revised Edition; published under various titles, as the Dining Room & Kitchen (1891), and as The Star Cook Book (1894) issued by the Lone Star Pub. Co. of Texas. This copy is additionally titled, "The International Cook Book" on both the spine and the front cover. The publishers used various titles on a single cookbook text to appeal to as many different markets as possible. Text block age-toned. In black-stamped, marble-patterned white oil cloth with some rubbing and slight chipping to hinges, otherwise very good. Early pencil ownership inscription to free front paste-down, "Mrs. Y.H. Flint". [OCLC locates no copies with this Stockton imprint, and no copy with this cover title; Bitting, page 463 (different printing); not in Cagle].

Price: $150.00