Sanford, Maine: The Averill Press, 1904.
Octavo (20 x 14 cm.), 227 pages. Advertisements; detailed index. Photographically illustrated with a frontispiece of the members of the Ladies' Aid Society and with an image of the North Parish Congregational Church. Evident FIRST EDITION. The recipes are attributed and, according to the preface, come from within the Society and from other members of the Sanford community. Each section of the book is overseen by a different member, and their editing work is attributed in the Table of Contents. Thoroughly indexed, and with a section of helpful hints. The Averill Press was owned by F.B. Averill, editor of the Sanford Tribune, "The Home Paper of York County". Some age-toning to endpapers, offset mark to front and rear endpapers. In lightly worn, publisher's marbled, paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, gilt-titled at the spine. Some rubbing to edges, near very good. [OCLC locates five copies (none in Maine); not in Bitting, Brown, Cagle, or Cook]. Burn your potato pairings; they help to make a nice, hot fire. (page 190)