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Cookbooks and Entertaining::Collectible Cook Books From Books by Jan


Cross Creek Cookery

By Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan

New York: Charles Scribners Dust jacket many tears and a piece is missing at the bottom of spine, book cover and dust jacket same decoration. Previous owner's signature front endpapers. Drawings by Robert Camp. Title page date 1942, CR 1942 with "A" on CR page, 230 pages with index. Contains over 250 recipes and some 30 menus for all meals. Rawlings has gathered her recipes by delightful little vignettes in the Cross Creek manner.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Flour-Cereal Cookbook

By Sperry Flour Company

Sperry Flour Co. Contains Recipes by Expert Chefs and General Information on Domestic Service and Food Value in Flour. Black and white text cuts, no date, circa 1890's by clothes depicted. Covers very bad, tears, spine taped, contents are good+. Fourth Revised Edition.. Soft Cover.


The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking Through The Ages

By Hale, William Harlan

New York: American Heritage Publishing Distributed by Doubleday, CR 1968, slipcased two volume set, green covers with blind stamped bowl of fruit on each front cover, Volume 1 - 383 pages with index. This covers the History of Eating and Drinking, black and white and color illustrations. Volume 2 up to page 768 with menus and recipes with an index. On page 392-412 are 19 menus adapted from old documents and the literature of other days and places around the world. Taken from old manuscripts, old cookbooks, historic menus, and other original documents that were available. The slipcase is green with picture of basked of fruit pasted on in color. All very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover w/slipcase.