The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

by Farmer, Fannie Merritt

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book is quite rare in it's original 1896 printing. The 19th century general reference cookbook which now available both in reprint and in updated form.

Fannie Farmer prefaces this book with the following: "It is my wish that it may not only be looked upon as a compilation of tried and tested recipes, but that it may awaken an interest through its condensed scientific knowledge which will lead to deeper thought and broader study of what to eat."

First Edition Identification

Little, Brown & Company published the first edition of Fannie Farmer's The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book in 1896 with a limited run of only 3,000 copies. -

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Facsimiles of The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book are still in print. Heavily revised successor books, later retitled The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, have also been published, the most recent being the thirteenth edition by Marion Cunningham, originally issued in 1990 and then reissued in 1996 for the 100th anniversary of the original book. The twelfth and thirteenth editions were published by Knopf; all earlier editions were published in the US by Little, Brown.-

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The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.

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1936.
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Boston.: Little, Brown and Company., 1936.. Revised edition.. Decorated hard cover. Red lettering.. Fine copy (spine very lightly faded)>. Octavo.. Illustrated. Important reference work. Very scarce in this condition.
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Boston: Little, Brown, 1944. Thick octavo (19 x 12 cm.), viii,[3] 824 pages. Illustrated; index. Stated "Seventh edition, completely revised by Wilma Lord Perkins". Originally published in 1896, this landmark work had sold 2,216,000 copies as of this wartime, 1944 printing. In the preface to the original edition (reprinted here) Farmer states: "It is my wish that it may… Read more about this item
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1943
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Hard cover, approximately 5 1/2 by 8 inches, 830 pages, followed by a section of unnumbered pages with ads. Vintage item in fair/reference copy condition. Cover with soiling, staining, use. End pages toned/tanned. Handwritten gift inscription opposite tile page. No other handwriting or marking. No tears. Light soiling aging throughout. An obviously used… Read more about this item
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The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book [Cookbook]

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by Farmer, Fannie Merritt

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1922
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Fair. 1922. Revised Edition. Hardcover. "It is my wish that [this book] may not only be looked upon as a compilation of tried and tested recipes, but that it may awaken an interest through its condensed scientific knowledge which will lead to deeper thought and broader study of what to eat." -… Read more about this item
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1945
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New York: Garden City Books, 1945. Good Hardcover 1946, some wear Seventh edition, completely revised by Wilma Lord Perkins . Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Cover.
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1950
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine. Eight edition revised , edited and abridged by Wilma Lord Perkins, fourth printing. Octavo. 879pp. Printed cloth. Near fine; no dust jacket.
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1910. Hardcover. 10mo; pp 648; Fair/no-DJ; brownish tan spine with black text; raised bands and gilt decorations to spine; cloth shows some heavy wear to exterior edges; noticeable spots and soiling to exterior; chips to head and foot spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name… Read more about this item
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Little, Brown, and Co, 1913-01-01. Hardcover. Good. 648 p., plus 38 pages of delightful pictorial ads for such products as the White Mountain triple motion ice-cream freezer; Millennium Extract "Not Made From Flesh;" Hub Ranges with Roller bearing coal pan and roller bearing ash pan; and "Squires Kettle Rendered Pure Leaf Lard." Pages are clean and unmarked within… Read more about this item
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1922
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Boston: Little, Brown, & Co.. As New. 1922. Hardcover. *** FREE UPGRADE to Courier/Priority Shipping Upon Request *** - *** IN STOCK AND IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FOR SHIPMENT - Very Good -- with a bonus offer-- .
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Little, Brown and Company. Fair. 1913. Hardcover. 1122519850 . ; Tan cloth cover is heavily frayed at extremities, soiled, and faded. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Former owner's name in antiquated ink on front end sheet with small old newspaper clipping taped on. Pencil recipe on next end sheet. Pages are toned with an… Read more about this item
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The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

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1939-01-01
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Little, Brown and Company, 1939-01-01. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Good/No dustjacket as issued. 0x0x0. Minor shelf wear to binding with bumps & scuffs. Light wear & soiling on edges of text block, pastedowns & pages throughout. Top corner of ffep clipped. Woodblock print of previous owners bookplate on inside of ffep leaving a ghost image on half title page.… Read more about this item
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1921
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Boston, MA: Little, Brown, and Company, 1921. Book. Illus. by Photographs. Fair. Hardcover. Revised Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Fair/none, used hc; 656pp + advertisements. Tan colored cloth over boards with brown colored text on upper and spine; edge wear and fraying; scuffed and soiled. First two interior pages are missing; the title page missing half; the… Read more about this item
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The Boston Cooking School Cook Book - Sixth Edition, Completely Revised, Wilth Illustrations

by Farmer, Fannie Merritt

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1937
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1946.
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Little Brown & Co,, 1946.. 8th. hardcover. Used, acceptable. Rated only "acceptable" but is fully functional. Dark yellow cover, 1948 printing. Cover rather worn, worn through along front edge so cover over spine attached only along edge of back coover. Binding slightly split at front and back of book. Minor food spot here and there but interior is… Read more about this item
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Boston Cooking-School Cook Book - Revised Edition

by Farmer, Fannie Merritt

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Boston: Little, Brown. 1921. fair. Hardcover. 7-3/8" tall; 656pp including index + ads; b/w frontis & photos; very soiled cover; writing on endpages (recipes + prev. owner's name dated 1922); free back endpage is missing; moisture stains on fore edge of first few pp; other stains on pp; paper over back hinge is torn with webbing in evidence .
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1928
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Little, Brown & Co.,, 1928. hardcover. Acceptable. . Spine,cover and edges shows wear and tanning. Loose hinge. Writing inside front cover and front page Pages shows minor staining. Pages shows minor tanning.
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1946.
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Little Brown & Co,, 1946.. 8th. hardcover. Used, acceptable. Rated only "acceptable" but is fully functional. Blue checkerboard cover, 1948 printing. Cover rather worn, repaired with transparent packing tape. binding split at front and back of book but cover held loosely by cloth mesh in binding. Page edges somewhat soiled by cooking but interior is clean. Much writing… Read more about this item
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Boston: Little Brown. Fair in Fair DJ. 1921. Revised. Additional chapter on cold pack method of canning, drying of fruits & vegeables, & on food values. Edge wear, DJ complete . but in pieces, owner name front endpaper. Binding bright, but hinges cracked and beginning and ending pages detached, front endpaper tattered on edge, text of book complete. … Read more about this item
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Little, Brown, and Company. Used - Acceptable. Acceptable condition. No Dust Jacket 3rd edition, revised and enlarged, early printing, 1923. (American cooking) A readable, intact copy that may have noticeable tears and wear to the spine. All pages of text are present, but they may include extensive notes and highlighting or be heavily stained. Includes reading copy only… Read more about this item
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THE BOSTON COOKING-SCHOOL COOK BOOK

by Fannie Merritt Farmer

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1937
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Toronto: McCLelland and Stewart, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. Second printing of New Edition published in 1936 - completely revised. Tight binding. No chips, tears, creases or written inscriptions. Brown coverboards with red lettering. Some stains on edge of text block. Black and white photographic illustrations. Size: 8vo (8" to 9"). 838 pp. + ads at rear of book… Read more about this item
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