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Wilcox, Estelle Woods, ed. Buckeye cookery, with hints on practical housekeeping. Minneapolis: Buckeye Publishing Co., 1881. 8vo (20.5 cm, 8.07"). 536 pp. $80.00
"Ohio's premier cookbook," compiled by the women of the First Congregational Church of Marysville, OH. Originally published in 1876 as the Centennial Buckeye Cook Book and retitled Buckeye Cookery in the following year, this best-selling American cookbook and domestic guide appears here in => a revised and enlarged edition.
Provenance: 19th-century Iowa stationer's pictorial rubber-stamp on front pastedown.
Cook, America's Charitable Cooks, p. 207. Publisher's dark green cloth; spine and extremities with light rubbing, covers with paper adhesions from old shelf neighbors, hinges (inside) slightly tender and showing small spots of insect damage. Stationer's stamp as above and early purchase notation on front free endpaper; several clipped printed recipes (including "Tomato Soy" and cucumber preserves) laid in. Pages evenly age-toned, with intermittent spots of staining; a few with mild offsetting from clippings. A copy that has seen (appreciative) kitchen usage, still in better condition than often encountered, with => sewing holding and pages secure. (41352) Please RESHELVE This.
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