Pre-1960 (55 years old or older)

Rare and vintage pre-1960 cookbooks. Fifty-five years old or older. Mostly hardbacks. This category will list all pre-1960 cookbooks with the exceptions of various editions of Joy of Cooking and the Boston Cooking School Cookbook (The Fannie Farmer Cookbook), which appear in the General Purpose category with the publication date in parenthesis.



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A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy - Collected 1st. ed (1952)

by André L. Simon, Harcourt, Brace and Co., first 1952 American edition of the author's writings. Remarkable for its time and still a necessary...
$25.00

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A Concise Encyclopedia of Gastronomy Section II Fish (1948)

be Andre L. Simon, ed.,The Wine and Food Society, London, 1948 printing of 1940 publication. Paperback, stitch bound, 119 pages. "Comprising an...
$35.00

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A Cook's Tour of the Eastern Shore (of Maryland) (1959)

by the Junior Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital, Easton, MD. The true 1959 second edition, seventh printing of the 1948 publication, "revised and...
$25.00

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A Cook's Tour of the Eastern Shore of Maryland (1949)

by the Junior Auxiliary of Memorial Hospital, Easton, MD. A real find-- a 1949 third printing of the 1948 first publication of one of the classic...
$35.00

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All About Home Baking (1936 printing)

by General Foods Corp. (no editor listed), 1939 printing of the 1933 publication. Hardback, no DJ (as issued?), 144 pages. This is one of our...
$12.00

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As The World Cooks -- Recipes From Many Lands (1948)

by the International Institute of Lowell, MA, hard-to-find 1948 printing of 1938 publication. Hard boards, spiral binding. Printings were...
$30.00

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Basic Fish Cookery (1948)

by Rose G. Kerr, U.S. Gov. Printing Office. Definitive seafood cookery booklet from the U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service,...
$9.00

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Betty Crocker's Picture Cook Book (1950)

by "Betty Crocker," MacMillan, first edition, fifth printing of 1950 publication. Wonderfully preserved condition! Hardback with spatter-proof red...
$40.00

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Carnation Cook Book (1938)

by Mary Blake, 1938 third edition of the 1935 publication. Out of print. Solid general cookbook using -- guess what -- Carnation evaporated milk...
$10.00

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Chautauqua Recipes - By The Chautauqua Bird and Tree Club (1934)

contributions by the Çhautauqua (NY) Bird and Tree Club, Mrs. Thomas A. Edison, president, self-published, soft paper green cover with woodprint...
$30.00

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