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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Metropolitan Cook Book (1920s)

by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, no published date, but cover drawings depicts woman with bobbed hair, so circa 1925. Paperback, stapled...
$8.00

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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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How to Cook Crabs (1956)

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

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How to Cook Oysters (1953)

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

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How to Cook Salmon (1953)

by Kathryn L. Osterhaug and Rose G. Kerr, U.S. Gov. Printing Office. Definitive seafood cookery booklet from the U.S. Department of the Interior,...
$9.00

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How to Cook Scallops (1953)

by Dorothy M. Kellers, Paula W. Lemmon and Rose G. Kerr, U.S. Gov. Printing Office. Definitive seafood cookery booklet from the U.S. Department of...
$9.00

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How to Cook Shrimp (1952)

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

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The Gayelord Hauser Cookbook

by Gayelord Hauser, Faber & Faber, 1955. Hardback with DJ, 335 pages. Hauser was a nutritonist of some note and an early champion of eating...
$9.00

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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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Gourmet - various - 1947, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55, 58 & 59, $10 each

by the editors of Gourmet Magazine, Gourmet, Inc., various issues from 1947, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1958 and 1959. Vintage Gourmet Magazines...
$10.00

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