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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Operation Vittles - Favorite Receipts from The Navy (1955)

by the Hawaiian Auxiliary of the Navy Relief Society, Mrs. William G. Tomlinson, ed., circa 1955. Glossy paper covers, comb binding. Nice design with...
$25.00

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Paris Bistro Cookery (1948)

By Alexander Watt, Alfred A. Knopf, 1958. Near rare. An informing, historically significant and incredibly hard to find jewel. The book was written,...
$155.00

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Paris is a Nice Dish -- Its Recipes and Restaurants (1952)

by Osborne Putnam Stearns, Henry Regency Co., first printing, 1952. A nostalgic delight. Hardback with illustrated black cover and wraparound, 169...
$20.00

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Philadelphia Cook Book (1886)

by Mrs. S.T. (Sarah Tyson) Rorer, Arnold and Co., scarce apparent first edition of this historic title, 1886 with no other later date. Hardback, no...
$25.00

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Philadelphia Inquirer Fall and Winter Dinners Supplement (1936)

by Mrs. Anna B. Scott, hard-to-find Depression-era cooking supplement to The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 15, 1936. Softcover wrappers, 6 by 8...
$10.00

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Recipes from Old Virginia (1952)

compiled by The Virginia Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs, Dietz Press, fourth 1952 printing of the 1948 publication. Not revised. Hard covers,...
$16.00

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Recipes from Old Virginia (revised)

compiled by The Virginia Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs, Dietz Press, sixth 1961 printing of the revised 1958 publication (originally...
$12.00

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Reno Also Cooks - circa 1955

by the Women’s League of the Washoe (NV) Medical Center, no copyright date, but it dates from 1951 to 1959, since the forward is by Charles H....
$40.00

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Shrimp Cookery (1952)

by Helen Worth, Citadel Press, first edition, 1952. Hardback, no DJ. Small 192-page volume presents "more than 100 recipes of (shrimp) entrees,...
$15.00

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Six Hundred Tested Recipes - Presbyt. Church Ronceverte WV 1940

by the Woman's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church, Ronceverte, WV, 1940 revised edition of 1928 publication. Soft tan covers, stapled and...
$20.00

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