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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Trés Bien (Stone Ridge, D.C. 1957)

by The Alumnae Assn. and The Country Day School of the Sacred Heart of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Stedman Prescott, Jr., chairman, 1957. Comb binding,...
$18.00

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Community Fare Cookbook - Geneva, IL signed, 1951

Compiled and edited by the Women’s Auxiliary of Community Hospital, Geneva IL. An out-of-print winner. Pellegrini & Cudahy Publishing, 1951...
$20.00

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Cook Book (All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church. D.C., 1956)

by Mrs. Edward A. St. John, chairman, Cook Book committee, All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C., published circa 1956. Shiny soft...
$20.00

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Cook It Outdoors (1943)

by James Beard, M. Barrows & Co., third 1943 printing of 1941 publication. Hardback, no DJ, 200 pages. Covers are tangerine-brick. Four illustrations...
$20.00

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Farm Journal's Country Cookbook 1959

by Nell B. Nichols, Farm Journal food editor, Doubleday, 1959 first edition. Hardback with DJ, 420 pages. Color presentation photographs throughout....
$20.00

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Fayetteville Favorite Foods (1960 printing of 1949 publication)

by The Fayetteville Civic Club, Fayetteville, GA. A treasury of mid-century Southern home cooking recipes. The Cakes, Pies and Puddings sections are...
$20.00

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Fortnightly Civics Club Cook Book (Salem, MO) (1939)

by the Fortnightly Civics Club, Mrs. Winnett Dent, chairman, Salem MO, first printing Dec. 1, 1939. Blue hard paper covers with no title printing,...
$20.00

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Gourmet -- Scarce Feb. '50 w/ James Beard as associate editor

by the editors of Gourmet, Feb. 1950 issue. February issue is scarce; it contains an early appearance of James Beard as Associate Editor. He’d...
$20.00

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Maura Laverty's Cookbook - Irish Cookery - 1947

by Maura Laverty, Longmans, Green and Co. Hard to find in ths country. First edition of the Irish novelist, playright and radio and TV soap opera...
$20.00

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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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