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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The Omelette Book

by Narcissa Chamberlain, Knopf, 1968 sixth printing of the 1956 classic. Hardcover with original pictorial DJ, 175 pages. This delightful compendium...
$25.00

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The Pal 'n Sades (Palisades) Cook Book (1957)

by Rev. Nelson and Caroline Pierce, eds., and the members of the Palisades Community Church, Washington, D.C. self-published, circa 1957. Hard...
$25.00

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The TIME Reader's Book of Recipes (1951)

selected and edited by Florence Arfmann, E.P Dutton, 1951 printing of the 1949 publication. Long out of print. Fascinating. First off, all 231...
$25.00

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The White House Cook Book (1904)

by Hugo Zieman and Mrs. F.L. Gillette, Saalfield Publishing, 1904 printing of the 1887 publication. Hardback, no DJ as issued. Light grey boards. "A...
$25.00

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Cooking for Pleasure - Good Housekeeping UK - (1960)

by Good Housekeeping (UK), Oliver Mann, ed., The National Magazine Co., London, first printing, 1960. Hardback, with DJ, 128 pages. Black and white...
$28.00

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The Modern Family Cook Book (Meta Given) w/ elusive Jacket

by Meta Given, Ferguson & Assoc. 1953 revised edition of the 1942 publication. Hardback, with hard to find color photo DJ w/drawing of a (live)...
$28.00

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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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Cooking with the Experts ('50s Local TV Cooking Shows) (1955)

By William I. Kaufman, Random House, first printing, 1955. Long out of print and hard to find. Hardback, with DJ, 248 pages. Astounding. The author...
$30.00

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Granddaughter's Inglenook Cookbook -- 1946 Fifth Printing

recipes by the women of the Church of the Brethren and their friends, Elgin, IL. Out-of-print and increasingly hard to find. This is the 1946 fifth...
$30.00

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Marion Harland's Complete Cookbook (1906)

by Marion Harland (nee Mary Virginia Hawes), Bobbs-Merrill, 1906 second printing of 1903 publication. Hardback, no DJ as issued, 781 pages....
$30.00

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