My Cookery Books.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1903. First edition, one of 330 numbered copies. Small folio, original brown quarter buckram, marbled boards, printed paper label, xii, 171, [1] pages, untrimmed. 28 plates of mounted facsimiles. Spine label darkened and a little chipped; some minor wear at the head and foot of the spine; a little rubbing and some light scattered foxing in the prelims; a very good copy, lacking the slipcase. Item #15195

An excellent discursive description of one of the great American cookery collections (assembled by the critic, collector, and author Pennell), with a bibliography of the books in her collection through the end of the 18th century. An attractive book, designed by Bruce Rogers.

Price: $750.00

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