Minneapolis, MN: Pillsbury Flour Mills Company, 1933. Spiral Bound. First Edition. First Printing. 8vo. Aluminum Art Deco case serves as the jacket for this rare Pillsbury Cookbook. The case has minor wear with a few scratches here and there, but in amazing condition for its age and uniqueness. The rear cover has some type of plastic residue that has attached itself to the aluminum, likely can be removed. Recipe book consists of a ring binder with tabs for each section that is in Fine condition with nary a blemish. Very Good.
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Boston: Rand, Avery, & Co. [For the Author], 1872. Hardcover. First Edition. 288 pp. 8vo. Faded burgundy boards with blind embossed border front and rear, gold titling to spine with staining along spine, losses at head and along front spine joint, bumpping to corners. Yellow endpapers, text quite clean with light spotting here and there. Good.
Weston, Edward. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1939. Hardcover. First Edition. 258 pp. 8vo. Black cloth covers with distinctive red embossed titling to cover and spine. Slight fraying at head and foot of spine, small tear at head of spine at rear hinge, bumping to corners. Endpapers decorated with simple drawings of vegetables and meat sources printed in green ink on yellow paper. Interior has numerous marking from previous owner underlining ingredients, checking off what must have been recipes they tried, etc.
What is often missed in this volume is the four black and white photographs of vegetables by Edward Weston that are included within the recipe index at rear. Very Good.