Antique and Rare Cookbooks: VintageCookbook.com’s category for truly antiquarian cookbooks–that is, cookbooks that are over 100 years old (or darn close.) This is also the category for truly rare cookbooks, and for those historic cookbooks with fairly limited first editions that are very difficult to find. Vintage Cookbook’s antiquarian and antique cookbooks and cook books, from out-of-print, used reading copies to rare first edition/first printing antique cookbooks. Antique, vintage and collectible American cookbooks published in the United States during 1700s, 1800s, and early 1900s are here, along with many first edition antique cookbooks!
Antique and rare cookbooks currently on the site include: Pyromaniac’s Cookbook, 1968; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; Colony: Portrait of A Restaurant–And its Famous Recipes, 1945. First Edition, First Printing; Pillsbury’s Ten Thousand Dollar Bakery Formula Book, 1950; American Menu Maker Restaurant Recipes, 1934, G. L. Wenzel; Home Dissertations: An Offering to the Household, 1886; Cooking in Old Creole Days, 1904, 1928; New Orleans Cook Book, 1940, Lena Richard, First Edition, First Printing; Kitchen and the Cotton Patch, 1948, 1976; New Orleans Carnival Cook Book, 1951; Cooking in Old Creole Days, 1904, 1928; Love Time & Butter, Joe Hyde, 1971; Cooking Good, 1981, Chef don Antinore, Signed first edition; Ornamental Confectionery and The Art of Baking, 1893; Marion Lockhart’s Standard Cook Book for All Occasions, 1925; Victory Recipes: Featuring Better Recipes for Wartime Cooking and Baking with Wartime Ingredients, c. 1943; St. Paul’s Guild Cook Book, 1919, Bishop, California; Riendeau’s Cakes and Pastries, 1924; Favorite Recipes from Famous People, 1950, Alexandria, Louisiana and Jackson County, North Carolina; Favorite Recipes of Famous People, 1936, Felix Mendelsohn; Mary Elizabeth’s War Time Recipes, 1918; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery: First edition, first printing, 1954; Cricket Cook Book, 1938; 80/20 Cook Book, 1928, First Edition, First Printing; Blue Ribbon Cook Book: Selected Recipes by Famous Cooks, 1907; Complete Candy Making Course; Cooking in Old Creole Days, 1903, 1928; Stork Club Bar Book, Lucius Beebe, 1946, First, First! Gift Edition, Numbered Copy 19 of 46; Treatise on Baking, 1905, 1915; Recipes from Miss Louise, 1978, Louise S. McGehee School, New Orleans, La.; Secrets of Cuban Entertaining: A Menu Cookbook,1981, Rocio Lamadriz, Piedad Robertson and Olga de Zaldo; Martha Washington Log Cabin Cook Book, 1924; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Vachon’s Economical Soups and Entrees, 1903; Booze Book, 1967; Harmony Circle Cook Book, 1902; 15 Antoinette Pope School of Fancy Cookery Lessons; Wenzel’s Menu Maker, Second Edition, 1979; Ou Est Le Garlic: French Cooking in 50 Lessons, 1977; Martha Washington Log Cabin Cook Book, 1924; Famous Sportsmen’s Recipes, 1940, Jessie Marie DeBoth; Marigold Cook Book, 1938, First Edition, First Printing; Wenzel’s Menu Maker, First Edition, Fifth Printing, 1972; Burke’s Complete Cocktail and Tastybite Recipes, 1936; Master Baker’s Manual, 1930; Palmer House Cook Book, 1933, 1940; Choice Candy Recipes, 1930, Lucy G. Allen; American Women’s Voluntary Services Cook Book, 1942; Famous Sportsmen’s Recipes, 1940, Jessie Marie DeBoth; How to Cook a Wolf, 1942, 1944, with Dust Jacket; Gold Cook Book, 1947; Wenzel’s Menu Maker, First Edition, Fifth Printing, 1972; Burke’s Complete Cocktail and Tastybite Recipes, 1936; Master Baker’s Manual, 1930; 500 Recipes and Food Facts Tested and Approved New York Herald Tribune Institute; Palmer House Cook Book, 1933, 1940; Choice Candy Recipes, 1930, Lucy G. Allen; American Women’s Voluntary Services Cook Book, 1942; Love Time & Butter, Joe Hyde, 1971; Nancy’s Belles Cook Book, 1938, For the Benefit of the Carillon Fund. First Edition, First Printing; Cross Creek Cookery, First Edition, First Printing, 1942; Congressional Club Recipes, 1947, First Edition, First Printing; Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883, 1888; Fun with Food, ca. 1960; Cross Country cook book, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Cookbook, 1942, 1960; San Francisco Cookbook, 1979; E Pluribus Onion: Collection of Recipes the Latin School of Chicago, 1976. First Edition, First Printing; Book of 500 Delicious Salads, 1941; Wenzel’s Menu Maker, Second Edition, 1979; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954; Eat It: A Cookbook by Dana Crumb, Art by R. Crumb, 1972; Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book 1955, Mint; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883, 1895; Single Girl’s Cookbook by Helen Gurley Brown, 1969; Brown Derby Cook Book, 1949, 1952, Leather Bound Edition; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955, First Edition, First Printing; Book of the Camp Fire Girls, 1938, 1944, an Art Deco masterpiece; Burke’s Complete Cocktail Drinking Recipes, 1936; 100 Cocktails How to Mix Them, 1958; Doomed Rabbit: Recipes from the Kitchens of Leather Folk and Friends; 1888; Gourmet of the Delta, First Edition, First Printing, 1958; Treasured Armenian Recipes, 1949; Bagels, Blintzes and Borscht, 1975; 200 Years of Charleston Cooking, 1930, 1934; Rangoon International Cook Book, 1954, 1962; Gourmet of the Delta, First Edition, First Printing, 1958; Eva Davis’ Mississippi Mixin’s; Aromas and Flavors of Past and Present, Alice B. Toklas, 1959, True First Edition; Cook Book for a Bride, 1932; “Fit for a King:” The Merle Armitage Book of Food, 1939; Blue Ribbon and Pure Gold Cook Book, 1905; Good Maine Food, Marjorie Mosser, 1939; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, 1938, 1955; 99 Practical Methods of Utilizing Boiled Beef, 1893; Sixteen Studies in White and Gold, 1900; Recipes for a Small Planet, 1973; Tom and Jerry’s Bartender’s Guide How to Mix Drinks, 1943 Edition; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955, First/First; African Cookbook, 1970; What to Have for Dinner, Fannie Farmer, 1905; 200 Years of Charleston Cooking, 1930, 1934; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883, 1895; Bohemian San Francisco, Clarence E. Edwords, First Edition, First Printing, 1914; Savannah Cook Book, 1933, 1960, Unrevised First Edition, 1963 Printing; Hood’s Practical Cook’s Book, 1897; Blueberry Hill Cookbook, Elsie Masterton, 1959, First Edition, First Printing; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Bohemian San Francisco, First Edition, First Printing, 1914; International Cook Book, Filippini, 1906, 1911; Gun Club Cook Book, 1930, 1939; Purity Cook Book, 1932, 1945; Ship’s Cook and Baker, 1944; Fine Old Dixie Recipes, 1965, 1967; Recipes from an Old Farmhouse, 1966, 1967; Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, 1954; Les Diners de Gala by Salvador Dali, 1973; Blueberry Hill Cookbook, Elsie Masterton, 1959, First Edition, First Printing; Blue Ribbon and Pure Gold Cook Book, 1905; One Hundred Delicious Candy Recipes, 1935; Famous Recipes by Famous People, 1940; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1891; Rheingold Recipes: A Cook Book of Quality, 1912; Mangiamo (Let’s Eat!): A Collection of Family Recipes, 1970; Southern Cooking, Mrs. S. R. Dull, 1928, 1941, 1968; Fashions in Foods, 1931; Exotic Cooker, 1978; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Rheingold Recipes: A Cook Book of Quality, 1912, S. Liebmann’s Sons Brewing Co.; Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961, First/First, Foreward by Alice B. Toklas; Jackson Cookbook, Forward by Eudora Welty, 1971, 1972; Loyalty Cook Book, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Book Five, 1961; Famous Recipes from Old Virginia, 1941, Beautifully Illustrated by Margaret Dashiel; Fancy Pantry: Elegant Edibles, Helen Witty, 1986; Sunday Night Suppers, 1907; Radio Recipes, 1926, Ida Bailey Allen; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; Teacher in Space Cookbook: Touching the Future, 1986; Mama’s Meichulim: Traditional Jewish Cooking Made Easy, 1960; Food and How to Cook It, 1928; Sauce for the Goose: A New Orleans Cook Book, 1948; Sook’s Cook Book: Memories and Traditional Receipts from Deep South, 1989; New Orleans Cook Book, 1940; New Orleans Creole Recipes, 932; New Cookery Book, Tenth Edition, 1870s, Anne Bowman; Encyclopedia of Cooking, 1958; Modern Mixes for Bakers, 1914; Select Recipes of Prominent Ladies, 1929; New Presentation of Cooking with Timed Recipes, 1924; Pyromaniac’s Cookbook, 1968; Epicure’s Delight, 1944; Candy Calendar, 1927, Woman’s World Magazine; Cookery Calendar, Woman’s World Magazine, Chicago, 1927; “Dame Curtsey’s” Book of Recipes, 1909; Black Gourmet, 1984; North End Club Cook Book, 1905; Lee’s Priceless Recipes, 1895; Soul Food Cookery, 1968; Mary Cullen’s Cottage, circa 1930s; Dinner Year-Book, 1878; Ryzon Baking Book, 1916; Rural Cook Book, Rural New-Yorker, 1907; Sunny South and Golden West Cook Book, 1932; Fanny Hill’s Cook Book, 1970; WNAX Presents Your Neighbor Lady Book, 1953 Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book, 1910; Church Cook Book, 1908; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954; With Bold Knife and Fork, 1968; Gottlieb’s Bakery 100 Years of Recipes, 1983; Baking Book. General Foods Cooking School of the Air . . . 1932 Lessons; Delmonico’s: A Century of Splendor, 1967; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; Coastal Cookery, 1937, 1965; Food and Cookery, 1917; Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919.