Antique and Rare Cookbooks

Antique and Rare Cookbooks:’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: Colonel’s Inn Caterers, 1984; My Most Successful Recipes, Lulu Thompson Silvernail, 1925; Famous Recipes by Famous People, 1936; Southern Cooking, Mrs. S. R. Dull, 1928, 1941, 1968; Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, 1896; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; Encyclopedia of Cooking, 1958; Exotic Cooker, 1978; Catering for Special Occasions, Fannie Farmer, First, First! 1911; Modern Mixes for Bakers, 1914; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886, 1892; King’s Inn Cook Book, 1950; Mangiamo (Let’s Eat!), 1970; Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961;  Select Recipes of Prominent Ladies, 1929; Futurist Cook Book, 1932, 1989; New Presentation of Cooking with Timed Recipes, 1924; Cross Creek Cookery, First Edition, First Printing, 1942; Congressional Club Cook Book, 1982, Signed by Ellen Proxmire; American Cook Book: A Selection of Choice Recipes, Fanny Lemira Gillette, 1887; Epicure’s Delight, 1944; 1950’s Ledger Cookbook; La Crosse Cook Book, 1923;  Bohemian-American Cook Book, 1915; Birdroyd Book of Recipes; Kudeti Book of Yoruba Cookery, 1934,1987; Candy Calendar, 1927, Woman’s World Magazine; Pet Recipes, Pet Milk Company, 1930; Cookery Calendar, Woman’s World Magazine, Chicago, 1927; Mrs. Porter’s Cook-Book and Housekeepers’ Companion, 1891, 1974; Presidential Cook Book, 1906; “Dame Curtsey’s” Book of Recipes, 1909; Mrs. Harding’s Twentieth Century Cook Book, 1921; North End Club Cook Book, 1905; Everybody’s Pudding Book, or, Puddings, Tarts, Etc., 1862, 1887; Emergency Cook Book: Favorite Recipes Many from Old Virginia Families, 1939; Myrtle Cecile Landry’s Fun Cooking Guide, 1975; Vermont Maple Syrup Cook Book, 1966, 1974;  Twentieth Century Cook Book, 1914; Lee’s Priceless Recipes, 1895;  Mary Cullen’s Cottage, circa 1930s; Forty Famous Cocktails Mechanical Card, John Boland, Engraver, Circa 1930; Skaneateles Cook Book, 1915, 1924; Housekeeping in the Blue Grass, 1874, 1905; Willy Lou’s House Book, 1913; Dinner Year-Book, 1878; Ryzon Baking Book, 1916; Rural Cook Book, Rural New-Yorker, 1907; What to Cook for Company, 1952;  Wheel Cook Book: Favorite Recipes of Oak Park Ladies, 1913; Sunny South and Golden West Cook Book, 1932; Book of Good Dinners for My Friend, or “What to Have for Dinner,” 1905, 1914; Chicago Daily News Cook Book, 1986; Fanny Hill’s Cook Book, 1970; Columbia Cook Book 1893 First Edition;  Cookbook for Poor Poets (and others,) 1966, First Edition, First Printing; Family Recipes: Secrets of Maude Landry’s Kitchen, First Edition; Blue Book of Cookery, 1926; Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book, 1910; Savannah Cook Book, 1933, Hard Cover First Edition; Church Cook Book, 1908; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Dee-Licious Recipes, 1932;  Everybody’s Pudding Book or, Puddings, Tarts, Etc., In Their Proper Season For All the Year Round, 1887; Wall Street Cook Book, 1966; Favorite Old Recipes, 1927, Joseph Leiter;  Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, 1909; South American Gentleman’s Companion, Volumes I & II, 1951; With Bold Knife and Fork, 1968; Gottlieb’s Bakery 100 Years of Recipes, 1983; Recipes My Friends’ and My Own, 1904; Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets, M.F.K. Fisher, 1946; Delmonico’s: A Century of Splendor, 1967;  Old Waldorf Bar Days, 1931, First Edition, First Printing; Old Mr. Boston, 1935;  Just Cocktails, 1939; Les Diners de Gala by Salvador Dali, 1973; A La Rector, 1933; Patty Pans: A Cook Book for Beginners, 1929, 1930; Miss Parloa’s Kitchen Companion, 1887; Up-to-Date Sandwich Book: 555 Ways to Make a Sandwich, 1909, 1929; Chicago Record Prize Cook Book, 1897;  Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; In Pursuit of Flavor by Edna Lewis, 1988; Daily News Cook Book, 1896;  Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Maryland, 1932; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886; What to Have for Dinner, Fannie Farmer, 1905; Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1913, 1915; Cooking A La Ritz Cooking A La Ritz, 1941, Louis Diat; Thousand Ways to Please a Family, Weaver and Le Cron, 1922, First Edition, First Printing;  American Cook Book: A Selection of Choice Recipes, Fanny Lemira Gillette, 1887; Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Maryland: An Anthology from a Great Tradition, 1932; Food and Cookery, 1917; Country Kitchen Cook Book, 1934; Any One Can Bake, 1929; Das Ist Zucker That’s Sugar; Art of Cooking Omelettes, 1963;  Whole-Family Cook Book, 1931; Unusual Soups: Hot & Cold Soups for All Occasions, 1981;  Good Housekeeping, 1944; Aromas and Flavors of Past and Present: A Book of Exquisite Cooking, by Alice B. Toklas, 1958;  Jersey Shore Cooks and Artists, 1958;  Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; The Favorite Cook Book, 1894; Mangiamo Let’s Eat, 1970; Cooking a la Ritz, 1941; America Cooks, 1967;  Can the Greeks Cook, 1950; Palmer House Cook Book, 1933, first edition;  Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875, 1886; The Beloit Cook Book, 1914, 1930.