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: My Candy Secrets, 1919; Appledore Cook Book, 1883; Mangiamo (Let’s Eat!): A Collection of Family Recipes, 1970;  Southern Cooking, Mrs. S. R. Dull, 1928, 1941, 1968; International Cook Book, Filippini, 1906, 1911; Gitty’s Exotic Cooker, 1978; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; Feeding the Lions, 1942, with dust jacket; Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, First Edition, First Printing, 1896;  Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion, 1912; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Ida Bailey Allen’s Wines and Spirits Cook Book, 1934; Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover, 1938, 1939; Mexican Cookbook, Fergusson, 1934, 1940, 1945; Lutheran Cook Book, 1907Recipes from Miss Louise, 1978; America’s Cook Book, New York Herald Tribune, 1938, 1945 Revised Edition with Wartime Supplement; Gay Cookbook, 1965, Chef Lou Rand Hogan; Rheingold Recipes: A Cook Book of Quality, 1912; Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961, First/First. Foreward by Alice B. Toklas; Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis’s Cook Book, 1908, 1909. First Edition, First Printing;  Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; One Hundred Recipes for Cooking and Serving by Filippini, 1892; Rare Recipes Old and New, One Edition Only, 1923, Veltin School, New York City;  Orange Judd Cook Book, 1916; Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities: Remnants, and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883; Blue Grass Cook Book, Compiled by Minerva C. Fox, 1904, 1918; Singers and Swingers in the Kitchen, 1967; Jackson Cookbook, Forward by Eudora Welty, 1971, 1972; Blue Book Cookery, 1926;    200 Years of New Orleans Cooking, 1931; Loyalty Cook Book, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Book Five, 1961; Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875; Famous Recipes from Old Virginia, 1941, Beautifully Illustrated by Margaret Dashiel; Twig Cook Book, 1972; Fun in the Kitchen: A Record Cook Book of Easy Recipes for Little Girls, 1927; Presidential Cook Book, 1905; Sophie’s Cook Book, 1951; Hood’s Practical Cook’s Book, 1897; Fancy Pantry: Elegant Edibles, Helen Witty, 1986; Plantation Cookery of Old Louisiana, 1938; Sunday Night Suppers, 1907; Bahama Cook and Drink Book, 1971; Gay Nineties Cook Book, 1945; Bayou Recipes, 1978; Radio Recipes, 1926, Ida Bailey Allen; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919;  Detroit Times Cook Book of Vivette Recipes, 1935; Teacher in Space Cookbook: Touching the Future, 1986;  Food and How to Cook It, 1928;  Sook’s Cook Book: Memories and Traditional Receipts from Deep South,1989; Jane-Louise’s Cook Book, 1930; New Orleans Cook Book, 1940; New Orleans Creole Recipes, 1932; James Beard’s American Cookery, 1072; New Cookery Book, Tenth Edition, 1870s, Anne Bowman;  Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, 1896; Encyclopedia of Cooking, 1958; Exotic Cooker, 1978; Modern Mixes for Bakers, 1914;  King’s Inn Cook Book, 1950;  Select Recipes of Prominent Ladies, 1929; Futurist Cook Book, 1932, 1989; New Presentation of Cooking with Timed Recipes, 1924;  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; Cookery Calendar, Woman’s World Magazine, Chicago, 1927; Mrs. Porter’s Cook-Book and Housekeepers’ Companion, 1891, 1974;ff “Dame Curtsey’s” Book of Recipes, 1909; 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;  Brushy Bayou Recipes, 1978; Lee’s Priceless Recipes, 1895;  Mary Cullen’s Cottage, circa 1930s;  Skaneateles Cook Book, 1915, 1924; 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; 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; Church Cook Book, 1908; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954;  Dee-Licious Recipes, 1932;  Everybody’s Pudding Book or, Puddings, Tarts, Etc., In Their Proper Season For All the Year Round, 1887;  Favorite Old Recipes, 1927, Joseph Leiter;   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;    Just Cocktails, 1939; Les Diners de Gala by Salvador Dali, 1973;   Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953;  Thousand Ways to Please a Family, 1922;   Food and Cookery, 1917; Country Kitchen Cook Book, 1934; Any One Can Bake, 1929;  Art of Cooking Omelettes, 1963;  Unusual Soups: Hot & Cold Soups for All Occasions, 1981;   Aromas and Flavors of Past and Present: A Book of Exquisite Cooking, by Alice B. Toklas, 1958;  Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; The Favorite Cook Book, 1894;   The Beloit Cook Book, 1914, 1930.