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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: Church Cook Book, 1908; Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, 1896; Mrs. John G. Carlisle’s Kentucky Cook Book, 1893; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954; Aunt Caroline’s Dixieland Recipes: A Rare Collection of Choice Southern Dishes, 1922; 200 Years of New Orleans Cooking, 1931 365;Brown Derby Cook Book, 1949, 1952 Leather Bound Edition; Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961; Dee-Licious Recipes, 1932; Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Cookbook: Conversations with Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, 1977; Some Favorite Southern Recipes of The Duchess of Windsor, 1942; Mandy Lee’s Recipes for Good New Orleans Dishes, c. 1950s; Everybody’s Pudding Book or, Puddings, Tarts, Etc., In Their Proper Season For All the Year Round, 1887; Gourmet’s Guide to New Orleans, 1933 First Edition, First Printing with Errata Sheet, 1933; Wall Street Cook Book, 1966; Favorite Old Recipes, 1927, Joseph Leiter; 136 Questions and Answers on Breads, Cakes, Rolls, Cookies, Doughnuts, Icings, 1937; Encyclopedia of Cooking, McBride: Encyclopedia of Cooking, Mary Margaret McBride, 1958; Date with a Dish with Dust Jacket: A Cook Book of American Negro Recipes, 1948; Practical Recipes, Mrs. B. B. Cutter, 1909; Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, 1909; Two Hundred Successful Pie Recipes, Lulu Thompson Silvernail, 1947; Sunset’s Barbecue Book, 1938, First Edition, First Printing with Real Wood Cover; South American Gentleman’s Companion, Volumes I & II, 1951; With Bold Knife and Fork, 1968; Berkeley Women’s City Club Recipes, 1934; Gottlieb’s Bakery 100 Years of Recipes, 1983; Presidential Cook Book, 1905; Home Dissertations: An Offering to the Household, 1886; Recipes My Friends’ and My Own, 1904; One Thousand Successful Recipes, 1926; Love Time & Butter, 1971; Here Let Us Feast: A Book of Banquets, M.F.K. Fisher, 1946; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; Delmonico’s: A Century of Splendor, 1967; Fine Old Dixie Recipes with a wood “Mammy” cover; Catering for Special Occasions, 1911; 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; Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, 1954; Patty Pans: A Cook Book for Beginners, 1929, 1930; Cook-Book, 1920; 200 Years of New Orleans Cooking, 1931; Famous Recipes Famous People, 1940; 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; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1894; Miss Hulling’s Favorite Recipes; Can Greeks Cook; Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; In Pursuit of Flavor by Edna Lewis, 1988; Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover, 1938, First Edition; Purity Cook Book, 1932, 1945; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Barbeque’n with Bobby: Righteous, Down-Home Barbeque Recipes by Bobby Seale; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953; Eat, Drink and Be Merry in Maryland, 1932; Alphabet for Gourmets, M.F.K. Fisher, 1949; Woman’s World Cook Book, Lily Haxworth Wallace, 1931; Louise’s Florida Cook Book, 1968, 1978; Twig Cook Book, 1900s; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886; What to Have for Dinner, Fannie Farmer, 1905; Mexican Cookbook, Fergusson, 1945; Louis’ Salads & Chafing Dishes, 1906, First Edition; Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1913, 1915; Breads, Rolls, and Sweet Doughs, 1923, 1932, 1937; Cooking A La Ritz Cooking A La Ritz, 1941, Louis Diat; Swiss Bakery and Confectionery, 1949; Presidential Cookbook: Feeding the Roosevelts and Their Guests, Henrietta Nesbitt, 1951; Eat It: A Cookbook by Dana Crumb, Art by R. Crumb, 1972; 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; Dining in Chicago by John Drury, 1931; Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, 1954; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1892; Warren Cook-Book, 1923, Sixth Edition; Mrs. Rorer’s Cook Book, First Edition, 1886; Sunset’s Barbecue Book, 1938, 1949; Connecticut Cookbook, 1944; Food and Cookery, 1917; Country Kitchen Cook Book, 1934; Any One Can Bake, 1929, Fine Old Dixie Recipes with a wood “Mammy” cover; Edgewater Beach Hotel Book Salads, Das Ist Zucker That’s Sugar; Art of Cooking Omelettes, 1963; Mrs. Allen on Cooking, Menus, Service, 1926; Escoffier, 1969, A Guide to the Fine Art of Cookery; Whole-Family Cook Book, 1931; Unusual Soups: Hot & Cold Soups for All Occasions, 1981; Buckeye Cookery, 1880, 1883; Common Sense in the Kitchen, 1870; How to Cook a Wolf, 1942, 1944; Good Housekeeping, 1944; Mary Ronald’s Century Cook Book, 1885, 1911; Mrs. Lincoln’s Cook Book, 1884, 1819; Jersey Shore Cooks and Artists, 1958; the Home Cook Book, 1877; Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Out of Kentucky Kitchens, 1949; Common Sense in the Household: A Manual of Practical Housewifery, 1871; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886 First Edition, First Printing; Nero Wolfe Cook Book, 1973; Columbia Cook Book, 1895; New Orleans Recipes Used in the South for more than 200 Years; Catering for Special Occasions, Fannie Farmer, 1911; Gentleman’s Companion or Around the World with Knife Fork & Spoon, 1939, 1946; The Favorite Cook Book, 1894; Mangiamo Let’s Eat, 1970; Cooking a la Ritz, 1941; America Cooks, 1967; M.F.K. Fisher’s How to Cook a Wolf, 1944; Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book, 1881; Fifty-two Sunday Dinners, 1913, 1915; Can the Greeks Cook, 1950; Palmer House Cook Book, 1933, first edition; Household Science and Arts, 1913; America’s Cook Book, New York Herald Tribune, 1937, 1946; Mrs. Harding’s Twentieth Century Cook Book, 1921; From Manna to Mousse, 1969; Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book, 1903; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Popular Lithuanian Recipes, 1955, 1974;  Love and Knishes, 1957; Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875, 1886; A Salute to Forty-Eight of Our Country’s Best Chefs, 1995; The Beloit Cook Book, 1914, 1930; Mrs. Mary Martensen’s Recipes, 1932.