Antique and Rare Cookbooks

Wilson’s Meat Cookery, 1920; 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:  Wilson’s Meat Cookery, 1920; Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961; Tested Recipes, 1940, Scandinavia Woman’s Club; Select Recipes of Prominent Ladies, 1929; Futurist Cook Book, 1932, 1989; New Presentation of Cooking with Timed Recipes, 1924: Congressional Club Cook Book, 1982, Signed by Ellen Proxmire; American Cook Book: A Selection of Choice Recipes, Fanny Lemira Gillette, 1887; Ornamental Confectionery and the Art of Baking, 1893, 1905; Famous Sportmen’s Recipes, 1940; Mrs. Rorer’s New Cook Book, 1902; Famous Recipes from Old Virginia, 1941; Fascinating Foods from the Deep South, 1963; Epicure’s Delight, 1944; 1950’s Ledger Cookbook; La Crosse Cook Book, 1923; Paul Richards’ Pastry Book, 1907;  Stars in Your Kitchen, 1953, Mrs. C.S. Peel’s Cook-Books Puddings and Sweets, 1905;  Westport Heritage Cookbook, 1978; Bohemian-American Cook Book, 1915; Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, 1896; Alice B. Toklas Cook Book w/ Dust Jacket, 1954; Birdroyd Book of Recipes; la Bonne Cuisine de Madame E. Saint-Ange: Huit Cents Recettes et Cinq Cents Menus, 1929; Kudeti Book of Yoruba Cookery, 1934,1987; Candy Calendar, 1927, Woman’s World Magazine; Mary Ronald’s Century Cook Book, 1902; 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; Miss Leslie’s New Cookery Book, 1847; Good Housekeeping Woman’s Home Cook Book, 1909; 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; Syrian-Lebanese Cook Book, 1966; Kitchen Lullabies, 1898; Twentieth Century Cook Book, 1914; Ye Olde Mixer-Upper: Olde Wood-cut Recipes by John Held Jr.; Lee’s Priceless Recipes, 1895;  Mary Cullen’s Cottage, circa 1930s; Forty Famous Cocktails Mechanical Card, John Boland, Engraver, Circa 1930; Blue Grass Cook Book, 1904, 1911; Gun Club Cook Book, 1930, 1939; Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1915;  Skaneateles Cook Book, 1915, 1924; Blue Moon Revisited, 1979, 1991, Signed by Author; Best of Everything, Robert Kemp Philip, 1870; The Table: How to Buy Food, How to Cook It, and How to Serve It, Filippini, 1889, 1895; Housekeeping in the Blue Grass, 1874, 1905; Willy Lou’s House Book, 1913; Dinner Year-Book, 1878; Housekeeping in the Blue Grass, 1874, 1905; Ryzon Baking Book, 1916; Rural Cook Book, Rural New-Yorker, 1907; Jackson Cookbook, Forward by Eudora Welty, 1971, 1972; What to Cook for Company, 1952; Cross Creek Cookery, First Edition, First Printing, 1942; Fashions in Foods in Beverly Hills, 1931; Wheel Cook Book: Favorite Recipes of Oak Park Ladies, 1913; Rose Baboian’s Armenian-American Cook Book: Simplified Armenian Near East Recipes, 1964; 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; “HOME BREWED” WINES and BEERS, 1915; 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; Singers Swingers in the Kitchen, 1967; What Actors Eat When They Eat, 1939; Blue Book of Cookery, 1926; Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book, 1910; Savannah Cook Book, 1933, Hard Cover First Edition; International Cook Book, Filippini, 1906, 1911; Church Cook Book, 1908; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Cook Book by Oscar of the Waldorf, 1896; Mrs. John G. Carlisle’s Kentucky Cook Book, 1893; Feeding the Lions: An Algonquin Cookbook, 1942; Mary Land’s Louisiana Cookery, 1954; Miss Parloa’s New Cook Book, 1880, 1903; Neighborhood Cook Book, 1912, 1914; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Home Dissertations: An Offering to the Household, 1886; Mrs. Gilpin’s Frugalities: Remnants, and 200 Ways of Using Them, 1883; Aunt Caroline’s Dixieland Recipes: A Rare Collection of Choice Southern Dishes, 1922; First Edition, First Printing, 1942; 200 Years of New Orleans Cooking, 1931 365; 362 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; Dee-Licious Recipes, 1932; Some Favorite Southern Recipes of The Duchess of Windsor, 1942; 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; 136 Questions and Answers on Breads, Cakes, Rolls, Cookies, Doughnuts, Icings, 1937; Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, 1909; 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; Recipes My Friends’ and My Own, 1904; 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; 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; Miss Leslie’s New Cookery Book, 1857, First Edition, First Printing; Fine Old Dixie Recipes Wood “Mammy” Cover, 1938, First Edition; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Barbeque’n with Bobby: Righteous, Down-Home Barbeque Recipes by Bobby Seale; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; 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; 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; Thousand Ways to Please a Husband with Bettina’s Best Recipes, 1917; Thousand Ways to Please a Family, Weaver and Le Cron, 1922, First Edition, First Printing; 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; 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; 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; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919; Every-Day Cook-Book, 1886 First Edition, First Printing; Catering for Special Occasions, Fannie Farmer, 1911; 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; Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book, 1903; Mama Mia Italian Cookbook, 1955; Love and Knishes, 1957; Breakfast, Luncheon and Tea, Marion Harland, 1875, 1886; The Beloit Cook Book, 1914, 1930.