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: 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; Old Vanity Fair Tea Room Recipes Gathered from Far and Near, 1927; Rangoon International Cook Book, 1954, 1962;  Gourmet of the Delta, First Edition, First Printing, 1958; Cricket Tea Room Cook Book, 1938; Aromas and Flavors of Past and Present, Alice B. Toklas, 1959, True First Edition; Bahama Cook and Drink Book, 1971; Nine Hundred Successful Recipes, 1923; Burke’s Complete Cocktail Drinking Recipes, 1936; Alice B. Toklas Cook Book, 1954; Cook Book for a Bride, 1932; Victory Cook Book by Friendly Circle, Franklin, Michigan, World War II; “Fit for a King:” The Merle Armitage Book of Food, 1939; Book of Unusual Cookery 52 Sunday Dinners Fine Old Time Recipes, 1927, Woman’s World; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, 1938, 1955; Alice’s Restaurant Cookbook, 1969; Old-Time Recipes for Home Made Wines, 1909, 1922; 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; Cheap Eats The Art Student’s Coloring Cook Book, 1976;  African Cookbook, 1970; What to Have for Dinner, Fannie Farmer, 1905; Williamsburg Art of Cookery, 1938, 1955;  200 Years of Charleston Cooking, 1930, 1934;  Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1883, 1895; Famous Recipes by Famous People, 1936; 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; Quiet Drinking: A Book of Beer, Wines & Cocktails and What to Serve with Them, 1933; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902; King Conch True True Bahamian Recipes, 1979; Bohemian San Francisco, First Edition, First Printing, 1914; International Cook Book, Filippini, 1906, 1911;  Old Vanity Fair Tea Room Recipes Gathered from Far and Near, 1927; Ship’s Cook and Baker, 1944; Fine Old Dixie Recipes, 1965, 1967; Neighborhood Cook Book, 1912, 1914, Council of Jewish Women, Portland, Oregon; One Thousand Successful Recipes, Silvernail, 1926, 1950; Recipes from an Old Farmhouse, 1966, 1967; Les Diners de Gala by Salvador Dali, 1973;  Independent Presbyterian Church Cook Book, 1935; Blueberry Hill Cookbook, Elsie Masterton, 1959, First Edition, First Printing; Blue Ribbon and Pure Gold Cook Book, 1905; One Hundred Delicious Candy Recipes, 1935;  Mama Mia Italian Cookbook: The Home Book of Italian Cooking, 1955; Mrs. Lincoln’s Boston Cook Book, 1884, 1891; Rheingold Recipes: A Cook Book of Quality, 1912; My Candy Secrets, 1919; Mangiamo (Let’s Eat!): A Collection of Family Recipes, 1970;  Southern Cooking, Mrs. S. R. Dull, 1928, 1941, 1968; Gitty’s Exotic Cooker, 1978; Epicurean, 1894, 1920; Rhymed Receipts for Any Occasion, 1912; 365 Luncheon Dishes, 1902;  Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook, 1961, First/First, Foreward by Alice B. Toklas; Blue Grass Cook Book, Compiled by Minerva C. Fox, 1904, 1918; Jackson Cookbook, Forward by Eudora Welty, 1971, 1972; Blue Book Cookery, 1926;  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; Sophie’s Cook Book, 1951; Fancy Pantry: Elegant Edibles, Helen Witty, 1986; Plantation Cookery of Old Louisiana, 1938; Sunday Night Suppers, 1907;  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; 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;  Epicure’s Delight, 1944;  Kudeti Book of Yoruba Cookery, 1934,1987; Candy Calendar, 1927, Woman’s World Magazine; Cookery Calendar, Woman’s World Magazine, Chicago, 1927;  “Dame Curtsey’s” Book of Recipes, 1909; North End Club Cook Book, 1905;  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;  Wheel Cook Book: Favorite Recipes of Oak Park Ladies, 1913; Sunny South and Golden West Cook Book, 1932; Fanny Hill’s Cook Book, 1970;  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; With Bold Knife and Fork, 1968; Gottlieb’s Bakery 100 Years of Recipes, 1983;  Delmonico’s: A Century of Splendor, 1967; Treasury of Great Recipes, 1965; Pacific Coast Seafood Chef, 1953;  Food and Cookery, 1917;  Daily News Cook Book, 1896; Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, 1919.