Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, 1953, Cook’s Copy



Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book, 1953: first edition, sixth printing of the De Lux Edition, November 1953, published by the Meredith Publishing Company, Des Moines, Iowa. Tab indexed. This is a cook’s copy. It was heavily used, but all the recipes are here! The cover is in pretty good shape, with worn corners. The spine cover has been reinforced with clear librarian’s tape. The pages are all clean, BUT the pages of the index have had a hard time. They are badly tattered, separated from the binder and badly frayed, especially at the edges.

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