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Blue Book Cookery, 1926





Blue Book Cookery: Blue Book of Cookery and Manual of House Management, 1926: Written by Isabel Cotton Smith, with an introduction by Emily Post. Published by Literary Digest, Funk & Wagnalls, New York in 1926.   First edition, third printing.   Hard cover.  201 pages plus about 20 pages of plates and advertising.   A menu-based cookbook, with the menus arranged by season, then recipes supplied for each dish on the menu. Many wonderful recipes I haven’t seen elsewhere, including many charming combination salads and sandwiches.  Later printing.  Absolutely as-if-new condition.  Cover is perfect.  Hinges are perfect.  Pages are completely clean and clear.  Great gift!

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