Catering for Special Occasions, 1911: Catering for Special Occasions with Menus and Recipes, 1911: by Fannie Merritt Farmer. Published by David McKay, Publisher, Philadelphia. Illustrations by Albert D. Blashfield (and Blashfield’s little angels are worth the price of the book.) Hard cover, with the best front cover picture we’ve ever had. 240 pages. First edition, first printing. Pages are very heavy rag stock paper. Every page is clean and clear. Binding is perfect. Edges of the pages still have the gilt edging! Perfect gift for the antique cookbook collector. The cherubs are adorable!
(Sorry about the price. I used to be able to offer this book for $36.00. But, collectors have discovered the charm of Fannie Farmer’s Catering for Special Occasions, and copies are becoming almost impossible to find.)
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