Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1913 First Edition in Excellent Antique Condition!



Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners, 1913 first edition, presumed first printing: We’ve had several copies of this cookbook over the years, but this first edition is in astonishingly good condition! By Elizabeth O. Hiller, founder and principal of the Chicago Domestic Science School. Published by the N.K. Fairbank Company, New York, in 1913. Published as an advertising tool for the shortening Cottolene, with six pages about the use of the Cottolene at the very beginning of the book. Menus and recipes are arranged by months, with elegant quotations and pretty illustrations sprinkled in with the recipes. Supplementary Recipes chapter at the end provides lots of extra dessert recipes.

Beautifully embossed cover in slightly faded condition, with its original blue, gold, and white coloring.  Some shelf wear especially at the corners and at the top and bottom of the spine cover.  192 pages, with a few pages having what looks like chocolate finger prints.  All pages have have minor tanning. Hinges and binding in perfect condition.  Wonderful gift!

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