How to Cook a Wolf, 1942, 1944, with Dust Jacket SALE!



How to Cook a Wolf: One of the most sought after of all American cookbooks! How to Cook a Wolf, by M.F.K. Fisher. Wonderful “plain cooking” recipes, plus clever, witty, and warm conversational text that made people feel better about cooking while under World War II rationing. First published by Duell, Sloan & Pierce in 1942. This copy is from the 1944 Forum Books Edition, World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio. Clearly marked “First Printing, September, 1944.” Hard cover, 261 pp. Dust jacket in good antique condition with some very slight wear at the edges and corners, and small chunks missing off the spine cover.  Dust jacket is now safely encased in Mylar.   Actual book cover is green linen over hard boards, with a bit of discoloration at the base.  All pages are clean and clear, with the exception of some uniform tanning at the edges. This copy was published during World War II, under civilian printing conditions, so the paper was of relatively poor quality. I don’t think this book was ever read. Absolutely gift quality!

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