Lily Wallace New American Cook Book, 1941, 1946: Copyrighted first edition was published in 1941. This copy is from the 1967 printing. I’m pricing this as a cook’s copy, but it is a strange one. The outside has a great deal of shelf wear and this ugly writing on the front. Plus, I’ve mended the hinges with librarian’s tape. But inside the pages are almost completely clean, as if the cookbook was almost never used. Clay coated pages. 931 pages. Pages universally tanned at the edges. Great illustrations. All the recipes are here!
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