Mary Alden’s Cook Book for Children, Wonder Books, 1955. Cardboard cover, 64 pages. As close to a mint condition copy as we’ll ever see, I suspect. Cover is in nearly perfect shape. All pages are clean and clear. Binding is perfect. First edition, first printing. Should bring back happy memories, if you had this cookbook as a child. Your granddaughter will love it!
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