Wise Encyclopedia of Cookery: An Encyclopedic Handbook for the Homemaker covering Foods and Beverages — their Purchase, Preparation, and Serice. Published in 1949 by the Wm. H. Wise and Co., Inc., New York. Hard cover with 1329 pages. Numbered edition. First edition, first printing. Thumb indexed! Information, including recipes, definitions, instructions, line drawings, etc., is arranged alphabetically. This first edition is in excellent vintage condition. The embossed cover is darkened and has some general wear. The hinges have been reinforced with clear librarian’s tape. Clay-coated pages are all clean and clear.
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