American Cookery: or, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry & Vegetables, and the best Modes of Making Pastes, Puffs, Pies, Tarts, Puddings, Custards & Preserves, and all kinds of Cakes, from the imperial plumb to plain Cake

Windham, CT: The Prospect Press, 1937. Decorative Cloth. An elegant 1937 re-issue of this 1796 title, which "seems to be the first cook book by an American author, and is so mentioned in Bibliography of American Cookery Books, 1742-1860". #112 of 160 copies issued by The Prospect Press. Solid and VG in its chckered boards, backed by a russet-cloth spine, with bright gilt-lettering. Light offsetting at the front panel's bottom-edge and very mild staining at the rear panel's bottom-edge. Still though, an attractive, very presentable copy. Octavo, 69 pgs., deckled fore and bottom edges. Collectible; Very Good. Item #10005

Price: $200.00

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