800 [Eight Hundred] Proved Pecan Recipes: Their Place in the Menu

5,083 Housewives

Published by Keystone Pecan Research Laboratory, Manheim, Pennsylvania, 1925
Used Condition: Good+ Hard Cover
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Mottled-pattern, textured beige vinyl (washable) cover, intended to resemble irregular texture of pecan nut; title and spine lettering on red-brown ink background. Illustrated endpapers with black-and-white photograph of pecan orchard and inset illustrating Patrician paper shell pecans. Copyright Elam G. Hess, founder and owner of Keystone Pecan Company. Scarce. Compilation of recipes from housewives "in America and abroad, who in response to a request for their choicest proved pecan recipes, submitted over twenty-one thousand, covering every phase of every meal, for all seasons of the year." "Checking, testing, and re-checking. . . by skilled dieticians. . . led to the selection. . ." With black-and-white and color vintage photographs. Includes chapters on food value and nutrition, classes of flours and breads, and balanced menus. Corners and spine edges rubbed through to cloth base beneath vinyl cover coating. Vinyl coating moderately cracked along hinges. Brown ink lettering background somewhat rubbed on cover, with heavier loss/rubbing to spine. Prior owner neat signature, date at upper front endpaper. Text pages slightly age-browned. Interior otherwise clean, tight, and unworn. Bookseller Inventory # 14041

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Title: 800 [Eight Hundred] Proved Pecan Recipes: ...

Publisher: Keystone Pecan Research Laboratory, Manheim, Pennsylvania

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition

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