CLAYTON'S QUAKER COOK-BOOK: Being a Practical Treatise on the Culinary Art Adapted to the Tastes and Wants of All Classes With plain and easily understood directions for the preparation of every variety of food in the most atractive forms. Comprising the result of a life-long experience in catering to a host of highly cultivated tastes.

Clayton, H. J.

Published by Women's Co-Operative Printing Office, 1883
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Original burgundy cloth stamped in gilt and blind; octavo; xv, 104 pp., including 24 pages of advertisements. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author (supplied in facsimile). Floral-patterned endpapers. Mild wear to spine ends and corners of boards, slight darkening to free endpapers, fore-edge of first few pages a bit frayed, original portrait photograph of the author lacking, but supplied in facsimile; else very good A nice copy of this rare California cookbook noted in Glozer's "California in the Kitchen" as the first cookbook printed in California to break the bonds of the East and to offer recipes of a California origin (see introduction page vii). Bitting page 91; Glozer 65. Not in Cagle & Stafford. Bookseller Inventory #

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Publisher: Women's Co-Operative Printing Office
Publication Date: 1883
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good+
Edition: First edition.

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