Collector's 1929 antiquarian first edition, first printing hardcover cookbook with STYLISH art deco cover - New Delineator Recipes.
Delicious dishes from one your great-grandmother made to classic French. Highly regarded by Culinary Arts Institute, exceptional food ideas, table settings and recipes representative of the 1920's.
Publisher: Butterick Publishing Company, Copyright, 1929, cover scrolling is how you know its a first printing. Delineator series.
Frontispiece caption: "The social life of a household centers about its dining-table, and every accessory that builds the table-picture furthers the art of gracious living."
Beautiful black & white photographs throughout. WOW art deco cover with elaborate 1920's pattern detail. Lovely table setting frontispiece of Delineator Home Institute dining room.
Some pictures have demonstration how-to lines for carving & slicing. Photos do not fully capture color hues, shading and exquisite detail; wait until you see up close!
Food Facts You Should Know, Simple Menus, Pastry,
Cooking for Two, Cooking at the Table, French Recipes,
Griddle Cakes, Poultry and Game, Sauces, Vegetarian Dishes,
Salads & Salad Dressings, Quick Breads, Cookies & Small Cakes,
Cake Fillings & Frostings, Beverages, Candies, Desserts,
Cakes, Puddings, Marmalade & more. Scrumptious chocolate recipes.
EXTRA: Original Delineator subscription receipt. Presented by L.B. Jackson, University of Maine-photo. Plan 1 $2.75 for 36 issues. Dated June 9, 1931 with owners name. Butterick reading club, Boston, Mass!
Hardcover, GORGEOUS patterned shiny grey boards & black lettering front & spine (pink hues-just photo). Illustrations BRILLIANT. Pages fine.
No dust jacket as issued. Binding tight. Amazing shape for almost an antique. NOT ex-lib. Fine vintage condition.
Pages fine/bright/clean-minimal wear-very light edge toning/fbep light wear. Cover near fine/bright/clean-light shelfwear-light edgewear-rubbing-spine-corners lightly bumped.
Do not pass up this rare gem; a must have for all kitchens!!
Will make a FABULOUS gift for any novice cook or professional chef!!
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