Telford (1909) Good Housekeeper’s Cook Book


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Telford, Emma Paddock. Good Housekeeper’s Cook Book. (New York: Cupples & Leon,1909)

Duodecimo (12mo). 254 pages. Hardcover. Bound in oil-cloth covered boards printed in black and grey.Printed on pulp paper with woodcut illustrations.

Condition: Good. Oilcloth shows chipping at hinges and extremities as well as a scuff on the back.  Several dogears, minor issues with binding, food stains, etc. commensurate with a working cookbook of 110 years.

Printed in June of 1909, this book shared the cover illustration (and likely the contents) with several other Cook Books published by local newspapers including the Harrisburg Telegraph and the New York Evening Telegram.