(n.p.): c. 1880's. 1st Printings. About 30 loose leaves and two small pamphlets. Some illustrations in advertisements. Divers sizes. (see photos). Printed and hand written in ink slips, all now housed in a mylar sleeve. A VG copy. Leaves have some soiling, age toning. Light chipping to edges, small tears at fold lines. Overall neat and bright. Item #46487
Primarily recipes clipped from newspapers, advertisements for products with recipes included, and hand written recipes. Hand written recipes include "Current Cake", "Tamales", "Pickled Cucumbers", "Mustard Pickles",and "Tapioca". Printed recipes include "Delicious Pies, Puddings, Cakes etc. made from Schepps Improved Shredded Coconut", "English Ginger Beer" made from Fleischmann's Yeast, a advertisement for "Antifermentine" (which also tells you how to use it), and recipes for Duryea's Improved Corn Starch!
There are two slip relating to gardening; one titled "How to Grow the Finest Sweet Peas" and the other titled "Transplanting Directions". There is a clipping titled "To Remove Dandruff" and a hand written note (two pages) on "The Way of Ironing". There is one small slip with the signature of "G. L. Gunnison"(?).
One of the pamphlets is titled "Peerless Dyes, The Best for Black Stockings and Cotton Wool or Silk" This is little book is all about coloring clothes.
Overall a cute little collections of one woman's tips and tricks for home!