The PEERLESS COOK - BOOK. Valuable Receipts for Cooking. Compact and Practical. Mrs. D. A. Lincoln, Bailey, Mary John 1844 - 1921.

The PEERLESS COOK - BOOK. Valuable Receipts for Cooking. Compact and Practical.

Boston: Published by Redding & Co., 1886. 1st Edition (Axford, p. 317). Not in Bitting, Cagle, nor Wheaton & Kelly. 128 pp. Numerous adverts for "Redding's Russia Salve". 6-3/8" x 4-1/2". Original publisher's printed blue paper wrappers. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Slight lean. Spine paper sun-yellowed. Two newspaper extracts inserted [p. 23 & p. 91] with offset. A solid VG copy of this rare product-oriented cookery book. Item #49369

Author better know for her earlier 1884 publication, "Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book". From the cover: "Containing over 400 valuable receipts."

OCLC records just a single institutional holding of this 1886 first edition, the work was reissued in 1901.

Price: $175.00