Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1911. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 8vo, 289pp. Front hinge is just beginning to crack, back is fine. Some notes on back pastedown. F.O. name neatly penned on the ffe. Tips lightly bumped, head and tail of spine bumped, and pictorial cover lightly faded. A few neatly penned notations on some recipes. Good + / missing. Item #16955
Sick and convalescent people used to stay home and eat good homemade food instead of languishing away on packaged hospital dreck. This is a book of recipes that many homemakers used to make sure their ill people were properly fed. Today's doctors might have a tizzy over some of the offerings. A great little collectible, vintage cookery book.