Fair. 1955 edition without DJ. Spine covering is gone. Tanning (aging) of pages. Looks rough. Could be rebound for the collector. Sending some newspaper clippings from 1960s with recipes too included inside pages. Clean inside pages. Average to moderate shelf/handling/edge wear. Neat to have for your collection. In plastic sleeve.
Fair. No Dust Jacket. Cover shows significant edge wear and bumps, may have soiling, stains or water marks. Binding is loose but intact, may be just starting to separate or show heavy spine lean. Pages may contain former owner name, highlighting or underlining, soiling, and light water wrinkling.
Octavo, hardcover, good in blue and white checkered boards with some light edgewear. No dj. Pages age toned. full directions and b & w photos/illustrations/ Gives basic definitions, gasic recipes, special treats, Almost 2, 000 recipes.
Good. The American everyday cookbook by Agnes Murphy (Food Editor at New York Post). Published by Random House, New York. 1955. 8vo. HB/DJ. First Edition. First Printing stated. Unpaginated but the recipes and tips/instructions are numbered. The Index is #2000. Approximately 460 pages. Good in good-dust jacket. The pages have darkened around the edges over time. Clean throughout. Spine is straight. The DJ has moderate and heavy edgewear, including missing pieces. DJ is now in mylar and looks fairly respectable. Photos/scans available upon request.
Good. No dust jacket. "Best Buy" Nice 1955-Ed-2nd Printing Hardcover Book without a Dustcover, Tanning, Shelfwear, Tight Binding, Split Binder Covering, Dings, Very Clean Unmarked Text/Book. This Great Collectible Cook Book Has Been Stored & NOW... 1 v. 24 cm. This review is from: The American everyday cookbook (Hardcover) This cookbook brings us back to the 50s, when pickling, preserving and pressure cooking were a part of every home cook's repertoire. Comfort food galore-stuffing, pasta, breads, cookies and candy. Handy charts for meats, fish, pressure cooking, canning, even herbs and spices. Includes a basic glossary of cooking terms. Get this cookbook if you are trying to get a recipe for something grandma used to make
Good. No Jacket. Loose/taped Spine. Severe Edge & Spine Wear. Expand your kitchen repertoire by applying the new skills to a wide variety of dishes; chose from lots of classic recipes. Stream line meal preparation with professional short cuts and tricks of the trade. With full directions and photos/illustrations.
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