Four Personal Recipe Notebooks or Recipe Files. [1911-1940's].

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Four Personal Recipe Notebooks or Recipe Files. N.pl. (USA): No names. Identifiable dates are 1911, 1915, plus two from ca. mid-1940’s. 8vo. Handwritten recipes (mostly in cursive); news-clippings; sm leaflets and recipe cards loose or laid in, some are tucked into envelopes. The oldest notebook contains many baking contest news which are pasted down. Color illustrated cloth, 2 spiral bound, covers rubbed, well-thumbed, generally Fair+. One is inscribed at front paste down, “January 17th, 1911. To My Darling Wifie! With best wishes in all cooking receipts.”