The Favorite Cook Book. By Grace Townsend. [1894].

The Favorite Cook Book. A Complete Culinary Encyclopaedia with Specially Prepared Chapters on the Dining Room and Dinner Giving; Lunches, Picnics and Parties; the Kitchen and Cooking Utensils; The Laundry and Necessary Articles; The Carving of Meats and Game; The Selection of all kinds of Food; Time Table for Cooks; Table of Weights and Measures; The General Preservation of Health, etc. By Grace Townsend. Chicago, ILL: W. B. Conkey Company, 1894. Large 8vo. B/w frontis. photo of The Wedding Festal Board, (large dining room table setting), 527pp., prof. illust. with text drawings, index. White cloth, very pretty silver scroll lettering on front cover and spine. Corners bumped, covers rubbed, inside hinges slightly shaken, pages somewhat brittle, else intact - Fair+. Ready for the binder and priced accordingly. Inserted in between nearly every page are very old news-clippings & handwritten recipes. This was indeed a favorite cookbook; previous owner's name to ffe, address of 2519 Sutter St., [SF].