Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 221

Price Realized: $ 1,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(FOOD & DRINK.) [Amelia Simmons.], American Cookery, or, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, and Vegetables . . . By an American Orphan. 72 pages. 12mo, unbound, stitched; toned, moderate dampstaining, corner wear to first three leaves touching one letter, closed tear to leaf D3, final gathering and flyleaf detached; charming pencil note on flyleaf reading "Grandma Badger's cook book--splendid mince pies." Np: "Printed for the publishers," 1808

Additional Details

5th edition of the first cookbook to be written and published in the United States; it first appeared in 1796. Cagle 701; Lowenstein 46.