Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 2,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Burr, Hattie A. (fl. circa 1886)
The Woman Suffrage Cook Book.

Boston: Published in Aid of the Festival and Bazaar [by C.H. Simonds & Co. Printers], December 13-19, 1886.

First edition, octavo, with an advertisement for The Woman's Journal opposite the contents leaf, with quotes from prominent women singing the journal's praises, including Louisa May Alcott, Maria Mitchell, Mary Livermore, Clara Barton, and Frances Willard, containing 112 pages of recipes, followed by sections on cooking for and caring for ill people, a miscellaneous section that includes cleaning and stain removing remedies, and tips on destroying household insects, ending with a tract entitled, "Eminent Opinions on Woman Suffrage"; a well worn copy in publisher's fabric spine and boards printed with the title in red and black, staining throughout, some leaves loose, extra recipes clipped from publications and tacked to the endleaves, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.