Household Arts & Etiquette
1950'S HOMEMAKER'S PORTFOLIO)
New York. Good Housekeeping. 1957. Six booklets from Good Housekeeping magazine contained in a 12 x 9 inch blue portfolio. The grab-bag titles include "Sandwich Manual"; "Magic Make-up and Personal Color Chart"; "Complete Book of Salads"; "Kitchens"; "Recipes, Menus, and Hints for the Woman [Who Thinks] She Hates to Cook";... Item #52411
ACCOUNT BOOK) Pierce MD, R. V.
Buffalo, NY. World's Dispensary Medical Association. 1900. Booklet in paper covers, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, 48 pp. Twelve blank pages, one for each month, made available for notes relating to "items of interest or importance." There is one four line entry in January before the booklet's owner tired... Item #52408
London. Illustrated London News. 1902. Full page wood engraving from a 1902 issue of The Illustrated London News, sheet size 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. A few faint foxed spots to lower edge; very good condition. Advertisment for Sunlight Soap featuring a young black child in a bright white... Item #49468
New York. Royal Baking Powder Co. 1913. BOOKLET, index, 44 pages, color pictorial wrappers. Spine very rubbed with long split at bottom and shorter split at top, a few bits of paper loss to edges of wrappers, interior clean. Booklet of recipies including deserts, breads, jams, meat dishes, sauces, etc. Item #38331
CARNATION RECIPE BROCHURES)
Seattle. Carnation Company. No date. Ca. 1920s. Two promotional brochures, 5 ¼ x 3 ¼ inches, from the Carnation Milk Products Company (Seattle, WA) circa 1920s. One advertises "Delicious Dressings for Salads" and the other "Candy that Melts in Your Mouth." The "Candy" brochure opens to four panels (chiefly recipes)... Item #54815
No date. Ca. 1900. Chromolithograph, 4 5/8 x 10 inches, matted to x inches. Light edge wear, creases to corners; good, clean condition. A jury of little boys and girls sit behind a giant spool of Clark's O.N.T. Cotton thread. Item #49745
New York. 21 Brands Inc. No date. Ca. 1960s. Booklet, black and white in-text illustrations, unpaginated, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches, two-color pictorial stiff card wrappers (softbound). Covers lightly soiled, very good condition. Features recipes for mixed drinks. Item #43125
COCKTAILS / DRINK RECIPES) Haimo, Oscar.
New York. Oscar Haimo. 1947. Mixed drinks and bar guide; soft covers; 6 x 4 1/2 inches; 144 pp. Illustrated with line drawings and photographs. Drinks recipes are arranged alphabetically by name and, at the end of the booklet, once again alphabetically under the alcoholic product involved (for example: "gin"... Item #51956
COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION EPHEMERA)
Akron, Ohio. The American Cereal Co. 1893. Booklet, 6.5 x 4.5 inches, 68 pp. Chromolithographic covers and chromolithographic centerfold; the latter depicting the company's products. The firm's motto is published on the front cover: "We Feed the World." An attractive and interesting ephemeral item in good condition. On the first... Item #51180
COOKERY / HOUSEKEEPING) Jewry, Mary (compiled and edited by).
Warne's Model Cookery with Complete Instructions in Household Management, and Receipts for Breakfast Dishes. Bread, Biscuits, etc...Cover title: Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book. Recipes for Cooking...
Kronheim, J.M. & Co. (printer).
London. Frederick Warne and Co. No date. Ca. late 1800s. New Edition. Five color plates printed by Kronheim, black and white in-text illustrations, vi+728pp, index, 8 x 6 inches, gilt lettered decorative cloth-covered boards and spine (hardbound). Cover extremities a trifle worn, spine slightly faded;... Item #43662
No date. Ca. 1878. BOOKLET, chromolithographic cover illustrations on front and back, black and white illustrations, 64 pp, 5 x 3 1/2 inches, wrappers (softbound). Good condition: a few small areas of paper loss to cover, crease and short tears to fore edge of front cover, dampstaining to inside of... Item #33954
CUTLERY DISPLAY BOARD)
Sheffield, England. Regent-Sheffield. No date. Ca. 1960s? Six sample steak knives in spiral bound display book 12 x 17 1/2 inches. Knives are displayed on verso of rear cover while, opposite, a 11 1/2 x 8 inch two-sided sales sheet advertises a variety of steak knife sets. The six knives... Item #54174
Framingham, Mass. Dennison Manufacturing Co. Copyright 1923. Booklet, black and white illustrations, 36pp, 7 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Covers a trifle worn; interior in very good condition. Filled with gorgeous crepe paper decorating ideas for: Automobiles, Baby Carriages, Balconies, Booths, Chandeliers, Fairs, Halls, and Posts, plus General Instructions. Item #50739
What to Do and How to Do It in Case of Accident. A Book for Everybody. Cover title: What to Do in Case of Accident.
New York. The Industrial Publication Company. 1874. Black and white illustrations, 96pp, 7 x 4 3/4 inches, embossed gilt lettered cloth covered boards (hardbound). Cover extremities a trifle worn, bookseller stamp on front pastedown, owner inscription and light foxing to front endpapers, rear pastedown split along hinge, otherwise in very... Item #40894
HEALTH / NUTRITION) Rocine, V. G.
Everett, Wash. Self-published. 1929. Oversized volume, 15 x 7 inches, 67 pp., focusing on proper diet to maximize health and well-being. The author writes: "Almost all diseases are diet diseases" but if we "eat rightly, we do not need any doctors. Let us learn to cook and eat rightly." The... Item #54946
HOME RECREATIONS DESCRIBED AND PICTURED)
New York. Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation successor to Dick & Fitzgerald. 1869. Nicely illustrated book ("197 fine wood-cuts"); paper covers (chip to top free edge corner of front cover and abrasions to spine); 131 numbered pages plus 12 advertising pages at rear. Very small water spot to front cover. The first... Item #53429
1954. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, 44pp, 7 3/4 x 11 1/2 inches, pictorial paper wrappers (softbound). Covers lightly worn with a few soft creases; interior in very good clean condition with center page starting to come loose. A collection of wonderful designs for table mats and cloths, curtains, bedspreads, etc, with detailed instructions. Item #42775
MANNERS) Light, George W. (edited by).
The Young American's Magazine of Self-Improvement. Combining Literary Entertainment and Instruction with an Effort to promote the Union of thorough Self-Improvement with every Department of Industry. BOUND VOLUME
Boston. Charles H. Peirce. 1847. First Volume. Volume I. Black and white frontispiece, 364pp, 7 3/4 x 5 inches, decorative embossed cloth covered boards (hardbound). Wear to cover extremities including splits to cloth along edge of spine, owner nameplate on front pastedown, pencil notations to front and rear fly leaf... Item #41962
MERCHANDISING - PARTY PLANNING - HOME DECOR)
Framingham, Mass. Dennison Manufacturing Co. 1928. Volume II. Number 2. March - April, 1928, issue of magazine, black and white illustrations and ads, 36pp, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued (softbound). Covers lightly worn with ink notation to lower right corner of front and soiling... Item #45127
Barton, Agnes Heisler, et al (illus).
Chicago. Walter Manning. 05- 1923. Volume 2. Number 2. May 1923 issue of the magazine, numerous color and black and white illustrations, 47 pages, 13 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Cover moderately worn and lightly soiled with 1/2 inch chip to... Item #48554
OVENS / RECIPES)
Chicago. George M. Clark & Company. No date. Ca. 1910s. Booklet, black and white illustrations with two-color border illustrations, unpaginated, 6 1/8 x 3 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Very good condition. Catalog of Clark Jewel Gas Stoves accompanied by numerous recipes to cook in them such as Lemon... Item #50692
RECIPES - CALIFORNIA - SAN FRANCISCO - FISHERMEN'S GROTTO)
No Date. Ca. BOOKLET, full page color illustrations, centrefold pictographic / pictorial map, unpaginated (approx 14 pages), 4 x 3 inches, color pictorial wrappers. Good condition: light creasing and rubbing to cover. Contains "Facts about the Wharf" and 3 recipes from this San Francisco restaurant. Item #37413
RECIPES - MEAT)
Chicago. American Meat Institute. Copyright 1948. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, 33pp, 6 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Covers lightly soiled; very good condition, rust on staples. Meat recipes "for the average family of 4 persons" Item #51967
RECIPES - ROSE O'NEILL KEWPIES)
O'Neill, Rose (illus).
New York. Frederick A. Stokes Company. Copyright 1915. Booklet, color illustrations throughout, 18pp., 6 1/8 x 4 1/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. A few faints spots to covers; very good condition. Color cover of a little girl with two helpful Kewpies by Rose O'Neill, plus many... Item #50688
RECIPES / BREAD / DRINKS)
Excellent Recipes for Baking Raised Breads.Also directions for making Refreshing Summer Drinks. Cover title: Fleischmann's Recipes.
New York. The Fleischmann Company. Copyright 1916. Booklet, color illustrations, 47pp, index, 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Covers lightly worn with faint soiling; good condition. Wonderful color cover illustration of a woman taking a baked loaf out of the oven, in a style reminiscent of... Item #50703