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Recipes by Ladies of St. Paul's P. E. Church, Akron, Ohio (1887) (Paperback)

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Originally published in 1887, this unique cookbook reflects the times in the simplicity of its recipes. Also included are discussions on cooking for the sick and homemade solutions for getting rid of red ants, removing mildew, and preventing calicos from fading. There''s even a discussion on antidotes for common poisons of the day. What sets this book apart however, are the many advertisements. The book is a catalog of milliners, grocers, plumbers, and medicinal dealers. These listing provide a wonderful picture of the times. The book includes a newly written introduction that describes the times and social setting.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781120687975
SKU 213611048
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1120687977
Release Date 12/14/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0138
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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