Dorothy B Marsh, Editor, The Good Housekeeping Cookbook, Harcourt, Brace & World, NY, 1963, 1st – 1st printing, 805 including index, GOOD+/NO. Binding is tight. The majority of pages are clean and bright internally. The page edge is stained. “The Best of Susan” and “The Story of Meats” sections have multiple stained pages. Boards are blue-green cloth, white cloth spine and white lettering and a tea-tray decoration on the front. Boards have very light rubbing at corners and some minor blemishes on back and stains on front. Endpapers decorated with lobsters drawings are clean, unmarked, bright and tight. Contains many full-color, full-page dish photographs throughout. Scarce, out-of-print cookbook. Rare to find 1st edition in such good condition. This was a well-loved and well-used cookbook title during its popularity.
The Good Housekeeping Cookbook
Classic promotion of this cookbook read: “Offering up-to-the-minute and best ways to buy, prepare, and serve food, The Good Housekeeping Cookbook contains more than 3500 recipes, each kitchen-tested by the Good Housekeeping Institute.” The book contains 45 chapters. In addition to recipes chapters, there are helpful chapters on informative topics such as: cook’s vocabulary, carving instructions for different meats and poultry, and marketing tips that would all be useful for today’s cook.
Scarce, out-of-print cookbook. Rare to find 1st edition in such good condition. This was a well-loved and well-used cookbook title during its popularity.