Lincoln, Lowenstein, Weaver, American Cookery Books 1742-1860

This is a list of available American imprints available in my shop that are recorded in  WALDO LINCOLN , ELEANOR LOWENSTEIN [1954]  and other American bibliographers.   January 9, 2023. 

 

 

Lowenstein (1954) 34

Susannah Carter. THE FRUGAL HOUSEWIFE OR, COMPLETE WOMAN COOK. WHEREIN THE ART OF DRESSING ALL SORTS OF VIANDS WITH CLEANLINESS, DECENCY, AND ELEGANCE IS EXPLAINED IN FIVE HUNDRED HUNDRED APPROVED RECEIPTS IN GRAVIES, SAUCES, ROASTING, BOILING, FRYING, STEWS....etc.  Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1802. Missing the frontis. 131 pp. Front index and one plate entitled, ARRANGEMENT OF A DINNER OR SUPPER TABLE, CONSISTING OF NINE DISHES. rear board reattached.  $800..

 

Lowenstein (1954) 61 

A Society of Gentlemen in New York. THE UNIVERSAL RECEIPT BOOK, OR, COMPLETE FAMILY DIRECTORY; BEING A REPOSITORY OF USEFUL KNOWLEDGE IN THE SEVERAL BRANCHES OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY; CONTAINING SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND VALUABLE RECEIPTS, AND CHOICE SECRETS. New York: I. Riley, 1814. in NYPL, LCOC, AAS, Schlesinger. leather covered boards with small red title label on spine. 16mo. 284pp. household, cookery and health recipes are mixed together- with an index. -name plate of Richard Manning, Raymond, Me. -signature of Richard Manning of Raymond on half-title page-signature Susan De Manning on FEP

In AAS: ( American Antiquarian Society) Notes: Attributed to Richard Alsop in Field, David D. A statistical account of the county of Middlesex, in Connecticut (Middletown, Conn., 1819), p. 52. See also Harrington, Karl P. Richard Alsop "a Hartford wit" (1939), p. 139, where it is suggested that Alsop was one of the society of gentlemen and Alsop is identified as the brother-in-law of Isaac Riley. $450.

 

this edition not listed in Lowenstein 1954 

Miss Leslie. DOMESTIC FRENCH COOKERY, CHIEFLY TRANSLATED FROM THE SUPLICE BARUÉ.  Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1844 (1832). new edition. 120 pages. light foxing. a nice copy.   $265.

 

Lowenstein (1954)  281

Mrs. E. A. Howland. THE NEW ENGLAND ECONOMICAL HOUSEKEEPER, AND FAMILY RECEIPT BOOK. Worchester: S.A. [Southworth Allen] Howland, Publ., 1847. very ‘used’ but very readable. cooking recipes and first aid recipes. $135.

 

Lowenstein (1954)  343

R.T.  Trall. THE NEW HYDROPATHIC COOK-BOOK WITH RECIPES FOR COOKING WITH HYGENIC PRINCIPLES…etc. New York: Fowles and Wells, Publishers, 1954. 226 pgs + publishers advertising. blue blind stamped cloth cover with ddecorative gilt titles- cover and spine. booksellers stamp from The Corner Book Shop 102 Fourth Avenue, New York 3, N.Y. This was Lowenstein’s own bookshop. in original glassine cover. umber colored cloth. $300.