Title RELIABLE RECIPES.
Binding Soft Cover
Publisher Calumet Baking Powder Co. [Chicago]. No date. [Mid-1920s].
Seller ID 91-0197
14th Edition. 80pp. 8vo. 5 1/4' x 8 1/2'. Orange wraps with full-color illustrations on both covers. The upper right front cover shows a little boy (a Kewpie look-alike) carrying a basket with Calmut can against a black background sprinkled with flowers & bees; the lower right illustrates a dog chasing a butterfly. The back cover pictures the same boy in the upper left leaping over a Calmut can against a black background sprinkled with flowers & bees while the dogs watches from the lower right. Both covers have all text lettered in black. 16 full-color plates (including 2 double-page illustrations of the Calumet factory) & 6 plates in b/w & orange. All text pages are headed by an illustration of either the Indian head flanked by medals which appeared on Calumet tins, or the little boy engaged in some activity related to the text. Both heads are flanked by device using scrolls & bellflowers. This edition was published within several years after 1922 since it includes a 1922 letter regarding a Certificate of Approval from Modern Priscilla Magazine; and Marion Jane Parker's 'The Children's Party Book' (published in 1923) is offered as a premium on the inside of the back cover. The covers have a little edge wear; the right edge of the front cover has a little spot of slight discoloration; 3 pages are heavily spotted with baking stains (see picture); & about 5 have a few scattered, insignificant light stains o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $2.25. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged.
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