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The first American cookbook a facsimile of "American cookery," 1796 by Amelia Simmons

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English


  • Cookery, American -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Statementby Amelia Simmons ; with an essay by Mary Tolford Wilson.
ContributionsWilson, Mary Tolford.
LC ClassificationsTX703 .S5 1984b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 47, xxx p. ;
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2842289M
ISBN 100486247104
ISBN 109780486247106
LC Control Number84004205

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