Magic Cook Book and Housekeepers Guide


[E.W. Gillett Company Limited]

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[E.W. Gillett Company Limited]. Magic Cook Book and Housekeepers Guide. Toronto: E.W. Gillett Company Limited, N.D. [Circa 1927-29]. pp. 62 + index. 16mo., measuring 15 cm tall. Illustrated stapled card covers of cartoon chef with an oversize head bearing a hat emblazoned with “Magic Baking Powder” whilst holding a can of Magic Baking Powder and spoon in either hand. Rear cover features a colour image of a can of Magic Baking Powder with supertitle, “Food products that are Produced in CLEAN Factories are BEST. Subtitle, “Magic Baking Powder is made in Canada and does not contain Alum. All ingredients plainly stated on label. Alum is sometimes referred to as Sulphate of Alumina or Sodic Aluminic Sulphate. The public should not be misled by these technical names.” Features recipes for Cakes, Breads and Rolls, Other Desserts and Sauces, Pickles and Catsups, Potatoes, Entrees, Etc., Soup et al. Light rubbing, a few faint spots to covers, contents remain bright, clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good. OCLC # 639903621. At time of cataloguing not in Guelph University Special Collections, Cookbook Collection or Library and Archives Canada. Please see Driver #Q285.17. Driver states: “Unlike earlier English-language editions, Q285.17 and D285.20 have ‘General Information’ on p 1 and Mint Sauce on p 41., before ‘Candies’. Page 64 mentions, ‘Form No. 404-13891329’. Very Good. Stapled Wraps. (#1040) $165.00