The Canadian Home Cookbook


Renaud, Helena

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Renaud, Helena. The Canadian Home Cookbook. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [Circa 1939]. pp. x, 394., [14] leaves of plates: ill. (some col.); 22 cm. Near fine in brown cloth with blind-stamped blue lettering to front cover and spine and housed in very good+ colour-illustrated original dust-jacket now housed in protective mylar. Title page and front cover show illustrations of measuring spoons. Remarkably nice condition. Driver (US4.1) states that this is likely an American book, retitled for distribution in Canada – one of the American editions being ‘The American Home Cook Book, published by Grosset and Dunlap in 1939. Includes 21 page index. At time of cataloguing, only one (preserve) listing on AMICUS. Driver, in Culinary Landmarks, pp. 1162-33, lists two known Canadian copies – one preserve copy at L.A.C., mentioned above, and one at North York Central Library(now amalgamated with TPL). Rare. Hardcover. (#122) $200.00