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Title: From Hearth to Cookstove: An American Domestic History of Gadgets and Utensils Made Or Used in America from 1700 to 1930. Second Edition.
Description: Orlando, Florida, House of Collectibles. 1978, Second Edition. (ISBN: 0876373392) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Ill.: Paul Persoff, photographer. 271 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). "This first really complete and all-inclusive domestic history of America in the kitchen describes hundreds of implements, gadgets and utensils used by Americans from 1700 to 1930. Miss Franklin, after four years of research, has written the history of everything used in American kitchens, and has included essays on the subjects of tin, iron, and brass - t hree of the most important materials ever used in the kitchen. Hundreds of photographs of real objects, each of which she sees as an art object in its own right; and hundreds of reproduced catalog cuts will make it easy for the collector, the restoration curator, even the 20th century cook, to understand the use of each piece. She has included nearly a hundred recipes dating from the middle of the 18th century to the end of the 20th." Includes information on use and care, equivalent measures for cooking, patents, etc. Small soft crease at top corner of pages 85 to 118, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. three tiny edge tears, onr tiny edge perforation. Very Good+/Very Good.

Keywords: Cooking, Kitchen, Social History, Domestic, American, Utensils, Gadgets, Recipes, Collectibles, Patents, Pots, Pans, Racks, Molds, Kettles, Dishes, Baskets, Boxes, Stoves, Ranges, Grnders, Jars, Crimpers, Grills, Choppers, Food Preparation, Toasters 08763

Price: US$ 20.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 27234

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