Historical cookbooks in the Chapin Library of Rare Books
Digby, Kenelme. The Closet of the Eminently Learned Sir Kenelme Digby Kt. Opened: Whereby Is Discovered Several Ways for Making of Metheglin, Sider, Cherry-Wine, &c. Together with Excellent Directions for Cookery . . . London: Printed by E.C. & A.C. for H. Brome, 1671.
Glasse, Hannah (“A Lady”). The Art of Cookery, Made Plain and Easy. London: Printed for the author, 1747.
Simmons, Amelia (“An American Orphan”). American Cookery, or, The Art of Dressing Viands, Fish, Poultry, & Vegetables . . . [No place]: Printed for the Publishers, 1808.
The Complete Confectioner, Pastry-Cook, and Baker. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1844.
Leslie, Miss. Miss Leslie’s Seventy-five Receipts for Pastry, Cakes and Sweetmeats. Boston: Munroe & Francis, 1846.
Chadwick, Mrs. J. Home Cookery: A Collection of Tried Receipts, Both Foreign and Domestic. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, 1853.
The “Home Queen” Cook Book. Chicago: M.A. Donohue, 1901.
Mrs. Goodfellow’s Cookery as It Should Be. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson & Brothers, 1865.
Kirkland, E.S. Six Little Cooks, or, Aunt Jane’s Cooking Class. Chicago: Jansen, McClurg, 1879.
Parloa, Maria. Miss Parloa’s Kitchen Companion. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1887.
Gillette, Mrs. F.L., and Hugo Ziemann. The White House Cook Book. Chicago: R.S. Peale, 1891.
Shuman, Carrie V., comp. Favorite Dishes: A Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book. Chicago: [no publisher], 1893.
Ewing, Emma P. The Art of Cookery: A Manual for Homes and Schools. Meadville, Pa.: Flood and Vincent, 1896.
Stewart, Katie. The Times Cookery Book. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. London: Collins, 1972.
Healy, Bruce, and Paul Bugat. Mastering the Art of French Pastry. New York: Barron’s, 1984.