Dorchester, Mass. Compliments of Walter Baker & Co., Inc. Ltd., Established 1780, 1922. Wraps. [ADVERTISING PREMIUM] [HOME ARTS]. 16mo (6 ½” x 3 7/8”); 64pp; stiff glazed embossed yellow wrapper, the front features a border of cocoa beans with leaves and flowers surrounding a woman serving cocoa; the rear wrapper repeats the image of the woman with the lettering “No Other Food Product Has a Like Record.” “Established 1780. 57 Highest Awards.”; two staple binding; decorated title page; 8 color plates including center fold; light hand wear to wrapper else fine. Fine. Item #1840
A big title on a little book that is packed with recipes and information about chocolate. A 3-page index follows the recipes. The Walter Baker Company was founded in 1780 and sold to the Forbes Syndicate in 1896, it was the first to process chocolate in the U.S. In 1927 it was sold to the Postum Cereal Company and has since been folded into Kraft Foods. A lovely bright copy.