Hallowell, Maine: White & Horne Company, 1938. Boards. Hallowell, Maine: Printed for the Author’s Great-Great-Great-Grandchildren Ruth Richards, R.H. Gardiner, and W.T. Gardiner by White & Horne Company. 8vo; 84pp; color half-tone photographic facsimile of the 1763 cover, tan cloth shelf-back; 3 glazed plates; near fine. Near fine. Item #1858
A nice copy of the recipe book kept by Anne Gibbons Gardiner, wife of Dr. Gardiner of Boston and Gardiner, Maine. Compiled by her descendant, the preface gives her brief biography. The table of contents lists chapters titled Soups and Broths; Gravies and Sauces; Fish, Shellfish and Sauces; Pickle; Hams; Vinegars; Mushrooms; Catchups [sic]; Pies; Puddings; and Cider wine. One plate pictures a page from the original book.