The Vital Question and Our Navy, 1898. H. D. PERKY.
The Vital Question and Our Navy, 1898
The Vital Question and Our Navy, 1898

The Vital Question and Our Navy, 1898

Fourth edition. Square octavo (24.5 x 20 cm). String-bound onion skin dust wrapper over red-printed wrappers; 65 pp.; two leaves of chromolithographs; photographic plates. A somewhat confounding title from the food faddist and inventor of shreeded wheat, Henry D. Perky. Includes 254 recipes with most including shredded wheat in some variety, a sample menu from Perky's New Era Cooking School in Worcester, MA, and chromolithographs of sample dishes. Perky follows this with an anti-war treatise and the opinions of fifty great men on war, along with photographs of naval ships and their respective crews. Soiling to slightly chipped dust wrapper; wrappers browned with some grazing and loss to one corner of front wrapper; chipping to fore-edge of rear wrapper; a Good+ copy. We haven't seen another copy with the onion skin dust wrapper. Item #03367

Price: $50.00

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