MRS. GILPIN'S FRUGALITIES: Remnants, and 200 ways of Using Them.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Hardcover first edition - Even 130 years ago, Americans were known for their wasteful ways with food! This vintage cookbook is full of ideas of what to do with leftovers. Small oblong format, bound in color pictorial boards backed with a maroon cloth spine. 102 pp plus 2 pp ads.
Condition: Good condition overall - some soiling and wear to covers, tidemarks in the margins of most pages and near the gutter on the endpapers, but the binding and hinges are sturdy. Bookplate of poet and children's author Myra Cohn Livingston.