TRIED AND PROVEN RECIPES FOR FIRELESS COOK STOVE.
Edition: First printing, a slim booklet.
Chicago & Kansas City: W. E. Black Company, (1908). First edition - Athough "fireless cook stove" sounds like a contradiction in terms, this early precursor to the crockpots (except that it used retained heat from boiling water, etc, instead of electricity) was one of the few early 20th century innovations that actually enabled women to get out of the kitchen and still serve a hot meal later. This booklet includes a 4 pp of general instructions, some pictures of the roaster and 20 pp of recipes plus 3 blank pages for memorandum. Measures just 6 3/4 inches tall, 4 1/4 inches wide, unpaginated.
Condition: Near fine in tan stapled wrappers, with black lettering and decoration on front cover (light crease to cover)