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(Tennessee)  Revised Edition of the Knoxville Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Tested Recipes by Many of the Best Housekeepers Throughout the Entire United States.

For the Benefit of the Girls’ Department of the Knox County Industrial School. Gilt-lettered red cloth. Revised Edition. Knoxville, TN: S.B. Newman, 1907.

According to John Edgerton in his  Southern Food: At Home, on the Road, in History, this book was originally compiled in 1901, and “ Calling east Tennessee ‘the asparagus bed in the Tennessee garden-spot’, the women proceeded to put forth a diverse and interesting collection of recipes – and described them with an entertaining flair.” Old owner’s name (Anne Sharpe Archer) to half-title, which is browned and torn (though complete), small piece of front free endpaper lacking, else very good. 




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