[Kansas City, MO]: Ladies of the Art Booth (Printed by F. P. Burnap Stationary and Printing Co.), 1903. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original beige pictorial cloth with cover design in green, white, and red; 156,  pp. + several leaves of ruled blanks for at rear, illustrated with ornamental chapter headpieces. Page ornaments and cover design by Mrs. Noble R. Fuller. Light soiling to covers, short split at top of rear joint, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, 2 pages with small recipe clipped from newspaper pasted to the page, 1 obscuring the printed recipe below, else very good. Good+. Item #21410
A very high-quality community cookbook with a nice decorative cloth binding, professional typography, and coated paper stock. List of contributors at front and with contributor's names appended to each recipe. Recipes of all sorts from soup to dessert. A few recipes handwritten in blanks at rear. Rare. Not found in any culinary bibliography. OCLC/Worldcat lists 3 copies of this edition and 3 of a 1904 edition.