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1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop
1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop

1897 The White House Cook Book | Antique White House | by Mrs. F.L. Gillette & Hugo Ziemann | Bixley Shop

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This antique, 1897 edition of The White House Cookbook by Mrs. F.L. Gillette and White House Steward, Hugo Ziemann was published during the term of President Grover Cleveland, featuring a black & white portrait of Mrs. Frances Folsom Cleveland at the front of the book. Under her portrait, it reads "Bride of the White House."

Originally published in 1887, during President Cleveland's first term. This edition was published 10 years later during his second term.

The White House Cook Book celebrates the most American of all homes with recipes, cooking techniques, etiquette instruction, household care, and cleanliness tips used in the White House. And it includes recipes from First "Ladies Martha Washington, Mary Todd Lincoln, and many others with portraits of other First Ladies featured throughout. According to the preface...

"The book has been prepared with great care. Every recipes has been tried and tested, and can be relied upon as one of the best of its kind. It is comprehensive, filling completely, it is believed, the requirements of housekeepers of all classes. It embodies several original and commendable features, among which may be mentioned the menus for the holidays and for one week in each month in the year, thus covering all varieties of seasonable foods; the convenient classification and arrangement of topics; the simplified method of explanation in preparing an article, in the order of manipulation, thereby enabling the most inexperienced to clearly comprehend it." 

A unique gift for history buffs or White House historians! 


BIXLEY NOTES
• The White House Cookbook
• By Mrs. F.L. Gillette and White House Steward, Hugo Ziemann
• 570 page silver-embossed hard-covered cookbook
• Augmented with black & white portraits
• Published by The Werner Co., 1897
• Measures 10" x 7 1/2"

VINTAGE NOTES
• In very good condition for its age
• The binding is just a little bit loose
• Covers show age as expected for a book over 120 years old
• Pages are in great condition - clean and unmarked - with a just a hint of yellowing

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