Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Agate Cook Book


The front cover has a large red border that frames a blue and white background. Large flowers are on the top and left of the cover. Red "Agate" is outlined in blue. A large black and white block banner at the center of the cover reads "Cook Book." The front cover states "Compliments of Coulson and Morhous, Detroit, Mich." The back cover has a large illustration of a maid reading The Agate Cook Book as she sits in a kitchen filled with Agate Iron Ware. There is a tea kettle and a pan on the stove. Two platters are on top of the stove. pamphlet features recipes and catalogue items. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: McGowan and Slipper Printers (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Agate Iron Ware

Publisher: Agate Iron Ware, L and G MFG. Co. [s.l.]

1885 (ca.)

15.2 x 11.7 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Agate Cook Book. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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