Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Beauty And The Beast


The front cover has a drawing of the beast holding the beauty's hand. Inside the front cover is a drawing of Santa holding a telescope in a hot-air balloon filled with toys. The back cover shows a Victorian man holding a mustard pot in front of the waiter's nose, reading, "It's Colman's Mustard I want." The inside back cover has a snow scene of a woman wearing a red cape and holding a green umbrella carrying a basket of Colman's products. There is a man on horseback behind her. This item tells the story of Beauty and the Beast in eight chapters, retold by Angus Evan Abbot.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Colman's Mustard

Publisher: J. and J. Colman Ltd. (New York, N.Y.)

1910 (ca.)

13.7 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Beauty And The Beast. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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