Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Silver Plate And Why It Is Fashionable


The front cover is blue-green with a silver decorative frame around a silver center. The title is black lettering with a black diamond between words below a brown and black silhouette of a hostess serving tea to two friends. The back cover is blue-green with the words: Edward Rapp Gold and Silversmith Burlington - Iowa in the center. The title page has the title, author, a line drawing, and the copyright statement. All even pages except page 24 are black and white photographs related to the content on the odd page facing it. The topics relate to various room such as the drawing room, dining room, bedroom, kitchen, etc. There are related recipes on most topics. Page 24 has a description of how to select silverplate.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Author: Allen, Ida Bailey

Brand Name: International Silver

Publisher: International Silver Co. (Meriden, Conn.)


24 p.

15.6 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Allen, Ida Bailey. Silver Plate And Why It Is Fashionable. 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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