Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

After Dinner Tricks & Puzzles With Your Seal Brand Coffee [1896]


The front cover has a color drawing of diners being served at a table. One man is beginning the tricks. The title is in brown and green lettering. The back cover has a woman in a pink mutton sleeve blouse holding a can of Seal Brand coffee. She is framed by pink blossoms and greenery. Near the bottom is For sale by A.B. Lamper, West Ossipee, N.H. The front and back end pages have the answers to the tricks and puzzles. The pages have brown lettering and brown and green illustrations. Most pages have some type of green floral frame. There are 36 puzzles.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Chase & Sanborn

Publisher: Chase & Sanborn, Tea and Coffee Importers (Boston, Mass. ; Montreal, Quebec ; Chicago, Ill.)


12.4 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: After Dinner Tricks & Puzzles With Your Seal Brand Coffee [1896]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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