Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Receipts & Household Manual For Sale By


The front cover is a black, pink and white Victorian cover with the Charter Oak Range logo at the top. Below the logo, the title "Receipts & Household Manual For Sale BY" is written in a black and red font color. The back cover consists of two items. The first one is located at the top half of the cover and is a promotion for various products such as stamped ware and laundry stoves. The bottom half has the company name written in a black front. Separating the two halves are red ribbons. The inside pages begin with a title page and then continue with various receipts such as oysters, salads, sauces and cakes. Every couple inside pages have drawn black and white illustrations. For example, on page four there is a drawn illustration of an old man standing in a doorway while shouting at a young boy who appears to be running away from him.

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Donor: Wineberg, Susan

Brand Name: Charter Oak Range

Publisher: Excelsior Manf'G Co. (St.Louis, Mo.)

1900 (ca.)

32 p.

17.5 x 9.5 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Receipts & Household Manual For Sale By. 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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