The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations


Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield


D Appleton, New York, 1937
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Printing Details

Early printing, hardback bound in the original yellow boards with tipped-in title label to upper board. 18.5 × 13cm, 95pp.

A previous owner's signature to the ffep is Sheila Devonport who may be Sheila Isabel Kearley, Viscountess Devonport.

A delightful book of canape recipes with small black and white drawings. Examples are Escargots Faux. Mango Moon (tuna, mango and egg), Madame Queen (minced olives, chicken and onions) and Love in a Cottage (American cheese, cottage cheese, pistachio, cream).


This copy is in very good condition. There is some tanning to the boards' edges but the contents are clean and the inner binding is secure.



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