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Camp Cookery: How to Live in Camp

By: Parloa, Maria

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1878

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16453

Condition: Very Good


Maria Parloa was the author of 10 books on cooking and housekeeping, the founder of two cooking schools, a lecturer on food topics, and an early figure in the "domestic science" (later "home economics") movement. She can be considered the first "celebrity cook". She promoted herself and her books and came to endorse various products. This is her second book, a guide to camping out. She starts with the tent, then goes to the camp stove and it's equipment as well as lists for food stuffs. She gives sources for equipment - early endorsements, perhaps? She sums up her ca... View more info