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Historical Cooking Books – 70 in a series – Breakfast dishes for every morning of three months (1893) by Mary L. Allen

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Historical Cooking Books – 69 in a series – The principles and practice of vegetarian cookery: founded on chemical analysis, and embracing the most approved methods of the art (1860)

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Historical Cooking Books – 68 in a series – Modern cookery, in all its branches (1884) by Eliza Acton

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Historical Cooking Books – 67 in a series – The blue ribbon cook book; being a second publication of “One hundred tested receipts,” together with others which have been tried and found valuable (1904) by Jennie C. Benedict

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Halloween 2020 – 2 in a series – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving (1897)

IN the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expan- sion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappaan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened … Continue reading

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Historical Cooking Books – 66 in a series – What to cook and how to cook it (1899) by Nannie Talbot Johnson

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Historical Cooking Books – 65 in a series – The original Buckeye cook book and practical housekeeping : a compilation of choice and carefully tested recipes (1905) by Estelle Woods Wilcox

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Historical Cooking Books – 64 in a series – Smiley’s cook book and universal household guide (1895)

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The Anarchist’s Workbench via Lost Art Press – Free PDF Download

    “The Anarchist’s Workbench” is – on the one hand – a detailed plan for a simple workbench that can be built using construction lumber and basic woodworking tools. But it’s also the story of Christopher Schwarz’s 20-year journey … Continue reading

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Historical Cooking Books – 63 in a series – Gems of fancy cookery: a collection of reliable and useful household recipes (1890)

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Historical Cooking Books – 62 in a series – Woman’s City Club Cook Book (1923)

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Historical Cooking Books – 61 in a series – The Dinner Year Book (1879) by Marion Harland

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Historical Cooking Books – 60 in a series – Home candy making by Mrs. Sarah Tyson (Heston) Rorer (1889)

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‎99% Invisible: 403- Return of the Yokai via Apple Podcasts

In the US, mascots are used to pump up crowds at sporting events, or for traumatizing generations of children at Chuck E. Cheese, but in Japan it’s different. There are mascots for towns, aquariums, dentists’ offices, even prisons. There are … Continue reading

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Historical Cooking Books – 59 in a series – The fine art of carving by Sheet Metal Products Co. of Canada (1922)

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