Hardcover book, no dust jacket. Book measures about 8 1/4" high and 5 1/2" wide.
Recipes are listed in photos. The recipe format is in paragraph form; it is not like the format of contemporary cookbooks (see photos of recipe examples).
Book is in very used, fragile vintage condition. The spine is torn and barely hanging on (see photo). The pages are still held in place, but the spine is split. Previous owner underlined a couple of sentences on page 227 in pen; no other pen markings or handwriting in the book. There are stains and age discoloration on the cover and throughout the pages of the book.Heavy wear on the cover; spine is torn completely along the entire left edge of the front cover, there is also a 1 long tear on the bottom edge of the spine, wear on the edges and corners. No pages are loose, folded, torn, missing or dog-eared. Book has a slight old smell to it. The item "1931 Miss Minerva's Cook Book cookbook Emma Speed Sampson hardcover Americana hc" is in sale since Monday, July 29, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "supah-retro-diva" and is located in Winona, Minnesota. This item can be shipped to United States.