Publication information: 1880-1940.
Item  promotes Filley stoves. Includes terms of sale and shipping; images and dimensions of various model nos. of coal and wood stoves including Chief Cook, Charter Oak, Plow Boy, New Diamond Rock, Worthy, Texana, Arizona, Cadet, Buttercup Range, Brazos, Palmetto, Monitor, Orion, Fruiter, Island Queen, Uncas, Diadem, Fannie, Sappho, Daisy Range, Hotel Charter Oak, Panama, Mentor, and New Premier styles; and images and dimensions of other items for sale including Maslin kettles, Scotch bowls, ham boilers, wood and iron handle lifters, cast iron bread pans, roll pans, round and oval waffle irons, iron tea kettles, hollow ware, hooped and covered clay charcoal furnaces, and cast iron charcoal furnace. No recipes.
Item  promotes Acorn stoves and ranges. Includes statistics on number of stoves in use, produced, and shipped; illustrated narrative poem about Christopher Columbus finding a large acorn in the ocean promoting product; and color image of ship with logo and slogan on main sail. No recipes.
Item  promotes Alcazar ranges and heaters. Includes price list for various model nos. of Buffet, Vogue, Consort, and Mayfair style ranges and combination kitchen heater ranges, gas duplex ranges, gas laundry machines, and gas heaters; image of current home offices and factory; terms for purchase, shipping, damage, and warranty; images and description of range features such as automatic clock, oven insulation, duplex burners, spreader lighter, automatic heat regulation, pendant handles, broiler drawer, improved burner box, oven vent deflector, and SemiClosetop; sectional image of oven; model specific information on using product with compressed or bottled gas; images, descriptions, and dimensions of Buffet model nos. 4100-1, 4100-2, and 4100-3; images, descriptions, and dimensions of Vogue model nos. 4600-1 and 4600-2; images, descriptions, and dimensions of Consort model nos. 2100 and 2100-1; images, descriptions, and dimensions of Mayfair model nos. 2600 and 2600-1; images, descriptions, and dimensions of No. 1D-091 R or L; images, descriptions, and dimensions of combination ranges with kitchen heater model nos. 1700 R or L, E2262, and E1262; images and descriptions of features for Duplex ranges that can use wood, coal, or gas separately or at the same time; instructions for changing between fuels in Duplex ranges; images, descriptions, and dimensions for Duplex model nos. 200, 200 closetop, 400, and 400 closetop; images, diagram, and descriptions of gas heater features such as burners, combustion chamber, heat drum, humidifier, and ability to use either natural or manufactured gas; images, descriptions, and dimensions for gas heater model nos. 41, 41N, 81, and 81N; calculations to estimate capacity of heater required for specific space with examples ...
Item  continued: description of features of Royal Alcazar Range for coal or wood; images, descriptions, and dimensions of Royal Alcazar Range model nos. 8-18, 8-20, and 9-20; images and description of circulating heater features; images, descriptions, and dimensions of circulating heater model nos. 44, 46, 86, and 88; images, descriptions, and dimensions of kitchen heater model nos. 88, 89, 188, and 189; and images, descriptions, and dimensions of gas laundry model nos. 122 and 123. No recipes.
Item  promotes Athens circulating heaters. Includes exterior and inner unit images and specifications for model nos. A-18, A-119, 112, 211, 411, and 611. No recipes.
Item  promotes Athens No. A68 series ranges. Includes specifications, shipping weights, and images of model nos. A68-B, A68-J, and A68-P. No recipes.
Item  promotes Plymouth pressed steel gas radiators. Includes images, dimensions, and prices for model nos. 64 and 66. No recipes.
Item  promotes Caloric fireless cook stoves. Includes images, specifications, and lists of utensils included with purchase for model nos. 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, and 12; images and descriptions of optional equipment such as cabinets, stove bases, and double or triple nesting utensils; three customer testimonials; and address for soapstone supplier unrelated to the item. No recipes.
Item  promotes Bengal gas ranges. Includes images, descriptions, and specifications for model nos. 5-18 Supreme Bengal Style M, 5-18 Prize Bengal Combination Gas and Coal Range, 84-18 Supreme Bengal Style P, 84-18 Prize Bengal Combination Gas and Coal Range, 84-18 Modern Bengal Combination Gas and Coal Range, 84-18 Dual Bengal Combination Gas and Coal Range, 802R Insulated Gas Range, 832L Insulated Gas Range, and the Bungalo Combination Gas and Coal Range; and image of cook in period dress. No recipes.
Item  promotes Climax stoves, ranges, and furnaces. Includes image of factory and railroad connection; large trademark image; purchase and shipping terms; sectional views of slotted fire pot, blast pipes, soft and hard coal pots, and gas burner; images, specifications, and prices for various model nos. and feature combinations of New Modern, Queen, King, Grand, Famous, Supreme, Cabinet, Artistic, Cast Series F, and Pilot style ranges; images, specifications, and prices for various model nos. and feature combinations of Pilot and Prince style cook stoves; images, specifications, and prices for various model nos. and feature combinations of Base, Century Oak, Air Tight, and Hot Blast style coal or wood heaters; images, specifications, and prices for various model nos. and feature combinations of Table Pattern, Junior Table Pattern, J Series, K Series, L Series, M Series, and Double Oven gas ranges; list of supply houses; promotional poem; diagram of gas furnace with prices for model nos. 38, 40, and 42; list of retail furnace sales for Akron and Summit County from 1906-1915; descriptions of warm air heater features such as ash pit, grates, fire pot, feed section, radiator, diving flue, casings, casing rings, and regulators; images, specifications, and prices for various model nos. and feature combinations of Low, Century, Oak, Akron, and Combination Climax heaters; dealer endorsement and customer testimonials; image of warm air heaters set in a battery for large buildings; advice on selecting a furnace with considerations on chimney flues, cold air ducts, and capacity of pipes and registers; list of questions for potential customers to get proper estimate; and index. No recipes.
Item  promotes Excelsior fruit and vegetable evaporators. Includes color lithograph cover with images of cooks in period dress; discussion of benefits of fruit growing and drying such as less waste of poor fruit and ability to keep good fruit longer; comparison between evaporation and canning to preserve fruit; table of weights comparing green fruit to its evaporated equivalent; time table based on weight per bushel of apples to evaporate, soak, and bake pies; advice on bleaching fruit and proper product packaging; seven reasons why product is superior; product guarantee; terms of purchase and shipping; images, descriptions, and prices for Excelsior fruit evaporator model nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4; images, descriptions, and prices for White Mountain, Family Bay State, and Improved Bay State style apple paring, goring, and slicing machines; image, description, and price for Family cherry stoner; and several customer testimonials. No recipes.
Item  promotes Favorite stoves and ranges. Includes image of woman shoveling coal; discussion whether a boiler or a furnace is more costly; image of 1909 Favorite Base Burner; image of family in period dress; sectional view of furnace base; and diagrams of flue construction to demonstrate three flue advantage. No recipes. 2 copies.
Item  promotes Garland stoves and ranges. Includes entree and dessert recipes; story about Mrs. Potter helping a young lady find a husband and set up housekeeping; floor plan of a well-arranged kitchen; customer testimonials; images of cooks in period dress; images and specifications for Garland Cabinet ranges series nos. 124, 126, 150, 160, 172, 176, and 180; images and specifications for other products such as Sanitary-Garland no. 15 garbage disposal, water heater no. 10, and kitchen heater no. 99; and images and descriptions of stove features such as enamel drip pan, enamel broiler pan, All-Heat burner, and removable parts. Sample recipes: orange snow, prune souffle, and beef loaf.
Item  promotes Ivanhoe oil burning cook stoves. Includes images and descriptions of stove model nos. 92, 93, and 94; images and descriptions of range model nos. L-97 and R-99; images and descriptions of Perfection oven model nos. 42G and 211G; and specifications chart for range model nos. L-97, R-97, L-99, R-99 and stove model nos. 92, 93, and 94. No recipes.
Item  promotes the Jewel fireless stove. Includes cereal, vegetable, soup, entree, bread, dessert, dried fruit, canning, pickling, left-over, and sickbed recipes; two images of baking racks with radiators; helpful hints for fireless cooking; and instructions for baking, roasting, boiling, steaming, stewing, and caring for aluminum lining and utensils. Sample recipes: dried pea puree, Christmas cake, and salsify.
Item  promotes Mt. Penn stoves and ranges. Includes images, specifications, and prices for various feature combinations of Penn Esther A Range model nos. 7A, 8A, 8-19A, 9-21A, 70A, 80A, 88A, and 99A; images, specifications, and prices for various feature combinations of Penn Esther B Range model nos. 7B, 8B, 8-19B, 9-21B, 70B, 80B, 88B, and 99B; images, specifications, and prices for various feature combinations of Penn Esther C Range model nos. 7C, 8C, 8-19C, 9-21C, 70C, 80C, 88C, and 99C; image, specifications, and prices for Penn Opal straight draft parlor stove model nos. 9, 10, 11, and 12; and image, specifications and prices for Penn Opal full-revertible flue parlor stove model nos. 18, 20, 22, and 24. No recipes.
Item  promotes Malleable steel ranges. Includes cereal, soup, vegetable, potato, egg, meat and poultry, bread, frying, fish, salad, beverage, pastry, cake, ice, pudding, jelly, canning, and candy recipes; images of cooks in period dress; image of South Bend factory; history of cooking technology from open fire to range; images of various cooking methods including Hathaway wood stove; product diagram with descriptions of each feature; descriptions and dimensions for model nos. 816, 818, 820, 916, 918, 920, 8918, and 8920; image and description of pressure water boiler and flush reservoir; image and description of combination coal and gas range model nos. 818G and 820G; instructions for range setup, starting a fire, maintaining a fire overnight, and range care; image of laundry stove no. 300; instructions and diagrams on how to create a proper flue or chimney; table of weights and measures; proportions of sodas and acids; and instructions on measuring, combining ingredients, and cooking methods. Sample recipes: eggs a la goldenrod, lobster farci, and one egg cake.
Item  promotes Malleable steel ranges. Includes beverage, egg, cereal, soup, fish, meat, poultry, leftover, sauce, vegetable, potato, salad, cheese, bread, cake, frosting, pastry, cold dessert, hot pudding, pudding sauce, canning, and jelly recipes; images of previous and current South Bend factories; description of patented Keystone copper-bearing aluminum-fused rust-proof flues and their construction; sectional product view showing flue construction; advice on nutrition, combining ingredients, proper measuring, testing fat, and range care; definitions of various cooking methods; images and specifications for Flush Reservoir or Square range with various feature combinations for model nos. 816, 818, 820, 8916, 8918, and 8920; description of the three-ply construction of range and oven; description, specifications, and images of fire box and grates model nos. 8 and 9 and water fronts model nos. 54-A, 59-A, 59-P, 59-R, and 60-A; images of laundry stove no. 300 and the family charcoal broiler; product diagram with descriptions of each feature; image and specifications of combination gas, coal, and wood range model nos. 818G and 820G; image and specifications of Colonial gas range model nos. C-16, C-18, and C-20; image of Special range no. 23; and image of cook in period dress. Sample recipes: Maryland chicken, buckwheat cakes, and corn relish. Damaged: back cover missing, front cover detached, and pencil marks on title page, verso, and pages 4, 5, 23, 24, 80, and 96.
Item  is identical to item  except for cover, title page, and offers on last page for 17 piece kitchenware set and 59 piece semi-porcelain dinner set. Damaged: cover is loose and inside back cover contains personal note of prior owner.
Item  promotes the Range Eternal steel range. Includes beverage, bread, soup, fish, meat, poultry, vegetable, sauce, entree, salad, dessert, pudding sauce, pastry, gelatin dessert, frozen dessert, cake, frosting, canning, breakfast, and lunch recipes; product diagram with descriptions of each feature; advice on nutrition, combining ingredients, proper measuring, testing fat, breading, chopping parsley, extracting onion juice, blanching nuts, cleaning currants and giblets, preparing raisins and suet, whipping cream, clearing stock, preparing oysters and bacon, and range care; definitions of various cooking methods; images and specifications of The Range Eternal with various feature combinations for model nos. 16, 18, and 20; personnel list; factory image; and images of H.A. Engman, Sr., Lewis Matthews, Harry A. Engman, Jr., and Daniel Matthews. Sample recipes: Finnan Haddie a la Delmonico, Yorkshire pudding, and maître d'hotel potatoes.
Corporate contributors include: M.L. Filley; Rathbone, Sard & Company; Alcazar Range & Heater Company; Athens Stove Works; Florence Company; Caloric Company; Taplin-Rice-Clerkin Company; William Stahl Evaporator Company; Favorite Stove and Range Company; Michigan Stove Company; Perfection Stove Company; Detroit Jewel Stove Company; Mt. Penn Stove Works; Malleable Steel Range Manufacturing Company; Engman-Matthews Range Company.
. Filley stoves : stoves, ranges, hollow ware : [printer's proof photocopy]. 30 p. -- . Compliments of the manufacturers of Acorn stoves and ranges. 1 v. (unpaged) -- . Alcazar ranges & heaters. 38 p. -- . Athens circulating heaters : [folded brochure]. -- . Athens offers a new cast range with a modernistic base : [folded brochure]. -- . Plymouth pressed steel gas radiators : [brochure]. -- . The Caloric fireless cook stove. 15 p. -- . [Four Bengal gas range folded brochures]. -- . Illustrated catalogue no. 22 and price list of Climax stoves, ranges, and furnaces. 111 p.
. Excelsior fruit & vegetable evaporator. 32 p. -- . This is what you have to do : [folded brochure]. -- . Cupid at home in the kitchen following Mrs. Potter's advice. 32 p. -- . Ivanhoe oil burning cook stoves : [folded brochure]. -- . Baking with the Jewel fireless stove. 1 v. (unpaged) -- . Additions to the line of Mt. Penn stoves and ranges for the season of 1897-8. 23 p. -- . Kitchen economy comfort cooking : select cooking receipts / compiled by Miss Catharine E. Parson. 79 p. -- . The all-ways preferable cook book : select cooking recipes / compiled by Miss Ida A. Hillier. 96 p. -- . Kitchen economy and how to cook : select cooking receipts / compiled by Miss Catharine E. Parsons, instructor of domestic science, Alma College, St. Thomas, Ontario. 80 p. -- . Book of tried recipes. 63 p.