Title: Kleinste Wiener Kochbuch der Welt, Das.
Publisher: Ohne Ort (Wien), ohne Verlag, O. J
Publication Date: 1905
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Circa 1905. 136 printed pages (text block slightly loose at back of binding). All edges red. 22 x 24mm. Original silver plate hinged metal binding with art-nouveau style flowers on upper cover and title "Wiener Kochbuch" (cover partly slightly oxidized or darkened). Loop on top, clasp on side. Contains over 100 tried and tested recipes from Soups, meat and flour dishes, fish, vegetables, sauces, salads. First and only edition of one of the few "miniature cookbooks" (Weiss). Weiss, 4184. Löchner/Oberle, 708. Schraemli, Vom Werden eines Sammlungs, p. 10 (with illustration) Schraemli (Sotheby's), 354. Bondy, 139, "it is extremely rare and a copy fetched £110 at a London auction sale in 1972 [nearly £2,000 in today's equivalent]". OCLC locates only five copies worldwide, three in Germany and two in American collections of miniature books (Morgan Library, University of Virginia). Seller Inventory # 5300