First Edition. Original checkered cloth, octavo, 226 pages (plus ads and blank sheets). 'Published under the auspices of The Friends of the Sisterhood of St. Paul's Church, Troy'. Uncommon cookbook (WorldCat locates 7 copies) which includes a section on 'Ices and Frozen Beverages, Punches, etc.'. Recipes for the following alcoholic drinks are found: Mead, Claret Cup (credited to Mrs. J. H. Irving), Mint Julep (credited to Mrs. J. H. Irving), Claret Punch, and [Rum] Punch (credited to Mrs. George B. Warren). Very Good.