Saint Andrews Guild Cook Book Chariton, Iowa 1907 Curtis & Gilson, Printers

Free Shipping!


| /

Discover a Culinary Time Capsule:

The Saint Andrews Guild Cook Book, published in 1907, is more than just a collection of recipes—it's a piece of Chariton, Iowa's rich history. This charming cookbook captures the essence of early 20th-century community cooking, with recipes donated by the congregation members of St. Andrew's Guild.

A Glimpse into Local Life:

 Each recipe provides a snapshot of local culinary practices and social life from over a century ago. The handwritten recipes on blank pages only add to its vintage charm. The book also includes local advertising, giving you a unique look into the businesses that supported the community at the time.


  • Title: Saint Andrews Guild Cook Book
  • Publication Date: 1907
  • Publisher: Curtis & Gilson, Printers
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 198
  • Dimensions: 9.5x6.5x0.5 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Handwritten recipes on pages, page stains, split binding (all pages are attached). Please see the photos for details.

About the Community:

St. Andrew's Guild's first service was held on January 6th, 1901, and consecrated in August 1904. This cookbook is a testament to the power of community and shared traditions. These recipes, attributed to local churchgoers, offer a taste of the region’s unique flavors and a sense of togetherness that transcends time.

A Timeless Treasure:

The Saint Andrews Guild Cook Book is not just a collection of recipes; it's a piece of history that brings the past into your kitchen. Whether you're a collector, a historian, or a home cook looking for inspiration, this book is a valuable addition to your collection.

Reading Recommendation:

Interested in what makes a book collectible? Check out our article "What Makes A Book Collectable? Tips To Spot Valuable Finds!" to learn more about how treasures like the Saint Andrews Guild Cook Book hold lasting value.

Disclaimer: The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. As is typical for vintage pieces, they may show some wear. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.

Additional Support: For more information, check out our FAQ section or contact me at

Our Process

We source from local estate sales in the Great Lakes Bay Region, only purchasing the highest quality books.

After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

When shipping, your book is double-bagged using kraft bubble mailer's for protection.

Reading Vintage offers Free Media Mail shipping on our books, valid only in the United States.

Have any questions?  Feel free to Contact me. Pam of Reading Vintage

Who We Are