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IVU Online Library

Digitised copies of complete original books, out of copyright
mostly courtesy of Google and Internet Archive


Main index to the IVU Online Library

  1. Nature's own book (link to Asenath Nicholson, New York, 1835 (Grahamite guide & recipes)
  2. The principles and practice of vegetarian cookery (link to John Smith, Yorkshire, 1860.
  3. Vegetable Cookery (link to 1866, John Smith, Yorkshire - same book as above, but no longer using the word 'vegetarian'...

  4. Cassell's Vegetarian Cooking (link to by A.G. Payne B.A., London 1891
  5. Cassell's Vegetarian Cooking (link to Google Books) - undated American edition
  6. New Vegetarian Dishes (link to Mrs. Bowditch, London Vegetarian Society, 1892
  7. The Golden Age Cook Book(link to by Henrietta Latham Dwight, New York, 1898
  8. A friend in the kitchen; or, What to cook and how to cook it (link to Anna L. Colord, California 1899

  9. Unpolished rice, the staple food of the Orient (link to Henry Clubb, Philadelphia, 1905
  10. Reform Cookery Book (plain text 300k) by Mrs. Mill, first pub. 1904; 4th edition, Scotland, 1909
  11. The Vegetarian Cookbook - substitutes for flesh foods (link to Google books) - by E. G. Fulton, California 1904

  12. Meat substitutes (link to by Isabel Goodhue, New York, 1907
  13. Modern meatless cook book : five hundred recipes (link to - by House of Rest, San Jose, Calif., 1907
  14. A Manual of Vegetarian Cookery (link to by George Black, London, 1908

  15. No Animal Food (PDF 414k) - by Rupert Wheldon, 1910. The first known 'vegan' cookbook. First published in England, link to the American edition
  16. The Laurel health cookery : a collection of practical suggestions and recipes (link to - Evora B. Perkins, MA, USA, 1911
  17. The Progress Meatless Cook Book (link to by Carlotta Lake, Los Angeles, 1911.
  18. Food and Cookery (link to by H. S. Anderson, Loma Linda, Calif., 1911

  19. The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book (link to - by Dr. T. R. Allinson, London, 1915
  20. Vegetarian supplement to Scientific feeding (link to Mrs. Dora CCL Roper D.O., California 1915
  21. One hundred and one practical non-flesh recipes (link to Margaret Blatch, London, 1917
  22. The Golden Rule Cook Book: Six Hundred Recipes for Meatless Dishes (link to by Mrs Maud Russell Lorraine Sharpe Freshel c.1907/10, pub. Boston 1918

  23. Ṿegetarishe ḳokh bukh ratsyonale nahrung (Yiddish) (link to - Mishulow, A. B; Mishulow, Shifrah; New York (1926)
  24. Ḳokh-bukh far gezunṭheyṭ geshribn ṿi tsu balansirn naṭirlekhe ṿegeṭarishe esens (Yiddish) (link to Lena Brown, New York, 1931

  25. Monk's Cookbook (link to Google Books) Himalayan Academy 1997 (2006 edition)
  26. Pocketchef Vegetarian (link to Google Books) by Lynda Zuber Sassi 2003

  27. History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in the Caribbean / West Indies (1767-2008) (link to Google Books) by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi
  28. History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in Mexico and Central America (1877-2009) (link to Google Books) by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi
  29. History of Soybeans and Soyfoods in South America (1884-2009) (link to Google Books) by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi 2009
  30. History of Edamame, Green Vegetable Soybeans, and Vegetable-Type Soybeans (link to Google Books) by William Shurtleff, Akiko Aoyagi 2009