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Cary, Elisabeth Luther and Annie M. Jones.

BOOKS AND MY FOOD. Literary Quotations and Original Recipes for Every Day in the Year.

Rohde and Haskins: NY 1904 7.5 x 5, pict tan boards with red spine and tan spine label with black lettering, 235 pp. Covers worn, rubbed, scratched, some soiling, corners and spine tips bumped and worn, spine sunned, spine label well rubbed, ink name, occasional light spotting, text block cracked, a few pages roughly opened, light soiling else tight and good. There are quotes and recipes for every day of the year. For example: A recipe for "wedding-cake" with a quote from "Emma" by Jane Austen: "The wedding-cake, which had been a great distress to him, was all eaten up." Of course, for Christmas the recipe is for steamed pudding with a quote from Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol": ". . . Mrs. Cratchit entered . . . with the pudding, like a speckled cannon-ball. . . " Scarce. FIRST ED.


Book Id: 98-6378

Price: $20.00

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