Natural Foods: The Safe Way to Health.

Los Angeles: Carqué Pure Food Co., 1926.

Octavo, 356, [4] pages. Illustrated. Second edition; the first was issued a year earlier. Born in Germany, Otto Carqué (1867-1935), settled in Los Angeles in 1905 to market dried fruit grown in California. His company, Carqué Pure Food Co., was the first to use the term “natural foods”. He opened his first health food store in 1922. Photograph of the Natural Foods Building in Los Angeles, home of the Carqué Pure Food Co. on the back free endpaper recto. Includes recipes and menus for dishes using Carqué's Nut Butter and Natural Whole Rice. A few pencil notes throughout; some age-toning. Hinges started In publisher's dark green cloth with black spine and cover titles. Good plus. [OCLC locates twenty-six copies].

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