Praktiska Virtuve. [A Practical Kitchen].

[Memmingen]: Atauga Izdevums, [1949-1952].

Octavo (20.5 x 14.5 cm.), 195, [1] pages. Date from OCLC records of publisher's activity. Likely second edition, enlarged, of this collection of Latvian household recipes. The single recorded copy (at LOC) is described as containing 175 pages, and the index contains a typographical shift with the entries listed after page 175. The additional sections include: Milks Soup, Porridge, Pancakes, Milk, Some Drinks, and two pages on Setting the Table. Vilma Bertina was the author of at least one other cookbook, Majas Cepumi, Pecpusdienas teja un kafija [Cookies in the House: Afternoon tea and coffee] (c. 1949), as well as a work of instructional grammar. Pages age-toned; in publisher's pink and green printed decorated paper covered boards, over burgundy cloth spine. Some light wear to extremities, rear board lightly soiled, and one small chip to the cloth spine. Still very good or better. [OCLC locates just one copy (LOC) but with the shorter pagination].

Price: $150.00