The Tropical Hostess, Favorite Recipes of Havana Hostesses.

Havana, Cuba: Woman's Society of Christian Service of the Methodist Church; [printed by] Molina y Cia, 1947.

Stapled booklet in wrappers (20 x 14 cm.), [4], 63, [3] pages. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. A community cookbook of expat women living in Havana. The recipe attributions are indicated by numbers, with an index of the fifty contributors names in the back. Textured, tan wrappers, titled and decorated in green. Light soil to wrappers, otherwise very good. With a gift inscription of one the contributors, “Jane Spencer, from Mother, (42) dat’s me”, and with checkmarks next to the relevant recipes. Unrecorded. [OCLC locates no copies (and none of the second edition of 1947)].

Price: $200.00