The Jews of Poland: Recollections and Recipes.

Garden Grove, Ca. Pholiota Press, Inc., 1985.

Octavo (21.5 x 14 cm.), xix, 220 pages. Index. Illustrated. FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION. Originally published in French in 1929. A sensitive description and collection of recipes of the Jews of Poland. About one third of the book is description of the various groups of Jews in cities in Poland, and of their thoughts on food; the remainder and bulk of the book is dedicated to recipes, given in some detail. The compiler, Édouard de Pomiane (1875-1964), was the founder of "gastrotechnie", and professor at the Institute Scientifique d'Hygiène Alimentaire. In photo-illustrated wrappers. Fine.

Price: $200.00