Entertaining with Insects: The Original Guide to Insect Cookery.

Santa Barbara, California: Woodbridge Press Publishing Company, 1976.

Oblong duodecimo in wrappers (15 x 23 cm.), 160 pages. Index. Illustrated. FIRST EDITION. While this work claims to be "the first book of insect cookery ever to be printed”, it is a successor to Ronald Taylor’s Butterflies in My Stomach and certainly doesn’t precede Vincent Holt’s Why Not Eat Insects? (1885). It is highly likely that it is the first work to credit more than one bait shop in the acknowledgments. Some light soiling to the edges of text block and to the wrapper at the spine. Otherwise very good.

Price: $50.00

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