Louis' Salads and Chafing Dishes. [cover title: A Book of Good Salads, for my friend with chafing dish recipes].

New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 220 East 23rd Street; [Copyright by H.M. Caldwell Co., 1906].

Tall octavo (26 x 13.5 cm.), 113, [7] pages. All pages with green rule; printed throughout in black and green. Index. Pages at rear “For your own receipts”. Evident FIRST EDITION. “Author of Louis’ Mixed Drinks, Louis’ Every Woman’s Cookbook, [and this work] Muckensturm rose up to become one of America’s top restaurateurs in the early twentieth century. Part of that success might lie in the fact that his restaurant Louis’ Café at 15 Fayette Street in Boston was a family business. His brother Paul was the chef and other family members and even in-laws were employed there. With over five hundred seats in the main and private dining rooms, Louis’ played host to countless Boston banquets and fundraisers (from Spirituous Journey: A History of Drink, Book Two by Jared Brown & Anistatia Miller (2010)). Soil and rubbing to decorated green cloth boards, printed in gold, burgundy, and brown. Near very good.

Price: $45.00

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