How to Enjoy Florida Fruits and Fish, Cocktails ... the Tropical Recipe Book.

West Palm Beach, Florida: Tropical Book House, 1935.

Small octavo, stapled in wrappers (18.5 x 14 cm.), 85, [9] pages. Illustrated. Index. Cover title: The Tropical Recipe Book. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A collection of Florida recipes, from an unidentified author. The citrus and seafood oriented collection includes recipes with avocado, banana, carissa, figs, citron, coconut, guava, king orange, kumquat, lemon, lime, loquat, mango, mulberry, orange, papaya, pineapple, pomelo, roselle, sapidilla, surinam cherry, tamarind, tangelo and tangerine. The list of fish is not quite so long, but includes bluefish, kingfish, snapper, crawfish, conch, shrimp, turtle, tarbet, sailfish, stone crab, and turtle eggs. In publisher's stiff wrappers over green cloth, decorated in yellow, orange, green, and olive. While there is a sizable section of "Cocktails", all are sans alcohol, indicating that Repeal had not yet made an impact on the author. Two-inch "repair"with adhesive tape to front panel, otherwise very good. Very scarce. [OCLC locates only one copy (NYPL); while the copyright registration is recorded (June 10, 1935) there is no copy in LOC)].

Price: $120.00