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The South American Gentleman's Companion [two volumes] An Exotic Cookery Book [with] An Exotic Drinking Book.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. Two volumes. Octavos, 224 & 225 pages. First trade edition. One of the great world traveling culinary writers. This separate, two volume, collection of culinary and cocktail recipes, this time focused on South America. Baker's writings on exotic cocktails recipes are second to none. Lacking the slipcase, some light sunning to spines of blue cloth, otherwise very good. With the bookplate of famed hotelier Ferdinand Sperl. (Item #4873)
Price: $120.00
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The South American Gentleman's Companion [two volumes] An Exotic Cookery Book [with] An Exotic Drinking Book.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. Two volumes. Octavos, 224 & 225 pages. First trade edition. One of the great world-traveling culinary writers. A separate, two volume, collection of culinary and cocktail recipes, this time focused on South America. Baker's writings on exotic cocktails recipes are second to none. Blue cloth spines darkened and no longer legible, otherwise near very good. In a worn and tape repaired slipcase. (Item #5084)
Price: $90.00
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Cuban Cookery. Gastronomic Secrets of the Tropics, with an Appendix on Cuban Drinks.
Havana, Cuba: Molina y Cia, [1931]. Octavo, 158 pages. Illustrated with line drawings by Conrado Massaguer. Second edition of the first Cuban cookbook printed in English, and likely the first Cuban cocktail book printed in English. The first was published by Editorial Hermes, with 150 pages. Some institutional records indicate this Molina y Cia edition was published in 1946, but we can find nothing to date is more precisely than... (Item #6003)
Price: $600.00
Cuban Cookery. Gastronomic Secrets of the Tropics, with an Appendix on Cuban Drinks. Blanche Z. De Baralt.
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The South American Cook Book. Including Central America, Mexico and the West Indies.
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1939. Octavo, 368 pages. First edition. The Latin American (and Brazilian and Caribbean) offering from the prolific Browns. In the years before Brown joined his sister and mother to write the cookbooks, he was editor of a successful business journal in Brazil, and traveled throughout South America. He also known for his work as an avant-garde poet, and for his invention of a "reading... (Item #2608)
Price: $75.00
The South American Cook Book. Including Central America, Mexico and the West Indies. Cora Brown, Rose, Bob.
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Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies.
New York: Doubleday, 1992. Small octavo, 246 pages. First English language edition of the author’s first book. The basis of the fine film by the same title. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page. (Item #1667)
Price: $250.00
Like Water for Chocolate: A Novel in Monthly Installments, with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies. Laura Esquivel, Carol and Thomas Christensen.
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El Asado Ciollo. Roast Spit-Barbecue.
Buenos Aires: S.A. Editorial Bell, 1963. Octavo, 117 pages. Illustrated with black and white photos by Debora, and line drawings. Text in Spanish and English. First edition, simultaneous wrappered issue. An incredible journey into the meat fest that is Asado, which has been recently brought to the attention of Americans by Chef Francis Mallman of Buenos Aires and Uruguay. If you've ever wanted to spatchcock a cow, this book is... (Item #2420)
Price: $750.00
El Asado Ciollo. Roast Spit-Barbecue. E. Rodriguez Long, Jewel B. Groves.
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Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Manual, 1939. The Recipes in this Work have been compile [sic] by Agustin Rios Sloppy Joe's Bar Man. This book is not fox [sic] sale. [Havana Cuba Season 1939].
Havana, Cuba: F. Diaz, 1939. Small stapled booklet (12.5 x 8.5cm), 62, [2] pages. Original printing. A later issue in this series of promotional cocktail manuals from Sloppy Joe's, the popular destination of thirsty Americans during Prohibition and after. The cover features a portrait of Jose Abeal y Otero, the namesake of the bar. After nearly fifty years inactive, the bar reopened in its original location in 2013. The rear... (Item #4899)
Price: $300.00
Sloppy Joe's Cocktail Manual, 1939. The Recipes in this Work have been compile [sic] by Agustin Rios Sloppy Joe's Bar Man. This book is not fox [sic] sale. [Havana Cuba Season 1939]. Agustin Rios, compiler.
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The New Cook Book, Compiled by... May be Obtained at the Stranger's Hospital Rua General Monteiro, 8, Telephone 26-9550.
Rio de Janiero: Women's Auxiliary to the Stranger's Hospital, 1949. Large octavo, 352, [4] pages. Illustrated. Second edition, following the first of 1949. Text in English and Portuguese on facing pages. An international expat charity cookbook with mostly Anglo recipes. Accompanied by a large selection of ads placed by multinationals including Shell and Mobil, Coca Cola, Sears and others. Illustrated with whole animal butchering charts, one with printed glassine overlay... (Item #2755)
Price: $90.00
The New Cook Book, Compiled by... May be Obtained at the Stranger's Hospital Rua General Monteiro, 8, Telephone 26-9550. Women's Auxiliary to the Stranger's Hospital, Brasil Rio de Janiero.