The Spice Islands Cook Book

By: Spice Islands Home Economics Staff

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FIRST EDITION, first printing of this renowned cookbook, billed in 1961 as "the most complete book ever published about spices, herbs and seasonings." 8vo. 10 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches. 208 pp. Half-title, color line drawings throughout that are sized full-page, half-page, quarter-page variously, charts of herbs and seeds, index of seasonings, index of recipes; text clean, unmarked. Illustrated cloth over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar, illustrated end-papers; binding square and tight, jacket rubbed, with small chip at top of rear panel. 1961 book order form for The Sunset Cookbook laid in. GG818-143. Very Good.Recipes developed by Louise Driggs, illustrated by Alice Harth, and book design by Adrian Wilson. The book includes 382 tested recipes which taught America how to use spices in their everyday meal preparation. The book also includes a history of the discovery of spices by European explorers, tables of equivalents, charts of herbs, seasonings, and vinegars with multiple indexes for ease of access.

Title: The Spice Islands Cook Book

Author Name: Spice Islands Home Economics Staff

Illustrator: Alice Harth

Categories: Gastronomy,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Menlo Park, CA, Lane Book Company: 1961

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GG818-143

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