Lot 66 of 541:
Manuscript Mexican cookbooks c.1900-1902  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$1,920
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Three small manuscript cookbooks in Spanish

Author:

Place:
Mexico

Publisher:

Date:
c.1900-1902

Description:

84 to 95 pages each, handwritten on lined paper. Approx. 17x11 cm (6¾x4½"), cloth-backed boards.

Captivating manuscript Mexican cookbooks from the beginning of the last century, with numerous recipes, including Copitas de coco; Búdin de leche; Flan; Torta de mamey; Merengues dobles a la Española; Tamales de arroz; Pan de natas; Biscochitos de pulque; Buñuelos; Empanadas turcas; and many more.Two with decorative pictorial labels on the covers, and some decorative stickers within.


 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers worn; some dampstaining within affecting legibility of portions of the books; good to very good.


 
Item number:
269990
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