Lot 53 of 373:
Jack London's Way of Cooking Rice  

Click image to enlarge
Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$228
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
A California Cook Book
Author:
Williamson, Sarah, ed.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Town Talk Press
Date:
1916
Description:

47 pp. 11x6", pictorial stiff wrappers designed by L. Josaphare. First Edition.

Beautifully designed Art Nouveau cover, with a compilation of California-centric recipes (with prominent local contributors' names) including frog's legs (Raphael Weill), soft shell clams Waldorf (Mrs. Meade), Rice Jack London's Way, chocolate jam cake (Mrs. Gus Moose, S.F.), orange marmalade (Mrs. Mayo), date bread (Mrs. Gilmour Van Wagenen), etc.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Repairs to spine ends, minor staining to lower spine area; owner's name to front free endpaper, else very good.
 
Item number:
297167
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.

 

Terms and conditions

CONTRACTS

All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.

BUYER'S PREMIUM

A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.

ONLINE BIDDING

The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.