Lot 6 of 373:
340 Creole Recipes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Jesse's Book of Creole and Deep South Recipes
Author:
Watts, Edith [Ballard] & John
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Viking
Date:
1954
Description:

Jacket. First Edition. 

According to Toni Tipton-Martin in The Jemimah Code, "Jesse Willis Lewis cooked Creole dishes and Gulf Coast specialties that he had learned at his mother's knee in the Ballard home in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. This book is a compilation of more than 340 of his classic recipes...what is mind-blowing is that these authors observe and record the true finesse possessed by one of history's disregarded cooks, providing details without degradation."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Jacket with piece lacking front lower 2" of spine, and well chipped at spine hear & extremities, rubbing to spine ends & corners of cloth, else very good in good jacket.
 
Item number:
302311
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