Lot 71 of 373:
Leather-bound Brown Derby Cookbook  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Brown Derby Cookbook
Author:
Cobb, Robert
Place:
Garden City
Publisher:
Doubleday
Date:
1952
Description:

Intro by Marjorie Child Husted.   Illus. with drawings. Brown leather, pictorial cover & spine labels. First Edition Thus.

The famed Hollywood Brown Derby in Los Angeles distinguished itself by its shape (a huge brown derby hat), but it's lasting fame has been the Cobb Salad, supposedly created by its owner in 1937 for Sid Grauman, who requested a late-night snack one fateful evening. Originally published in 1949, this special edition came out 3 years later. Owner's name (N.F. Crosby) in gilt to front cover. 

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Condition:
Mild rubbing to spine ends, else very good.
 
Item number:
302312
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