Lot 63 of 373:
Earliest Chinese Fundraising Cookbook  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
$400 - $600

American Red Cross Book of Recipes for the use of Chinese Foodstuffs

Committee on War Time Economy for the Household


American Presbyterian Mission Press



[3], 165, v, [4] ad pp. Cloth-backed pictorial boards. First Edition.


One of the earliest Chinese community fundraising cookbooks, this was published by the Nanking Chapter of a western organization to raise money, lower the cost of living for the Western residents, and to teach the use of what they call: 'Native products' to the western community in Shanghai, where it was printed. 

Lot Amendments

Mild darkening to upper 1" of boards (front and back), tiny bit of paper loss to lower front corner, else very good; scarce.

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