Lot 63 of 373:
Earliest Chinese Fundraising Cookbook  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$480
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
American Red Cross Book of Recipes for the use of Chinese Foodstuffs
Author:
Committee on War Time Economy for the Household
Place:
Shanghai
Publisher:
American Presbyterian Mission Press
Date:
1918
Description:

[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
Condition:
Mild darkening to upper 1" of boards (front and back), tiny bit of paper loss to lower front corner, else very good; scarce.
 
Item number:
292843
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