Lot 308 of 429:
Cusimano's Italian Cook Book with Pasta Plates Present  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$960
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Economical Italian Cook Book, containing many new and delicious receipts and designed especially to meet the present high cost of living
Cusimano, Jack
Los Angeles
Jack Cusimano

53 pp. Illustrated with 2 chromolithograph plates of pasta, and frontis. port. of the young author. Brown cloth lettered in black. First Edition.

One of the earliest Italian-American cookbooks, with recipes using pasta, squash, beans, sheep head, peppers, etc., including a chapter on Italian soup for invalids (!). Glozer 76. 

Lot Amendments
Minor rubbing to spine ends and a touch of foxing to title page, else near fine, and extremely scarce with the plates present.
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