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
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
Economical Italian Cook Book, containing many new and delicious receipts and designed especially to meet the present high cost of living
Author:
Cusimano, Jack
Place:
Los Angeles
Publisher:
Jack Cusimano
Date:
1917
Description:

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
Condition:
Minor rubbing to spine ends and a touch of foxing to title page, else near fine, and extremely scarce with the plates present.
 
Item number:
302341a
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