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Gentile, Maria
The Italian Cook Book: The Art of Eating Well, Practical Recipes of the Italian Cuisine, Pastries, Sweets, Frozen Delicacies, And Syrups
Italian Cook Book Co., New York, 1919. The book was conceived to present Italian food, not pretentious but Casalinga [homemade]. The Preface begins with the statement that, "One of the beneficial results of the Great War [WWI] has been the teaching of thrift to the American housewife. For patriotic reasons and for reasons of economy, more attention has been bestowed upon the preparing and cooking of food that is to be at once palatable, nourishing and economical." Title, author, publisher nameson gray boards slightly faded. Intenally very clean. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Sekkes Consultants [North Dighton, MA, U.S.A.]
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