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Miss Minerva's Cook Book. De Way to A Man's Heart. Illustrated By Helen Lorraine. First Edition, Cloth. Chicago, 1931

Sampson, Emma Speed

Published by Reilly and Lee, Chicago, 1931
Condition: Very Good
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First Edition. Original illustrated red cloth, Miss Minerva as a black mammy on cover. Spine slightly sunned, slightest of wear to corners, no writing or bookplates. Frontispiece by Helen Lorraine, depicting an African-American child "-sumpen in the cookie jar fer the chilluns ol' and young ter eat on." The most desirable of the Emma Speed Sampson books, recipes throughout. Illustrated by Helen Lorraine. In custom-made slipcase, mylar cover for protection. Far above average and an important early 20th century cook book. Bookseller Inventory # 009561

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Title: Miss Minerva's Cook Book. De Way to A Man's ...

Publisher: Reilly and Lee, Chicago

Publication Date: 1931

Illustrator: Helen Lorraine

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition..

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