Famous Recipes By Famous People
Cerwin, Herbert (compiler & editor)

San Francisco, California: Lane Publishing Co, 1940. F 62 pages; illustrated throughout with slightly whimsical line drawings in orange by Sinclair Ross. Introduction by Bruno Lessing, with the contributions by famous people and "...leading chefs of the world, from Oscar at the Waldorf to the chef of the Hongkong Hotel in China, have sent in their favorites..." (from the dustjacket information) Includes list of participants at back and pages, the list of chefs and their kitchen locations and a short separate listing of Hotel Del Monte recipes; the book was originally published as a Hotel Del Monte effort, with about 1/3 less pages. Approx. 7" x 9 1/4"" size; illustrated dustjacket, not price-clipped, over gilt decorated hardcover binding. Some edge, tips wear and rubbing to jacket, some edge-chipping; volume clean and in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 26063)


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