México: Antigua Imprenta de Murguia, 1912-1924. recipes, indices.,rebound with new marbled endpapers in maroon quarter calf with decorated faux leather boards, raised bands and gold stamping. (Missing Libro Secundo; Paper varies between two volumes as published; almost fine). Item #111646
A RARE and unusual set of two volumes (set of three). The third volume is unrecorded (dated 1918) The first volume of the small format cooking book with traditional Mexican recipes organized into 30 menus, with an introductory text on table setting and etiquette. Highlights incluye: Sopa de pluma, Sesos con macarrones, Huachinango fresco con salsa italiana, Postre de nuez, Arroz con pescado and Helado de almendras among others. Appears to be the first edition. OCLC shows one copy oif a 1924 edition but no others. The third volume was issued at a later date with publishers note that both the first and second editions (volumes) had sold out and the third volume was offered with new recipes. This volume is devoted to recipes for weddings, babtisims, vegetarian recipes and recipes by colors, bread, drinks, and sweets.