Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 309

Price Realized: $ 5,520
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
NO COPY IN 30 YEARS AT AUCTION (FOOD AND DRINK.) TURNER, MRS. BERTHA L. The Federation Cook Book. A Collection of Tested Recipes Contributed by the Colored Women of the State of California. Twelve pages of advertisements of local merchants, throughout the text. 94 pages, plus Index at the end; a few recipes penciled in, as well as several inserted recipes. 8vo, original printed stiff grey wrappers, somewhat discolored with light general wear, small diagonal chips to top and bottom front cover. Pasadena, circa 1910

Additional Details

very scarce. oclc locates seven copies, one of them (library of congress) defective. According to the cover, Bertha L. Turner was the State Superintendent of Domestic Science at Pasadena. We could find nothing more about Mrs. Turner, nor any auction record for this cook book in the last 30 years of auction records.