Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 263

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(MEXICAN COOKERY.) Nuevo y sencillo arte de cocina, repostería y refrescos, dispuesto por una mexicana. Text illustrations. [4], 488, [20] pages. 2 volumes in one. Small 8vo, contemporary calf, moderate wear; moderate wear to contents, minor foxing and finger-soiling, minimal dampstaining, tape repair to closed tear in leaf 28:6; small attractive color illustration added to front free endpaper; pencil signatures of early owner Dolores Rodriges on both free endpapers. Mexico: Vicente García Torres, 1842

Additional Details

Expanded second edition, after the first edition of 1836. The only Mexican cookbook published before 1896 which claimed female authorship, though it was anonymous--"por una Mexicana." See Werner, Concise Encyclopedia of Mexico, page 155.