Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 305

Price Realized: $ 1,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(MEXICAN COOKERY.) Ponce de Mendes, Luisa. Manuscript book of recipes titled "Resetas de cosina." 37, [11] manuscript pages. 4to, original 1/4 calf, worn, dampstained, and bowed; only minor dampstaining and wear to contents except for some water damage to the last few leaves; title page signed by Sra. da. Luisa Ponce de Mendes and front pastedown inscribed by Dolores Mendez. Np, 1862-66

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Classic Mexican recipes include sopa jalapeño (page 24) and the traditional bread pudding known as capirotada (page 25). Several recipes for tuna stand out on pages 16-18.