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Price Realized: $3,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2517 Lot 263
(MEXICAN COOKERY.) Nuevo y sencillo arte de cocina, repostería y refrescos, dispuesto por una mexicana. Text illustrations. , 488,  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
Estimate $500 - 750
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.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $3,750