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Price Realized: $688 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2505 Lot 252
(MEXICAN COOKERY.) Torres de Rubio, Vicenta. Cocina Michoacana. 6 plates (5 of them tinted), text illustrations. , 796, xxxii pages. 4to, contemporary calf, moderate wear; intermittent foxing and wear to contents, minor dampstaining. Zamora: Imprenta Moderna, 1896
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500
first edition. An attractively printed early regional cookbook, featuring the cuisine of Michoacán. Chapters are devoted to moles (page 193), seafood (378), pulque (740), tamales (754), and much more. Torres de Rubio was the first Mexican woman to publish a cookbook under her own name (Pilcher, Food and the Making of Mexican Identity, page 48).Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $688