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(Iraq) Beattie, May H., ed.  Recipes from Baghdad.  

164; xi pp. Intro by Her Majesty the Queen Mother of Iraq. Editorial assistance by Bedia Afnan, Renee al Kabir, Helen Gaudin, and Ann Walter. Illus. with caricatures by Suad Salim. 9.5x6.75", staple-bound printed wrappers. Second Edition. Baghdad: Iraq Red Crescent Society, 1952.

An introductory chapter on cooking and shopping in Baghdad starts the reader off, with additional chapters on coffee culture, leban, spices and herbs, game, self-taught cocktails, sharbats, etc. A fascinating look at food and food culture in Iraq in 1952. Crease to lower front wrapper, short closed tear to lower front wrapper, else very good; scarce.



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