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(**NEW ARRIVAL**) (Chilean) Laura C. de Smith. Recopilacion de Recetas de Cocina.

128 pp. Original printed wrappers. First Edition. Santiago de Chile: Lit. "Antares", 1936.

A rare Chilean community cookbook, a compilation of recipes from members of the women's Methodist Society of Perquenco (Sociedad Femenina Metodista de Perquenco), edited by their president, Laura C. de Smith. Each entry includes the contributor's name and city or town in Chile from which they hail. Additional page of manuscript recipes on rear blank leaf are written by the original owner. Recipes include numerous budins, tortas & galletas, as well as guiso de porotos, rebosos de maiz, zapallitos rellenos, noques, bolitos de papas, chorizos a la espanola, empanadas de salmon, etc. Some chipping to lower corners and fragile wrappers extremities; contemporary inscription to title page, else about very good; a remarkable survival for the brittleness of the pages. 

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