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(**NEW ARRIVAL**) (Southern) Martha Washington Guild. Martha Washington Log Cabin Cook Book, Valley Forge.

Illus. with numerous ads in rear, and double-page endpapers illus. with drawing of George Washington's tent at Valley Forge. Gilt-lettered blue cloth, pictorial cover label. First Edition. Valley Forge, PA: Martha Washington Guild, [1924].

According to the blog Lucindaville, "In 1924 the ladies of the Martha Washington Guild organized a cookbook fundraiser. The Martha Washington Log Cabin Cookbook was named for a small log cabin built in proximity to the Washington Memorial Chapel. The chapel sits at Valley Forge to honor the some 3000 soldiers that lost their lives during the winter encampment. The log cabin was set-aside as a tearoom or luncheon spot." Corn pone, walnut cake, deviled crabs, Virginia hams, pork chops and fried apples, trench stew, Creole recipe for grillades, etc. Mild rubbing to spine ends and corners; original owner's name to half-title, else very good.




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