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(Southern - South Carolina) Rhett, Blanche S. 200 Years of Charleston Cooking.

Ed. by Lettie Gay. Intro & explanatory matter by Helen Woodward. Illus. from photographs, incl. frontis. port. of two African-American children vendors on Tradd Street. Red dec. cloth. Revised Edition. NY: Random House, 1934.

Includes a new, 24-page chapter on plantation drinks, incl. cherry bounce, St. Cecelia Punch, Otranto Club Punch, Plantation Toddy, etc. Printed just 4 years after the first edition, this work is important as it not only contains early Charleston recipes, but it also has editorial content about the history and inception of the recipes. Signature of owner, Helen Mignon, to front pastedown. Mignon taught Home Economics as an emeritus professor at San Jose State College in San Jose, and joined the faculty in 1912 where she was named head of the department in 1924.Clear tape repairs to jacket corners and to chipped spine ends, fading and mild discoloration to jacket spine, mild rubbing to jacket a jacket flap folds, else very good. 




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