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(Vegetables) De Loup, Maximillian. American Salad Book.

Gilt-lettered & dec. pictorial green cloth. First Edition. NY: McClure, Phillips, 1900. 

An elegant book of 19th century American salads, with recipes for Mexican pepper salad, nasturtium sandwiches, dandelion salad with beets, California salad, stuffed beet leaves; and some non-vegetarian ones like frog salad, pea fowl salad, French snail salad, eel salad, etc. Minor insect damage to covers; name of an American soldier who purchased the book in France, dated 1945, to front free endpaper, else very good and bright. 




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