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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. First Edition, Second Printing. 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. Owner's inscription dated 1930 to front free endpaper. Darkening to jacket, chipping to extremities of jacket, incl. small piece lacking from upper front joint, else very good in good jacket; scarce. 



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