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The Anglo-Chinese Cook Book, Volume I, English (1926)

CALDER-MARSHALL, R. & BRYANT, P.L.

Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh
Second edition
1926
Very Good condition
B4566

Second edition of book originally published in 1916. Although identified as Volume I, this book is complete in itself, and Volume II, which appears to be very scarce, is a Chinese companion volume. Octavo, pp [8 pages advertisements], [2], xxix, 328 + 10 pages of advertisements at rear. 21 photographic plates. Bound in biscuit colour cloth covered hard boards with the title in English to spine and upper board and in Chinese also to the upper board. A recipe book of Western dishes which could be cooked with ingredients to be found in China, the Chinese companion volume being a tool to convey clear instructions to local house servants. Includes a section on household hints including how to block mouse holes with pepper cement. Spine a little rubbed at ends, overall in Very Good condition.

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The Anglo-Chinese Cook Book, Volume I, English

Stock No: B4566