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[One page autograph letter signed.] by  Irma [Manuscript - ALS]; Rombauer - Signed - 1940 - from Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink (SKU: 2180)

[One page autograph letter signed.]

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[One page autograph letter signed.]

by [Manuscript - ALS]; Rombauer, Irma

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St Louis. MO, 1940. One page autographed letter signed, from Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy of Cooking, and a major figure in the history of American cooking. Addressed to Louise [Diallo],The last name was supplied by the seller and is not indicated on the letter itself. In black ink on cream colored stationery printed in brown, "Mrs. Edgar Rombauer - 5712 Cabanne Avenue - St. Louis - Mo. The letter contains regrets for not staying longer at an event and, most interesting, a full recipe. The recipe, for "Bran Biscuit," appears in very close form in the 1936 edition of the Joy of Cooking and in later editions, and contains both the ingredients list and the step-by-step instructions. With one fold, otherwise fine. Rombauer manuscript material is very rare, and we have not been able to locate another record of it entering the marketplace.

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Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
2180
Title
[One page autograph letter signed.]
Author
[Manuscript - ALS]; Rombauer, Irma
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
St Louis. MO
Date Published
1940
Keywords
ABAA-NY, BIB-WEEK-VBF, correspondence, letter, signed, inscribed, manuscript, cookery, american
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Rabelais is always serving up fine books about food, drink, farming and gardening. We carry a sizable stock of rare books, alongside prints, photographs and ephemera, all concerned with the pleasures of the senses.

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