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Earliest Known Chinese-American Cookbook
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Description
Heading: (Chinese)
Author: [Galster, Vernon]
Title: Chinese cook book in Plain English. Recipes for Chop Suey, Eggs Fo Young, War Mein, Yet Ca Mein, Chow Mein, Birds Nest Soup, etc.
Place Published: Joliet, IL
Publisher:The author/Joy Sing Lo Co.
Date Published: [1907]
Description:


16 pp. 6¼x5", pictorial stapled tan wrappers printed in red, green & black. First Edition.






Vernon Galster was the proprietor of the Joy Sing Lo Co., of Joliet Illinois, that offered a variety of Chinese ingredients for mail order. Included are 24 recipes for Chinese dishes, mostly variations of Chop Suey, Yet Ca Mein, and War Mein. Included in this booklet is a printed order form for preselected orders for the company's products. In explaining the impetus for publishing this book, Galster writes in the "preamble," "Being aware of the fascination American people have for Chop Suey, we published a Recipe for making. We advertised the Recipe free with a bill of goods, and the result was large orders for quantities of Chinese Flavoring Sauces, etc. Many requests came to us asking for Recipes for Egg Fo Young, War Mein, etc., these presumably from persons who did not care for Chop Suey...."






Condition
Crease along center (top to bottom) of wrappers and throughout; tape repair to long tear on pages 1 and 6, a few internal spots, else good. Clean, bright cover.
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Earliest Known Chinese-American Cookbook

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Lot 0064 Details

Description
...
Heading: (Chinese)
Author: [Galster, Vernon]
Title: Chinese cook book in Plain English. Recipes for Chop Suey, Eggs Fo Young, War Mein, Yet Ca Mein, Chow Mein, Birds Nest Soup, etc.
Place Published: Joliet, IL
Publisher:The author/Joy Sing Lo Co.
Date Published: [1907]
Description:


16 pp. 6¼x5", pictorial stapled tan wrappers printed in red, green & black. First Edition.






Vernon Galster was the proprietor of the Joy Sing Lo Co., of Joliet Illinois, that offered a variety of Chinese ingredients for mail order. Included are 24 recipes for Chinese dishes, mostly variations of Chop Suey, Yet Ca Mein, and War Mein. Included in this booklet is a printed order form for preselected orders for the company's products. In explaining the impetus for publishing this book, Galster writes in the "preamble," "Being aware of the fascination American people have for Chop Suey, we published a Recipe for making. We advertised the Recipe free with a bill of goods, and the result was large orders for quantities of Chinese Flavoring Sauces, etc. Many requests came to us asking for Recipes for Egg Fo Young, War Mein, etc., these presumably from persons who did not care for Chop Suey...."






Condition
...
Crease along center (top to bottom) of wrappers and throughout; tape repair to long tear on pages 1 and 6, a few internal spots, else good. Clean, bright cover.

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