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Chesapeake Cooking 1894
Item Details
Description
Heading: (Southern)
Author: Gibson, Mrs. Charles H.
Title: Mrs. Charles H. Gibson's Maryland and Virginia Cook Book, Containing Numerous Valuable Receipts for Aid in Housekeeping.
Place Published: Baltimore
Publisher:John Murphy
Date Published: 1894
Description:


xviii, 323 + [26] ad pp. Forest green cloth. First Edition.



Mrs. Charles H. Gibson was born Marietta Fauntleroy Powell in 1838 in Middleburg, Virginia. According to a profile in "The Midland Monthly," she was educated in Richmond "where she was a great belle." She married well and moved into a manor called Ratcliffe, in Talbot County. Her cookbook focused on the foods of the Chesapeake area, as well as Virginia specialties like Virginia Brunswick Stew. Washington breakfast cakes, sweet cantaloupe pickle, currant shrub, Ratcliffe Punch, Virginia rice bread, broiled squirrels, Ratcliffe Manor sausage, wild duck, crab cakes, mock turtle soup, etc.

Condition
Rubbing to spine ends & corners, darkening to lacquered covers; hinges cracked, free endpapers detached and well-chipped, else good; uncommon.
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Chesapeake Cooking 1894

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Description
...
Heading: (Southern)
Author: Gibson, Mrs. Charles H.
Title: Mrs. Charles H. Gibson's Maryland and Virginia Cook Book, Containing Numerous Valuable Receipts for Aid in Housekeeping.
Place Published: Baltimore
Publisher:John Murphy
Date Published: 1894
Description:


xviii, 323 + [26] ad pp. Forest green cloth. First Edition.



Mrs. Charles H. Gibson was born Marietta Fauntleroy Powell in 1838 in Middleburg, Virginia. According to a profile in "The Midland Monthly," she was educated in Richmond "where she was a great belle." She married well and moved into a manor called Ratcliffe, in Talbot County. Her cookbook focused on the foods of the Chesapeake area, as well as Virginia specialties like Virginia Brunswick Stew. Washington breakfast cakes, sweet cantaloupe pickle, currant shrub, Ratcliffe Punch, Virginia rice bread, broiled squirrels, Ratcliffe Manor sausage, wild duck, crab cakes, mock turtle soup, etc.

Condition
...
Rubbing to spine ends & corners, darkening to lacquered covers; hinges cracked, free endpapers detached and well-chipped, else good; uncommon.

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