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We offer many unusual cookbooks written about the techniques of cooking Chinese cuisine; a highlight in our collection is the following item: (To order call (831) 251-9218)
Chinese Culinary in Plain English. By W[illiam]. Sou San. Brisbane, Australia: Self-published, 1952. 2nd edition, enlarged. 8vo. Title includes red & black Chinese calligraphy, 104pp., profusely illustrated, recipes. Blue & off-white illustrated self-wraps., covers slightly rubbed, age-soiled, tape present along spine, ffe cut away, penmarks in margin "Good", some grease stains to pages, else generally condition is tight, Good. Contains a recipe for Cuttlefish or Squid; "The Australians are unaccustomed to this dish and more or less detest it for culinary purposes, using it mainly as bait for angling. In the East it is a delicacy." Very Rare.