(Menus) Bonanza Banquets.
Twelve Keepsakes. Edited by Joseph Henry Jackson and Printed by Ward Ritchie. Los Angeles: The Book Club of California, 1950. 1 / 850 copies. Tall 8vo. 4pp. signatures, finely printed. Laid in each signature is a facsimile of the menu that is discussed by the 12 writers, including M.F.K. Fisher
. Her commentary is upon an elegant dinner for The Grand Commandery of California Knights Templar at the Occidental Hotel, Oct. 18, 1864.
Generally Very Good. All menus reflect the extravagant cuisine of the Gold Rush period in California.