The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book
. By Victor Hirtzler. Chicago: The Hotel Monthly, 1919. 1st ed. 4to. B/w frontis. portrait of author, 432pp., lists menus for Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner for the entire calendar year, indices, ads at rear. Forest green linen over heavy bds., gilt ruled with gilt lettering on spine & front cover, corners bumped, covers rubbed, edges rubbed, stamp of El Paso Restaurant Supply
on ffe, previous owner's name present, else generally Good. The author gives recipes
in a calm and easy manner e.g., making preserves from seasonal fruit, as well as describing the many methods of preparing crab. Impressive, with no two day's menus alike.