Savannah Cook Book

Harriet Ross COLQUITT   |   Ogden NASH

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“PILGRIM’S PROGRESS IS A GOOD BOOK, AND SO, I AM TOLD IS DEUTERONOMY, BUT NEITHER IS TO BE COMPARED WITH THIS EPIC OF GASTRONOMY”

(NASH, Ogden) COLQUITT, Harriet Ross. The Savannah Cook Book. A Collection of Old Fashioned Receipts from Colonial Kitchens. (New York: J.J. Little and Ives, 1933). Octavo, spiral-bound as issued, original pictorial paper wrappers.

Early edition of this classic Southern cookbook, with an introductory poem by humorist Ogden Nash.

A collection of early plantation-era recipes from Savannah, interspersed with short and revealing anecdotes about local history and traditions. The first edition of this book was published in orange cloth the same year. See Cagle & Stafford 173.

Interior fine, binding fresh and bright. A beautiful copy.

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