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Bohemian-American Cook Book: Tested and Practical Recipes for American and Bohemian Dishes by  trans  Mary [Marie]; Rose Rosicky - First Edition - 1915 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

Bohemian-American Cook Book: Tested and Practical Recipes for American and Bohemian Dishes

by ROSICKY, Mary [Marie]; Rose Rosicky, trans

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Omaha: National Printing Co, 1915. First Edition. Hardcover. The earliest English-language Czech cookbook, translated from the original by the author's daughter "because we continually receive inquiries for a Bohemian cook book written in the English language, from the daughters of Bohemian immigrants, who were born and raised here and do not read Bohemian as well as their parents" (p. 3). BITTING, p. 408; BROWN & BROWN 2005; Rechcigl, "Czech American Bibliography" (2011), p. 100. Octavo (19.5cm.); pubilsher's white pictorial cloth stamped in black; 306,[18]pp.; photographic portrait frontispiece of "Marie Rosicky." Board extremities heavily rubbed with loss at spine ends, both hinges cracked, shallow chipping to front free endpaper (toned and brittle due to inferior stock); a Good copy, internally sound. Green printed errata slip tipped to p. 261.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 44325
  • Title: Bohemian-American Cook Book: Tested and Practical Recipes for American and Bohemian Dishes
  • Author: ROSICKY, Mary [Marie]; Rose Rosicky, trans
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: National Printing Co
  • Place: Omaha
  • Date published: 1915
  • Bookseller catalogs: Immigration; Eastern Europe / Soviet Bloc;


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