Emma Jane's Souvenir Cook Book. Blanche Elbert Moncure.
Emma Jane's Souvenir Cook Book

Emma Jane's Souvenir Cook Book

Williamsburg: (c. 1937). 1st ed. Paperback. photo, 87p. Softcover in original green wrapper. 23cm. Cover has some soiling and several mostly-modest stains. Chipping and wear along yapped edges. The older African American woman in the photo is identified as *Emma Jane Jackson Beauregard Jefferson Davis Lincoln Christian, a "good and faithful servant" who had lived with Moncure's family for over 50 years. Pages 5-13 contain a rendering in dialect of Emma Jane's entertaining cooking advice ("Emma Jane Gives Advice to Miss Sally, a Bride-to-Be"). Most of the rest of the book consists of recipes rendered in standard English. Good. Item #88250

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