FIRST EDITION AUTOGRAPHED by THE AUTHOR This is a stated First Edition of the cookbook, "Famous Recipes from Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House in Historic Savannah, GA". It is also autographed by Mrs. Wilkes. It is a spiral-bound, soft cover cookbook that has 91 pages of her delicious and famous recipes. The book was published in 1976 , but her famous Family-style restaurant has been in operation since 1965 .In the front t is an introduction written by Mrs. Wilkes herself that tells the history of the restaurant and gives a few helpful hints about good cooking! T are also pages that show news articles and notes that she received over the years from pleased patrons like Richard Chamberlain and David Brinkley . The book is divided into sections of Appetizers , Main Dishes , Vegetables , Bread , and Desserts . T are notations from the previous owner of this book designating favorite recipes (and their page numbers) or slight changes she made in the original recipe in the book (see pictures). Notations on the recipes themselves are minimal. T are no torn or missing pages. The spiral binding is still firm, but the front cover has separated from the last 2 spirals at the bottom. The back cover shows a few finger smudges w the book was handled with the cook's hands while she was cooking. The front cover shows a pencil drawing of the entrance of the Dining Room of the Wilkes Boarding House. It was done by the Savannah artist, Barry Thomas. If you have questions, please email. Thank you for looking!
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