The Chinese Cook Book: Containing More Than One Hundred Recipes for Everyday Food Prepared in the Wholesome Chinese Way, and Many Recipes of Unique Dishes Peculiar to the Chinese, Including Chinese Pastry, "stove Parties," and Chinese Candies (Google eBook)

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Frederick A. Stokes, 1917 - Cookery, Chinese - 201 pages
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