Click to enlargeWHY NOT EAT INSECTS
(London 1885)

By Vincent M. Holt. “Them insec[t]s eat up every blessed green thing that do grow and us farmers starves. Well, eat them and grow fat!” reads the title page of this shilling cookbook curiosity. The text is in three parts: I, Why not?; II, Insect eaters; and III, Insects that are good to eat, and something about their cooking. Includes two menus in French, with English translations, featuring insects in every course. Facsimile reprint. 99 pages. Softcover. Import.

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