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A CASTLE IN TUSCANY;  the remarkable life of Janet Ross by Benjamin Sarah - First Edition - 2006 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

A CASTLE IN TUSCANY; the remarkable life of Janet Ross

by Benjamin Sarah

Condition: Fine/Fine


Sydney: Murdoch Books, 2006. pictorial binding, pp., 223 , illustrated, fascims., ports., ribbon bookmark, a fine copy in a fine d.j., Lovers of classic food books might recognise her name-no less a figure than Elizabeth David cited her as a source-but until now few have known much about the woman herself. Born in 1842 to a gifted and unconventional British upper-class family,Janet was child muse to writers and artists. As a young bride in Egypt she defied expectations and took to local life with gusto. The financial ruin of her banker husband, Henry, led the couple to Italy and there they fell in love with the land, its people,food,art and culture...(from the d.j.). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4 to.,( 24 cm).


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