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Chocolate, The Definitive Guide by  Sara Jayne-Stanes - Hardcover - from Swan's Fine Books and Biblio.com

Chocolate, The Definitive Guide

by Jayne-Stanes, Sara

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Grub Street. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo size, 240 pp. [1999], a scrumptious tour through the world of chocolate, including chapters such as "From Pod to Palate" and "From Bean to Bar" - seriously, who can resist? ___DESCRIPTION: Milk chocolate brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine, copper endpapers, brown and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket has a dark brown background with tan "ribbons", the author and title within a yellow "gift card" panel, author blurb and photo on back flap. ___CONDITION: Overall near fine with strong, solid hinges and text block, perfectly sharp corners, free of prior owner markings, we are grading as very good due to two very shallow bumps to the top of the front board. Unclipped dust jacket also near fine with only one tiny closed tear to the bottom of the rear panel and minor overall edgewear, mostly at the top. ___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply, please contact seller for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
  • Bookseller: Swan's Fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 14033121
  • Title: Chocolate, The Definitive Guide
  • Author: Jayne-Stanes, Sara
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grub Street
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Gastronomy - Dessert, Chocolate

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