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Cooking through the centuries.

by Ainsworth-Davis, J.R

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London: J.M. Dent, 1931. First Edition . Hardcover. G+. 1st edition. sm. octavo, green cloth, 242p, b/w illus by Adrian de Fristan, bibliography. Condition is GOOD+/ no jacket: some lt. edgewear to spine head and tail and corners, very sl. cocked, spotting to endpapers, gilt on spine is dulled, owner name on fep. "This book attempts to give an outline of the many changes which have taken place in the character of British food, drink and cookery, for the last five or six thousand years...

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Bookseller's Inventory #
12935
Title
Cooking through the centuries.
Author
Ainsworth-Davis, J.R
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - G+
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
London: J.M. Dent
Date Published
1931
Keywords
Cookery. History.
Bookseller catalogs
Domestic Arts; Cookbooks / Cookery / Culinary Arts;

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Gilt
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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Octavo
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First Edition
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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
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Cocked
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