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Crumbs from the Round Table:  A Feast for Epicures by  Joseph Barber - First Edition - 1866 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures

by Barber, Joseph

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, foxing to gutter at title page.


NY: Leypoldt and Holt. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, . foxing to gutter at title page.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Green beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. 106 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's ads. A collection of epicurean literature which was formerly published in The Round Table and other journals, by the "culinary critic, fisherman, and singer of country lyrics." Most of these crumbs are in essay form, about puddings, vegetables, the esthetics of epicureanism, breakfast, Thanksgiving, but there are interludes of overwrought "epigastric poetry'. .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 33779
  • Title: Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures
  • Author: Barber, Joseph
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, foxing to gutter at title page.
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Leypoldt and Holt
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1866
  • Keywords: Antiquarian Food Books, GASTRONOMY, Culinary Essays
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cooking and Gastronomy;
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;


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