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THE DELECTABLE PAST

by ARESTY, Esther B

Condition: Acceptable/Good


NY: Simon & Schuster, 1964. (USA) Stated first printing. No markings, lower cover edges soiled and rubbed, slight spine twist, water stains to top andto bottom edges of pages, Acceptable only copy in unclipped Good Dj with chipping to head of spine and edges. Dj is in mylar sleeve Grey 'marbled' paper over boards with purple border and gold corner devices, lavender cloth spine with magenta title block, [1-8], 9-253pp, index. Illus endpapers; B&W illus of old engravings, cookbook title pages. A culinary history from Rome to Mrs Beeton with cookbooks discussed and recipes given. (1,9 JM FO 48/4. 1st. Hard Cover. Acceptable/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 39489
  • Title: THE DELECTABLE PAST
  • Author: ARESTY, Esther B
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Acceptable
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Cookery Cooking History Culinary History Cookbooks Recipes
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cookbooks Pre 19th Century;
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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