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Delia Smith's Complete Cookery Course [SIGNED] by Delia Smith - Hardcover - Omnibus Edition, Reprint  - 1988 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.com

Delia Smith's Complete Cookery Course [SIGNED]

by Delia Smith

Condition: Very Good


London: BBC, 1988. Omnibus Edition, Reprint . Very Good. 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 23.5 cm). Signed by Author. Lacking jacket. Blue leatherette binding. Light stain to spine, small tear and crease to upper corner of front free endpaper and final page of index, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. The work that firmly established Delia Smith as the UK's leading cookery writer. Originally published in three volumes to accompany BBC TV shows between 1978 and 1980. The omnibus edition was first issued in 1982. This copy has been inscribed and signed by the author to half title page: 'With love and thanks, from Delia. 1988'. A rare signed copy of Delia Smith's most important work. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.75 x 9.25 inches (17 x 23.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 711
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DELIA SMITH is Britain's bestselling cookery writer, whose books have sold over 21 million copies worldwide. Delia's first job as a cookery writer was for the Daily Mirror in 1969 -- numerous phenomenal best sellers and television series followed including Delia Smith's Complete Cookery Course in 1978 and Delia's Christmas, Summer & Winter Collections in the 1990s. Towards the end of the decade Delia commenced work on a new major project -- Delia's How to Cook , publishing three separate volumes and the accompanying TV series. The Vegetarian Collection and The Delia Collection followed. After a five year break concentrating on Norwich City Football Club (where she is a director) and Canary Catering, Delia returned triumphant in 2008 with a new BBC TV series and the fastest selling cookery book of all time Delia's How to Cheat at Cooking . Delia is married to the writer and editor, Michael Wynn Jones. They live in Suffolk.




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