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FABULOUS FEASTS Medieval Cookery and Ceremony by  Madeleine Pelner COSMAN - 1st - 1976 - from JWMah and Biblio.com

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FABULOUS FEASTS Medieval Cookery and Ceremony

by COSMAN, Madeleine Pelner

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


NY: George Braziller, 1976. (USA) 1st printing. No markings, Near fine with blind embossed square to corner of back cover, in Very Good dut jacket with two closed tears about 1/4" long. The price was on the back flap of the DJ and that flap corner is price-clipped. DJ in mylar sleeve. . Red cloth with blind stamped decorative border to front cover, 224pp. Challenging and detailed bibliography. Colour plates augmented with B&W illus. A gem of a book on the culinary history of Medieval Europe: detailing characteristics of medieval food, a chapter on medieval markets, the state of water and wine, the relationship between food and character. The recipe section is a tresure trove: Medieval parsley bread, Flore Frittours, Blak Perys (Pears with Carob cream). A heavy book. . (2.6 JM FO 48/4. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 71401
  • Title: FABULOUS FEASTS Medieval Cookery and Ceremony
  • Author: COSMAN, Madeleine Pelner
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0807608327
  • ISBN 13: 9780807608326
  • Publisher: George Braziller
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1976
  • Keywords: Medieval Cookery Cookbooks Recipes
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cookbooks Pre 19th Century;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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