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Italian Food : With Illustrations By Renato Guttuso by  Elizabeth David - First UK Edition - 1954 - from Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB (SKU: 122324536809)

Italian Food : With Illustrations By Renato Guttuso

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Italian Food : With Illustrations By Renato Guttuso

by David, Elizabeth

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • First
Very Good++/Very Good++
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About This Item

The First UK printing published by MacDonald, London in 1954. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Some pushing and light fading at the spine tips. Light rubbing to the lower edges. Mild bumping to the lower corner. Light spotting to the prelims with a little offsetting to the end-papers. Light toning to the text-block. Previous owner's bookplate to the front paste-down with his penned name and date to the front blank end-paper. The WRAPPER is neatly price-clipped and is in Very Good++ condition. Mild edge-wear with light fading to the spine and a little spotting to the flaps. The wrapper design looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. Illustrated in B/W by Renato Guttuso. A scarce title. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.


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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB GB (GB)
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Italian Food : With Illustrations By Renato Guttuso
David, Elizabeth
Renato Guttuso
Book condition
Used - Very Good++
Jacket condition
Very Good++
Quantity available
First UK Edition
MacDonald, London
Place of Publication
Date published
Guttuso, David, Cookery

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Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

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This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since: 2015
Leicester, Leicestershire
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About Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB

We are a family-run business in the city of Leicester. We have over 10 years experience of collecting and selling a range of genres, specialising in iconic modern fiction and children's titles. Please feel free to browse our website: All items are fully described and if any reasonable discrepancy is noted on arrival to the customer, a full refund including payment for return to us will be made. Items over 250 may be paid for in instalments subject to agreement- however, all books remain the property of Ashton Rare Books until the full balance has been paid. Please contact us at : if you are looking for a particular title or require further assistance.We are members of the PBFA.


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The portion of a book cover or cover jacket that folds into the book from front to back.  The flap can contain biographical...[more]
The paste-down is the portion of the endpaper that is glued to the inner boards of a hardback book. The paste-down forms an...[more]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
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