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The Language of Cookery: An Informal Dictionary by  Betty Wason - First Edition - 1968 - from E Ridge fine Books (SKU: 4791)

The Language of Cookery: An Informal Dictionary

The Language of Cookery: An Informal Dictionary by  Betty Wason - First Edition - 1968 - from E Ridge fine Books (SKU: 4791)

The Language of Cookery: An Informal Dictionary

by Wason, Betty

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Cleveland & New York: The World Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Rust cloth. Gilt lettering on cover board and spine. 287 pp. Appendix. Illustrated with line drawings by Ruth Feibelman. "...a compilation of food terms and cookery phrases defined for the benefit of the puzzled, of tales about food and cookery intended to amuse or beguile... (with an occasional)... biographical note concerning individuals who have let their mark on culinary history." edges and corners mildly worn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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E Ridge fine Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
4791
Title
The Language of Cookery: An Informal Dictionary
Author
Wason, Betty
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The World Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Cleveland & New York
Date Published
1968
Keywords
Dictionary - Cooking, Cooking - Dictionaries, Food Dictionaries, Cooking
Bookseller catalogs
Cookery, Food & Drink; Dictionaries & Linguistics;

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