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ROMAN COOKERY, Revised. Elegant & East Recipes from History's First Gourmet

by EDWARDS, John

Condition: Near Fine


Point Roberts, WA: Hartley & Marks, Publishers., 1986. (USA) No markings, a bit of rubbing to panel gloss, Near Fine. ,Photo wraps, xviii, 228pp, index. A few B&W drawings of a decorative nature. 360 Recipes taken and adapted from DE RE COQUINARIA by the ancient Roman writer Apicius and Vinidarius. Blurb of praise on cover from M.F.K. Fisher. Some interesting recipes for poultry, seafoods, snails in fennel sauce, sea urchins in thick sauce, Commodus' beans with aniseed and eggs. (1.6 JM FO 33/2. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: JWMah CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 77967
  • Title: ROMAN COOKERY, Revised. Elegant & East Recipes from History's First Gourmet
  • Author: EDWARDS, John
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0881790117
  • ISBN 13: 9780881790115
  • Publisher: Hartley & Marks, Publishers.
  • Place: Point Roberts, WA
  • Date published: 1986
  • Keywords: Apicius, Roman Cookery, Cookbooks, Recipes
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cookbooks Pre 19th Century;
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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