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SEVEN HUNDRED YEARS OF ENGLISH COOKING

by McKENDRY, Maxime; Edited By Arabella Boxer

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: Treasure Press, 1973. UK) A reprint. Owner's inscription to end paper, no other markings, Very Good in iunclipped Very Good Dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the head of spine panel. Orange cloth, 240pp, index. B&W illus from historical sources. This book was first published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson and is copyright 1973. The book is devided into 5 sections chronologically starting from the 14th century and ending with the 20th century. Recipes include one from Henry IV's coronation feast; others from the Prince Regent's table at Brighton; still others from 19th century cookery books. (2.3 JM FO 38/3. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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