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The South American Gentleman's Companion by  Charles H. Jr Barker - Hardcover - 1951 - from Charity Bookstall (SKU: 002225)

The South American Gentleman's Companion

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The South American Gentleman's Companion

by Barker, Charles H. Jr

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
Very Good/No Jacket
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About This Item

New York: Crown Publishers, 1951. Up and Down the Andes with Knife Fork & Spoon and Up and Down the Andes with Jigger Beaker & Glass. Two volumes in slipcase. Volume I Being an Exotic Cookery Book "Including: a select company of hand-picked South American receipts, each one beloved & notable in its place, faithfully collected on a journey involving over 30,000 air-miles visiting and eating in every civilized section of that Great Continent." 224 pages. Blue cloth cover has faded spine. Bright knife, fork and spoon logo on cover and spine. Gilt titles on spine are faded. and Volume II Being An Exotic Drinking Book: "Including a personally tested regiment of lively Latin liquid masterpieces from Greater and Lesser ports and cities of South American republics...Not forgetting: the proper and civilized service of beverages with foods together with proven formulae for home-construction..." 225 pages. Blue cloth cover has faded spine. Bright gilt martini glass and shaker logo on cover and spine. Gilt titles on spine are faded. Slip case is black leatherette with full-size antique-looking labels pasted to front and back. Book is designed to look like its 100 years older. Tiny chip and small dent on bottom of slipcase along with some rubbing. Wear to one corner of slipcase. Thanks for shopping with us. 100% of your purchase price benefits charity and supports literacy and life-long learning.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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Charity Bookstall US (US)
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The South American Gentleman's Companion
Barker, Charles H. Jr
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Crown Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Boxed set; slipcase; Slip case; the Gentlemen's Companion;
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Gift Ideas; Cool Titles; Cookbooks and Recipes;
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Charity Bookstall

Charity Bookstall is the Biblio storefront for the Morin Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.Its primary program is Project Library which supports both adult and child literacy initiatives.Our focus is building and strengthening libraries that cater to underserved readers.We're expanding our mobile library outreach program: giving home libraries to children in need, partnering with libraries to provide library cards and developing programming for lifelong learners of all ages.To learn more about us, or to make a donation, please contact us directly.


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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]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
slip case
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