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TAKE A BUTTOCK OF BEEFE

by ISITT, Verity

Condition: Near Fine/Fine


Southampton: Ashford Press Publishing, 1987. 4to, iblk bds, 180pp, index. Yellow endpapers, 8 colour plates augmented with B&W historic illustrations. Over 80 seventeenth English recipes are given with modern equivalents: lemon Syllabub, Cassia biscuits, Potted Pigeons. The recipes are taken for the most pasrt from THE QUEEN'S CLOSET OPENED, 1655. Nicely produced book. Owner's signature to the half-title page, embossed initials to the sme page and also to the front enapaper, otherwsie NFine in unclipped Fine (-) Dj in mylar sleeve. (2.5 FO 45/2. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


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