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Tales of the Table: A History of Western Cuisine by  Barbara NORMAN - First Edition - 1972 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

Tales of the Table: A History of Western Cuisine

by NORMAN, Barbara

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. A trifle foxed on the boards, very near fine in near fine dustwrapper with perhaps just the faintest of sunning to the spine.

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