Good with no dust jacket. Light cover wear with a bit of rubbing at corners and along bottom edges. Binding tight, text clean. Due to size and/or weight of the book I can only ship it domestic mail. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. A Little Store that's BIG on Service.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
ILLUSTRATED. FINE. NOT PUB IN DJ. COLLECTABLE COOK BOOKS. OCTAVO. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY OF THIS SCACE AND COLLECTABLE COOKBOOK...PUB BY OXMOOR HOUSE IN BIRMINGHAM...SPINE IS BROWN LEATHERLOOK WITH RAISED BANDS AND GOLD IMPRINTING. QUARTERLEATHER LOOK WITH DECORATIVE BOARDS...ALL EDGES GILT...A BEAUTIFUL SPECIAL EDITION COLLECTABLE OF THE SCARCE AND IMPORTANT THE SOUTHERN GARDENER AND RECEIPT BOOK COOKBOOK COOKBOOK...WOW.
Near Fine. Book No printed ISBN. Green moire endpapers, ribbon bookmark. Intro byShirley Abbott. "Antique American Cookbooks" series. color & b/w repros. near fine, no dj, leatherette & patterned bds, full gilt edges 403 pgsRepro of 1845 classic cookbook.
Originally published in 1845, this reprint edition was published by Antique American Cookbooks, Birmingham, 1984. This 403 page facsimile edition of the original is bound in leather and decorated cloth. The spine and rear cover are in leather with gilt titling on spine as well as raised ribs on spine. Book features gilt edges and a satin ribbon place marker as well as satin moire endpapers. All edges are gilt. There are some mild rubs to edges and extremities of covers. No previous owner's name. cxx.
Illustrated by Illustrated. Fine, without dust jacket, as issued; A very attractive facsimile of an important early South Carolina cook and garden book, as well as general household reference, first published in 1840. Includes a 27-page introduction by Shirley Abbott, which places the work in context, provides interesting and rather detailed biographical information about Thornton and his family, and reproduces color and b/w historical illustrations to illuminate the background from which it arose. The recipes are strong in the preservation, drying and pickling of fruits and vegetables. There are 11 recipes for wines and beers. (Sub-title): Containing directions for gardening; a collection of valuable receipts for cookery, the preservation of fruits and other articles of household consumption, and for the cure of diseases. By P. Thornton, of Camden, South Carolina. Second edition, improved and enlarged. 1854. [facsimile edition: Birmingham, Alabama: Oxmoor House, Inc., 1984. Series: Antique American Cookbooks] Endpapers of silk moire. Brown leatherette with patterned front cover; all edges gilt; green ribbon marker. Fine, without a dust jacket, as issued.; 8vo; 27, ix, 403 pp pages.
Near Fine. No Jacket. Facsimile. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Brown Leather Like Spine with Gold Lettering, Gilt Page Edges, Gold Silk Band Page Marker, 403 Pages, B/W Illustrations with Color Plate at Front.
Very Good. No Dust Jacket. Cooking. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. (27)403pp. Index. Facsimile of 1845 edition with new illustrated intro by Shirley Abbott. Half leather with moire silk endpages, gilt edges & ribbon marker. Near fine. Promoting global literacy for over 30 years.
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