Description:Good. No dust jacket. Red hardback w/small spots on front and...Good. No dust jacket. Red hardback w/small spots on front and back cover, spine slightly faded-all proceeds benefit local library. 207 p. Includes index. Pages very slightly tanned, front and back flyleaves more spotted w/owner's imprint-binding tight
Description:Very Good. No Dust Jacket. 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches. Volume 1 only...Very Good. No Dust Jacket. 9.2 x 6.2 x 0.9 inches. Volume 1 only. Pages are clean with no markings from previous owners. Red cloth covers are moderately soiled with rubbing and scuffing to cloth at spine ends, edges and corners. Light soiling to text block, light fading to spine. Binding is square and tight.
Description:Good. COO 038596 Two red cloth volume set. Both with mild wear...Good. COO 038596 Two red cloth volume set. Both with mild wear and soiling, spines a bit faded. First free endpaper is torn from volume 1, also there are several dog-eared pages, mostly in vol 1.
Description:Very good. No dust jacket. Only the very lightest bit of rubbing...Very good. No dust jacket. Only the very lightest bit of rubbing to extremities. This book has seen very little handling. Interesting marbling to text block edges. 220 p. Includes index. full leather binding With titling "Knife, Fork and Spoon " embossed on spine, top board embossed with globe and ribbon with extended title "Around the World with knife, Fork and Spoon" below which are embossed a knife fork and spoon Somewhat revised text of a title originally published in 1939 by Derrydale Press "The Gentleman's Companion'"as a two volume set. sub-titled: 'Being an Exotic Cookery Book or, Around the World With Knife, Fork and Spoon', the companion volume sub-titled "An Exotic Drinking Book, or Around the World With Jigger, Beaker and Flask. The Derrydale set was a limited, numbered edition in a slip case. Both titles were re-issued in 1946 in embossed leather bindings as separate titles.
Description:Very Good +/No Dustwrapper as Issued. 2 crown 8vo volumes in...Very Good +/No Dustwrapper as Issued. 2 crown 8vo volumes in full red with, even toning to spine strips with text still legible, A touch of toning to the rear endpapers. Volume I hs a small light mark on the cover otherwise both are generally bright and tight and internally fine. The slipcase in very good, with rubbing to the edges and toning to the panels but still solid. Each has a frontipiece with titlepages ruled in red. 220pp216pp.
Description:Both Very Good. Spines have some fading, stain on volume two...Both Very Good. Spines have some fading, stain on volume two spine. Bindings tight, no markings. Slipcase has rubbing to edges.
Description:Fine. No Dust Jacket. COOKING. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. (22)220pp....Fine. No Dust Jacket. COOKING. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. (22)220pp. Embossed mission leather binding by Bigelow & Brown, with small paper of explanation laid in. Pristine condition in what appears to be the original lidded box, like a candy box.
Description:Very Good+ in Slipcase jacket. Book One volume being an exotic...Very Good+ in Slipcase jacket. Book One volume being an exotic cookery book (220 pp. ), the other an exotic drinking book (216 pp.). Both volumes clean and tightly bound. Previous owner's names embossed on front covers of both volumes. One bumped corner and a few short tears on foxed slipcase.
Description:Numbered 496 in pen of 1250 copies. "including a company of hand...Numbered 496 in pen of 1250 copies. "including a company of hand-picked receipts, each one beloved & notable in its place, collected faithfully on three voyages & a quarter million miles around the world, & other journeys not forgetting: Certain valuable words to the wise, gleaned from divers chefs in many & strange places; & the home formulae for construction of such intriguing exotics as hell-fire bitters, Key West old lime sour, herb vinegars; to say nothing of various strange and delicious sauces & bastings for fish, flesh, fowl & the wilder games." xix, 10 chapters. appendix. index of recipes. 220 pages. Page foredges and bottom edges uncut and some pages unopened. 8vo 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". Two types of red cloth (faux leather on spine) stamped in gilt on spine. Tiny wear at corners. Tightly bound. Clean. Scarce. near Fine condition.
This book is a perfect time-bubble: A cooking book with recipes from around the world, collected by somebody whoe still new colonial nations from first hand and tasted many a dish that has died out by now.
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