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
Fair Condition. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Clean interior. Binding is broken in several places, but all pages are attached. Spine rubbed and chipped with open tears to spine ends. Bumping and creasing to spine as well. Text-block lightly tanned. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Previous owner's name stamped on front board. Rubbing and soiling to boards. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 514661.
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.
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.
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.
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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