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: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- 8vo 8"-9" tall; 2 volume set. The first Crown...Very Good- 8vo 8"-9" tall; 2 volume set. The first Crown edition, a reprinting of the 1939 limited edition published by Derrydale Press. Books are sound and unmarked in original terra cotta colored cloth; title lettering in gilt to spines. Uniform fading to spines from the original terra cotta to a light peach color; some dulling of title lettering. Cloth crimped and lightly rubbed at spine ends; corners also lightly rubbed. Offset toning from binder's glue in the gutters of the endpages as generally found in thisa title. A few pages at front of the Drinks volume have small mild bar soiling at the front edge. A highlight of cookery and drinks books. Lacking slipcase. VG-...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.
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.
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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