Near Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾-12" tall. Near fine, ex-library 1st edition, library poouch on rear end paper, library stamp on bottom page end, otherwise without library marks and in great, near fine condition. Gray boards with gilt and boxed design on spine, 2153 pps, clean, bright and tight without marks, stains, etc. Dust jacket under mylar-as new condition.". this work covers the full spectrum of foods that have been hunted, gathered, cultivated, and domesticated; their nutritional make-up and uses; and their impact on cultures and demography. It offers a geographical perspective on the history and culture of food and drink and takes up subjects from food fads, prejudices, and taboos to questions of food toxins, additives, labelling, and entitlements. It culminates in a dictionary that identifies and sketches out brief histories of plant foods mentioned in the text-over 1, 000 in all-and additionally supplies thousands of common names and synonyms for those foods." Please note photo is of our book being offered, not stock photo. NOTE-both volumes combined in ONE book.
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