Very Good jacket. Very Good in Very Good-dust jacket. Dust jacket is unclipped; has rubbing to both panels; a few small closed tears to edges. Softening at spine ends. NO marks in text; binding is tight. Pasadena's finest new and used bookstore.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 246 pages. Black and white photos. A social history of food on the western mining frontier, revealing much about the daily rituals and habits of western miners.
Very Good. 0874171059 Conlin, Joseph R. Bacon, Beans, and Galantines: Food and Foodways on the Western Mining Frontier. Reno, NV: University of Nevada, 1986. 246pp. Indexed. Illustrated. Bibliography. Square 8vo. Cloth. Book condition: Very good with former owner's name written on the front free end-sheet. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good witth light rubbing.
Photos. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 8"-9" Tall Octavo. xii, 246 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu w/blk lettering w/color picotiral front. The author presents information on the food habits, changing tastes and nutrition on the Overland Trail and in the mining camps. The author examined the social history of good on the western mining frontier. The West was won on soda-raised biscuit, bacon fried in pan, and beans both the "scratch" variety and the kind that came in cans. But some of the miners were sophiticated and ingenious in arranging to have foods such as oysters, glantines truffles, champagne, and strawberries rushed across the high desert to grace their dinner tables.
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