Octavo; VG/VG-; Ivory spine with red text; Second printing of first edition; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Dust jacket is shelfworn, frayed edges, rubbed and age toned; Boards have shelfwear, foxing on spine, rubbed edges; Textblock is age toned, slight marks along textblock exterior; pp 429. Rockville.
Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with tan text; Dust jacket is sunned with rubbed exterior and corners, slightly frayed edges; Boards are slightly age toned with slight edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with light smudges at head and fore edge exteriors; pp 429. Rockville.
Very Good + in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 429pp. incl. index; HB lt. tan w/red&gilt; slight rub w/spotting, tp. foredge; PONft. endpaper; clean, tight pgs. DJ tan w/red&blk.; some rub w/spine sunned; sml. chips&tears. "This wide-ranging anthropological study of the Chinese food tradition presents a unique analysis of a culture through its eating habits." illus.
Very Good in Good jacket. A nice hardcover with a price clipped dust jacket that has a small tear, a tight binding and an unmarked text. From a private smoke free collection. Shipping within 24 hours, tracking number and delivery Confirmation.
VG, clean and tight. No marks. DJ flaps lightly unfolding from shelf wear, and some soiling to very top of dj. Tan cloth over boards; red title block on spine with gold lettering. 429 pp., including 32 pp. bw illus. With bw illus. at start of each chapter. A unique analysis of a culture through its eating habits, covering all the major periods of Chinese history. Includes philosopy, religion and medicine as it pertains to food. (paraphrased from the dj). Included are charts and tables and a list of dynasties.
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