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COOKS' BOOKS: An Affectionate Guide to the Literature of Food and Cooking

by Coyle, L. Patrick, Jr

Condition: Good


New York & Bicester, U.K.: Facts on File Publications, (1985).. (1985).. Good. - Quarto, 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bound in purple cloth titled in gilt, in a pictorial dust wrapper. The corners and head and tail of the spine are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped chipped along the edges with a couple of small holes to the bottom of the jacket's front panel. 239 pages, illustrated in black & white. There is tight staining to the fore-edge of the book and a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper. <p>First edition.<p>Includes some recipes from the books which the author lists. Examples include "Iguana Mole", "Pot Roast of Veal in California Chardonnay", "Rabbits in Syrup","Pommes de Terre a la Maitre d'Hotel", "To Make a Fine Syllabub from the Cow", etc.



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