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GASTRONOMICAL AND CULINARY LITERATURE: A Survey and Analysis of Historically-Oriented Collections in the U.S.A

by Feret, Barbara L

Condition: Very good


Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press Inc., 1979.. 1979.. Very good. - Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 5-5/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in teal cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. The covers are lightly soiled. 124 pages. Very good. <p>First edition.



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