Author:Robert Grabhorn (1900-1973), compiler

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A Commonplace Book of Cookery. A Collection of Proverbs, Anecdotes, Opinions and Obscure Facts on Food, Drink, Cooks, Cooking, Dining, Diners & Dieters, Dating from Ancient Times to the Present. With a Preface by M. F. K. Fisher

By: Robert Grabhorn (1900-1973), compiler

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, The Arion Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PM1119-002

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


FIRST EDITION, LIMITED to 425 copies. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 inches. [ii], viii, 175, [1] pp. Printed in black ink within a blue decorative border, with food-themed typographic ornaments throughout in terra cotta; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth spine, decorative paper over boards, printed paper spine label; binding square and tight, some minor chips and or freckling to the paper sides and spine label, else fine. PM1119-002. Very Good. A far-ranging book of quotations regarding food, from Shakespeare to whoever struck Robert Grabhorn's fancy, all dressed up beautifully in the best work of which the A... View more info