The Seven Centuries Cookbook: From Richard II to Elizabeth II (Signed)

McKendry, Maxime

Published by McGraw Hill, New York, 1973
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Title: The Seven Centuries Cookbook: From Richard ...

Publisher: McGraw Hill, New York

Publication Date: 1973

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition


Very Good in Very Good- Illustrated Dust Jacket. Inscribed by author on free front endpaper: "To Genevieve, Maxime McKendry". Seven centuries of English gastronomy, its evolution, assimilation of foreign influences, with recipes, many provided in their original form followed by a modern interpretation. Interesting for its historical information, with quite useful (British) recipes. McKendry was a well-known writer as a food critic for Vogue, and also, as Maxime de la Falaise, a clothing designer. Edited by Arabella Boxer. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Appendix and Index. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Covers show some edge wear, light wear at top & tail of spine. Dust Jacket shows discoloration and foxing at top, edge wear, bumping, wear at top & tail of spine, price sticker on front inner flap, sunning to flaps. Previous owner's notations below inscription on free front endpaper; discoloration to two pages where news clippings (on McKendry) were laid in. Clippings (1974) are included. Other than as noted interior is clean and unmarked. Pages are crisp. Binding is tight. 240 pp. Approx. 7" x 10". Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 500269

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