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The Gernon collection, supplemented by Lilly Library holdings, covers the broad spectrum of gastronomic literature ranging from the late 15th to the early 20th centuries published in the British Isles and Europe with other examples from India, Japan, Canada, and Mexico. The approximately 1,200 books described in this catalogue include not only early cookery books but works on household and farm management, health and diet, feasting and banqueting in ancient and modern times, and distilling, brewing and wine making. For each work there is full quasi-facsimile transcription of the title page and a complete signature collation as well as an edition statement, notes on illustrations, a record of citations in other bibliographies, and a note on the location of other copies of the book. Four indexes provide access by author, title, subject, and year and country of publication. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Offers a bibliography of the famed international collection of books on food and drink housed in The Lilly Library at Indiana University. The collection concentrates on rare European cook books from the 15th to the 20th centuries, but also contains works of Canada, Mexico, India, and Japan. Unlike many enumerative bibliographies of major culinary c
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Book Description Oak Knoll Press. Condition: New. 1999. Hardcover. New. Seller Inventory # P001012
Book Description Oak Knoll Pr, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX1884718868