Author:ANDRE L. SIMON , Founder Wine and Food Society & Former Wine Exporter [ 1877 - 1970 ]

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A CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GASTRONOMY Complete & Unabridged

By: ANDRE L. SIMON , Founder Wine and Food Society & Former Wine Exporter [ 1877 - 1970 ]

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, ALLEN LANE: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124229

ISBN: 0713915447

Condition: Near Fine


Black Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. xvi + 816 pp. b/w head and tail piece illustrations by John Leigh-Pemberton. The volume comprises the nine books originally published by the Wine and Food Society, carefully revised with an entirely new and comprehensive index. It combines the qualities of a practical and exciting cookery book with those of a comprehensive guide to eating and drinking the world over. A fascinating trap for the browser and an ideal bedside book.(Precis of front flap fold). Separate sections are devoted to Sauces, Fish, Meat, Birds, Eggs, Fruit, Veget... View more info