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First edition. Presentation copy signed by the author on the title page. The pleasures of the Dickensian table are evoked by Charles Dickens' great-grandson, Cedric, and are enhanced by the author's recollections of his own colorful, culinary experiences around the world two generations later. Recipes and quotations that were gathered from the kitchens, coaching inns, and eating houses of Victorian England vividly recall the pleasures and privations of the 19th century diet. References include extracts from a book of menus and recipes written by Charles Dickens' wife, Catherine, under the nom de plume, Lady Maria Clutterbuck. Illustrated with more than thirty engravings. Includes both alphabetical and topical indexes to recipes. 200, 2 pages. cloth, dust jacket. small 8vo..
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Book Description Elvendon P, 1984. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110906552311
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0906552311
Book Description Elvendon P, 1984. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0906552311