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Dinner at the Mansion

Winter, Elise V.

ISBN 10: 0916242218 / ISBN 13: 9780916242213
Published by Oxford, Mississippi: Yoknapatawpha Press, 1982
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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The author has signed the fep. The book has stories about life and happenings at the mansion along with favorite recipes. There is very light bumping at the spine ends; it is bright, tight, and clean with no names or markings; it is near fine. The dust jacket is good minus with edge wear at the spine ends and a very small tear at the top of the back panel. Bookseller Inventory # 14226

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Title: Dinner at the Mansion

Publisher: Oxford, Mississippi: Yoknapatawpha Press

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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In DINNER AT THE MANSION, Elise Winter, wife of former Governor William Winter, tells how she set out to make the venerable mansion, built in 1842, both a home for her family and a center for the cultural life of the state. By bringing performing artists, writers, statesmen and successful business executives to the mansion, often as overnight guests, Mrs. Winter made the governor's mansion a showcase for Mississippi. Includes menus and recipes; conversations with distinguished guests; 160 pages; cloth bound, 6 x 9 inch page trim, illustrated with 32 photos; 56 recipes; co-writer, Frank E. Smith; Introduction by Willie Morris.("Dinner at the Mansion reveals finally...the most hard-earned quality of any individual, or any society. That quality, we pray, is civilization."--Willie Morris)

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