The Feasts of Autolycus: The Diary of a Greedy Woman: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins The Feasts of Autolycus: The Diary of a Greedy Woman: Pennell, Elizabeth Robins

The Feasts of Autolycus: The Diary of a Greedy Woman

Pennell, Elizabeth Robins

Published by John Lane and The Merriam Co., 1896
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264 pages. A ground-breaking collection of essays on food, one of the first such written by a woman, and widely cited in contemporary cooking literature. The essays were first published in the Pall Mall Gazette; the author, an American who lived in London for many years, was the wife of the illustrator Joseph Pennell. First edition (first printing). Spine gilt faded, previous owner's name dated 1896 on front free endpaper, else a near fine copy in decorated cloth. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Feasts of Autolycus: The Diary of a ...
Publisher: John Lane and The Merriam Co.
Publication Date: 1896
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.

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