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THE GRAND SALAD from John Evelyn's Acetaria (1699)

Masson, Madeleine

ISBN 10: 0950674931 / ISBN 13: 9780950674933
Published by Peacock Vane Publishing, 1984
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A very nice copy without any flaws. Salads and herbs are so good for health and form an important part of the diet. It is fascinating that Joh Evelyn wrote this scholarly work on salads in 1699. When Madeline Masson happened on a copy of Evelyn's ACETARIA she was immediately excited by its possibilities. The ACTARIA is presented in its original form on the left hand pages. On the right side Masson has substantiated the herbs, salads and vegetables under the heading Provenance. Also included is a brief biography of Sir John Evely. Pen drawings, water colour illustrations, and calligraphy by Joan Wolfenden. Size: 8" x 9" 96 Pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 39800

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Title: THE GRAND SALAD from John Evelyn's Acetaria ...

Publisher: Peacock Vane Publishing

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Joan Wolfenden

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

Book Type: Hand Lettered

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