THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENTLEMAN'S COMPANION. Vol. I: Being an Exotic Cookery Book or, Around the World with Knife, Fork, and Spoon. (and) Vol. II: Being an Exotic Drinking Book or, Around the World with Jigger, Beaker, and Flask.

Baker, Charles H., Jr.

Published by Crown, NY, 1951
Condition: Very good Hardcover
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2 volumes; octavo, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, xiv, 224; xi, 225 pp. Slipcase. Spines faded, slipcase moderately worn, else very good A companion to the author's previous "Gentleman's Companion." The Cookery Book collects "A select company of hand-picked South American receipts, gleaned from divers chefs of high and low estate." The Drinking Book offers "a personally collected regiment of lively liquid masterpieces plus cunning & tasty Latin ways of handling each course and quaff.". Bookseller Inventory # 21402

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Title: THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENTLEMAN'S COMPANION. ...

Publisher: Crown, NY

Publication Date: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good

Edition: First edition.

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