Vegetable substances used for the food of man.: Lankester, Edwin.

Vegetable substances used for the food of man.

Lankester, Edwin.

Published by Charles Knight & Co., London, 1846
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Natural, economic, and culinary history of edible plants around the globe (including coffee, tea, and chocolate), illustrated with => numerous in-text wood engravings. This was first printed in 1832 in the Library of Entertaining Knowledge, and appears here as part of the "Knight's Weekly Volume" series in => a newly updated, rewritten "careful revision" (p. iii). Binding: Publisher's green cloth with leather-textured grain, covers framed in blind arabesque design, spine with gilt-stamped title. Close to Krupp's style Lea11: Parallel cord. 12mo (14.6 cm, 5.75"). 2 vols. in 1. vi, [5]?248, 260 pp.; illus. NSTC 2V1870; Von H?nersdorff, Coffee, 849. On binding cloth, see: Krupp, Bookcloth in England and America, 1823?50, p. 37. Bound as above, spine and board edges sunned to brown, spine with small chip and extremities rubbed. Front hinge (inside) cracked, front free endpaper with private owner's pressure-stamp and with pencilled monogram. Three leaves with lower outer corners bumped. => An interesting, appealing little book. Bookseller Inventory # 34858

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Title: Vegetable substances used for the food of ...

Publisher: Charles Knight & Co., London

Publication Date: 1846

Binding: Hardcover

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