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443: Culinary affairs of the old English 1791

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Title: Antiquitates culinariae, or, Curious tracts relating to the culinary affairs of the old English, with a preliminary discourse, notes, and illustrations
Author: Warner, Richard
Description: [2], lx, 137, [1] pp. Engraved title-page; tinted aquatint frontispiece; double-page tinted aquatint plate of a Peacock Feast. (4to) 30.2x23.5 cm. (12x9"), 19th century quarter morocco & cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First EditionA backward glance at the eating habits of medieval England. Contains the rare suppressed plate of the Peacock Feast, which was excised from remaining copies after a plagiarism suit concerning it. Bitting p. 485; Pennell p. 164-165.
Heading: zzfPlace Published: London
Publisher: Printed for R. Blamire
Date Published: 1791


Minor stains to cloth, corners a bit worn, joints rubbed with a bit of splitting; title-page a little discolored with a faint marginal stain, a few instances of slight worming to contents; very good.
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