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Crumbs from the Round Table:  A Feast for Epicures by  Joseph Barber - First Edition - 1866 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 33779)

Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures

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Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures

by Barber, Joseph

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  • hardcover
  • First
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NY: Leypoldt and Holt. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, . foxing to gutter at title page.. 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. Green beveled cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. 106 pages plus 6 pages of publisher's ads. A collection of epicurean literature which was formerly published in The Round Table and other journals, by the "culinary critic, fisherman, and singer of country lyrics." Most of these crumbs are in essay form, about puddings, vegetables, the esthetics of epicureanism, breakfast, Thanksgiving, but there are interludes of overwrought "epigastric poetry'. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
33779
Title
Crumbs from the Round Table: A Feast for Epicures
Author
Barber, Joseph
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head of spine, foxing to gutter at title page.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Leypoldt and Holt
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1866
Keywords
Antiquarian Food Books, GASTRONOMY, Culinary Essays
Bookseller catalogs
Cooking and Gastronomy;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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