Lot 203 of 302:
Discourse in verse on the art of cookery and more  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Collection of Scarce, Curious and Valuable Pieces, Both in Verse and Prose

Author:
Ruddiman, W., editor

Place:
Edinburgh

Publisher:
W. Ruddiman

Date:
1773

Description:

[2], iv, 412 pp. (12mo in sixes) 17x10 cm (6¾x4"),  calf-backed marbled boards lettered in gilt on morocco spine label. 

Early ownership signature by John J. Colmes in cursive hand dated 1801. Affixed to front pastedown is a printed column "Repartee cases reported by Humphrey Wagstaff". Some marginalia in the same hand. Notes in pencil on rear pastedown.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soil to leather, rubbing to boards; binding somewhat shaken with a few sprung pages; very good.


 
Item number:
302228a
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