A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy, Section VII. Meat, compiled by Andre L. Simon. 1947.
Published by The Wine and Food Society, London. Dimensions : 215mm x 143mm x 17mm. Weight : 0.340kg net. Condition : Quite good.
A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy, Secvtion VII. Meat. Compiled by Andre L. Simon. Published by The Wine and Food Society , 30, Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.1. 1947. First published 1945. (First Reprint). Printed at The Curwen Press Plaistow, E.13.
Dimensions : 215mm x 143mm 17mm. Weight : 0.340kg net.
8vo, 167 medium duty economy numbered pages.
Condition/Notes : Quite good. No DJ. The red linen front board has light wear to edges, bumps to corners and slight concave vertical bowing. Back board similar. Spine has light wear with sunning and faded gilt lettering. Fronr p/d and e/p blank off-white. pp with title follows; verso List of Sections of the complete series of which this vol is Section VII . Facing is title page detailing Section VII which is divided into Two Parts the first of which deals with butcher's meat and the second with Mammals, other than the Ox, the Sheep and the Pig. Verso publishing details. Foreword follows p v-x. Reference Index follows p xi - xv; verso Acknowledgements and a Note. Definitions and Recipes commences p1 thru to p126 with Aitch-Bone or Edge-Bone to Zebu and includes such exotic dishes as Bully Beef, Flitch, Mock Duck (American), Osmazome, Pig's Pettitoes, Sassaties (SA), Stovies and Veal Left-Overs. Part II follows p127 thru to p167 from Addax to Zebu, including such as Agouti, Bear, Dog, Elephant, Horse, Iguana, Rat, Zebra etc. Verso p167 for Notes - blank. Pages good throughout but with foxing in places and toning to border edges. Binding quite tight. Dusting to edges. A very interesting and somewhat disturbing volume which will add an extra dimension to any recipe collector's range. Quite rare. Please view the images below :
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