[PLAYING CARDS] [CARVING] Of Carving, Cards & Cookery; or THE MODE OF CARVING AT THE TABLE. Virginia Wayland, Harold.
[PLAYING CARDS] [CARVING] Of Carving, Cards & Cookery; or THE MODE OF CARVING AT THE TABLE

[PLAYING CARDS] [CARVING] Of Carving, Cards & Cookery; or THE MODE OF CARVING AT THE TABLE

Arcadia, Ca. Racoon Press, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. 122 pages. 22 x 17 cm. Limited edition - #100 of 275. Illustrated with 53 tipped-in facsimile reproductions of the original playing cards. Authors used a pack of playing cards, originally designed and sold by Joseph & James Moxon, London 1676-7, that portrayed various carving techniques. They paired these jewels with recipes they collected from the 17th century. "In this Book will be found instructions by means of which any ordinary Capacity may easily learn how to Cut up or Carve as well as to Cook all the most usual dishes as well as Rarities to grace a festive Table." Printed on Arches heavy buff laid mold-made paper. Clean and crisp copy. Tan faux vellum, black spine title. Fine, in near fine red cloth slipcase. Item #2020

Price: $175.00

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