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Martha Washington's Book of Cookery. Hardcover. Reprint. Columbia University Press, 1981. Great historical piece containing a 17th-century English recipe manuscript which was in the possession of Martha Washington for 50 years. Transcribed by Karen Hess with historical notes and annotations. Fanciful primitive spellings. A fascinating bit of culinary history. 518 pp. Gilt title on front and spine.
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From East Coast attics to Midwest rumpus rooms, Dr. Carrot ferrets out charming vintage tomes on travel and cooking, fashion and art, nature and nurture, and most prized of all, illustrated children's books. Coming from a long line of publishers, authors, literacy teachers and diarists, Dr. Carrot's passionate love of reading was genetically pre-determined.
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