THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENTLEMAN'S COMPANION [in Slipcase] Up and Down the Andes with Knife Fork & Spoon and Up and Down the Andes with Jigger Beaker & Glass

By: Baker, Charles Henry

Price: $249.94

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Book Condition: Very Good


2 Volume Set; Two volumes in original blue cloth bindings in black slipcase with printed panels of front and back. Cloth faded a bit at spine (as usual), interiors clean and unmarked ; Bright knife, fork and spoon logo on cover and spines. Slipcase splitting at lower edge, a few scratches to labels, still quite nice. Volume I: Being an Exotic Cookery Book Including: a select company of hand-picked South American receipts gleaned from Divers Chefs of high and low estate. Each one beloved & notable in its place, faithfully collected on a journey involving over 30,000 air-miles visiting and eating in every civilized section of that Great Continent. and Volume II: Being An Exotic Drinking Book Including a personally tested regiment of lively Latin liquid masterpieces from Greater and Lesser ports and cities of South American republics ... Not forgetting the proper and civilized service of beverages with foods together with proven formulae for home-construction; Plus Cunning and tasty LATIN WAYS of handling each course and quaff. Cond Nast" contributing writer St. John Frizell wrote, "It's [Baker's] prose, not his recipes, that deserves a place in the canon of culinary literature ... at times humorously grandiloquent, at times intimate and familiar, Baker fills his stories with colorful details about his environment and his drinking companions - Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner among them"

Title: THE SOUTH AMERICAN GENTLEMAN'S COMPANION [in Slipcase] Up and Down the Andes with Knife Fork & Spoon and Up and Down the Andes with Jigger Beaker & Glass

Author Name: Baker, Charles Henry

Categories: Cookbooks - Food - Wine, Domestic Sciences, Social History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 42579

Keywords: Wine & Winemaking Wine Drinks & Beverages Cooking, Food & Wine Gentleman's Companion Cooking, Food & Wine: General Social History Living the Good Life Epicuurean Delights