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HOLT, Vincent M.
- Why not eat insects?
Why not eat insects? | By | Vincent M. Holt.
London: Field and Tuer, The Leadenhall Press; Simpkin, Marshall and Co; Hamilton, Adams and Co; nd
16.5 x 10.5 cm Pp [1-4] 5-99, [i] publ ad [1s on binding] Purple paper with insects on front
GB: LB micro OB *LoEN OB
US: DNAL DNLM InU OCl ICJ
Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""Them insecs eats up every blessed green thing that do grow, and us farmers starves." "Well, eat them, and grow fat!"'. The text is in three parts: I "Why not'', II "Insect eaters' and III "Insects that are good to eat, and something about their cooking'. On pages 96-99 there are two menus in French and English translations featuring insects in every course. LB, LoEN and OB date the book .
[Another edition, 1967]
US: ICF DNAL MdU KMK CU-A
NUCat records Hampton, Middlesex, Classey, 1967.% 2125
[Title as first edition]
Faringdon, Oxon.: E. W. Classey Ltd, originally printed 1885; reprinted 1967, 1969, 1973; 1978
17.0 x 11.0 cm Pp [1-4] 5-99 Blue paper with insects on front
GB: *Priv coll
Subjects: insects, cooking with,
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