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The cook's Decameron

By WATERS, Mrs Emily

subjects: italy, cookery of,

  • 1. The | cook's Decameron | a study in taste | containing | over two hundred recipes for | Italian dishes | by | Mrs. W. G. Waters
    London: William Heinemann; 1901
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-xvi, [1] 2-178   Brown cloth
    Bib:   A98   B486  
    GB:   LB   LCF   LCS   LWel   LoEN   OB   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   DLC   MCR   ICJ   NN   NNNAM  

    Printed on the title-page is the quotation ""Show me another pleasure like dinner, which comes every day and lasts an hour." # Talleyrand (?)".
    The text is in two parts: a story in prose called "The cook's Decameron", and a section made up of 230 numbered recipes.% American editions: NUCat cites New York: Brentano's, 1920.