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The book of rarer vegetables

By WYTHES, George and Dr Harry Roberts

subjects: vegetables, cooking with,

  • 1. The book of | rarer vegetables | by | George Wythes, V.M.H. | Head Gardener to the Duke of Northumberland | and | Harry Roberts
    London: John Lane, The Bodley Head; New York: John Lane Co; 1906
    19.0 x 12.5 cm   Pp [iii-vi] vii [viii] ix-xii, [1-2] 3-109, [i-ix] ads   [2s 6d in publ ad]   Green cloth with image of house and garden on front
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    The title-page is printed in red and green. This volume is No. 20 in the "Handbooks of practical gardening" series.
    The introduction states that the gardening information is by Wythes, the cookery advice by Roberts. The text is organised alphabetically by vegetable from artichoke, globe, to yam. The instructions for cooking follow each entry.
    For information about the series and its editor, see the series title and Roberts, Dr Harry.