The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. With Some letters to Dr. Concerning the Soups and Sauces of the Antients. By the Author of the Journey to London.
Author: (King, William) Title: The Art of Cookery, In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry. By the Author of the Journey to London Publication: London: Bernard Lintott, (1708) Edition: First edition.
Description: London: Bernard Lintott, (1708). Contemporary paneled calf boards, nicely rebacked in polished calf with a red morocco lettering piece, gilt. Some browning to the text block, wear to the edges and corners and leather boards rubbed else this is a very good copy. This is the first authorized edition, there were reportedly two pirated editions preceding.The poem,'The Art of Cookery', is in Latin with facing English translation. With the bookplates of John L. Thorn Books offers antiquarian, rare and out-of-print books. Frequently updated catalogues are available online in our specialty areas: King Arthur; Americana; Literature; Children's; and Rare Books. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "William King / Art of Cookery In Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry With Some" is in sale since Thursday, March 21, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "focloir" and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.