Country Life, Ltd. London.,1926.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo.(8.5 x 7 inches). Decorated initial letters to each chapter. A very good copy in a fine early binding by Bumpus of London. Half tan calf, spine with raised bands and twin light and dark brown labels, gilt. Marbled paper on boards.Circular brown calf label, with owners initials, on front board.Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Previous owners small neat inscription "C.M.H from K.M.H" on front blank endpaper. Some minor rubbing to extremities but overall a very good copy of this interesting book. -- In the introduction the author reveals his thoughts on dining. "Really intense and progressive people count the calories in carrots and the vitamins in veal and advise us to live on raw cabbage. This book is not for them, but for the bad lots who openly admit that they like the pleasures of the table and who enjoy life".:.