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Hardback, 11 x 7 inches. In red patterned paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine, and matching dustwrapper with black lettering to spine and front. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; some minor darkening. Rubbing to edges, small chips to rear edge, tears to ends of spine and small chips to corners. Foxed on inside. Plastic wrap taped to rear side. Not price clipped.) Cover clean. Some dark foxing to endpapers and prelims, some spots to title and page edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 37pp. With b/w line drawings by author. Red subtitles in margins. First edition of a book published from a manuscript presented to Miss Bridget Herbert on the occasion of her marriage. Fascinating and idiosincratic advice to a young woman.
Title: Advice. Hilaire Belloc’s advice on wine, food and other matters. Preface by Evelyn Waugh.
Publisher: Harvill Press. London. 1960 1st edtion.:
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Seller ID: 83450
Keywords: Literature HILAIRE BELLOC, Advice, wine, food, other matters, manuscript, marriage, dustwrapper, 1960, harvill, evelyn waugh, cuisine, ladies of pixton, drink