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Re: [Antir_culinary] Gastronomy and Cookery Books Online at Library of Congress

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    Thanks Johnnae. I know I wouldn t have thought gastronomy off the top of my head although it might have caught my eye in a list. RzP
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 28, 2013
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      Thanks Johnnae. I know I wouldn't have thought gastronomy off the
      top of my head although it might have caught my eye in a list.

      RzP

      On 3/28/2013 6:35 AM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
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      > Perhaps because it's listed under Gastronomy, no one seems to have mentioned
      > that the Library of Congress's Rare Book & Special Collections Division
      > now has this collection available online.
      >
      > Gastronomy Books
      > Books on the topic of gastronomy. Selected mainly from Pennell and
      > Bitting Collections in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division.
      >
      > http://www.loc.gov/rr/rarebook/digitalcoll/digitalcoll-gastronomy.html
      >
      > One can move through the included books page by page or there may be a
      > PDF link.
      >
      > Among the offerings are Accomplish'd Lady's Delight from 1675, a 1498
      > Apicius, a 1541 Bastiment, a 1656 Compleat Cook, two volumes by Digby,
      > John French's Art of Distillation from 1667, John Gerard's Herball,
      > Markham, Moffett, John Nott's dictionary, Plat, Platina, etc
      >
      > Plus Maestro Martino. Libro de arte coquinaria / Maestro Martino da
      > Como; a cura di Emilio Montorfano e con introduzione di Ernesto Travi.
      > Milano: Terziaria, 1990.
      >
      > There's also My Cookery Books
      > A select bibliography of the Elizabeth Robins Pennell collection.
      >
      > They're certainly worth a look.
      >
      > Johnnae
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