A Common-place Book of Cookery. By Robert Grabhorn. [1985].

A Common-place Book of Cookery.  A collection of proverbs, anecdotes, opinions and obscure facts on food, drink, cooks, cooking, dining, diners & dieters, dating from ancient times to the present, compiled by Robert Grabhorn.  With a Preface by M.F.K. Fisher.  SF:  North Point Press, 1985.  8vo.  viii, 176pp., profusely illustrated. Grey blue linen, silver lettering on spine & front cover, generally VG in like color illustrated DJ.  The Classic.