The Delectable Past.
The Joys of the Table- From Rome to the Renaissance, from Queen Elizabeth I to Mrs. Beeton. The Menus, the Manners- and the Most Delicate Recipes of the Past, Masterfully Re- Created for Cooking and Enjoying Today. By Esther B. Aresty. NY: Simon and Schuster, 1964. 1st ed. 8vo. 254pp., profusely illustrated in b/w, biblio., index. Grey linen, illustrated endpapers, VG in slightly chipped, else Good color illustrated DJ. Contains the very important biblio. from this renowned collector of cookbooks.