Author:Kenney Herbert, Colonel A.R. (Wyvern)

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Picnics and Suppers

By: Kenney Herbert, Colonel A.R. (Wyvern)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.Ltd: 1901

Seller ID: 10369

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo. ix + pp.259. Original publisher's blue patterned cloth lettered white on spine and cover. Sound clean copy very slightly sunned and faded at spine, some edgewear. Kenney Herbert, whose pen name was Wyvern, spent many years in India and was an officer in the Madras Cavalry. During his time there he contributed many articles on cooking to local newspapers and after returning to London started a cookery school. He published many books on cookery. View more info

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Sweet Dishes A little treatise on confectionery and entremets sucres.

By: Wyvern ( Colonel A.R.Kenney-Herbert)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Madras, Higginbotham & Co.: 1884

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 10367

Condition: Good


Original green boards with gilt tile on spine and front. Decoratve endpapers. pp.242. Boards are lightly soiled and showing edgewear to extremities. Internally there is some light foxing to early pages, but otheriwse a clean and tight copy. The Colonel's style is authoritative - and addictive. His asides, which provide splendid glimpses of life under the British Raj, are as interesting as his recipes, which range from hors d'oevres and savoury toasts to curries, galantin... View more info