Hand-Book of Carving (1839)

Robert Tyas

Hand-Book of Carving. With Hints on the Etiquette of the Dinner Table.

Published: London, Robert Tyas, 1839

Date: 1839

London, Robert Tyas, 1839. Very good limp green cloth covers with top edge gilt paper. Internally good with some staining on the free end papers. Sketch ills, 45 pages. Pocket size. Very scarce.

"It is impossible to perform the honours of the table with propriety; and no thing can be more disagreeable to one of a sensitive disposition, than to behold a person at the head of a well-furnished board, hacking the finest joints, and giving them the appearance of having been gnawed by dogs."

Sketc ills

Very good



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