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The Hungry Traveller in France
     

The Hungry Traveller in France

by Norman Davey
 
The Hungry Traveller in France By Norman Davey. Originally published in 1931. A humorous, but detailed, gastronomic journey through pre-war France. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality,

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The Hungry Traveller in France By Norman Davey. Originally published in 1931. A humorous, but detailed, gastronomic journey through pre-war France. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Obscure Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. 296 pages. Contents Include : First Part: Gastrography First journey Down: Channel ports Beauvais Within the island of France Through the Orleanais The Nivernais and Lower Burgundy The Lower Rhone Provence Tom Tiddler's ground Second journey Up: The winter route The all gold road Through the war zone Third journey Across: The Var From sea to sea. Fourth journey Across: From Guyenne to Normandy Three capitals in Gastronomy: Lyon Marseille Bordeaux. Second part Wine List: Claret Burgundy French wines other than clarets and burgundies. Third part Squatting: The English Colony Domestic economy Admonition Appendices

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846646522
Publisher:
Home Farm Books
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

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