First Slice Your Cookbook

First Slice Your Cookbook
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First Slice Your CookbookFirst Slice Your CookbookFirst Slice Your CookbookFirst Slice Your Cookbook

Arabella Boxer. Decorations by Alan Cracknell.

Thomas Newlson and Sons. London & Edinburgh. 1964. First edition. Hardback; spiral-bound illustrated boards, illustrated slipcase. [c. 160 pages.] Decorative endpapers and line drawings. English. 300 x 210mm. 1.3kg. . Near fine, in very good slipcase; rubbing with some light surface loss to upper and lower edge of slipcase; book remains in excellent condition, much better than usual.

A 1960s inventive cookbook from Arabella Boxer. First Slice Your Cookbook is composed of pages cut into three, with hors d'oeuvres and soups at the top, main courses in the middle, and sweets and savouries to finish. The reader can mix and match to create a complete menu. The recipes are colour coded to denote richness and also include wine suggestions from the Wine & Food Society. The book was designed by Boxer's husband, Mark. Copies of this highly tactile book are hard to find in this near fine condition with the slipcase.

Price :  £80.00

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