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Chinese and Japanese Cooking
Not Stated,
ISBN: 1856481417
The Promotional Reprint Company Limited, Waltham Abby, Essex, 1993. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. V, 64 pages, introduction to both Chinese and Japanese cuisine (different sections within the book), glossary and index. The text is illustrated with numerous colour photographs. Photographic front cover, with orange, gray and black titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. A hint of rubbing to the book corners and backstrip edges. Photographic dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board, with orange, black and gray titles to the front panel and back titles to the backstrip. Very small amount of rubbing to the backstrip edges and even less rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. A small book that introduces both Japanese and Chinese cooking with very clear instructions on both styles of cuisine. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- Oriental; ISBN: 1856481417. ISBN/EAN: 9781856481410. Inventory No: 0107264. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107264  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Chinese Cooking
Katz, Gail Weinshel,
ISBN: 072960053X
Books for Pleasure, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 64pages illustrated with line drawings, and colour plates. Colour illustrated dustjacket matches the colour illustrated laminated boards beneath. The dustjacket has a couple of small abrasions at the bottom of the spine, and the previous owner has written a note against the glossary advising against using dry ginger powder. No other damage to describe. the book as a reasonable range of simple Chinese recipes, the recipes have adequate descriptions for the beginner cook. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 072960053X. ISBN/EAN: 9780729600538. Inventory No: 0254945. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0254945  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Easy Family Dishes: A memoir with recipes
Hom, Ken,
ISBN: 0563384395
BBC, London, 1998. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographs. First Edition. The top edge of the front panel of the dust jacket has a one-inch tear. There is no other damage to describe, no gift annotations, no writing. One of the great authorities on Chinese cooking presents this wonderful collection of over 150 recipes that are gratifying we simple to cook and delicious to eat. Each of the recipes is enriched with the history of a culture where food is the centre of family life and they are interwoven with the author's warm personal memories of his childhood days in Chicago's Chinatown. The section on Chinese style vegetables alone is worth the cost of the book. And I'm a meat eater. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 320 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0563384395. ISBN/EAN: 9780563384397. Inventory No: 0272015. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272015  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Eight Immortal Flavors
Kan, Johnny & Leong, Charles L.,
ISBN: 0831070404
Howell-North Books, Berkeley, California, 1970. 8th Impression
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Jake Lee -- Drawings. 8th Impression. 800 g; 248 pages, indexed, and illustrated with some line drawings. Contains an introduction to Chinese food, a glossary, and list of ingredients. Bound in grey cloth, with a colour illustrated dustjacket. Very slight traces of foxing to the top edge of the text block, and to the top edge of the cloth. The dustjacket has a 4 inch tear on the left-hand and 8 3 inch tear on the right-hand upper parts of the rear panel. 0.5 inch tear at the bottom right of the rear panel. No other damage to describe. There is a half page inscription on the verso of the front free end page. In this book the author has provided instruction in all phases of the Cantonese cuisine, selecting recipes from his restaurant menus and from the traditional and home type foods. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Jake Lee -- Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0831070404. ISBN/EAN: 9780831070403. Inventory No: 0234429. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
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Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking
Solomon, Charmaine,
ISBN: 0701818158
Lansdowne, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 800 g; 152 pages, includes glossary, and index. The text is illustrated with large, and smaller step by step, colour photographs. There is also a colour illustrated dust jacket. In Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking, Charmaine Solomon explained some of the trickier aspects of Chinese cooking: how to make Shanghai dumplings and Mandarin pancakes; how to prepare crab and cuttlefish. All the directions are made even clearer with step-by-step photographs and beautiful full-colour photographs of the finished dishes. The recipes are written in clear simple language and have all been tested. Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking is like attending a cookery course in Chinese food -- except that it's more comprehensive. -- front fold over blurb The dust jacket has some surface scuffing, but no damage, and the book itself is clean and tidy, and without annotation. It is printed on various coloured stocks, and illustrated with colour photographs, step-by-step through to the finished dish. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- Asian; ISBN: 0701818158. ISBN/EAN: 9780701818159. Inventory No: 0267928. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
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Modern Chinese Cooking
Wong, Ella-Mei,
ISBN: 0207953643
Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1972. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 148 pp., index, 12 full-page photographs of which some appeared Originally in the Australian Women's Weekly. Glossy laminated illustrated boards. Small tape stain on the front paste down, otherwise no damage to describe. So Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0207953643. ISBN/EAN: 9780207953644. Inventory No: 0234417. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0234417  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Modern Chinese Cooking
Wong, Ella-Mei,
ISBN: 0207953643
Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1972. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 148 pp., index, 12 full-page photographs of which some appeared Originally in the Australian Women's Weekly. Glossy laminated illustrated boards. Previous owner's name at top right-hand corner of front free end page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0207953643. ISBN/EAN: 9780207953644. Inventory No: 0210967. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
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Pacific Flavors: Oriental Recipes for a Contemporary Kitchen
Carpenter, Hugh,
ISBN: 0862874394
Columbus Books, London, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Teri Sanderson. First Edition. 1.7 kg.; XIII, 14-272 pages, last page blank, acknowledgements, foreword by the author and photographer, introduction by author, appendices index and artwork credits. There are more than 85 full-colour photographs especially taken for this book. A lot of the settings have a " Clarice Cliff" feel. Gray coloured boards with embossed titles to the top edge of the front panel along with some decoration just below it. Black coloured titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners. Photographic dustwrapper with white title to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. The major detraction from the dustwrapper are nasty tears to the top left-hand corner and lower right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel measuring 1.25 " and 2.25 ". "Pacific Flavours interprets the multifaceted cuisines of the far east in a new and different way. Here Carpenter, one of the most innovative young chefs working today on the west coast of the USA, has developed a cuisine that reflects the merging of Eastern and Western cultures and combined tiny, Vietnamese and Chinese seasonings with Western ingredients to produce food that is light, healthy, easy to prepare, enticing to the eye, and delicious to eat." Front fold over blurb. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Teri Sanderson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- American; ISBN: 0862874394. ISBN/EAN: 9780862874391. Inventory No: 0107254. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107254  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Peking Cooking
Lo, Kenneth,
ISBN: 0394485025
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition ] /Good. First Edition. 176 pages, indexed, photographic illustrated dust jacket. Previous owner's name stamp on front end page, and faint stain from water on the lower portion of the boards. Colour transfer and quarter damage to the lower portion of the dust jacket and spine, mainly visible from the verso, fading of the spine section of the wrapper. . Far more than a simple collection of recipes, this book vividly describes the history and traditions of Peking food, the bustling world of the East Market, and the narrow lanes of Peking's food stalls and barrows.. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0394485025. ISBN/EAN: 9780394485027. Inventory No: 0221846. Good Condition ]
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
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The Chinese Cookery Encyclopedia
Lo, Kenneth,
ISBN: 0004351398
William Collins & Sons, London, 1977. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 1.35 kg; 382 pp, 16 pages of colour plates, glossary, suggested menus, index. Colour illustrated dustwrapper in good order, over brown vinyl like boards with gilt writing on spine. Slight shelfwear to the base edge, otherwise in very good order. Each chapter explores the variations both in flavouring ingredients and in cooking methods, from the simple to the elaborate and the step-by-step instructions are clear and easy to follow, and remove much of the mystery that has always surrounded Chinese food. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0004351398. ISBN/EAN: 9780004351391. Inventory No: 0216585. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0216585  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Chinese Cookery Encyclopedia
Lo, Kenneth,
ISBN: 000435141x
William Collins & Sons, London, 1977. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Damaged/Very Good. Reprint. 1.35 kg; 382 pp, 16 pages of colour plates, glossary, suggested menus, index. Colour illustrated dustwrapper which has faded on the spine section, and has chipping at the head of the spine, over brown vinyl like boards with gilt writing on spine. Slight shelfwear to the base edge, and the top third of the front free end page has been carefully cut out to remove an ownership inscription. Each chapter explores the variations both in flavouring ingredients and in cooking methods, from the simple to the elaborate and the step-by-step instructions are clear and easy to follow, and remove much of the mystery that has always surrounded Chinese food. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 000435141x. ISBN/EAN: 9780004351414. Inventory No: 0218746. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Damaged
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
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The Complete Chinese Cookbook. Over 500 Authentic Recipes from the Great Chefs of China
Passmore, Jacki and Reid, Daniel P.,
ISBN: 0896731502
Lansdowne Press, Dee Why West, New South Wales, 1982. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 1.8 kg; 424 pages, last page blank, illustrated with black-and-white drawings, colour photographs, glossary, index, and a guide to recipes. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, over illustrated boards. Errata slipped pasted at the end of the index, just before the measurement charts. An interesting cover photograph, on the dust jacket featuring a staged photograph, with a mixture of military uniforms, coupled with lobster prawns and other festive dishes. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0896731502. ISBN/EAN: 9780896731509. Inventory No: 0218356. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
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The Encyclopedia of Oriental Cooking
Fulton, Margaret -- Editor,
ISBN: 0706424425
Octopus Books, Sydney, 1985. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Revised Edition. 192 pages, includes glossary, index. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, some showing the preparation, some showing the finished articles, full-page colour map shows the various countries considered in this book, photographic illustrated end pages, monotone photographic illustrated boards, full-colour, photographic illustrated dustwrapper. Very light rubbing to the tips of the dustwrapper, 1 inch tear at the top left of the front panel, there is a water stain affecting the bottom edge of the rear panel of the dust jacket, with a hint of that same water damage to the very bottom part of the spine of the bookThis is a revised edition of the Encyclopaedia of Asian cooking, and has over 340 recipes ranging from the spicy curries of India to the chilli-hot dishes of Indonesia (Thailand is hotter), from the beautifully prepared dishes of Japan and Korea to the stirfried meals of China. There are the fragrant dishes of Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, the subtle delicacies of Vietnamese cuisine and the barbecued fish dishes typical of Kampuchea and Laos. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- Vegetarian; Cooking -- Japan; Cooking -- India. ISBN: 0706424425. ISBN/EAN: 9780706424423. Inventory No: 0219584. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0219584  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Encyclopedia of Oriental Cooking
Fulton, Margaret -- Editor,
ISBN: 0706424425
Octopus Books, Sydney, 1985. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Revised Edition. 192 pages, includes glossary, index. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, some showing the preparation, some showing the finished articles, full-page colour map shows the various countries considered in this book, photographic illustrated end pages, monotone photographic illustrated boards, full-colour, photographic illustrated dustwrapper. Very light rubbing to the tips of the dustwrapper. This is a revised edition of the Encyclopaedia of Asian cooking, and has over 340 recipes ranging from the spicy curries of India to the chilli-hot dishes of Indonesia (Thailand is hotter), from the beautifully prepared dishes of Japan and Korea to the stir fried meals of China. There are the fragrant dishes of Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, the subtle delicacies of Vietnamese cuisine and the barbecued fish dishes typical of Kampuchea and Laos. There is no damage to describe apart from a 0.25 inch tear at the very bottom left-hand corner of the rear panel of the illustrated dustjacket. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- Vegetarian; Cooking -- Japan; Cooking -- India. ISBN: 0706424425. ISBN/EAN: 9780706424423. Inventory No: 0239984. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0239984  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Encyclopedia of Oriental Cooking
Fulton, Margaret -- Editor,
ISBN: 0706424425
Octopus Books, Sydney, 1985. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Revised Edition. 192 pages, includes glossary, index. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, some showing the preparation, some showing the finished articles, full-page colour map shows the various countries considered in this book, photographic illustrated end pages, monotone photographic illustrated boards, full-colour, photographic illustrated dustwrapper. Very light rubbing to the tips of the dustwrapper. This is a revised edition of the Encyclopaedia of Asian cooking, and has over 340 recipes ranging from the spicy curries of India to the chilli-hot dishes of Indonesia (Thailand is hotter), from the beautifully prepared dishes of Japan and Korea to the stirfried meals of China. There are the fragrant dishes of Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines, the subtle delicacies of Vietnamese cuisine and the barbecued fish dishes typical of Kampuchea and Laos. Size: Quarto -- up to 12 " Tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; Cooking -- Vegetarian; Cooking -- Japan; Cooking -- India. ISBN: 0706424425. ISBN/EAN: 9780706424423. Inventory No: 0217204. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
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The Fine Art of Chinese Cooking
Jan, Dr. Lee Su & Lee, May,
ISBN: 0517037866
Gramercy Publishing Company, New York, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Jeanyee Wong. Reprint. 400 g; 234 pages, plus index with small illustrations throughout. This wonderful book by Dr. Lee Su Jan covers "the philosophy and art of over twenty-two centuries of oriental cooking written in practical terms for the American kitchen". Two hundred recipes, most of which require no more than 20 minutes cooking time. Even a chapter on leftovers, salads, etc. The recipes are a combination of "pure Chinese", American dishes with "a Chinese Flavor", and "Chinese treats adapted to the American palate". Slight darkening of the top edge of the text block, rubbing to the edges of the dust jacket, and to the panels of the dust jacket, leaving it looking slightly grubby. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jeanyee Wong. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0517037866. ISBN/EAN: 9780517037867. Inventory No: 0214537. Good
Price: $10.40 (AUD)
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The Gourmet's Guide to Chinese Cooking
Body, Ann,
ISBN: 0706401530
Octopus Books, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. VI, 144 pages, introduction, index and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, showing an old painting of a Chinese feast. The text is illustrated with coloured photography, black-and-white photography, black-and-white illustrations and one map. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the front panel and spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing various ingredients/dishes from within the book, with black and red writing on the front panel and red on the spine. Light shelf rubbing to the base edge of the boards, and rubbing to the dustwrapper corners. A little creasing and ruffling to the top and bottom dustwrapper edges. " Chinese food, both the eating and the preparation, is one of the most compelling and mysterious in the world. This book reveals the basic simplicity of Chinese cooking, explaining the more unusual ingredients and describing the preparation and cooking methods." From the front fold over panel. . Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0706401530. ISBN/EAN: 9780706401530. Inventory No: 0217747. Very Good Condition
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The Gourmet's Guide to Chinese Cooking
Body, Ann,
ISBN: 0706401530
Octopus Books, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. VI, 144 pages, introduction, index and acknowledgements. Illustrated endpapers, showing an old painting of a Chinese feast. The text is illustrated with coloured photography, black-and-white photography, black-and-white illustrations and one map. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the front panel and spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing various ingredients/dishes from within the book, with black and red writing on the front panel and red on the spine. " Chinese food, both the eating and the preparation, is one of the most compelling and mysterious in the world. This book reveals the basic simplicity of Chinese cooking, explaining the more unusual ingredients and describing the preparation and cooking methods." From the front fold over panel. the dust jacket has a 1 inch tear at the top left of the rear panel, and shelf rubbing to the bottom edge of the boards. No other damage to describe. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Cooking -- Chinese; ISBN: 0706401530. ISBN/EAN: 9780706401530. Inventory No: 0242040. Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0242040  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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