This Business of Carving. How – and why – to carve for the table.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1944.

Octavo (19.3 x 13.4 cm.), 125 pages. Illustrated. Index. Third Printing. A detailed guide to carving, from the Upper East Side caterer, author of Of Cabbages and Kings, and diner with Lucius Beebe, Edward Arnold, Ivar Keuger and others. Chapters include Carving and Its Utensils, Roasting and Pre-Carving Preparations, Beef, Lamb, Pork, Veal, Poultry & Game, and Fish. The descriptive illustrations are clear and accompany each section. Some age-toning, but otherwise fine, in publisher's red cloth. In bright red dust jacket, titled and illustrated in black and white. Unclipped, with some edgewear and a small stain to the rear panel. Early ownership signature in ink to free front endpaper.

Price: $20.00

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