29 Original Ink and Pencil Drawings for Apicius: Cookery and Dining in Ancient Rome. A Bibliography, Critical Review and Translation. Depicting Ancient Stoves, Cooking Utensils, Interiors, Serving Dishes, etc.

Chicago: Walter Hill, 1936.

Price: $3,500.00

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Each signed with initials of the Artist. Matted with the corresponding captioned illustrations. 1 vols. Various Sizes (13.5 x 11 inches to 3 x 7 inches) matted on 14.5 x 22 inch boards ). In worn and split cloth drop box, morocco label. Bitting, p. 13: "Fully annotated. The name was synonymous with gourmandise and, among the ancients, was given to choice dishes the name of the author was (probably) Coelius, who gave the name Apicius to his book"; Vicaire p. 277.

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