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Used – Very Good
CUTLERY FOR THE TABLE: A HISTORY OF BRITISH TABLE AND POCKET CUTLERY by Simon Moore. Hallamshire Press, Sheffield, England. 1999. 320pp. 7.75×10.25. Hardbound copy has tan paper over boards and half cloth in blue. Front cover is blindstamped in gilt with images of a knife, fork and spoon, title on spine in gilt. Bottom corner covers very lightly bumped, and top front cover has tiny indent near top edge, else Fine. Book is square, tightly bound, clean and unmarked. Interior pages all pristine and unmarked. Photo-illustrated dustwrapper is bright, square, clean, with a few small light creases front cover bottom edge, else Fine. Profusely illustrated with both b&w and color illustrations and illustrated endpapers, book covers the development of eating utensils from prehistoric times through Roman, Medieval, Tudor and Stuart up to the 18th century and the present day. Beautifully detailed, COLLECTIBLE.