A CASTLE IN TUSCANY; the remarkable life of Janet Ross

By: Benjamin Sarah

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pictorial binding, pp., 223 , illustrated, fascims., ports., ribbon bookmark, a fine copy in a fine d.j., Lovers of classic food books might recognise her name-no less a figure than Elizabeth David cited her as a source-but until now few have known much about the woman herself. Born in 1842 to a gifted and unconventional British upper-class family,Janet was child muse to writers and artists. As a young bride in Egypt she defied expectations and took to local life with gusto. The financial ruin of her banker husband, Henry, led the couple to Italy and there they fell in love with the land, its people,food,art and culture...(from the d.j.)

Title: A CASTLE IN TUSCANY; the remarkable life of Janet Ross

Author Name: Benjamin Sarah

Categories: Varia 1, Biography & Autobiography, Cook Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Sydney, Murdoch Books: 2006

ISBN Number: 1740458869

ISBN Number 13: 9781740458863

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 4 to.,( 24 cm)

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 1125001

Keywords: Ross, Janet, -- 1842-1927., Women food writers -- Biography., Tuscany (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,Manners and customs., Women food writers.,Italy -- Tuscany.