THE FESTIVE TRADITION. Louise Conway Belden.


Table Decoration and Desserts in America, 1650-1900

  • New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1983).
  • large 8vo
  • cloth, dust jacket
  • xii, 340 pages
  • ISBN: 0393016188

Price: $35.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 91088

First edition. A Winterthur Book. What did people eat, drink and especially have for dessert ? How was the table set? What was the function of those, now mysterious, utensils and serving pieces? Louise Conway Belden was the curator of the Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum. Signed and dated by the author on the title page and with an added inscription on the half-title by her.