The Art of Carving: Excerpted from a Work Entitled The Honours of the Table (1788) (Paperback)

by John Trusler

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Originally published in 1932 as an extract from a longer text of 1788, this book reproduces the section on carving from the Revd Dr John Trusler's The Honours of the Table. The text includes woodcuts of the varieties of meat to be carved annotated with suggested incisions. This book will be of value to anyone interested in historical etiquette or in the complex art of table manners.

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