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Culinary Ephemera : an Illustrated History.

Author: William Woys Weaver
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010.
Series: California studies in food and culture.
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This extraordinary collection, a trove of enchanting designs, appealing colors, and forgotten motifs that stir the imagination, features an unprecedented assortment of ephemera, or paper collectibles, related to food. It includes images of postcards, match covers, menus, labels, posters, brochures, valentines, packaging, advertisements, and other materials from nineteenth- and twentieth-century America.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Weaver, William Woys.
Culinary Ephemera : An Illustrated History.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Woys Weaver
ISBN: 9780520947061 0520947061
OCLC Number: 794663706
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (319 pages).
Contents: Culinary Ephemera; CONETNTS; PREFACE: Seduced by Yum-Yum; INTRODUCTION: Why Culinary Ephemera?; 1 Almanacs and Calendars; 2 Americans Abroad; 3 Beer, Wine, and Other Drinking Ephemera; 4 Broadsides, Handbills, and Posters; 5 Brochures and Advertising Literature; 6 Business Cards; 7 Diet and Health; 8 Labels; 9 Match Covers; 10 Menus; 11 Postcards; 12 Recipe Books and Product Pamphlets; 13 Sheet Music; 14 Stoves, Canning, and Cooking Classes; 15 Trade Cards; 16 Valentines and Mottos; 17 Wrappers and Packaging; 18 Wild Cards; EPILOGUE: The Legacy of Yum-Yum; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Series Title: California studies in food and culture.

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A collection that features an assortment of ephemera, or paper collectibles, related to food. Suitable for food lovers, collectors, designers, and curators alike, it includes images of postcards,  Read more...

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