The glorious oyster, its history in Rome and Britain
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The glorious oyster, its history in Rome and Britain what various writers and poets have said in its praise. by Hector Bolitho

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Published by Horizon Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Oysters,
  • Cookery (Oysters)

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StatementTogether with chapters by Maurice Burton on the Reproduction and growth of oysters, Their enemies, their Anatomy and physiology, and their Culture, and a chapter on Oysters, raw and cooked, by W. A. Bentley. Illustrated with still life paintings from collections in England, Europe, and America.
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p. :
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22807196M
LC Control Number61011023

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