1968 Time-Life Foods of the World Series | Set of 18 | Vintage Mid-Century International Cookbooks | Bixley Shop
The now-classic Foods of the World Series was published by Time-Life Books in 1968. This set includes 18 hardcover books from the original 1968 publication featuring the history of world cuisines and select recipes from the following countries and regions of the world...
Austria (Vienna's Empire)
Pacific & Southeast Asia
Spain & Portugal
Wine & Spirits
Of note, this series included these hardcover volumes as well as companion soft-cover recipe books. The softcover books are NOT included with this set.
ABOUT FOODS OF THE WORLD (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
Foods of the World was a series of 27 cookbooks published by Time-Life, beginning in 1968 and extending through the late 1970s, that provided a broad survey of many of the world's major cuisines. The individual volumes were written by well-known experts on the various cuisines and included significant contemporary food writers, including Craig Claiborne, Pierre Franey, James Beard, Julia Child, and M.F.K. Fisher, and was overseen by food writer Michael Field who died before the series was complete. The series combined recipes with food-themed travelogues in an attempt to show the cultural context from which each recipe sprang. Each volume came in two parts—the main book was a large-format, photograph-heavy hardcover book, while extra recipes were presented in a spiral-bound booklet with cover artwork to complement the main book.
• Set of 18 Foods of the World hardcover books
• Published by Time-Life Books, 1968
• Each measures 11" x 8 1/2"
• In very good condition
• Covers show almost no shelf wear
• Some discoloration on the bindings
• Pages are in excellent condition
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