[Sca-cooks] New Castelvetro

David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Sat Aug 29 12:33:50 PDT 2009

Does anyone know if there is new information in the new edition of the

  The Fruit, Herbs & Vegetables of Italy (1614)by Giacomo Castelvetro,
edited and translated by Gillian Riley

This is a new edition of a classic of early 17th-century food writing.
The book was written by the Italian refugee, educator, and humanist
Giacomo Castelvetro, who had been saved from the clutches of the
Inquisition in Venice by the English ambassador, Sir Dudley Carleton, in
1611. Not yet published - advance orders taken. Price US $24.00


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