[Sca-cooks] New Castelvetro

Gretchen Beck grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Aug 29 12:51:10 PDT 2009

--On Saturday, August 29, 2009 12:33 PM -0700 David Walddon
<david at vastrepast.com> wrote:

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

Is this an update of Ms Riley's previous translation/edition, or a reprint
of it? (I've had a copy of this work translated by Gillian Riley for
several years now -- I highly recommend it!)

toodles, margaret

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