[Sca-cooks] Soup for the Qan Online

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Sat Jun 9 05:03:55 PDT 2012

That is $400 for copies of the original edition. The second edition is a more reasonable price. Devra has copies at $148.

It's a good book and one of the few for that region and time period that is available in an English translation.


On Jun 9, 2012, at 7:06 AM, Johnna wrote:

> Never said it was cheaper. Amazon lists a few copies for nearly $400 in the USA. 
> Mine was a bargain at $127 back in 2001. Then B&N raised price to 250.
> Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes (Islamic History and Civilization) [Hardcover]
> which is the new one with all the information (no recipes) is priced at $268 on Amazon. I just saw one volume yesterday
> that was listed at $800. Brill is never cheap.
> However, if your library subscribes you may be able to view it or download it for free.
> Johnnae

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