Lot #8/04 Three classic food & wine books
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Lot #8/04 Three classic food & wine books Hilda's diary of a Cape housekeeper: being a chronicle of daily events and monthly work in a Cape household, with numerous cooking recipes, and notes on gardening, poultry keeping, etc. by Hildagonda J. Duckitt. An important book on social & domestic life in the Cape at the end of the 19th century. Johannesburg, Macmillan South Africa, 1978. Facsimile reprint. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. (vii),301, frontispiece. Dust jacket frayed & rubbed, some foxing. Good+ …. together with …. Quadrilles and konfyt: the life and journal of Hildagonda Duckitt by M. Kuttel. Life at the Cape as revealed by Hildagonda Duckitt's journals. Includes much on the Cloetes and Groot Constantia. Cape Town, Maskew Miller, 1954. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp.112, plates, portraits. Dust jacket a bit torn, piece out at top back, some browning. Good+ …. together with …. 300 years of Cape wine by C. Louis Leipoldt. A classic book on South African wines, originally published in 1952, this copy being one of the 1974 reprints, with additional photo-plates & a biographical introduction by W.E.G. Louw. Cape Town, Tafelberg, 1974. Second, revised edition. 8vo. Hardcover. Dust jacket. Pp. (xv),218, plates, tables. Dust jacket worn, text browned & foxed. Good+ For the three books sold as a collection Reserve price: R550.00 bids welcome

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