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Historic Tinned Foods.

Middlesex International Tin Research and Development Council: 1939. 2nd edition.

A technical examination of tinned veal and vegetables prepared for the Parry northwest Passage Expedition of 1824, and for British troops in the Crimean War in 1855. The text examines canning methods & figures of the early 19th century, describes the state of preservation of the cans and their contents, analyses the contents technically, and finally, tastes them...

Hardcover. 5.5"x9", 70 pages, black & white illustrations. Light soil, library bookplate.

Inventory #: 35261
Price: $ 35.00      



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