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(Naval Gastronomy) Grossman, Anne C. & Lisa Grossman Thomas.
Lobscouse & Spotted Dog: Which is a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels. Foreword by Patrick O'Brian.
A Fine copy in a Fine clipped dust jacket. "Spotted Dog" is a kind of pudding and is also the favorite pudding of Jack Aubrey, the fictional creation of writer Patrick O'Brian. Aubrey's adventures as an officer of the British Navy--and those of his friend and ship's surgeon Stephen Maturin--during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars have been masterfully detailed in O'Brian's many novels; now Anne Chotzinoff Grossman and her daughter, Lisa Grossman, take readers on a culinary adventure through the kitchens and cuisine of the early 19th century. Since food figures prominently in O'Brian's novels, his fans will already be familiar with such names as Skillygalee, Drowned Baby, Soused Hog's Face, and Jam Roly-Poly, but they may wonder exactly what those dishes are. Lobscouse and Spotted Dog makes it all clear: Skillygalee, for example, is oatmeal gruel, while Drowned Baby is similar to Spotted Dog, only without the currants and eggs. And Spotted Dog is...? You'll find the recipe in the Grossmans' book, along with excerpts from the Aubrey/Maturin novels and many other authentic 19th-century dishes to test your sense of adventure, your culinary prowess, and possibly your waistline. Lobscouse and Spotted Dog is more than a cookbook--it's a window into the past, and a delightful gastronomic companion to the novels of Patrick O'Brian.

Price: $125.00
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Fraser, George MacDonald.
Flashman and the Redskins.
A Near Fine copy in a Fine bright dust jacket. The seventh volume of the "Flashman Papers" records the arch-cad's adventures in America during Gold Rush of 1849 and the Battle of Bighorn in 1876, and his acquaintance with famous Indian chiefs, American soldiers, frontiersmen and statesmen.

Price: $65.00
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Fraser, George MacDonald.
Flashman on the March.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. This is the twelfth installment in the famous Flashman series. The year is 1868. and our arch-cad, amorist, cold-blooded soldier and reluctant hero is desperate for some place to take over. Flashman accepts a secret intelligence mission to help free a group of Britons being held by a tyrannical Abyssinian king. The mission quickly turns into one of the most famous expeditions in British military history and along the way there are nightmare castles, massacres, rebellions, orgies and a lovely lethal woman. Yikes!

Price: $75.00
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