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Acetaria by John Evelyn
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Mar 11, 2008

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John Evelyn was a true original. Writing in the 1600s, he wrote a whole string of odd books, and his diary is as highly regarded as Samuel Pepys'. A gourmet, this book is about the making of salads, and has to be one of the earliest works ever written on the subject.

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