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Author Name:    Mardikian, George

Title:   DINNER AT OMAR KHAYYAM'S

Book Condition:   Fair

Publisher:    San Francisco: Hooper Publishing Company, (1960). (1960).

Inscription:   Signed

Seller ID:   32942

San Francisco: Hooper Publishing Company, (1960).. (1960).. Fair. SIGNED BY GEORGE MARDIKIAN - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The corners of the covers & the head & tail of the spine are slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with its spine faded & with pieces out of the top edge of its rear panel & the tail of its spine. There is soiling to its rear panel & a small area of the surface of the panel is rubbed away, slightly affecting a few words of the text. x & 150 pages. The pages are darkened. Good in a fair dust wrapper.

Ninth printing

Signed by George Mardikian on the front endpaper.

Foreword by William Saroyan [who, as he points out, was a fellow Armenian] and Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson.

George Mardikian [1903-1977] was an Armenian chef who opened his well-known San Francisco restaurant Omar Khayyam's in 1938, serving Middle Eastern, African and European dishes. The restaurant was destroyed by fire in the mid-1980s. This is a book of Armenian recipes. Dust jacket present.

COOKERY; ARMENIAN RECIPES; DINNER AT OMAR KHAYYAM'S; SAN FRANCISCO RESTAURANT; ARMENIAN CHEF; GEORGE MARDIKIAN; SIGNED; SIGNATURE; AUTOGRAPH; WILLIAM SAROYAN; JOSEPH HENRY JACKSON.



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