Tea with Jane Austen.
Gorgeous pictures, bibliography, index. A charming - and charmingly illustrated - (gift!) book about tea - not just another beverage, but the center of social ritual in 18th and 19th C England. History, recipes, excerpts from the novels and letters, illustrations from the time. Hb, published without jacket, with beautiful illustrated glossy cover. Jones Books, Madison. 2004. NEW. $16.00