Madison, Wis: Jones Books, 2004. Hardcover; Fifth Printing. F/F. Item #125493
Fine in Fine jacket. ; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; Summary: While to us tea is an everyday commodity, in Austen's time it was relatively expensive, and to be able to offer it to visitors implied some degree of social status. This book examines the social customs of the time, and includes recipes. Description: xvii, 108 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: "Happy, happy breakfast" : tea in the morning --Cents & sensibility: tea and shopping --"The best of all travelling liquors" : tea away from home --"The tea! The tea! The wholesome tea!" : tea and health --"You must drink tea with us tonight" : tea in the evening --"A good dish of tea" : making the perfect cup. Responsibil ity: Kim Wilson.