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    DescriptionThe subject of table presentation has been revived in recent decades by the likes of Martha Stewart, but the amateur chef and cookery markets are well overdue an interesting, alternative take on the topic. "The Set Table: The Art of Small Gatherings" is a beautiful book of imaginative ideas for small gatherings, from supper for two on a candlelit urban roof terrace to a picnic lunch for friends on the living-room carpet. And don't worry: there's no need to invest in expensive dishes and flatware; instead, you will be inspired to use what is already at hand: to repurpose old tiles for butter dishes, say, or use a rolled-down brown paper bag for a bread basket. From linens to glasses, flowers to serving platters, you will learn how to make a handsome table with scant resources. With clever tips on how to unearth treasures in junk shops, easy guides for simple things to make at home, ingenious ideas for simple flower arrangements and recipes for delicious homemade condiments--every table you lay will be special. The favored look is simple, artistic and uncomplicated, celebrating the wonderful experience of eating well with the people you love. Beautiful photography and illustrations lend "The Set Table" an engagingly bohemian feel and the text by Hannah Shuckburgh--Feature Editor for Conde Nast's "Easy Living" magazine and popular blogger at Hanpicked--brings the subject matter to life, reflecting the effortless, informal styling of her tables.


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    Title
    The Set Table
    Subtitle
    The Art of Small Gatherings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Hannah Shuckburgh, By (author) Charlotte Bland
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 660 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908714046
    ISBN 10: 1908714042
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    BIC subject category V2: WF
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    LC classification: TX
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Approval Code: A97406000
    BISAC V2.8: CKB029000
    Abridged Dewey: 642
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14590
    BISAC V2.8: CKB082000
    DC23: 642.8
    Illustrations note
    140 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Cicada Books Limited
    Imprint name
    Cicada Books Limited
    Publication date
    30 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London