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Le cuisinier Parisien, ou Manuel complet d'économie domestique,
contenant: la cuisine, la charcuterie, la grosse pâtisserie et la pâtisserie fine, l'office dans toutes ses branches; les propriétés diététiques des substances alimentaires; les procédés les plus sûrs pour la conservation des viandes, des fruits, des légumes, des oeufs, etc. Avec 4 planches. Par B.Albert, ex-chef de cuisine de S.E. le Cardinal Fesch.
Paris: Chez Dufour, 1828. Fourth edition. In recent quarter brown leather with marbled boards. In very good condition. Handsome frontispiece entitled 'Intérieur d'une cuisine bien ordonnée' (interior of a well-ordered kitchen).
VIII (titles, preface), 454 pp. With 3 other engraved plates depicting kitchen utensils.
210 x 135 mm (8¼ x 5¼ inches). Classic work by the former 'chef de cuisine' of Cardinal Fesch; Prince of France, diplomat, and Napoleon's Uncle.
Condition: Internally, there is intermittent foxing.Book ID: 2291More details Price: £325.00
Le Pays et le Vin Beaujolais, suivi d'une Anthologie Bachique;
Précédé d'un souvenir, par Henri Béraud
Villefranche en Beaujolais: Jean Guillermet, 1929. First Edition. Signed with a dedication by the author to the front end paper. Recent rebind in green half leather, with marbled boards and gilt titles. Covers are in excellent condition. Original soft covers are bound into the front. A little chipping and creasing the corners of the soft cover. Otherwise in excellent condition. Colour frontis. Folding map of region to the rear. Very attractive photographic plates of vineyards throughout. xx, 202 pages. 230 x 140 mm (9 x 5½ inches).Book ID: 3148More details Price: £120.00
Prodigies and Prodigals - brought to you by Guinness
Guinness (Printed by John Waddington Ltd), 1939. Original softback colour promotional booklet, with the year divided in to various sporting activities by month. Undated, but circa 1939. First Edition. Designed for Guinness by S. H. Benson Limited. In a very good condition, with just a little darkening and bends to the very edges of the soft covers. Illustrated throughout by Anthony Groves-Raines. 20 pages. 240 x 165 mm (9½ x 6½ inches).Book ID: 3013More details Price: £40.00
Warne's Model Cookery and Housekeeping Book
London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Undated - but circa 1900. Original publisher's hardback red cloth boards, with gilt and black embossed titles to front and spine. The corners are a little rubbed / bumped. Spine is lightly sun faded. A thick revised version of the popular Victorian cookbook, first published in 1868 in a smaller format. Scattered foxing throughout, but contents generally in a clean and bright condition. Complete with all six colour plates, by J.M. Kronheim. All in very good condition. 728 pages. 205 x 145 mm (8 x 5¾ inches).Book ID: 3007More details Price: £50.00