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Boston: Strong & Brodhead, 1849. 424pp. Thick 12mo, original blue blind stamped cloth with ornately gilt covers and spine, a.e.g. (light wear to cloth edges; scattered foxing, otherwise quite clean). Boston: Strong & Brodhead, 1849. Ninth Stereotype Edition. A very good(+) copy of this very scarce book.
London: Nichols, 1790. Thick 4to, xxii, 476 pages. Original polished calf (well-rubbed and worn at edges; hinges cracked but holding). London: Printed for the Society of Antiquaries by John Nichols, 1790. First Edition. Overall a very good(-) copy, but internally quite clean. Oxford 119; Bitting 532.
Paris: Charles De Sercy, 1698. Avec la maniere de bien ordonner un Dessert, et tout le reste que est du Devoir des Maitres d'Hotels, Sommeliers, Confiseurs, et autres Officiers de bouche.... Woodcut text illustrations and one folding plate depicting a set table. 458p. + index, small 8vo, re-bound in fabricoid which is quite worn at the spine. Paris: Charles De Sercy au palais, 1698. Second edition of Massialot's book of preserves which documents classic cuisine in the time of Louis...
New York: Harper, 1848. Illustrated with woodcuts throughout the text. 369pp., + index. Small 8vo, purple blind-stamped cloth (spine faded and with dampstains on both covers and some interior pages; light foxing throughout). New York: Harper & Brothers, 1848. Revised Edition with numerous additions and illustrative engravings. A good copy.
New York: Grand Central Life & Style, 2013. Essays by Bill Buford. Color photographs by Thomas Schauer. 395 pages, 4to, white boards, dust wrapper. New York: Grand Central Life & Style, (2013). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Boldly inscribed with black marker across the entire half-title page: "To Charles & Jean, thank you for having me on your show and share my lifetime dishes at Daniel. Much congratulations Jean on your love of...
New York: Putnam, 1986. Black-and-white illustrations by Antoine Bouterin. 253 pages, tall 8vo, two-toned boards, dust wrapper (lightly edge-worn). New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1986). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed to food writer Doris Tobias on the front free endpaper: "For Mrs. Doris Tobias (food writer) Tres amicalement Antoine Bouterin May 12 86."