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1778 French Cookbook with Classic Recipes  

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Les Soupers de la cour, ou l'art de travailler toutes sortes d'alimens [etc.]



L. Cellot



New ed. (1st pub. 1755). Vol. 3 (of 4, complete in itself): xxvi (contents), 374, 1 leaf.  Hardcover: contemporary mottled leather, spine gilt stamped. Marbled endpapers.

In French. Classic recipes for hundreds of hot and cold dishes: pates, tourtes, tartes, rotis, huitres, oeufs, legumes, baignets, conserves, gateaux, confitures, and many, many more.

Donated by Robin Bledsoe, Bookseller, Cambridge, MA.


Lot Amendments

Leather rubbed, some loss to decorative gilt stamping. One small wormhole to upper margin throughout most of book; browning to upper margin throughout. Occasional other staining, occasional light dogearing. Overall very nice in original condition.

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