Lot 136 of 222:
1778 French Cookbook with Classic Recipes  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Les Soupers de la cour, ou l'art de travailler toutes sortes d'alimens [etc.]
Author:
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
L. Cellot
Date:
1778
Description:

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
Condition:
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.
 
Item number:
270077
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