Lot 304 of 429:
Signed by Boulestin  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Finer Cooking, or Dishes for Parties. 2 vols.
Author:
Boulestin, X. Marcel.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Cassell & Co.
Date:
[1937]
Description:

2 vols. Illus. by J.E. Laboureur. Cloth, one volume in jacket. Slipcase. First Edition.

Signed by Boulestin on front free endpaper, dated 1937. Xavier Marcel Boulestin (1878-1943) was a French chef, restaurateur, and the prolific author of numerous cookery books that popularized French cuisine in the English-speaking world. The Restaurant Boulestin, known as the most expensive in London, opened in 1927. Its fame, and the long series of books and articles that Boulestin wrote, made him a celebrity. His cuisine was wide-ranging, embracing not only the French classics but also dishes familiar to British cooks.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Jacketed volume with spine chipped, jacket spine darkened, else very good; Vol. II with a bit of darkening to spine & rubbing to spine ends, else very good.
 
Item number:
302322a
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