Paris: Leclerc, 1768.
Early Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000086
Contemporary calf respined but not recently, worn at edges, hinges rubbed and a little weak, but binding remains sound overall. Nouvelle edition, originally published in 1750. With the fish bookplate of British food writer Alan Davidson. (vii), 525, (27). 1 folding plate. Cagle 342 (1750 ed.), Oberle 120 (1776 ed.), Vicaire 590 (1750 ed.).
The companion volume to Menon's Maitre d'Hôtel Cuisinier, it begins with his famously detailed description of sugar boiling and the 13 stages it passes through. Size: 8vo (octavo). Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000086.