Paris: Garnier Frères, 1887.
First Edition. Hardcover (Quarter Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000321
Original leather backed cloth, spines rubbed, corners a little bumped, mostly modest foxing internally, minor dampstain to outer margin of first few pages in volume two, second volume a bit shaken and inner joints of both volumes repaired with cloth tape, first couple signatures worn at leading edge, old bookstore stamp to titles; still a very good copy overall. Terrific full page illustrations throughout, most tissue guards intact, but some rumpled and foxed - plates generally very clean. Much reprinted and imitated. xliv, 278pp. Cagle 202a, Bitting 176, Oberle 254, Vicaire 385-86. Size: 4to. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000321.