Paris: Prault, 1750.
Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000506
3 volumes in contemporary sponged calf, hinges cracked, wear at edges, heavier to volume one. A made up set, volume one is the 1750 edition, two and three the 1758 (the 1758 was a reprint of the 1750). xlviii, 490pp; (2), 490pp; (2), 534, (3)pp. Volumes 2 and 3 from the cookery collection of John Hodgkin FLS with his bookplate.
First published in 1742 (though it confusingly bears the same name as Marin's 1739 work on seasonal menus), Les Dons de Comus is one of the major 18th century works of French cookery. Size: 8vo. 3-volume set (complete). Previous owner's book-plate on endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000506.