Paris: Desaint, 1790.
Later Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000668
2 volumes rebound in full (probably simulated) acid tree calf. Scattered foxing, old owner name cropped from title, scattered minor dampstains in margins and gutter. Nice, clean copy overall. 40 (of 42) plates (lacking plates 16-17 in vol 2) and other in text illustration. , xvi, 840; viii, 856, xxx, (1) pp. Vicaire 521.
Considerable sections of recipes for meats, vegetables, preserves and pastry as well as gardening, management, cider making, hunting and fishing etc. The 1790 edition of this enormously successful book of household management, cookery and gardening that carried the late medieval traditions of Estienne to the beginning of the enlightenment. Size: 4to. 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Gardening; Cooking, Wine & Dining. Inventory No: CAT000668.