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Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Volumes - Child, Julia; Beck, Simone; & Ber - 1961. 
Alfred A. Knopf 1961-70, New York - First editions of both volumes of this classic cook book. Quarto, 2 volumes, original illustrated boards. Volume 1 is signed by both Julia Child and Simone Beck on the half-title page. Volume two is signed by "Bon Appetit and all the best Julia Child" on the half-title page. Both copies are in near fine condition in near fine dust jackets. A superior set, rare signed in both volumes. Julia Childs Mastering the Art of French Cooking is arguably the most influential work on French food ever published in the United States. A "self-confessed ham, she became a darling of audiences almost from the moment she made her debut in 1963 at the age of 50" (New York Times). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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