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Child, Julia; Beck, Simone
Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Volume Two [Signed]
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. Vibrantly signed and inscribed in blue felt-tip by Julia Child and Paul Child at half-title page: "Bon Appétit! Julia Child, Paul Child." Very attractive signatures appear contemporaneous with the release of this title. Dated 1973 at title page; stated at copyright page: Sixth Printing, March 1973. Early issue of this highly anticipated second volume to Julia Child's wildly successful debut. Oversize 7.25" x 10.25" design. Patterned blue fleur-de-lis boards w/red stars, red and white cover titles on blue fields, moderate shelf, spine wear, rub, toning. Pages very good; no writing in text body. Deep red endpapers. Vintage inscription inside cover: "1/27/96, Happy creating in your new kitchen! Jerie". Bind fine; hinges intact. Original first edition dust wrapper, moderate edge wear, rub, toning, chip; unclipped 12.50, protected in new clear sleeve. Date code 10/70 at back flap. Near very good example in same original wrapper. A classic continued: an additional repertory of dishes and techniques carries the reader into further discoveries to savor. "Mastering the Art of French Cooking Volume Two" is for both seasoned cooks and beginners who love good food & long to reproduce at home the savory delights of the classic cuisine, from the historic Gallic masterpieces to the seemingly artless perfection of a dish of spring-green peas. This beautiful book, with over 100 instructive illustrations, is revolutionary in its approach because: It leads the cook infallibly from the buying and handling of raw ingredients, through each essen … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: BiblioStax [United States]

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