I) DUBUISSON : Title, pp. (5) to 294. This collection deals with bavaroises, cachous, coffee, chocolate, preserves, creams, waters, fruits, oils, liqueurs, brandies, pastilles, ratafias, sorbets, wines...
II) APPERT : xxxii and 116 pp., one plate. Rare first edition of this famous treatise by Appert who invented the can. "Fifty years before Pasteur's work (the method of pasteurization), Appert perfected this process which consisted in releasing the oxygen from the substances by boiling them at the right point of their cooking, and then enclosing them in tin cans, heated in a water bath and then hermetically closed" (Oberlé). The folding plate represents machines and tools.
Some foxing. Binding rubbed.
Vicaire, 34 - Bitting, 13 - Oberlés, Fastes, 184.