BEAUVILLIERS (Antoine). The Art of the cook.... - Lot 276 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

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BEAUVILLIERS (Antoine). The Art of the cook.... - Lot 276 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
BEAUVILLIERS (Antoine). The Art of the cook. Paris, Pilet, Colnet, Lenoir, 1816. 2 vol. in-8, basane racinée, smooth spine decorated, red title and green tomaison, marbled edges (Binding of the time).
I) xx and 388 pp. with 3 folding plates. - II) false-title, title, 376 pp. 6 folding plates, 38 pp. for the Supplement.
This second edition is the reissue of the first one (1814), date corrected by hand, and to which a Supplement has been added in fine. It is illustrated with two charming title vignettes by Jubin. The author, one of the most famous restaurateurs in Paris according to Grimod de La Reynière (La Grande Taverne de Londres, rue de Richelieu), is a former officer of Monsieur, Comte de Provence.
Autograph signature of the author, who corrected the date on the title himself.
Some foxing. Rubbing and scuffing, wormholes, trimmed head and corners. Volume II, paper burns at the head of the first 40 leaves.
Vicaire, 78 - Bitting, 31.
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