Clementine in the Kitchen; Vignettes by Henry Stahlhut. Phineas Beck.

Clementine in the Kitchen; Vignettes by Henry Stahlhut

New York: Hastings House, 1943. Stahlhut, Henry. First Edition. Hardcover. 228 pages. 21 x 14 .5 cm. Writer and graphic artist, Samuel Chamberlain, wrote the Clementine column for Gourmet Magazine under the name Phineas Back, a nom de plume he based on a French term for a gourmand, bec fin. Clementine was actually the cook for Samuel Chamberlain when he and his family lived in France. When the war clouds gathered she joined the family in the states. A humorous, entertaining tale, a nostalgic picture for lovers of France and New England. Published in cooperation with Gourmet Magazine. Gift inscription on half title page. Entertaining illustrated endpapers. Clean copy, boards lightly rubbed, wrapper rubbed and chipped. Covered in protective mylar. Blue boards. Very good, in good dust wrapper. Item #1919

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