Simple French Cooking. X. Marcel Boulestin.
Simple French Cooking
Simple French Cooking

Simple French Cooking

New York: Frederick A. Stokes, c. 1923. Hardcover. 119 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Decorations by J. E. Laboureur. A charming volume designed to be a guide for the curious cook. This was Boulestin's first book, which brought him immediate success. Xavier Marcel Boulestin (1878-1943) was a restaurateur, chef, and food writer. His London restaurant - The Restaurant Boulestin, was well respected, albeit expensive. Boulestin, who brought French classic food to British cooks became, in a way, a food celebrity. Among those influenced by Boulestin was the English food writer Elizabeth David. The French artist J. E. Laboureur was well know for his etching, lithography, and engraving. Illustrated bookplate of previous owner on front paste-down endpaper - Geo. A. Carmichael.Interior pristine, boards clean. Yello cloth covered boards. Near fine. Item #2708

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