DICTIONAIRE PRATIQUE DU BON MENAGER DE CAMPAGNE ET DE VILLE; de nourrir, élever & gouverner, tant en santéque malades, toutes sortes de Bestiaux, Chevaux & Volailles, de sçavoir mettre à son profit tout ce que provient de l'Agriculture; de faire valoir toutes sortes de Terres, Prez, Vignes & Bois; de cultiver les Jardins, tant Fruitiers, Potagers, que Jardins Fleuristes; de conduire les Eaux, & faire generalment tout ce que convient aux Jardins d'ornemens. AVEC UN TRAITE' DE TOUT CE QUE CONCERNE la Cuisine, les Confitures, La Pâtisserie, les Liqueurs de toutes sortes, les Chasses differentes, la Pêche, & autres divertissemens de la Campagne; les mots Latins de tout ce qu'on traite dans ce Livre, & quelques Remarques curieuses sur la plûpart; le tout en faveur des Etrangers, & de tous ceux qui se plaisent à ces sortes de lectures. ouvrage tres-utile dans les Families. TOME PREMIER/TOME SECOND

Paris: Chez Pierre Ribou, 1715. First Edition. Hardcover. Two Volumes bound in one. Vol. I 436 pages. Vol. II 400 pages. 26 x 20 cm. Title translated: PRACTICAL DICTIONARY OF THE GOOD COUNTRY AND CITY MANAGER, to feed, raise & govern, both healthy and sick, all kinds of Cattle, Horses & Poultry, to know how to put to his profit all that comes from Agriculture; to assert all kinds of Lands, Prez, Vines & Woods; to cultivate the Gardens, both Fruit Trees, Vegetable Gardens, and Flower Gardens; to conduct the Waters, & generally to do all that befits Ornamental Gardens. WITH A TREATISE OF EVERYTHING CONCERNING Cookery, Jams, Pastry Liquors of all kinds, Different Hunting, Fishing, & other Country Recreations; the Latin words of all that is dealt with in this Book, & some curious Remarks on most of them; all in favor of foreigners, and of all those who like this sort of reading. very useful work in families.
Leather Book-Label on paste-down endpaper of the Famed French Chef, Raymond Oliver, owner of Le Grand Vefour on the Rue de Beaujolais in the Palais-Royal district. Other antiquated Book-Label above. Complete, clean copy. Boards rubbed at edges with some loss to head and tail of spine. Hinges cracked but holding. [BITTING 287]. Brown calf, raised bands, spine gilt decorated with red Morocco label. Very good. Item #2908

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