Item #3358 The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; Illustrations by Sir Francis Rose. Alice B. Toklas.
The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; Illustrations by Sir Francis Rose

The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book; Illustrations by Sir Francis Rose

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. Rose, Sir Francis. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. 288 pages. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. Born is San Francisco in 1877, Toklas made her way to France after the 1906 Earthquake. Toklas arrived in Paris in 1907 and immediately met Gertrude Stein - they would spend the rest of Stein's life living and working together. In this Cookbook/Memoir, Toklas writes about French food with American sensibilities in mind - for instance, as an American, one substitutes ingredients when they are not on hand. Boards and interior clean and crisp - light stain to fore-edge. Dust wrapper rubbed with closed tears and chips, 1 cm. loss to head of spine. Orange and green boards. Very good, in good dust wrapper. Item #3358

Price: $120.00

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