Le Cuisinier Moderne, Qui apprend à donner toutes sortes de Repas, En Gras & en Maigre, d'une maniére plus délicate que ce qi en a été écrit jusqu' à présent; Divisé en Cinq Volumes; Dedié A Sen Altesse Serenissime MONSEIGNEUR LE PRINCE D'ORANGE ET DE NASSAU, &c.

Luzarches, France: Daniel MORCRETTE, 1984 (1762). Hardcover. An exceptional facsimile of the first edition in French (1762 ). Limited edition #73 or 200, signed on colophon. One of the most important French culinary treatises of the 18th century - with over 2000 recipes, 13 plates and 5 tables. Considered by Carême, Escoffier and Nignon as most important work of its time. Daniel Morcrette, the publisher, was a leading collector of rare cookbooks who decided the rest of the world needed to see these near extinct cookbooks. Full green sheepskin binding with inlays and all edges gilt. Housed in a cloth covered slipcase. Interior and boards pristine, slipcase rubbed at edges. Green sheepskin, embossed and decorated in gilt. Fine, in very good dust wrapper. Item #3633

Price: $2,800.00

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