Bibliographie Gastronomique.

Paris: Chez P. Rouquette et Fils, Editeurs, 1890.

Large octavo, 971 columns / 485 pages, plus errata. Text in French. First edition. One of 450 copies on beau papier velin, from a total of 500. Illustrated throughout with images from cookery books and engraved elements for each chapter. Seminal gastronomy bibliography from the beginning of printing to 1890. According to Bitting, "the work is considered the most erudite and valuable bibliography extant on gastronomic subjects". In original printed brown wrappers with glassine dust jacket. Uneven text block with some pages uncut. Foxing to endpapers and to edges throughout text, otherwise very good. [Bitting, page 478].

Price: $500.00