London: The Holland Press, 1978.
Large octavo, 966 pages. Later printing. Text in French. Illustrated throughout with image 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". . Brown cloth with title gilt stamped to spine. Slight speckling to top text edge, else fine condition. In printed brown dust jacket. [Bitting 478 (earlier editions)].