Bibliographie Gastronomique.

Geneva: Slatkine Reprints, 1978.

Large octavo, 971 columns / 485 pages. Later, Swiss printing. Illustrated throughout with images from cookery books and engraved ornaments 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 green cloth with gilt title and illustrations to front and spine. Front end paper bears the ownership signature and shelf numbers of historic cook and food historian Marian Walke. Some highlighting and marginal notes of hers throughout text, otherwise a very good copy. [Bitting 478 (earlier editions)].

Price: $75.00

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