Marseille: chez l’auteur, 1944-1949.
Large quarto, xvii, 197 pages. 35 cm. Illustrations by Louis Jou. First edition. One of 1000 numbered copies on Auvergne pur chiffon made by Richard de Bas. One of the great works of Provencal cookery, from the great chef Maurice Brun of Marseille. An elaborate production, with signatures sewn, but unattached to the colorful printed wrappers. Decorated chemise somewhat worn, a bit of very light foxing throughout, otherwise fine. With a lengthy inscription from the author on a preliminary blank. [OCLC locates four copies, none in the US].