Nouveau Manuel du Confiseur Chimiste, contetant: ce qu'il est essential de savoir pour faire les confitures, compotes, dragées, pates, sirops, etc.

Paris: Au Depot des Nouveaux Manuels, 1837.

16mo. (15.5 x 10.5 cm.), 272, [3], 17, 34 pages. Advertisements. Index. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated frontispiece depicting a cook hard at work over candy bowl, fruit and bottles in the background, and a woman in the front of shop pointing out the goods to an unseen customer. The front wrapper includes the date "1838" and Vicaire cites only an 1838 edition published by M. Poussin. Some general edgewear, and light soiling to the text block, original printed yellow wrappers bound in. In later, one- quarter tan calf with gilt tiled red morocco spine labels. With the bookplate of culinary collector John Fuller. Rare. [OCLC locates two copies only: BNF and Indiana, though the book is not in Cagle; Vicaire 878].

Price: $900.00