Le Guide Culinaire. Aide-Memoire De Cuisine Pratique. Avec La Collaboration De MM. Phileas Gilbert et Emilie Fetu. Deuxieme Edition.

Paris: Emile Colin et Cie, 1907.

Thick octavo, xvi, 1247 pages. Index. Illustrated. Facsimile signature of Escoffier to the title-page verso. Second edition; the first edition appeared in 1903. Interior age-toning as usual with this printing; text block sound. In blind-ruled red cloth, over red morocco spine, compartmented with gilt title and four gilt decorations; marbled endpapers; hinges expertly restored. Ink stamp to title page and half-title of the grand culinary suppliers Dupont et Malgat who were also the publishers of Saulnier's Repetoire de la Cuisine. Bookplate to front pastedown of the Carl Sontheimer Foundation. Sontheimer was the creator of the Cuisinart, and a significant collector of culinary books. His collection now resides at the Schlesinger Library. [Bitting page 146 (listing only printings from 1921 and later)].

Price: $600.00

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