Eloges de la Cuisine Française. Presentation de Sacha Guitry.

Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1933.

Quarto, 444 pages. Illustrated with designs and ornaments by Pierre Courtois. First edition. Nignon was chef to the Tsar and to the Austrian Emperor before cooking at the grand Parisian Restaurant Larue. This is one of the great expressions of French cooking between the wars. Mostly unopened. In original taupe wrappers, printed in black, green and silver, with a tiny bit of edgewear. Near fine. [Bitting, page 273; Cagle 363; Oberle 279; Schraemli 247].

Price: $600.00