French Dishes for English Tables: Soups & Potages, Hors D'Oeuvre, Salads. Simple and Exquisite Recipes Arranged for English Households. [How to Keep Your Husband's Heart].

London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., [1931].

Octavo (19 x 13.5 cm.), xxvii, 258 pages. Additional subtitle from half-title: [How to Keep Your Husband's Heart]. FIRST EDITION. A collection of French recipes adapted for the English kitchen, cook, and palate. as to the secrets of French cooking, the author states, "Four qualities are necessary, that is all – love and care; sense of balance; imagination, controlled by good taste, patience" (page xxiii). The plentiful illustrations by Bethell-Jones are charming and humorous. A few minor spots or light foxing, otherwise clean and sound in mustard-colored, decorated cloth. Lacking the dust jacket. Dedicated to my Father and Mother , who were the most affectionate martinets in trying to persuade me that soup would make me grow. J. Berjane (4' 10" in height)

Price: $200.00