Woodbury, New York: Barron's Educational Series, .
Small quarto (25 x 19 cm.), 256 pages. Illustrated. Index. Red ribbon. Top edge red. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, DELUXE ISSUE. Number 206 of 500 copies, "hand-bound in a limited edition... each volume signed by the authors and numbered". The first cookbook from the famous French-British Roux brothers, whose Le Gavroche was the first restaurant in the UK to be awarded a Michelin star, and later, the first to be awarded three stars (1982). Albert, the older brother, trained Gordon Ramsey, Marco Pierre White, Pierre Koffmann, and Sat Bains, among others. The restaurant was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Red and black paper-covered boards over dark brown calf, gilt-titled at spine. Fine.