L'Art des Mets, ou traité des plaisirs de la table.

Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 1959.

(19.4 x 14.5 cm.), 261, [3] pages. Stated Fourth Edition (rear panel of wrapper). Francis Amunategui was a French culinary journalist (Santiago de Chile 1898 - Paris 1972) was a journalist. In 1947, he abandoned an earlier career as an engineer to create, in the periodical Aux Listenes, one of the first magazine sections devoted to restaurants, which were just rebounding after the years of the Occupation. He wrote a number of books on food and cookery and also Basque culture, including 52 Weekends Around Paris (1963), le Plaisir des Mets (1964) and Gastronomiquement Vôtre (1971). In 1960, he founded the Association Aamicale des Amateurs d'Andouillette Authentique. Some signatures partially unopened at top edge. In publisher's yellow wrapper, titled and decorated in black. Some rubbing and a bit of sun fading to wrappers. Near very good.

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