Plats Nouveaux! 300 recettes inédites ou singulières. Essai de gastronomie moderne.

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, Editeur, 1927.

Duodecimo (18 x 14.5 cm.), 333 pages. Text in French. FIRST EDITION. A fanciful cookbook, from Paul Reboux the French writer, journalist and gastronome, perhaps most famous for his literary pastiches of major literary figures. In 1928, he was a founding member of the Académie des Gastronomes and was co-Chairman in 1933, with Mr. Gaston Gérard, of the Ligue des Cent Mille  pour la Défense du Bon Manger ("League of the Hundred Thousand for the Defense of Good Eating"). Text block age-toned, as usual, but clean and sound. Later binding (original rear wrapper only bound-in), in marbled boards over one quarter brown calf with five raised bands and gilt-titled at the spine. Inscribed by the author to "Gustave Gotschel" on the half-title.

Price: $120.00