La Bonne Table: His lifetime love affair with the art of dining - in his own words and his own pictures, from behind the scenes and at table.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964.

Octavo (24 x 16 cm.), 446 pages. Illustrated throughout by the author. FIRST EDITION. The ultimate collection of the culinary writings of the great Ludwig Bemelmans, perhaps most famous for giving us the Madeleine books. The stories and essays here first appeared in the various publications, including Town & Country, Vogue, and The New Yorker. In publisher's pale blue, paper-covered boards, over white cloth, fine; in a price-clipped, but otherwise near fine dust jacket.

Price: $250.00