Encyclopedia of Practical Gastronomy. Translated by Elizabeth Benson.

New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1974.

Quarto (24 x 19.5 cm.), 471, [1] pages. FIRST ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION and FIRST US EDITION of one of the most celebrated of twentieth century French cookbooks, by the distinguished cook and engineer. This translation is derived, mostly, from the smaller first edition of Babinski's great work. Later editions of this book were greatly expanded, from 471 to 1107 pages. There has been no published English translation of the entire, larger work. In publisher's decorated boards, with very light edge wear to the unclipped dust jacket. Near fine.

Price: $75.00