Manuel des Elements Culinaires a l'usage des jeunes filles.Troisieme Edition, revue, corrigee et considerablement augmentee.

Paris: L. Mulo, Libraire - Editeur, 1897.

Small octavo ( x cm.), 242, [6] pages. Third edition, revised and enlarged. A thorough and somewhat scientific cookbook for girls, from founder of the Ecole de Cuisine, and the former chef des cuisines of the Prince and Princess Hatzfeldt Wildembourg. The book starts with a list of condiments, really an ingredient dictionary, and that alphabetical list starts with, what else, absinthe! Following the dictionary section are recipes, and then a section of lessons, really menus, with a number of dishes each. In later boards, in dappled black leather, gilt-titled at the spine. [Bitting, page 95; not in Cagle].

Price: $200.00