Larousse Gastronomique: The World’s Greatest Cookery Encyclopedia (Prosper Montagne) soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Hamlyn, 1988, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour photographs; 3-column text;
From the cover: Larousse Gastronomique created by Prosper Montagne with the collaboration of Dr. Gottschalk, was first published in France in 1938. The first English language edition was published 23 years later and an updated edition in 1977. This latest edition has remained faithful to Prosper Montagnes original intention: to bring together in a single work of reference a culinary panorama of the 20th century and a history of gastronomy through the ages, but under the guidance of Robert J. Courtine Larous…
Introduction by: Robert J. Coutine
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently faded at the spine. Price Clipped. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Grey boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 1193 pages. Index. 10½ x 7¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Cookery French catalogue?