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French Provincial Cooking by  Elizabeth David - First American Edition - 1962 - from Turn-The-Page Books (SKU: 061627)

French Provincial Cooking

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French Provincial Cooking

by David, Elizabeth

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Harper & Row, 1962. Stated first edition. Small pale spot to upper page edges. Prior owner's name and address neatly ink-stamped on front flyleaf. Full blue cloth binding. Dust jacket is good only, price-clipped, rubbed, and with several significant chips along upper edge. Offered in a new mylar cover. 504pp. Introduction to the American edition and extensive notes and tables supplied by Narcissa G. Chamberlain. A book to be read as well as used, as Mrs. David takes the reader on a leisurely and pleasurable tour of the French provinces, describing the individual flavor and character of the cooking of each.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Renny, Juliet. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.

Synopsis

It is difficult to think of any home that can do without Elizabeth David's FRENCH PROVINCIAL COOKING...One could cook for a lifetime on the book alone' - Observer Elizabeth David succeeds in inducing a desire to use each recipe as soon as it is read. Whether she is describing the preparation of a plain green salad, or the marinading of a haunch of wild boar, she writes with the same imaginative directness. Recipes like 'pot au feu' are described in all their delicious simplicity, which, it is made clear, means cooking without elaboration and has nothing to do with the higgledy piggledy 'let's hope it's all right' technique. Some excellent advice is included on the choice of the tools that would always be needed in any kitchen.

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Details

Bookseller
Turn-The-Page Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
061627
Title
French Provincial Cooking
Author
David, Elizabeth
Illustrator
Renny, Juliet
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Row
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1962
Keywords
French Provincial Cooking Cookery Cook Book
Size
4to - over 9" - 12" Tall

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About Turn-The-Page Books

Customer service is our top priority! Susan is an ALA member librarian and lifelong book collector and enthusiast. Peter has happily spent nearly 30 years in the used book business. Together we have been selling used and out-of-print books of merit online for over twelve years. Books are well packaged to prevent damage in transit.

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