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Manuel des Amphitryons;: contenant un traité de la dissection des viandes à table, la nomenclature des menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des élémens de politesse gourmande.

by Grimod de la Reynière (Alexandre-Balthazar-Laurent)

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(CARVING) GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE (Alexandre-Balthazar-Laurent): Manuel des Amphitryons; contenant un traité de la dissection des viandes à table, la nomenclature des menus les plus nouveaux pour chaque saison, et des élémens de politesse gourmande. Paris: Capelle et Renand, 1808. Engraved frontispiece and 16 plates (10 folding) by Jean-François Tourcaty. 8vo., 384 pp. complete with its half-title, Tables, and errata (often missing in some copies); vintage half gilt leather spine with title label, marbled boards (spine and corners lightly scuffed, internally clean with wide margins. An excellent copy of this seminal guide to the art of entertaining by the great gourmand and father of food writing, Grimod de la Reynière (1758-1837). His Manuel des Amphitryons includes sections on carving, menus, and dining etiquette, and is illustrated with a fine series of 17 plates showing the carving of meat, poultry, and fish. The work is indispensable, according to the author himself, for those wishing to… Read More
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