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Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume One: The 40th Anniversary  Edition by  Simone  Louisette; BECK - Hardcover - 2002 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 85703)

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume One: The 40th Anniversary Edition

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume One: The 40th Anniversary Edition

by CHILD, Julia; BERTHOLLE, Louisette; BECK, Simone

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  • hardcover
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0375413405
ISBN 13
9780375413407
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. Hardcover. 0375413405 . Stated 2nd printing of the 40th anniversary edition, January 2002. The famous cookbook by the trio of French cooking experts was first published in 1961, and was followed by "Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two" by Child and Beck; as well as various other cooking-related books by the authors. With illustrations by Sidonie Coryn. Overall, this volume offers a means for the aspiring French chef to learn the basics of preparing delicious French cuisine. Ms. Child won fame for her PBS television series, the first of which was entitled "The French Chef." --- In white paper-covered boards with titling on red cover & spine blocks, patterned fleurs-de-lis decorations to covers and spine. Dust jacket in vivid red with titling on ivory cover & spine blocks. --- An excellent copy: tightly-bound and newish, but with spot of yellow soiling to textblock fore-edge and slight splaying to front board. Interior is clean, bright and unmarked. Unclipped jacket bright, undamaged and wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xxxii, 684, xxxii, (2) pages .

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book dealer
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
85703
Title
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume One: The 40th Anniversary Edition
Author
CHILD, Julia; BERTHOLLE, Louisette; BECK, Simone
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0375413405
ISBN 13
9780375413407
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2002
Keywords
0375413405

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