Rare Book Monthly

Articles - January - 2004 Issue

Livres Anciens: An Exceptional Catalogue

These exceptional catalogues have their own box.



L'un des meilleurs recueils de recettes de tout le XVIII' siècle. "Un livre parfait" (Gérard Oberlé)

123. [BRIAND].
DlCTIONNAIRE DES ALIMENS, VINS ET LIQUEURS, leurs qualités, leurs effets, relativement aux différens âges, & aux différens tempéramens ; avec la manière de les appreter, ancienne et moderne, suivant la méthode des plus habiles Chefs-d'Office & Chefs de Cuisine, de la Cour, & de la Ville. Ouvrage très-utile dans toutes les families (...) Par M. C. D. Chef de Cuisine de M. le Prince de ***. Paris, Gissey, Bordelet, 1750, 3 volumes in-12, veau fauve marbre, dos a nerfs, caissons ornes de fleurons, pieces de titre et de torn, de maroquin havane, tr. rouges [Rel. de I'epoque], qq. rest., petit manque de papier dans le coin inf. du f. II du tome III.

   1) 2 ff.n.ch., pp. [v] a xvi, xxvi pp., 538 pp., 1 f.n.ch. de privilege. - 2) 2 ff.n.ch. et 576 pp. - 3) 2 ff.n.ch. et 559 PP.
  Vicaire 276. Bitting 59. Simon BG 250. Maggs 257. Cagle 96. Oberlé, "Fastes", 113. Edition originate, très rare.   €3.300

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