Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Julia Child, Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle.

Mastering the Art of French Cooking

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Sidonie Coryn. Very Good / No Dustjacket. Item #4463

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Early Printing of the First Edition, with "Published October 16, 1961" on copyright but no other printings listed, October 1961 at end of author's page, and Julia Child's name listed last among authors. Tall octavo (10" x 7"); xv, 684p +xxxii index. White cloth boards with red and blue fleur-de-lis and asterisk pattern. Missing dustjacket. Covers clean with a bump to top back edge near spine, nudging to spine ends, and very light edgewear. Front board opens a bit shakily, but binding is holding soundly. Pages clean and unmarked.

Price: $75.00

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