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lot 28

[Gastronomy-Kitchen] The new imperial cook or the art of cooking, available to everyone, also containing: how to know and cut all kinds of meat; how to serve a table from six to eighty covers; how to make all kinds of pastries; a complete treatise on the office. The art of making, improving and preserving wines; and making ice cream at home. Followed by the twenty-six ways to fold the napkins. Enriched with a large number of new dishes. By a mouth officer.
Paris, Tardieu Denesle, 1813.
In-12, 384 pp., marbled basane, smooth spine decorated (contemporary binding). Very rare first
edition.
Vicar is the only one to quote her, at the address of Tardieu-Denesle, but without describing her. It does not appear in any bibliography.
The book was reprinted in the same year at In Paris, at the Associated Booksellers, A Coulommiers, of Fr. André's printing works.
Good copy. Missing lower back, worn corners.