141.VIARD, FOURET (Mouth Men.). The Royal Cook, or the Art of Cooking, Pastry and all that concerns the Office, for all fortunes. Twelfth edition, increased by 1100 articles, and decorated with 9 plates for table service from 12 to 60 place settings. Followed by a note on wines, by Mr Pierhugue, the King's Sommelier. Paris, J. N. Barba, 1825. In-8, bound in a fawn half-basane binding, smooth spine decorated. Small galleries of worms on the bit of the first cover with missing corner of the lower cap, cracked spine, blunt corners. (6)-540-xxviij pp. and 3 folding plates representing 9 dinner services. Slight trace of wetness on the first ff. The first edition appeared under the title Le Cuisinier Impérial in 1806. Vicar 860.
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