Lot 141

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.