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Larousse Gastronomique The World Authority - Encyclopedia of Foo

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Title:  The World Authority Larousse Gastronomique - The Encyclopedia of Food, Wine and Cookery
Author:   Prosper Montagne, edited by Charlotte Turgeon and Nina Froud
Publisher:  Crown Publishers
Copyright date:  1961
Print date:  seventh printing, September 1966
Edition:  First American Edition
Measurements:  10 1/4" x 7 7/8"
Page count:  1101
Illustrations:  yes, 1,000 with many in full color. Illustrated endpages. Frontispiece.
Binding type:  hard cover, blue cloth with white lettering on cover and spine and blind stamp fleur des lis on front and wrapped to back. Speckled page ends.
Dustjacket:  yes, has rubbing/handling use wear with some minor tears mostly along the edges, has a deeper tear about 1 1/2" on the back edge at the top. Still intact.
Ex-library:  no
Remainder:  no
Inscriptions/Bookplate:  no
Remarks:  I thumbed through gently several times. No obvious markings were noted. The cover and pages are intact and in very nice condition.
Description:  Printed in the USA. English edition with content arranged alphabetically. This is the internationally famous bible of cooking, with 8,500 recipes from all over the world, full of information in all culinary matters.
This is a prime reference book containing descriptions of cooking processes, full details about all foods and their nature and quality; how to cure, treat and preserve them.... and so much more. This book has been accepted as the world authority and is a must have for anyone who loves food and the art of preparing and presentation.
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