The Cuisine of Paul Bocuse: the full range of French cookery superbly presented by one of the world's greatest chefs
Grafton Books, 1988. Hardback. Very Good. 1988 Grafton Books reissue paperback, 711 pages; Very Good, clean condition, gift note inside front cover; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 1C14) £5.99
Macmillan., 1978. 1st.. Hard Back. VG/VG. 0333242734 448pp. A celebration of nouvelle cuisine. French cookery at its perfectionist best. UNREAD copy in slightly marked d/j, not price clipped. (Book ref. 012246) £12.00
Chez Nous : Home Cooking from the South of France
Harper Collins, 1995. 1st.. Hard Back. VG/VG. 0060172037 303pp. Home cooking from the rural regions of the South of France. (Book ref. 012206) £15.00
" OU EST LE GARLIC Len Deighton's French Cook Book."
London. Penguin Books, 1965 Penguin Handbook 117. Chapters on L'Art Culinaire, Les Viandes, Les Fromages, Les Corps Gras, La Carte Des Vins, La Cuisine Francaise Et Le Froid, Le Lexique, La Batterie De Cuisine and 50 cookstrips. 224 pages. Priced on front 10/6. Landscape format 13cm. x 19.5cm. Contents very good but previous owner's name on f.f.e.p. Cover very good but front top corner is slightly bumped & creased. (Book ref. 6578) £8.00
SIMPLE FRENCH CUISINE From Provence to Languedoc.
London: Faber & Faber. 1990. First edition. 262 pp. |Illustrated by James Baker. Near Fine copy in price-clipped, Near Fine dust-jacket. ISBN 9780571142095 (Book ref. 22431) £10.00
Simple French cooking
Cassell & Company, Ltd., 2001. 0304359971 First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 192 pages, colour photos throughout, glossary, index (Book ref. 35845) £12.50
The tastes of travel: Western Loire & Aquitaine.
London, Collins & Harvill, 1980. 1st. VG+ illus colour cover h/b, no d/w. 13.5cms x 20cms, 250pp. 3 parts, maps, history of area, specialities, recipes, index, b/w illus. Personal guide to areas, people & cuisine. Weight 496g. 0002628155. (Book ref. 217) £6.50
L'art Du Bien Manger Suivi De L'art De Choisir Les Vins et De Les Servir à Table, D'un Chapitre Spécial, orné De Figures Explicatives Sur Le Découpage, et Denombreux Menus Anciens et Modernes, Illustrés Par rené Binet et Willette Puis Des Aphorismes ..
Editions D'art et De Littérature, 1913. Illustrated by Binet, Rene, Willette Robida, A.. Cloth Covered Hardback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 12mo ....Brillat -Savarin en 20 compositions hors texte de A. Robida.. Preface d'Andre Theuriet ... expliques par Gustave Geffroy ... plus de 2000 Recettes. A tight hardback. It has been recased in plain bottle green textured cloth with the original front cover on the new front cover. New plain cream endpapers. Some early and late pages have been professionally washed, backed and repaired. Following the new endpapers, there is a illustaively deorated " ex lbris " page without owner's writing.The next pageis " Note de L'editeur" with on the verso a red and blue "facsimile du manuscript de la Bibliotheque Vaticane ". Ten more pages follow , then an engraved frontispiece opposite the red and black title page. xlvi, an engraved picture pp 1-946 + the publishing page " Acheve D'Imprimer par Ed. Crtee, de Corbeil por Edmond Richardin le 15 novembre 1913. (Book ref. 026678) £80.00
Grand Masters of French Cuisine, The Five Centuries of Great Cooking
New York, G Putnam's Sons, 1978 First edition in very good, near fine condition, in slightly worn unclipped dustjacket . Introduction by Philip and Mary Hyman. Colour photographic illustrations. Heavy book,.(Book ref 3370) (Book ref. 1445) £12.00
Cuisine Grand-Mere, Traditional French Home Cooking
London, Ebury, 2001 Revised paperback edition in fine condition. (Book ref 3010) (Book ref. 1077) £6.00
Dining with Marcel Proust, A Practical Guide to French Cuisine of the Belle Epoque
London, Thames and Hudson, 1979 Foreword by James Beard. First edition, in very good condition, in very good unclipped dustjacket. (Book ref 3243) (Book ref. 1313) £9.00
French Provincial Cooking. Illustrated by Juliet Renny. [Third CBC Edition]
Michael Joseph for the Cookery Book Club,  8vo., Third Edition thus, with a title-vignette and illustrations in the text; pictorial cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dust wrapper. David's classic compilation was first published by Joseph in 1960 with a second (substantially revised) edition in 1965. The first Cookery Book Club issue appeared in 1965; the present copy is the third re-issue. (Book ref. 18523) £28.00
Le Grand Livre de La cuisine
26 Rue Racine, Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 1929. Cloth. Good+. Preface de Henri Beraud bois de Renefer. Classic French Cookery Book with all French Text. Grey cloth cover with Black & White picture of a cooking pot surrounded by food under white and black lettering on front. White and Black lettering to spine. 11" Tall. No inscriptions. Small closed tear at top corner of spine (3 cm long). Some wear to edges of cover and a few small, light marks or stains.Pages in very good, clean condition. Weighs nearly 5 Kilos so Shipping outside Europe will be extra. Please ask if you would like any more photographs or information. (Book ref. 007223) £325.00
L'art Culinaire Moderne. Le Pelleprat du XXe Siecle
Lausanne: Editions Rene Kramer, 1964. Cloth. Near Very Good. Comprehensive work on French Cuisine. All Text in French. Well illustrated with colour photos. SIGNED by Rene Kramer on the Dedicatory Page. Light Grey coarse weave cloth cover with dark red lettering to front & spine. No inscriptions apart from Kramer's signature. Jacket has 4 small closed tears, some edge wear and a little age darkening. Book weighs over 2 Kilos so postage will be extra. (Book ref. 007167) £39.00
Bebe Cordon Bleu Petit Livre De Cuisine Pour Les Enfants
Paris: Paul Ollendorff. Soft Cover. Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 8vo. (1899 or earlier) 197 pp. uncut, index pages clumsily opened and torn without loss, foxing and browning fore and aft otherwise sporadic foxing and browning internally, contents loose, good to fair, with original card wraps, extremities rubbed, covers browned, good. (Book ref. 20611) £95.00
Savouring the Past: The French Kitchen and Table from 1300 to 1789
London: Chatto & Windus, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 070113920X Ex-Library A scholarly description of the evolution of both haute cuisine and cuisine bourgeoisie. Recipes from some of the most important French cookery books of the period have been translated for use. (Book ref. 016595) £18.00
Rick Stein's French odyssey.
BBC Books 2005 Fine in fine dw. A$ size. Profusely illustrated. (Book ref. 250) £10.00
Le Livre De Cuisine
Paris: Librairie Hachette et C, 1893. H. Back. Good. 4to Huitieme Edition. Comprenant La Cuisine de Menage et la Grand Cuisine avec 4 planches imprimees en chrimolithographie et 182 gravures sur bois. 864pp. French text. Bound in rusty red coloured cloth with leather spine. Gilt tooling to spine. All edge gilt. Front hinge cracked. Generally binding tight but a few places of weakness where pages are becoming loose. Contents generally clean. Boards are worn to extremities with some rubbing/scuffing. Corners bumped. Heavy book - will be subject to extra shipping. Images available on request. (Book ref. 063822) £120.00
Pellaprat's Great Book of French Cuisine.
London & Glasgow: Collins, 1972. Reprinted from the original English language title L'Art Culinaire Moderne. Illustrated profusely with colour and b&w plates. 4to, pp.xvi:952, orginal grey cloth blocked in gilt still bright in soiled and creased dustwrapper; dustwrapper covered in plastic and adherred along edges on reverse of dustwrapper; edges bumped and page edges slightly browned; despite all a good reading copy. (Book ref. 6381) £15.00
Monet's Cookery Notebooks
Ebury Press., 1989. 1st.. Hard Back. VG./VG. 0852238258 192pp. A cookery book, art book and biography all in one. Claude Monet's life at Giverny and personal recipe collection. UNREAD copy. (Book ref. 011899) £12.00