Histoires de Cuisine et Cuisine de l'Histoire.London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1938 Stock Code: 129761
Limited edition, number 1 of 250 copies. The author's own copy, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper. Marius Dutrey served as a French chef in some of the leading French and British hotels from 1918 to 1962. La Coupe d'Or Internationale d'Art Culinaire is still presented in his name.
Octavo (215 x 136 mm). Contemporary blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine lettered in gilt with gastronomical motifs, covers with single gilt fillet and blind-stamped foliate motifs extending from spine bands, gilt ruled turn-ins, gilt edges.
With coloured vignettes.
Ownership signature dated 1945 to front free endpaper. Spine a little sunned, else a fine, highly attractive copy.
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