French Provincial Cooking.
Illustrated by Juliet Renny.London: Michael Joseph, 1960 Stock Code: 138099
First edition, first impression of the author's most influential work. David (1913-1992) taught herself Mediterranean-style cooking while living abroad during the early 1940s, and began writing a food column for Harper's Bazaar in 1949. Her first book was published to wide acclaim the following year, and she is now recognized for her profound influence on British culinary culture.
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges.
With black and white illustrations.
Half-title a little browned, an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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