Very good. No dust jacket. very good. boards have minor spotting o/w has minor bs. bump tips/edge/spine wear. text has minor but noticable spotting to edges o/w clean+ no reminder/names, sq., tight, solid. no dj. a great vintage reference copy. fast... 26 cm. Includes Illustrations.
Good. B001KK2NDQ original 1961 Knopf hard cover-1st edition 2nd printing (Oct 16, 1961-1st printing was August) no dust jacket-some staining to cover and page edge-2 inch tear on cover at binding-webbing showing at front leaf-otherwise binding strong contents clean-enjoy.
Good. First edition, second printing. In Good+ condition, with signs of age and some use in the kitchen. Pages are toned, with some pencil markings, bumped corners and occasional staining. Cloth shows edge wear, soiling, darkening to the spine and wear at the spine ends. First edition, second printing.
Good; Collectible. SIGNED by author, inscribed "Bon Appetit to Dennis from Julia via Albert 4/VIII/72." Later printing (1971). Some staining on closed page edge and splash on 2-3 interior pages. Binding is strong and square with small tears on top and bottom spine edges. Sun fade to spine. Decorative boards otherwise in very good condition. Jacket has much edge wear with some tears and small chipping. Price-clipped. Now in mylar. Fast shipping.
Very Good. Signed. Twentieth printing. Signed by Julia Child on the half-title page, inscribed to previous owner. Near Fine, with several small spots to the edge of the page block, light perfume odor to pages, light toning to spine. A very lovely copy, signed by the author.
Good. 1961 First edition first printing (no statement of printing, August 1961 to rear note) missing the jacket, ink to flyleaf, faint moisture stain bottom edge and sunfaded spine. Tight binding text unmarked. Please email for photos.
Very Good. First edition, first printing. Lacking the dust jacket. Very Good. Pages are clean, but show bumping to the bottom corners, as does the rear board as if this book was once dropped on it's corner. Spotting to side edge of page block, light fading to topstain and sunning to spine. Soiling to top edge of boards. Overall, a nice copy.
Mastering the art of French cooking
by Simone Beck
Excellent quality - fast shipping. Great Service +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Sep 3, 2009
art of french cooking
speedy delivery, book arrived in condition as described. Would definately recommend to a friend.
Apr 10, 2009
Julia Child Rocks!
I had to get this early edition book after reading Julia Child's "My Life in France" in which she explains how this "cookery book" came to being. This tome uses precise language yet it retains all of Julia's wit and charm. As a reference, it is very user friendly and unintimidating because Julia is there guiding every step. It is not just a cook book but a piece of culinary history.
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