Vladimir Bobbi. Vg- in NO jacket. 3rd ptg. 272pp; menus reproduced in blue & red on eps; grey cover with red il on front & red, blue, & gilt lettering front & spine; 2-color ink throughout; monochrome ils; glossy color frontis; a few pp are dogearred; 1/8" tear top of spine; few faded spots colored top edge.
Good in fair dust jacket. 1953. First Edition. 223 pages. Tan and red pictorial dust jacket. Blue and red cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Pages are lightly tanned but remain clean. Binding remains firm. Mild sunning to the spine and boards. Gilt remains bright. Dust jacket is moderately edge worn, tanned and use marked. Tape repairs in place. Unclipped. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1449173132NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Good. Book Endpapers are maps of Paris. Booksellers ticker on front paste down from W. H. Smith & Son, Paris. Good hardcover. No dust jacket. Binding tight. Text appears to be clean and free of notes. No names. Blue cloth cover faded, worn at edges. Spine quite faded. Very small light brown spots on page edges.
Very Good in Good jacket. Book Hard bound with dust jacket. This second edition was printed in the same year as the first edition. Drawings by Vladimir Bobri. Some wear to dust jacket that shows a few small tears to edges. Interior clean and binding sound.
Very Good. London: Macgibbon & Kee, 1953. Ist UK. Hardcover. 8vo. 223 pgs. Map endpapers. Very good in a good dust jacket. Spine ends bumped. Contents clean and binding sound. Jacket is toned and edgeworn. Inquire if you need further information.
Very Good in Missing jacket. Very Good A copy that has been read, but remains in very good condition. No DJ, gray cloth cover, with inlays shows some wear on tips and edges most notably on spine's top/bottom. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. ***** ONE BOOK REVIEWER: This guide to Paris food in the arly 50's is hopelessly out of date but charming. Mr. Beard colected recipes from the top bistros and gourmet estsblishments of the time. About 20% of these places are still doing biz but they have gone thru the neveau craze and have much more modern offerings than are here. Still as culinary history, a contemperary piece that shows what the elite eat in France after world war II this is great. It is also interesting who is considered the elite. Many tin horn despots and monarchs(King of Egypt any one), minor Princes, and hangers on are mentioned as fashionable guest of the establihments. This is a fun, interesting read, for any one interested in culinary history. ***** 1 *****MY SHIPPING PLEDGE ***** Orders placed by 4pm CST will be shipped same day. Shipments are packaged by ex-shipping dept., head inside fluted and/or box board. Any other requirements from you, please contact us immediately.
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