"A book of character, fine food and tasty human observation."--The New Yorker Featuring the recipes and memories of Alice B. Toklas--a prominent American expat who lived in France and was Gertrude Stein's lover--The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book is a precursor to the classic works of famed French chefs Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher, and stands ...Read More"A book of character, fine food and tasty human observation."--The New Yorker Featuring the recipes and memories of Alice B. Toklas--a prominent American expat who lived in France and was Gertrude Stein's lover--The Alice B. Toklas Cook Book is a precursor to the classic works of famed French chefs Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher, and stands alongside Stein's The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas as a celebration of the fascinating life and times of the woman James Beard called, "one of the really great cooks of all time."Read Less
Acceptable. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (However the dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but the notes cannot obscure the text. Book may be a price cutter or have a remainder mark. EX LIBRARY BOOK.
Very Good in Near Fine jacket. 8 1/2" Complete numbers starting with 1, 1st ed. NOT an ex library book. Clean interior pages. Some foxing on page edges. Dust jacket has no chips or tears, price is not clipped.
Sir Francis Rose. Good in good dust jacket. Slight foxing top edge. Jacket darkened at spine, barely, corners show a little wear. 280 p. Foreword by M.F.K. Fisher. A Happy Publisher's Not to the New Edition by Simon Michael Bessie. Stated first w/1 in number line.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-8"-9" Tall. First printing of this new edition with foreword by M. F. K. Fisher and publisher's note by Simon Michael Bessie. Brown cloth hard cover with dust jacket. Gft note on second front endpaper. Upper page edges foxed. Dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly rubbed, with a pale stain to upper edge back panel; offered in a new mylar cover. Facsimile printing of the first edition with original line drawings by Sir Francis Rose and decorative endpapers. xvii, 288pp., index, illus. While the famous fudge recipe created a sensation upon publication, it has been long expurgated from subsequent editions. We are happy to include a copy of the nixed recipe and associated lore (laid in) with this book.
Sir Francis Rose. Fine in Very Good Plus jacket. Introductiion by M.F. K. Fisher. Book is crisp and clean except for scattered foxing on the outside textblock; covered with a barely worn jacket with crease on inside flap. A facsimile 30th anniversary publication of the famous cookbook with 350 recipes and observations on Gertrude Stein, Picasso, Hemingway and the like.
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