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Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume One) [SIGNED]

Child, Julia; Beck, Simone; Bertholle, Louisette

Published by Knopf, New York, 1964
Condition: Very Good(+) Hardcover
From Owl & Company Bookshop (Calvello Books) (Oakland, CA, U.S.A.)

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Quarto in white cloth patterened fleur-de-lis in blue and white DJ patterned in white fleur-de-lis; illus.; 684 pp., 26 cm.; $10.00 price on flap, 1061 on bottom corner of front flap; teal endpapers. In English. || Signed by Julia Child and Paul Child on half-title page; includes index. "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso; illustrations by Sidonie Coryn; first edition, 8th printing, December 1964.Very good(+) in good, unclipped dust jacket protected in mylar; first the pages are nearly like new: clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases (very light, barely noticeable foxing to pages 518 and 519); DJ is heavily chipped at the spin edges and corners and folds; 1" open tear at rear open edge of DJ; verso of DJ is reinforced with tape at the folds; DJ and verso DJ are soiled, sunned and moderately foxed; a piece of scotch tape horizontally across the top of the spine head; despite all the signs of wear and age, DJ is in one piece and still charming; cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends (no fraying); light soil, sunning and foxing to spine and cloth along the spine joints and edges; lightly dust-soiled edges of pages; binding is tight and square; hinges are tight; we gently loved copy in a well-loved DJ. Very good(+) in good, unclipped dust jacket protected in mylar; first the pages are nearly like new: clean, crisp, bright and free of marks and creases (very light, barely noticeable foxing to pages 518 and 519); DJ is heavily chipped at the spin edges and corners and folds; 1" open tear at rear open edge of DJ; verso of DJ is reinforced with tape at the folds; DJ and verso DJ are soiled, sunned and moderately foxed; a piece of scotch tape horizontally across the top of the spine head; despite all the signs of wear and age, DJ is in one piece and still charming; cloth lightly rubbed at spine ends (no fraying); light soil, sunning and foxing to spine and cloth along the spine joints and edges; lightly dust-soiled edges of pages; binding is tight and square; hinges are tight; we gently loved copy in a well-loved DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 85606

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Title: Mastering the Art of French Cooking (Volume ...

Publisher: Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good(+)

Dust Jacket Condition: good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition, eighth printing.

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