Two volumes, cloth backed boards, in slipcase; fine. One of 200 copies. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Treatise on the Art & Antiquity of Cookery...
Publisher: Vance Gerry: The Weather Bird Press
Publication Date: 1978
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Weather Bird Press, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First Edition. LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies printed and bound at the Weather Bird Press in the Winter of 1978. Two volumes. 8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. [viii], 26, ; [x], 27,  pp. Half-titles, both title pages printed in two colors, chapter heads with woodcut illustrations, index to both volumes in Vol. I, recipes throughout, glossary and bibliography at the end of Vol. II; text clean, unmarked. Quarter maroon cloth, patterned paper over boards, spines titled in gilt, salmon-colored slip case with printed paper label on the side; binding square and tight, light toning to boards and slip case. SIGNED by Rochelle Lucky on the half-title of Vol. I. Very Good. This set is the most deluxe of any of the cookery publications produced by Vance Gerry at the Weather Bird Press. Normally found in blue paper slipcases, this copy is slip-cased with an unusual (and possibly unique) salmon-colored paper. Most likely this is the printers copy, signed by Rochelle Lucky for the printer. Bookseller Inventory # WVHG102111-3
Book Description Vance Gerry The Weather Bird Press, Fallbrook, 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. First Limited Edition. Two volume set. Limited edition of 200 copies. Fine, no dust jackets as issued. Neat archival repair to several tiny spots on foredge of cover on volume II. In original VG slipcase with few rubbed spots along slipcase spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 049554