Paris Cuisine by James A. Beard and Alexander Watt, drawings by Vladimir Bobri, Little Brown and Company ,copyrighted 1952, reprinted 1953. French cooking recipes from well known Paris restaurants of the time. The restaurants represented were chosen for the excellence of their cuisine. Restaurants include Maxim's, Chez Francois, Magdeleine, Auberge du Cou-Cou, Drouant, La Tour de'Argent, Le Bossu and many more (60 in all). French cooking for purists. Every cook should have a copy of this book. Very good condition, no dust jacket; priced accordingly. The pages are clean, sharp, tight and easy to read.