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1975 'From Julia Child's Kitchen' Cookbook, 1st Ed w/ DJ, Illustrated - French Cooking, American Cuisine, Entertaining
One of the first-and most IMPORTANT, and successful cookbooks by America's beloved Julia Child!!
Julia showed the entire nation not only how to cook French cuisine but how to do it in an American kitchen with American ingredients!!
COLLECTOR'S 1975 first edition vintage hardcover book with original dust jacket - From Julia Child's Kitchen. Wonderful black & white photographs and line drawings by Paul Child and Albie Walton.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Inc, New York, Copyright, 1975 first edition, fifth printing, February 1979. ISBN: 0-394-48071-6. Not ex-library.
Of all her books, this classic gem is the one in which Julia's personal culinary preferences and predilections come through most clearly.
Fabulous editorializing before and between recipes, giving you a sharp sense of what she valued in food. Using a very accessible approach, recipes and techniques for beginner cook as well as professional chef. Easily available ingredients for everything from soups and appetizers to dessert.
Recipes originate from second major PBS `The French Chef' series, filmed in color in WGBH Boston studios, just as `The French Chef' covers recipes from first black and white series. Author of "Mastering the Art of French Cooking".
Heavy hardcover, priceclipped DJ, illustrated-cooking utensils, white lettering on spine. 687 pages MINT & kitchen unused. Binding tight. Near fine vintage condition.
Pages fine/bright/clean/minimal fbep wear-minimal buckle. Cover near fine/bright/clean/light shelfwear includes minimal corner bumping-spine buckle.
DJ very good/good/bright/shelfwear includes chipping-some creasing-rubbing-some soiling-few tears. Back original $17.50 price sticker.
A welcome addition to any cook or chef's library; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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