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Lot 60: Cookery.- Carving manual.- Vollkommene und Neueste trenchier-Kunst, 1769.
15 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Cookery.- Carving manual.- Vollkommene und Neueste Trenchier-Kunst, first edition, 18 woodcut illustrations within text, lightly browned throughout, trimmed closely at head, affecting headlines on pp.39-42, 20th century blue mottled boards, rubbed, 8vo, Karlsruhe, Michael Macklot, 1769. ⁂ Rare first edition of this manual for carving meat, poultry and game. NUC records only a single copy of the 1774 edition. The woodcuts are the same as those used in l'Ecole parfaite des Officiers de Bouche, Paris, 1680. Literature: Drexel 36; Vicaire 841; Weiss 3994; cf. Cagle 524 (1797 edition).
Notes: Category: Literature, Manuscripts and History