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Lot 59: Food & Drink.- Ices.- Emy (M.) L'Art de Bien faire Les Glaces d'Office, 1768.

Important Books, Western Manuscripts and Works on Paper: Day One

by Forum Auctions

15 November 2016

London, United Kingdom

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Description: Food & Drink.- Emy (M.) L'Art de Bien faire Les Glaces d'Office; ou les Vrais Principes Pour Congeler tous les Rafraichissemens. La maniere de préparer toutes sortes de Compositions, la façons de les faire prendre, d'en former des Fruits, Cannelons, & toutes sortes de Fromages...avec un Traité sur les Mousses, first edition, engraved frontispiece depicting cherubs making ices and 2 plates of utensils and moulds, 3pp. privilege and errata at end, 3 or 4 small wormholes to inner edge of text (becoming a small trace on a few ff.), not affecting legibility, occasional light foxing or staining, antique style half calf, gilt spine in compartments and with red leather label, a few spots, [Bitting pp.144-145; Cagle 182; Vicaire 328], 12mo, Paris, chez Le Clerc, 1768. ⁂ The rare first edition of this charming work on ice-creams (fromages), ices and mousses. It includes one of the earliest references to the use of pineapples.

Notes: Category: Literature, Manuscripts and History

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