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LA VARENNE, François Pierre de (1618-1678). Il cuoco francese oue è insegnata la maniera di condire ogni sorte di viuande, e di fare ogni sorte di pasticcierie, e di confetti, conforme le quattro stagioni dell'anno. Bologna: i Longhi, 1693. 12°. Half title, with the fourth leaf blank (scattered worming in lower and inner blank margins, childish scribbling on H12v and I1r, short tear slightly affecting text in B11, very light browning). Contemporary Italian vellum (lightly discoloured). Provenance: Licio Salice (18th-century signature on an endpaper).

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LA VARENNE, François Pierre de (1618-1678). Il cuoco francese oue è insegnata la maniera di condire ogni sorte di viuande, e di fare ogni sorte di pasticcierie, e di confetti, conforme le quattro stagioni dell'anno. Bologna: i Longhi, 1693. 12°. Half title, with the fourth leaf blank (scattered worming in lower and inner blank margins, childish scribbling on H12v and I1r, short tear slightly affecting text in B11, very light browning). Contemporary Italian vellum (lightly discoloured). Provenance: Licio Salice (18th-century signature on an endpaper).

FIRST EDITION IN ITALIAN of Le cuisinier françois by the master-chef to the duc d'Uxelles. cf.Simon BG 470 (describing an undated edition, also printed by Longhi); Vicaire 501.
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