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DUBOIS, Urbain & Emile BERNARD. La Cuisine Classique études pratiques, raisonnées et démonstratives de l'école française ... dixième édition, Paris: E. Dentu, 1882. 2 volumes, 4°, half titles, engraved title in volume one and 76 plates (corner of p. 517 in vol. II torn away with loss of a few words on verso, some light spotting throughout, index at end of each volume soiled and spotted), contemporary roan (front hinge in vol. II detached, rubbed). cf. Bitting p. 132; cf. Vicaire 289/290.
With 8 other works on cookery in 12 volumes, including Henry Southgate's Things a Lady would like to know concerning domestic management and expenditure (Edinburgh, 1879), Andre L. Simon's A Concise Encyclopaedia of Gastronomy (London, 1952), and Isabella Beeton's The Book of Household Management (London, n.d.). (14)
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