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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).

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).

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