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LA VARENNE, François Pierre de (1618-1678) Il cuoco francese...

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$782 - US$1,174
Price realised:  £900
ca. US$1,761
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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 H12 v and I1 r, short tear slightly affecting text in B11, very light browning). Contemporary Italian vellum (lightly discoloured). Provenance : Licio Salice (18th-century signature on an endpaper).
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 H12 v and I1 r, 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.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books Including Important Collections of Books on Cookery & Obstetrics
Date of the auction: 14 Feb 2007
Address: Christie's
14 February 2007, London, South Kensington