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(French) Nignon, Edouard. Éloges de la Cuisine Française.

Presentation by Sacha Guitry. Illus. with designs by Pierre Coutois. 9.25x7.5", original dec. wrappers. First Edition. Paris: l'Edition d'art H. Piazza, [1935].

Nignon was a great chef who first presided over the stoves of the Tsar and the Emperor of Austria, and later became the owner of the famous restaurant Larue, rue Royale in Paris, where he showed off his skills at Russian cuisine. This volume is replete with classic French dishes from every region of France. Mild paper loss along front hinge, else very good; unopened. 




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