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(French) Nignon, Edouard. Les Plaisirs de la Table.

Designs by Robert de Flers. Illus. with designs by P.F. Grignon. 9.25x7.5", original printed wrappers. No. 422 of 2,000 copies. Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1930.

Alan Davidson's copy, with his bookplate to verso of front free endpaper. 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. Usual irregular fading to wrappers (due to paper stock), repaired tear to upper spine wrappers, else very good. Scarce. 




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