Hardcover (Full Leather)
1690 · Paris
by de La Quintinye M.
Paris: Claude Barbin, 1690. First Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Contemporary full calf worn, dry and chipped with significant loss. Modest browning and soiling to pages, some signatures a little loose, paper slightly brittle. With 2 folding plates in volume one and 11 plates in volume 2. Lacking the portrait but otherwise complete. 16, 522, (2)pp; 566 (2)pp. Cagle 258a (later ed.), Oberle 629 (late ed.)
Quintinye created the King's Kitchen Garden, the Potager du Roi, for Louis XIV in the 1680s at Versailles and it is there still. Size: Quarto (4to). 2-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Farming & Rural Life. Inventory No: 046915.
(Inventory #: 046915)