Publisher: Paris, Fonteney et Peltier, 1858
Grande et Simple Cuisine. Ouvrage nouveau et tres complet contenant: Le Service, La Maniere de Decoupler les Viandes, L’Art de la Cuisine, Viandes, poissons, legumes, patisserie, sirops, etc. etc.
Third edition. 23 wood engravings in the text of table settings and carvings.
8vo., original printed pictorial blue paper covered boards, Pp. 304. Chipping to head and tail of spine and to all edges, some wear, some occasional browning and marginal light staining, but still strong and intact in original boards.
Contemporary ownership inscription of an Englishman living in France dated 1858. Croisette is declared to be an “officier de bouche, cusinier en chef”.
Cagle 148 lists the first edition, c.1840 and Vicaire 221 the sixth edition c.1885