Author: Jules, Gouffe
Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Son & Marston, 1871
First English edition of this great work by Jules Gouffé who was the famous chef of the Paris Jockey Club and also wrote 'The Royal Cookery Book' as translated by his son Alphonse the great pastry chef to Queen Victoria. The book was originally published in France in 1869.
This copy has a good provenance - written on the front free endpaper in pencil is "Lady Hawkesbury's bedroom. No.3 Bookcase bottom shelf 5" and beneath it the ownership inscription of her husband Cecil Foljambe, the Liberal politician the first Earl of Liverpool (1846-1907) known as Lord Hawkesbury.
Tall 8vo., in the original green russia backed maroon cloth sides, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, Pp. viii, 336. rather rubbed and a bit worn on spine, corners slightly bumped.