Beautiful hardback 1958, FIRST EDITION, of Alexandre Dumas' Dictionary of Cuisine, edited and translated by Louis Colman, illustrations by John H. Jacoby and published by Simon and Schuster.
This is an awesome book and a collectible. It has beautiful illustrations and the book is set up in ABC's, and example is "K from Kangaroo to Kidneys" and "T from Tarragon to Turtle Dove". If you don't know, Dumas (1802-1870) was a French Dramatist and Writer famous for The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo and many, many more. He was the illegitimate son of a french elite and a slave.
It is without a jacket, in very good vintage condition, no marks- pages slightly yellowed but nice and soft. Name of previous owner is embossed on title page.
It has 282 pages and is 9 1/4 x 6 1/8".
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