The Encyclopedia of Food, Wine & Cookery. Description : Larousse Gastronomique is the world's greatest encyclopedias and has been the foremost resource of culinary knowledge since this initial first edition publication in 1938. Long revered for its encyclopedic entries on everything from cooking techniques, ingredients, and recipes to equipment, food histories, and culinary biographies, it is the one book every professional chef and avid home cook must have on his or her kitchen shelf. In fact Julia Child once wrote, "If I were allowed only one reference book in my library, Larousse Gastronomique would be it, without question, ".This vintage first edition book is in remarkable condition. There is minimal wear on the embossed hardcover (see pictures), and the gilt is still bright. The inside pages are in very good condition with no ripped, bent, creased, loose or missing pages. I NEVER use stock photos. I take the time to carefully inspect and photograph each item, doing my best to point out any imperfections.
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