Hardback. Tightly bound in white boards with blue and red star and fleur de lis design on covers and spine. Light rubbing to corners, top and base of spine. A few small, faint marks and some minor foxing. Neat dedication on front end paper (see images). Some light foxing. All pages are present, tightly bound, clean and free from notes. Book is in good condition.
This is the second volume of the iconic Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child and Simone Beck. The book features illustrations by Sidonie Coryn, based on original photographs taken by Paul Child, who has also contributed technical drawings. This volume covers soups, breads and pastries, meats, vegetables and desserts over the course of seven chapters.
New York, NY, USA: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970