As I mentioned in an earlier post, I got a booth at a book fair to sell some of my books. I did alright, covered my expenses at least. I did buy a book though…it’s hard to pass something cool up I guess…
This is a French cookbook from about 1900. The title is ‘La Cuisiniere des Menages’, which translates to ‘The Cooker Cook of the House. It is a great little book, 536 pages including the index. I am not very good with French, but this book is the whole method (1900’s style) of French cookery. It starts with kitchen terms, then goes into tools, butchering and then cooking. I will probably have to start learning some French now!
The book does need a little repair at the front hinge, just some cloth to hold the hinge together. Not a big deal, more of a conservation item than an actual repair.
Anyhow, here is the cover of the book. I may redraw this so I can print it out larger. Let me know what you think.