First Edition of Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook; Signed by Alice Waters
Chez Panisse Menu Cookbook.
Item Number: 88028
New York: Random House, 1982.
First edition of Waters’ first book. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Boldly signed by Alice Waters on the half-title page. Very good in a near fine dust jacket. Written in collaboration with Linda P. Guenzel. Recipes edited by Carolyn Dille. Designed and illustrated by David Lance Goines.
One hundred thirty recipes by the founder-chef-proprietor of one of America's great restaurants range from simple salads to roast duck with wild mushrooms and coulibiac of salmon with wild rice.
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