First Edition of More Classic Italian Cooking; Warmly Inscribed by Marcella Hazan
More Classic Italian Cooking.
Item Number: 3533
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
First edition. Small quarto, original boards. Inscribed by the author, “To Jane best wishes and….buen appetito Marcella Hazan.” The recipient is Jane Moulton, who was a food editor for The Cleveland Plain Dealer from 1967-1992. She was a member of the American Wine Society and was the editor of its journal until 2008. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"The name Marcella Hazan is synonymous with great Italian cooking. The mere reading of her recipes can stimulate my appetite. Whether they are of a traditional nature or recent interventions, they are all lucidly written and well within the range of the amateur or professional" (Craig Claiborne).