"FLAVOR, IN ITALIAN DISHES, BUILDS UP FROM THE BOTTOM": SIGNED FIRST EDITION OF MARCELLA HAZAN’S FIRST BOOK

  • The Classic Italian Cookbook: The Art of Italian Cooking and the Italian Art of Eating.

The Classic Italian Cookbook: The Art of Italian Cooking and the Italian Art of Eating.

$1,200.00

Item Number: 79453

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.

First edition of the Hazan’s classic first book. Quarto, original boards. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Cordially Marcella Hazan.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Leo Manso. Drawings by George Koizumi.

"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).

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