"FLAVOR, IN ITALIAN DISHES, BUILDS UP FROM THE BOTTOM": SIGNED FIRST EDITION OF MARCELLA HAZANS FIRST BOOK
The Classic Italian Cookbook: The Art of Italian Cooking and the Italian Art of Eating.
Item Number: 3480
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
First edition of the Hazan’s classic first book. Small folio, original boards. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Leo Manso. Signed by Marcella Hazan on the title page. 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).