"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 author’s classic first work. Small folio, original boards. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed the author on the title page, "Best Wishes Marcella Hazan.”
"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).
Other Books by this Author
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.
First edition. Original boards. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 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.
Hazan manages to deliver everything you want in a cookbook. The recipes are easy to understand and to follow. They are almost invariably delicious
New York: Harper Collins, 1, 9997.
First edition. Original boards. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author, "To Mary best wishes! Marcella Hazan."
First Edition of Coaching Days and Coaching Ways; Finely Bound by Bayntun Bindery; From the Library of E.F. Hutton
London: MacMillan & Company, 1888.
First edition. Quarto, ornately bound in full red morocco by Bayntun. Gilt tooling to the spine, front and rear panels, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With the original cloth bound at the rear. Extensively illustrated with drawings by Herbert Railton and Hugh Thomson. From the library of Edward Francis Hutton with his bookplate. Hutton was an American financier and co-founder of E. F. Hutton & Co., one of the most respected financial firms in the United States. Along with his second wife was General Foods heiress, Marjorie Merriweather Post, whom he married in 1920 they built several famous houses including Hillwood, a Tudor revival style mansion on Long Island’s North Shore, Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, and the largest privately owned seagoing yacht of the era, the “Hussar V”, which is best known as the Sea Cloud. An exceptional presentation with noted provenance.
"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in"First Edition of the "Definitive" Biography of Leonard Cohen; Signed by Him
New York: Ecco Press, 2012.
First edition of the definitive biography of Leonard Cohen. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the half title page. Rare signed.
Rare First Edition of William Reid's Golfing Reminiscences: The Growth of the Game, 1887-1925; Inscribed by Him
Edinburgh: J. & J. Gray, 1925.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, “With the author’s compliments.” Near fine in the rare original dust jacket with a few small closed tears and wear. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"For this game you need, above all things, to be in a tranquil frame of mind": Rare First Edition of Harry Vardons Classic Work "How To Play Golf
London: Methuen, 1912.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. In near fine condition with the spine gilt fresh, small repair to the crown of the spine.