"You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients": First Edition of The French Chef Cookbook; Signed by Famed Chef Julia Child

  • The French Chef Cookbook.

The French Chef Cookbook.

Item Number: 36032

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968.

First edition of Julia Child’s second book. Octavo, original boards, blue topstain. Signed by the author on the title page, “Bon Appetit! Julia Child.” Fine in a near dust jacket with a few small a closed tear to the rear. Illustrated with 16 pages of photographs by Paul Child. Jacket design by Dick Adelson.

The French Chef Cookbook includes all the recipes that Julia Child demonstrated on her first public television series, The French Chef -- the one hundred and nineteen shows that made Julia a household name and changed forever the way Americans cook.