Title A Treatise on the Art & Antiquity of Cookery in the Middle-Ages
Book Condition Collectible: Very Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Fallbrook, CA Weather Bird Press 1978
Seller ID WVHG102111-3
LIMITED EDITION of 200 copies printed and bound at the Weather Bird Press in the Winter of 1978. Two volumes. 8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. [viii], 26, ; [x], 27,  pp. Half-titles, both title pages printed in two colors, chapter heads with woodcut illustrations, index to both volumes in Vol. I, recipes throughout, glossary and bibliography at the end of Vol. II; text clean, unmarked. Quarter maroon cloth, patterned paper over boards, spines titled in gilt, salmon-colored slip case with printed paper label on the side; binding square and tight, light toning to boards and slip case. SIGNED by Rochelle Lucky on the half-title of Vol. I. Very Good. This set is the most deluxe of any of the cookery publications produced by Vance Gerry at the Weather Bird Press. Normally found in blue paper slipcases, this copy is slip-cased with an unusual (and possibly unique) salmon-colored paper. Most likely this is the printers copy, signed by Rochelle Lucky for the printer.
Rochelle Lucky, A Treatise on the Art & Antiquity of Cookery in the Middle-Ages, Fine Press, Limited Edition, Vance Gerry, Fine Press