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J. Bigeon [ '"Royal Champignon"' Prepared Mushroom' ]
Publication details: 
Without place or date. [ Paris, Edwardian?]
SKU: 17053

30pp., 16mo. Stapled pamphlet in printed illustrated wraps. Aged, worn and creased, in stained and damaged wraps. Bigeon's introduction begins: 'The difficulties often met with to obtain at any time freshly gathered mushrooms, have induced me to prepare, in the very places of production, mushrooms dressed under various formulas, for which I add a few appropriated [sic] notes.' There are eight pages, in French, of 'Attestations des Chefs les plus réputés dans l'Art cullinaire', beginning with 'T. GIROD. | Chef des Cuisines Café de Paris | Paris' and ending with 'P. LAVEAU, | Chef des Cuisines, Hôtel Mirabeau, | Paris.' The recipes (pp.13-29) begin with 'Fish au Gratin', 'Calf's Liver à l'Italienne' and 'Escalloped Tomatoes'. No other copy traced, either on OCLC WorldCat, COPAC or at the Bibliothèque Nationale.