Livre Culinaire Blue Ribbon et Pure Gold; Pour Employer Tous Les Jours Dans Les Ménages Canadiens

$295.00

[Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Co.]

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[Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Co.]. Livre Culinaire Blue Ribbon et Pure Gold; Pour Employer Tous Les Jours Dans Les Ménages Canadiens. Montreal & Winnipeg: Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Co., ND [Circa 1946]. pp. 189. Slim 8vo., measuring 20 x 13 cm. While no date has been given the front board states ‘Edition Dix-Neuf’ [19th Edition] while the preface states ‘Dix-Huite’ [18th Edition]. Front endpaper features all four yellow coupons for ordering additional copies of the book. Bound in full cream cloth over boards with title in navy blue ink, with illustrations printed in blue and red ink of various Blue Ribbon products in the background (e.g. Blue Ribbon Coffee, Baking Powder, Tea). Black and white photographic frontispiece of the Toronto headquarters of the Blue Ribbon Manufacturing Company, Limited; accompanied with other black and white illustrations, tables, etc. Light rubbing to the boards, nominal fraying to the spine ends. Internally, the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked; very good+. Text entirely in French. Correponds to Driver, Culinary Landmarks (p. 933), Citation No. M17.16. Driver dates this edition as having been published at “about 1946”, and which corresponds to the publication of its English-language counterpart of which this, the French-language printing was derived (translated) from. Exceedingly scarce in commerce. Hardcover. (#1580) $295.00