The Mandarin Way: A Tapestry of Adventure and Success Blended With Practical Information on How to Purchase, Prepare, and Present the Grand Cuisine of China [SIGNED]

$149.00

Chiang, Cecilia Sun Yun; Allan Carr

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Chiang, Cecilia Sun Yun; Allan Carr. The Mandarin Way: A Tapestry of Adventure and Success Blended With Practical Information on How to Purchase, Prepare, and Present the Grand Cuisine of China [SIGNED]. San Francisco: California Living Books | The Mandarin Restaurant, 1980. Revised and Expanded Edition, Second Printing. ISBN: 9780893950620. pp. 310. Royal 8vo., measuring 24 x 16 cm. Cream cloth over boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Photographic frontispiece of the author, accompanied with black-and-white illustrations. Two very faint spots near head of spine otherwise, near fine. Internally, the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+ and housed in very good+ very lightly rubbed price-clipped dustjacket (now housed in protective mylar cover). Overall, very good+. A very handsome presentation of an increasingly scarce title. Rare in commerce in SIGNED edition(s). Hardcover. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title page.”Ceclia Chang, the presiding genius of The Mandarin restaurants in San Francisco and Beverly Hills, offers a fascinating insight into the customs, cuisine, and culture of a lost world. The Mandarin Way is actually two books in one elegant package: a memoir as well as a detailed, practical guide to buying, preparing, and presenting the Grand Cuisine of China”. (#2003) $149.00