Item #260146 The Gentleman’s Companion. Charles H. Baker, Jr.


The Gentleman’s Companion.

New York: Derrydale Press, 1939.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition, no. 478 of 1250 copies. 220; 217 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Original red cloth, oxblood buckram spines. Bookplate. A near fine copy, lacking the card slipcase. Siegel 147; Frazier B-3-a.

Item #260146

Vol. I: Being an Exotic Cookery Book or, Around the World with Knife, Fork and Spoon. Vol. II: Being an Exotic Drinking Book or, Around the World with Jigger, Beaker and Flask One cookery/drink book that has never gone out of style, and is still very much sought after.

Inscribed in each volume on the flyleaf, "To Robert P. Habgood Jr. with best wisghes Charles H. Baker."