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La Cuisine Cousu-Main / Christian Dior

La Cuisine Cousu-Main / Christian Dior

$375.00

Elusive cookbook with fascinating design, published by Maison Christian Dior in 1972

Paris: Societe Christian Dior, 1972. Preface de Raymond Thuilier, illustrations by Rene Gruau. Numbered copy of the first edition. Book bound in embossed aluminum, and housed in a lucite box with aluminum spine and a removable lucite clasp. Light surface wear only. A very nice copy of a great rarity.

 

From The New York Times:

“I know lots of recipes, and, who knows, one day I might need something to fall back on. We could do a Dior ham or a Dior roast beef, perhaps?”

This volume “was a collection of all the recipes that Dior, the epicure, most loved…The book makes a significant connection between Dior's love of la cuisine and his passion for la couture. The nobility of the raw materials, the dexterity of the hand, the all-consuming desire of the creator and the consumer—for Dior, they were one and the same, whether it was fashion or food that was engaging him" (New York Times).


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