Paris: Plot, 1963. First Edition. Quarto. Item #027381
48 pages, French text, illustrated of Michel Oliver's cookbook for children with a preface by Jean Cocteau. A beautifully illustrated book for children on how to prepare in the delightful style of French cuisine. Cocteau says that both children and poets are inclined to disobey which can find such disobedience in the joyful discipline of the kitchen where hors-d'oeuvers, unique sauces, and unique touches to make vegetables, eggs, meat, desserts or soups into elements of delight. These are items which can be prepared for one person or for two our more. Bound in color pictorial boards backed with a white plastic comb. A remarkably clean copy on both the front and back which indicates this item was owned but not used in the kitchen.