The collectible Borzoi hardback cookbook entitled "Marcella's Italian Kitchen" is in great to excellent condition. The dust-jacket is in very good condition. As can be seen in the photos, the actual covers of the book without the dust-jacket are absolutely beautiful with vibrant red and green colors over a creamy-beige background. This book contains nine chapters of highly-detailed yet easy-to-follow cooking instructions with an index in the back. According to the "What This Book Is About" page, "There are nearly 250 recipes here, encompassing every aspect of Italian home cooking, from appetizers to ice cream". The book also has "a generous selection of first courses, more than 60 new pastas, risotti, and soups". While they are not with every recipe, the book also incorporates at least three sections of full-color photos to help motivate and inspire the reader to continue onward in their cooking endeavors. Also, the information in the front of the book shows that this book was part of the second printing that took place in January 1987. The book was published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York.
Please note that screen resolution and/or original lighting could cause the colors to appear lighter or darker than actual.
Manufactured in the United States
Marcella's Italian Kitchen by Marcella Hazan
The nine chapters are as follow:
I. God Italian Cooking
II. Appetizers and Dishes for Buffets and One-Course Meals
IV. Pasta and Other First Courses
V. Fish Courses
VI. Meat Courses
IX. Sweets, Fruit, and Ice Cream
The beautiful full-color dust-jacket has some small places that have torn away and/or shows wear and age. Other than this, there are no tears, rips, water damages, missing pages, or repair places on this highly-detailed collectible Italian cookbook. There are some slight vintage wear, age, and rub marks on the book - mainly on the edges of the covers where they have come in contact with another surface. While we did not check every page, there does not appear to be any marks and/or highlights on or in this Italian cookbook. Also, it is important to note that this book does not have the wear that is consistent with a previously used cookbook - the wear on the dust-jacket most likely took place in storage and/or transport. When the book is opened, it is still very tight and does not have the "pressed-down" or "spread-open" appearance. Unlike previously used cookbooks, there are no light stains and/or creases on the corners and edges.
The decorative possibilities for this beautiful Borzoi cookbook entitled "Marcella's Italian Kitchen" are many. The bookshelf or open collectibles shelf would be enhanced by the addition of this incredibly detailed collectible cookbook. Also, the easy-to-reach group of important everyday cookbooks on or near the kitchen counter would welcome this particular hardback cookbook for its in-depth yet easy-to-follow content. While Italian cooking appears to be very challenging for beginners, this "Marcella's Italian Kitchen" cookbook is a must have in order to get a grasp on the "Italian Kitchen". In addition, the growing cookbook collection will increase in value and interest upon the arrival of this beautiful hardback Italian cookbook.
The collector will appreciate this collectible Borzoi hardback cookbook for its great to excellent condition, highly-detailed yet easy-to-follow content, full-color photo sections, broad perspective on Italian cuisine, and overall gorgeous appearance.
The collectible Borzoi hardback cookbook entitled "Marcella's Italian Kitchen" weighs 32.2 oz.
The hardback cookbook measures 9.5" tall x 8 3/8" wide x 1 3/8" thick.
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Vintage Borzoi Cookbook Marcellas Italian Kitchen Marcella Hazan Cooking Recipes Home Decor 1987 Second Printing Food Reference Soups & Pastas
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