French chef, restaurateur and culinary writer (1846-1935). 4 autograph draft menus for private dinners. N. p. Altogether 4 pp. on 4 ff. Addenda.
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Four autograph draft menus for private dinners, two annotated with the names of the hosts and the dates, 17 February 1907 and 18 March 1908, three with prices for 10 or 12 covers at 12s 6d. - "Consommé Rossini / Saumon Royale / [...] Caneton de Rouen a l'orange / Fonds d'artichauts [...]" (Menu for "Powell Esq. Dimanche 17-2-07", annotated in blue crayon). Together with two additional menus transcribed by a clerk (on headed paper of The Carlton Hotel, London); 3 drafts with slight damage to paper through clipping, otherwise in good condition.