Julia Child & Company, 1978, First Edition: Cookbook written by Julia Child in collaboration with E.S. Yntema, with photographs by James Scherer, and published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, in 1978. Hard cover, oversized cookbook with dust jacket. 243 pages. First edition, third printing. Dust jacket has a few dings. Book is in mint condition. Definitely gift quality.
This cookbook was published in conjunction with Child’s 1978 television series of the same name with WGBH, Boston. It features American recipes, not French, and tell the complete story–planning, buying, timing, and cooking–for the entire menu on 13 occasions. Occasions include a birthday dinner, a holiday lunch, a lo-cal banquet, an informal dinner, a New England potluck supper, a VIP lunch, a cocktail party, dinner for the boss, a Sunday night supper, a buffet for 19, a breakfast party, a chafing-dish dinner, and an indoor/outdoor barbecue.