Covelo, CA: Yolla Bolly Press, 2000. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition, Limited to 275 numbered copies. SIGNED by Milton Glaser and Thomas Keller. Small 4to. , 167 pp. Monochrome frontispiece and 11 color plates by Milton Glaser.With a Salutation by M.F.K. Fisher; Afterword by Thomas Keller. Publisher's prospectus laid in. Yellow cloth with color plate to front cover; housed in publisher's illustrated slipcase. A fince copy, as new. Item #18169
The story of young Jean-Marie who buys a ripe melon from a cart at the Toulon wharf and is launched by the succulent fruit on an odyssey which takes him to the most fabled kitchens of Franch. The illlustrations are portraits of the principal characters drawn for the Press by Milton Glaser. - Yolla Bolly website.