Julia Child: Collection of 56 items.

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Child, Julia. Collection of 56 items including Books, Ephemera, Musical Recording, LaserDisc, DVD, VHS; Biographies & Miscellany. Featuring 2 items inscribed by Julia and her husband, a poster signed by Julia & Jacques Pepin, a TLs signed by Avis DeVoto, and a signed Simone Beck item.


Mastering the Art of French Cooking. By Simone Beck, Louisette Bertholle and Julia Child. Illustrations by Sidonie Coryn. Typography, binding & jacket design by Warren Chappell. NY: Knopf, 1966. 11th printing (of the 1961 publication). Sm 4to. xv, 684pp., prof. illust. throughout, xxxii page index. Red, white & blue patterned cloth-covered bds., generally Good in chipped color illust. DJ.  


Julia Child at the San Francisco Museum of Art; “Tour of Dining Décor.” SF: SFMA, 1965. 4to. 39pp., printed on one side only, illust., recipes, includes dates of demonstrations. Spiral bound, color illust. covers, generally Good.       


Time Magazine, Nov. 25, 1966. Vol. 88, No. 22. What’s Cooking; 9pp. article by Ruth Mehrtens & Marshall Burchard. Color illust. portrait of Julia Child by Boris Chaliapin on front cover, address label present, else Good.


The French Chef Cookbook. Drawings & Photographs by Paul Child. NY: Knopf, 1968. First edition. Sm 8vo. xxxiii, 440pp., prof. illust., xvii page index. Red, b/w illust. cloth covered bds., generally Good in pict. DJ.


Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two. A classic continued; a new repertory of dishes and techniques carries the reader into new areas of… By Julia Child and Simone Beck. Illustrations by Sidonie Coryn, based on photographs by Paul Child. Technical Drawings by Paul Child. NY: Knopf, 1970. Stated 1st.  Sm 4to. xxi, 555pp., profusely illustrated, liv (54) page cumulative index for both volumes 1 & 2. Blue, red & white patterned cloth over bds., covers lightly rubbed, some spotting to edges, else Good in chipped color illust. DJ.


[Association]  Simone Beck on Stage for The American Theatre Co. with Meier and Frank [popular dept. store], Portland, OR, 1970. 4to. Signed by Simone Beck on front cover.  Recipes, includes photo of Simone & Julia. Spiral bound, Good.


Musical Recording.  LP Polydor 5032. 1972.  Evening at the Pops, with Narration by Julia Child, featuring Arthur Fielder, with Chester Schmitz as “Tubby the Tuba”.  Includes the “French Chef Theme” 1:15, by John Morris, WGBH, Boston. Photo of Julia at music stand, with orchestra behind her. 


Bon Appétit San Francisco. Presbyterian Hospital of Pacific Medical Center. Demonstrations, March 25-29, 1974. 4to. 34pp., recipes, list of sponsors. Color illust. wraps, some pencilling to outer margins of recipes, else generally Good.  Inscribed by Julia Child and Paul Child “Bon Appétit!”on front cover.    


Mastering the Art of French Cooking. London: Penguin, 1974. Sm 8vo. 484pp., illust., index. Pictorial wraps., generally Good.


From Julia Child's Kitchen. Photographs and drawings by Paul Child. Additional technical photos by Albie Walton. NY: Knopf, 1975. Stated 1st. Signed by both Julia and Paul at ffe. Heavy 8vo. xvi, 687pp., prof. illust., diagrams, xxvi page index. Color pict. cloth, corners lightly bumped, edges lightly spotted, else Good in color pict. DJ. 


People Weekly. Dec. 1st, 1975. 4to. Julia Child pictured on front cover holding up several rolling pins, 4pp. article by Gail Jennes, cover photo by Lee Lockwood. Covers lightly rubbed, else Good.                                               


TV Guide, 12/31/1977. Vol. 25, no. 53, issue #1292.  Sm 8vo. 3pp. article by Michael Ryan, “Coq au vin is just chicken stew.” Color photograph of Julia Child breaking an egg into a pan. Covers lightly rubbed, else generally Good.  


DiscoVision Laserdisc. Julia Child: The French Chef, The Omelette Show. #31-007. Universal City, CA: MCA, 1978. [Produced by WGBH in 1972.] Sq. pictorial front cover, 2pp. printed recipe laid in. Laserdisc in original sleeve w/ thin styrofoam protective packing.


Julia Child & Company.  In collaboration with E. S. Yntema, Photos by James Scherer. NY: Knopf, 1978. 1st ed. 4to. 243pp., color photos on every page, temperature charts, menus, index. Patterned bds., generally Good in lightly wrinkled color pict. DJ.


Julia Child & More Company. In collaboration with E. S. Yntema, Photos by James Scherer. NY: Knopf, 1979. 1st ed. 4to. viii, 248pp., prof. Illust. w/ color photos, index. Color pictorial wraps., covers slightly rubbed, sm penned name to ffe, else Good.


Julia Child at the Denver Art Museum. A Culinary Collection. 1979. Demonstration. Unpaged, b/w photo of Julia Child, recipes. Spiral bd., illust. heavy stock paper covers.


Bon Appétit. October, 1979. Vol. 24, No. 10. Los Angeles: Bon Appétit Publishing. Includes 5pp. article “A Private Lesson with Julia Child” by Natalie Schram. Cover photo of Julia Child by Brian Leatart. 4to. 186pp., prof. illustrated, heavy duty tape at spine, generally Good.


Centennial Cuisine, A Menu Cookbook. Foreword by Julia McWilliams Child - Class of 1934. Northhampton, MA: Alumnae Assoc. of Smith College, 1981. 8vo. 194pp., illusts. throughout, index. Spiral bd., illust. covers, Good. Lists names of contributors.


Julia Child, Demonstration III. Pacific Palisades: Planned Parenthood Guild, April 15, 1982. (18)pp. pamphlet. Color illust. stapled wraps, minor penned notations at recipes, covers lightly spotted, else Good.. 


San Francisco, The Magazine of Northern California. Chicago: McCann Group, August 1983. Vol. 25, No. 8. 4to. Includes 6pp. article by Lisa King “Julia Child Discovers the New American Cuisine.” Pictorial covers, lightly rubbed, else Good.


Journal of Gastronomy, Vol. 1, Summer, 1984. The Inaugural Issue. SF: AIW&F. 8vo. 126pp., illust., notes, list of contributors. Contains Julia Child’s 2 pp. “Welcome, From Julia Child.” Pict. wraps., entire design is by the great American printer, Jack Stauffacher. 


TLs by Avis DeVoto, with its typed envelope, Boston: October 16, 1984. Machine cancelled stamp. Written on the official stationary for Julia Child & Company and The French Chef letterhead & charming red illust. Laid in is a bookplate with red illust., with a facsimile inscription by Julia Child “Bon Appétit!  Julia Child.” Intended for a high school auction in Winnipeg, Canada.     


Six volume set of “The Way to Cook” on VHS. NY: Knopf Video, 1985. 60 mins. each. One still sealed, all VG, includes all 6 small instruction booklets. 


The Way to Cook. By Julia Child. Photos by Brian Leatart & Jim Scherer. NY: Knopf, 1989. Large 4to. xi, 512pp., color photo on every page, index. Patterned bds., edges spotty, a few tiny holes to ffe, well-thumbed, else Fair+ to Good in scuffed color pict. DJ.


York, Pat. Going Strong. Portraits and Interviews with 70 people 75 and older - still Going Strong. NY: Arcade, 1991. 1st ed. 4to. 256pp., profusely illust. Quarter burgundy cloth, generally Good in color pict. DJ. Features author’s candid interview with Julia Child. 


Compliments to the Chef. Recipes for Julia Child on Her 80th Birthday. Boston: WGBH, 1992. 8vo. 315pp., indices including chefs who contributed. Spiral bound, color pict. covers, Good.


Julia Child - Childhood Food Memories Then and Now. Macy’s The Cellar. N.pl. (SF): N.d., (ca. 1993). Contains one page biography of Julia Child, laid in glossy folder, Macy’s logo done in gold on front. A half-page sheet Julia Child Childhood Food Memories Then & Now Questions [for the audience to write and ask the speaker]. Includes one page bios of 4 other SF notable food experts; Bruce Aidells, Flo Braker, Narsai David & Brian Whitmer. Good.


Cooking With Master Chefs. Julia Child introduces 16 of America’s great professional cooks (including Nancy Silverton & Alice Waters) and the dishes that they make in their own kitchens and she edits these recipes for the home cook. NY: Knopf, 1993. 4to. 147pp., color photos, index. Color pict. DJ, Good.


Julia Child's Menu Cookbook. NY: Wings Books, 1994. Heavy 4to. 489pp., color photos on every page, index. Designed to be a one-volume combination of Julia Child & Company & Julia Child & More Company. 


American Institute of Wine & Food, The. Newsletter. Vol. 8, Number 2. April, 1994. Folio. (6)pp., printed in red, black & white on off-white heavy stock, prof. illust. Unbound, 2 horizontal folds, generally VG. Discusses the 5th Annual Wine Auction, celebrating Robert Mondavi's 80th birthday, etc. With, a letter size 2pp. Membership Application to AIW&F, featuring Julia Child’s personal invitation to join.


Julia Child & Jaques Pepin Cooking in Concert. Guilford, CT: A La Carte Productions, 1994. VHS. In original color pictorial box, sealed. 


In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs. Color photos by Michael P. McLaughlin taken in Julia’s house in Cambridge, Mass. NY: Knopf, 1995. 1st ed. 4to. xiii, 302pp., color photos, index. Color pict. wraps., Good. Featuring 26 cooks, including Leah Chase, and 150 recipes. 


Baking with Julia. Based on the PBS series hosted by Julia Child. Written by Dorrie Greenspan. Photos by Gentl & Hyers. NY: Wm Morrow, 1996. 1st ed. Heavy large 4to. xvii, 481pp., illust. on nearly every page, index.White bds., pict. endpapers, Good in color pict. DJ.

Tenth Anniversary, Masters of Food & Wine. Feb. 27 - March 3, 1996. Highlands Inn, Carmel CA. Tall slim 8vo. 32pp. booklet, prof. illust. Cooking Demonstration by Julia Child. Lists all the other participating chefs, winemakers etc. Color pict. wraps., address label, else Good.


Tenth Anniversary, Masters of Food & Wine. Feb. 27 - March 3, 1996. Highlands Inn, Carmel CA. 4to. 40pp. programme, prof. illust. Lists Julia Child & all the participating chefs, wine-makers etc. Color pict. wraps., Good.


Fitch, Noel Riley. Appetite for Life:The Biography of Julia Child. NY: Doubleday, 1997. 1st ed. 8vo. 569pp., profusely illust., appendices, notes, biblio., index. Quarter white cloth over bds., generally Good in price-clipped pict. DJ. Well-written.


Dollhouse Accessory. Julia Child Cookbook. Open to recipe for Souffle, illustrated (!) - w/ red ribbon page marker. Jacqueline's Open Book Miniature, #4908. N.pl.: N.d. (ca. 1990’s). Measures 1" wide x 3/4" tall. In original printed package.


Julia Child’s Delicious Little Dinners. NY: Knopf, 1998. 4to. 112pp., prof. illust. in color, index. Color pict. bds., VG. A Selection from Julia Child & Company and Julia Child & More Company.


Julia’s Menus for Special Occasions. NY: Knopf, 1998. 4to. 114pp., prof. illust. in color, index. Color pict. bds., VG. A Selection from Julia Child & Company and Julia Child & More Company.


Julia’s Breakfasts, Lunches & Suppers. NY: Knopf, 1999. 4to. 113pp., prof. illust. in color, index. Color pict. bds., VG. A Selection from Julia Child & Company and Julia Child & More Company.


Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home. With David Nussbaum. Photos by Christopher Hirshiemer. NY: Knopf, 1999. 1st ed. Heavy large 4to. xii, 430pp., profusely illust., index. Pictorial bds., Good in color pict. DJ.


Julia & Jacques. Poster, Signed by both. 1999. Color photo poster of Julia Child & Jacques Pepin lifting champagne glasses, assumed to have been used at a booksigning for their book, Julia & Jacques Cooking at Home. Measuring 21” x 31”. A few wrinkles, a few pinholes at corners, else bright, suitable for framing. Will be carefully rolled when shipped. 


Julia’s Cooking Wisdom. Essential techniques and recipes from a lifetime of cooking. With David Nussbaum. NY: Knopf, 2000. 1st ed. x, 127pp., photos, index. Bright green patterned bds., VG in color pict. DJ. 


Julia’s Cooking Wisdom. Essential techniques and recipes from a lifetime of cooking. VHS produced by A La Carte Productions, 2000. 86 mins. Sealed in original color pictorial box..

Julia Child, America’s Favorite Chef. DVD, sealed. Boston: PBS, WGBH, 2004. 60 mins.

Gastronomica. Berkeley: Univ of Calif. Press, Summer, 2005. Vol.5, No. 3. 4to. 146pp., profusely illustrated, lists contributors. Color pict. wraps., covers lightly rubbed, else generally Good. The entire issue is a Tribute to Julia Child. 


My Life in France. By Julia Child, with Alex Prud'homme. NY: Knopf, June, 2006, 6th printing. (Published posthumously.) 8vo. xi, 317pp., profusely illust., 220pp., index. Bds., Good in like color pictorial DJ.


Barr, Nancy Verde. Backstage with Julia. My Years with Julia Child. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons, 2008. Sm 8vo. xvi, 285pp., illust., index. Blue bds., penned gift inscription to front pastedown, else Good in pict. DJ.


Shapiro, Laura. Julia Child: A Life. NY: Penguin Lives, 2009. Sm 8vo. xxi, 184pp. Color pict. Bds., VG in like DJ. 


Vanity Fair. August, 2009. NY: Condé Nast. Contains Laura Jacob’s 9pp. article “Our Lady of the Kitchen” about Julia Child.


As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto. Selected and Edited by Joan Reardon. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2010. 8vo. 416pp., illust., index. Navy bds., VG in like color pict. DJ.


Connant, Jennet. A Covert Affair. NY: Simon & Schuster, 2011. 8vo. 395pp., photos, notes, index. Pictorial wraps., Good.


Setting the Table for Julia Child. Gourmet Dining in America, 1934-1961. By David Strauss. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2011. 8vo. xi, 324pp., illust., notes, index. White cloth covered bds., penned inscription to ffe, else Good in color illust. DJ. Much information about Julia Child and her influence upon American culture.


Smithsonian Magazine. June, 2012. Washington D.C. Food Issue. Contains Ruth Reichl’s well-written 3pp. article “Julia Child’s Recipe for a Thoroughly Modern Marriage.”


Spitz, Bob. Dearie, The Remarkable Life of Julia Child. NY: Knopf, 2012. 1st ed. Heavy 8vo. 557pp., photos, index. Blue bds., illust. endpapers, VG in color pict. DJ.

Prud'homme, Alex. The French Chef in America: Julia Child's Second Act. NY: Random House, 2016. 8vo. 318pp., prof. illust., notes, biblio., index. Bds., Good in color pict. DJ.

Group of 56 Items; carefully packed into approximately 5 boxes & mailing tube, shipping & insurance extra.