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A group of 5 books about cooking and entertaining, all in original publisher’s bindings, all inscribed, comprising:
BOULUD, Daniel and Dorie GREENSPAN. Daniel Boulud’s Café Boulud Cookbook. French–American Recipes for the Home Cook. New York: Scribner, 1999. Presentation copy, inscribed by Daniel Boulud to Betsy Bloomingdale: “To Mrs. Bloomingdale, Thank you so much for being such of [sic] great fan of my cuisine! Enjoy the Café Boulud Spirit! Daniel Boulud 11/99.”
KEMPNER, Nan. R.S.V.P. Menus for Entertaining from People Who Really Know How. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 2000. Includes a profile of Betsy Bloomingdale and her garden, with a luncheon menu from Bloomingdale. Presentation copy, inscribed by Nan Kempner to Betsy Bloomingdale: “To darling Betsy, You are a star! Many thanks and worlds of love – Nan.”
HITZ, Alex. My Beverly Hills Kitchen. Classic Southern Cooking with a French Twist. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Includes recipes contributed by Betsy Bloomingdale. Presentation copy, inscribed by Alex Hitz to Betsy Bloomingdale: “For dear Betsy whose spirit and recipes flows so generously throughout this book! With so many thanks and much, much love! Alex. 20.IX.12.”
GUEST, C.Z. First Garden. Cecil Beaton, illustrator. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1976. Presentation copy, inscribed by C.Z. Guest to Betsy Bloomingdale: Dear Betsy – Happy gardening from one flower lover to another. C.Z. May 22 ’76.”
MCNELLIS, Maggi and Hubie BOSCOWITZ. Party Games. New York: Prentice–Hall, 1949. Presentation copy, inscribed by Hubie Boscowitz: “Why send a game book to a business writer? I’m a business man myself – and I find games the best of all prescriptions for end of day relaxation. Hope you enjoy them. Hubie Boscowitz.”
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