Princeton Architectural Press Classic Cookbooks
Princeton Architectural Press Classic Cookbooks

Classic Cookbooks

By Richard Baker

$17.95

Publication Date: July 26, 2022

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Piece together your own colorful collection of vintage cookbook covers with this iconic 1000-piece puzzle from artist Richard Baker. It's a visual feast, and the perfect gift for foodies and book lovers alike.

Classic Cookbooks 1000 Piece Puzzle features 42 amazing paintings of beloved classic cookbooks, ranging from the iconic, like The Joy of Cooking, The French Chef Cookbook, and The Edna Lewis Cookbook, to quirkier classics like Fabulous Fondues and Love and Knishes. Each cookbook cover featured in this puzzle is intentionally painted to capture the telltale signs of wear from years of use in the kitchen.

This 1000-piece puzzle features high-quality pieces that assemble to 25 x 20 inches, accompanied by a folded, oversize insert of the puzzle image for easy reference and an artist statement.

Whether you're a home cook, chef, bibliophile, or puzzle fanatic, you will love piecing your way through decades of cookbook classics and chatting with family or friends about your favorite recipes as you assemble. From Tatsuji Tada's Japanese Recipes, to Meera Sodha's East to Irfan Orga's Turkish Cooking and Elsie Masterton's Blueberry Hill Cookbook, you are sure to find a few of your favorite kitchen resources depicted in this charming and engaging puzzle.

About the Author

Richard Baker works within the genre of still life while incorporating landscape and portraiture in nontraditional ways. With palpable nostalgia for the pre-ebook era, he depicts paperback editions from the 1960s and '70s, faithfully portraying not only the front cover's original details, but also signs of its passage through time — creases, worn bindings, and all. Richard Baker lives in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

Format: Jigsaw Puzzle

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

Publication Date: July 26, 2022

ISBN: 9781648961700

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