Maura Laverty’s Cookery Book. Illustrated by Louis Le Brocquy (1946)
Book ID: 64424
Maura Laverty’s Cookery Book. With a section on Diet by Sybil Le Brocquy. Decorations by Louis Le Brocquy. London: Longmans, 1946. First Edition. Pp, 133. A good copy in navy cloth covers, with some wear to tip of spine and previous owner’s name to title page.
Each chapter is headed by a line drawing in yellow & black by Le Brocquy in his distinctive style.
Sybil Le Brocquy (the artist’s mother) was immersed in the arts and an acknowledged expert on the life and work of Jonathan Swift.