I adore getting "new" cookbooks. Today I stopped in at my favorite bookstore, The Recycle Barn. Their stock is all pre-owned and very reasonably priced. I also have "credit" there from books I had taken to them to resell, so I pay even less than most.
I found 4 wonderful books to add to my collection today:
Real French Cooking by Brillat Savarin
The Breads of France by Bernard Clayton Jr.
More Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan
and The Olive Season by Carol Drinkwater (Not a cookbook, but worthy of my collection!)
Now I need to find the French books a home here: