Physiologie du Gout. Brillat Savarin, Alph. Karr Bertall, J A.
Physiologie du Gout.

Physiologie du Gout.

Paris: Gabriel de Gonet, n.d. (1848). A great classic of gastronomy..witty and authoritative compendium on the art of dining has never been out of print since its first appearance in 1826. (Quayle). Eight highly amusing steel engraved plates of various culinary scenes, on india paper. 8vo, (iv) xxiii, 416pp, period red half morocco, marbled boards, raised bands, austere gilt rules & title, slt. rubbed at edges. Some foxing, mainly to text (heavy to some pages) otherwise a good+ copy of an attractive edition. The 1st edition illustrated by Bertall. "A philosopher, who made dining a social refinement as well as an occasion of great pleasure." (Bitting). Includes a wonderful beverage engraving (p113) with brewing tea. Good + overall. Item #8392

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