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A handbook of gastronomy


subjects: gastronomy,

  • 1. Brillat-Savarin's Physiologie du Gou3t | A handbook | of | gastronomy | New and complete translation | with fifty-two original etchings | by A. Lalauze
    London: J. C. Nimmo and Bain; 1884
    22.0 x 14.5 cm   Pp [iii-ix] x-xvi, [1] 2-516, [1] 2-14 publ ads   [42s on p 1 of publ ads]   Quarter white parchment, blue cloth
    GB:   LB   LG   *LoEN   OB  
    US:   CtY   PPULC   ICU   NcGW   ViU   ICN   CU   PP   NNPM   NNMor   KMK  

    The publisher's notice on page 7 states, "The present unabridged translation is, we believe, the first attempt made to offer to English readers this book as it was written.' It was issued in a limited edition. A note on page iv records that 300 copies were printed for England and 200 with an American imprint. The LoEN copy is number 294. NUCat and Bitting 60 list the American edition of this translation as published in New York by J. W. Bouton in 1884.
    LB, LoEN and OB date the book 1884 [1883]. The preface is signed "Charles Monselet. Paris, 30th Nov. 1879.' and includes biographical notes about the author.