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Title: The physiology of taste, or, meditations on ...
Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press, [
Book Condition: Good
Book Description The Heritage Press, New York, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. No dust jacket, As Issued. xvi, 471 pp, translator's preface, Aphorisms of the Professor; Dialogue Between the Author and His Friends; A Biography of Dr. Richerand; The Author's preface (each of the above with the translator's glosses); Meditations: 1. On the Senses; 2. On Taste; 3. On Gastronomy; 4.On Appetite; 5.&6. On Food in General; 7.Theory of Frying; 8. On Thirst; 9. On Drinks; 10.The End of the World; 11. on Gourmandism; 12. On Gourmands; 13. On Gastronomical Tests; 14. On the Pleasres of the Table; 15. On Hunting-Luncheons; 16. On Digestion; 17. On Rest; 18. On Sleep; 19. On Dreams; 20. On the Influence of Diet; 21. On Obesity; 22. On the Treatment of Obesity; 23. On Thinness; 24. On Fasting; 25. On Exhaustion; 26. On Death; 27. On Cooking; 28. On Restauranteurs; 29. Classical Gourmandism in Action; 30. Bouquet; Transition: The Translator's Glosses; Varieties; Parting salute to the Gastronomers of the Old and New Worlds; The Translator's Postscript with duotone color illustrations, and a pristine copy of The Heritage Club Sandglass laid-in. Reprint, 1949. In Near Pristine Slipcase. Some bottom fore-edge corener of some pages creased, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue quarter-cloth with decorative paper-covered boards, and silver lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002312
Book Description Limited Editions Club, New York, 1949. Edition limited to 1500 copies, large 8vo, pp. 471, ; color text illustrations throughout; original English pigskin over printed paper-covered boards, blindstamped title and designs on spine; spine lightly rubbed at extremities, a couple of stains on top edge continue a little into the preliminaries, else a fine copy. This is the first appearance of Fisher's translation, which surpasses all English translations that came before it. Bookseller Inventory # 49224