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Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach

MacDonogh, Giles

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ISBN 10: 0719547113 / ISBN 13: 9780719547119
Published by John Murray, London, 1992
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First printing. Book is crisp and clean. Unclipped dust jacket has one tiny tear at top edge and possibly some fading to rear panel. No remainder mark. Book looks at French life as much as it does Brillat-Savarin's eating preferences. 248 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 73481

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Title: Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach

Publisher: John Murray, London

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First edition

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The first full and authoritative biography of the father of gastronomy. MacDonogh not only chronicles Brillats many pursuits, he also presents a fascinating picture of provincial France under the ancien regime and the dangerous years that followed its fall. The world of revolutionaries and gourmets explored with elegance and scholarship observer.

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Giles MacDonogh was educated at Oxford and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Practiques in Paris. He is recognized for his writings on wine and food, and for his book A Palate in Revolution. He lives in London.

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