GASTRONOMY AS A FINE ART, or The Science of Good Living. A Translation of the Physiologie du Gout of Brillat-Savarin

Brillat-Savarin (Jean Anthelme). Translated by R. E. Anderson

Published by Scribner & Welford, NY, 1879
Condition: Spine faded, else very good. Hardcover
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Original ppale blue cloth stamped in gilt and black; 12mo (4.5 x 7 inches), xxxiii, 280 pp. An abridged translation from Brillat-Savarin's "Physiologie du Gout", keeping the same basic order, chapter titles, etc. but with the emphasis on ". . . the Cure of Leanness and Reduction of Corpulency rather than to the art of giving dinners." (Bitting page 437 for 1859 London edition). Bookseller Inventory # 18822

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Title: GASTRONOMY AS A FINE ART, or The Science of ...

Publisher: Scribner & Welford, NY

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Spine faded, else very good.

Edition: First US edition

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