Original burgundy cloth with gilt spine titles, gilt ornament on front cover; tall octavo; xxvi, 431 pp. Lithographed title page and facing lithographed portrait of the author with tissue guard. Floral-patterned endpapers. Originally projected as a 6 volume set, Harder completed and published only this first book. An exhaustive study of food plants of all kinds; their culture and use in cooking. Harder was chef de cuisine at San Francisco's Palace Hotel. Bitting p. 213. Some chipping to spine ends, minor bumping and wear to covers, front free endpaper and first blank leaf brittle and chipping at edges, still a very clean and presentable copy. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE: HARDER'S BOOK OF ...
Publication Date: 1885
Edition: First edition.
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