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Volúpia (a nona arte: a gastronomia).

SAMPAIO, Albino Forjaz de.

Published by Porto, Domingos Barreira, Editor / Livraria Simões Lopes, 1939., 1939
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8°, original illustrated wrappers. Frontisportrait plate with caricature of the author as chef by the master caricaturist Arnaldo Ressano. Very minor soiling to front cover. On the whole, in very good, uncut condition. 261, (3) pp. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION. Essays on the history and bibliography of gastronomy, as well as on gastronomy and literature, including Eça de Queiroz, Fialho de Almeida and Ramalho Ortigão. The author also gives brief sketches of his ideas about Brazilian, Spanish, French, Italian, German, English, Hungarian, African and "exotic" cooking. Forjaz de Sampaio (1884-1949) was a member of the Academia das Sciências de Lisboa. He wrote and edited a large number of books; among the most noteworthy are the 4-volume História da literatura portuguesa ilustrada, and the catalogue of his collection of Portuguese theater: Subsídios para a História do Teatro Português. Teatro de Cordel (Catálogo da Colecção do autor), published by the Academy of Sciences in 1922. A passionate bibliophile, there is a catalogue of the auction sale of his library, Catálogo da importante e valiosa biblioteca do ilustre escritor . . . Albino Forjaz de Sampaio . . . a venda em leilão . . . 11 de junho de 1945 na Liquidadora Fuertes . . . sob a direcção de Arnaldo Henriques de Oliveira.*** BN, Lisboa, Livros portugueses de cozinha 497. See Maria Amélia Gomes in Machado, ed., Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, p. 432; A. Leitão in Biblos, IV, 1076-7; Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 310-1; and Grande enciclopédia XI, 628. Bookseller Inventory # 35370

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Title: Volúpia (a nona arte: a gastronomia).

Publisher: Porto, Domingos Barreira, Editor / Livraria Simões Lopes, 1939.

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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