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Author Name    [Lalauze, Adolphe (engravings)]; Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme; Monselet, Charles (preface)

Title   PHYSIOLOGIE DU GOUT (THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE)

Binding   Half calf

Book Condition   Very good

Edition   First Thus

Publisher   Paris Librairie des Bibliophiles 1879

Illustrator   Lalauze, Adolphe (engravings)

Seller ID   536

12mo (4" x 7"). Limited (Jouaust) edition. 2 volumes. Vol I: pp.296; Vol II: pp.320. One of 170 copies on Van Gelder Zonen paper. Engraved vignette illustrations by Adolph Lalauze: Vol I: frontis. of the author and 27 chapter head and tail vignettes; Vol II: 24 chapter head and tail vignettes. Unsigned binding in garnet half calf over garnet and brown marbled papers. Spine with 4 compartments decorated in gilt with hanging game.

A gorgeous set of Brillat-Savarin's masterpiece, where he dazzles with a delightful and often humorous collection of recipes, reflections, and anecdotes on everything and anything gastronomical.

This is the first edtion with Adolphe Lalauze's beautiful and evocative engravings, and it is the basis for the J. W. Bouton English translation of 1884.

Price = 100.00 USD



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