By: [Lalauze, Adolphe (engravings)]; Brillat-Savarin, Jean Anthelme; Monselet, Charles (preface)
Paris, Librairie des Bibliophiles: 1879
Edition: First Thus
Seller ID: 536
Binding: Half calf
Condition: Very good
12mo (4¾" 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.
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