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THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY by  Jean Anthelme BRILLAT-SAVARIN - First Edition - 1949 - from Charles Agvent and Biblio.co.uk

THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY

by BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme

Condition: Spine with a few small rubbed spots. About Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a darkened backstrip


New York: Limited Editions Club, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine with a few small rubbed spots. About Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a darkened backstrip. Sylvain Sauvage. Royal octavo (7" x 10-1/2") bound in pictorial boards backed with first-quality English pigskin leather. Newly translated and annotated by M. F. K. Fisher with a preface by her as well. Charming color illustrations by Sylvain Sauvage. Copy #1076 of 1500 issued unsigned as Sauvage died before the edition was published.




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