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THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY by  Jean Anthelme BRILLAT-SAVARIN - First Edition - 1949 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 017920)

THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY

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THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY

by BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Spine with a few small rubbed spots. About Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a darkened backstrip
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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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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
017920
Title
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE OR, MEDITATIONS ON TRANSCENDENTAL GASTRONOMY
Author
BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme
Illustrator
Sylvain Sauvage
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Spine with a few small rubbed spots. About Near Fine in a Very Good slipcase with a darkened backstrip
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Limited Editions Club
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1949
Keywords
Limited Editions Club; M. F. K. Fisher; Brillat-Savarin; Cookbooks; Fine Press; French Literature; Illustrated Books; Cookery; Color Plates
Bookseller catalogs
Cookery; Color Plates; Cookbooks;

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Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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