Philadelphia: Lindsay & Blakiston, 1854.
First American edition, and first edition in English. Translated from the last Paris edition by Fayette Robinson. Bound in publisher's brown cloth, decorated in blind and stamped in gilt. Very Good, with light rubbing to cloth, shallow chipping at the spine ends and corners rubbed through. Pages foxed throughout. An epicurean, historical and philosophical gastronomical meditation, with anecdotes, musings and recipes. Originally published in France in 1825 and published in English for the first time here, this work has been in print ever since. Item #140937826