Paris: Laignier, 1846. hardcover. 2 volumes in one with continuous pagination. 641pp with text in French. Hand colored frontispieces in both volumes; illustrated with many other plates and portraits, some folding. Thick 8vo, calf-backed patterned boards; spine with raised bands and black leather labels (well-rubbed; small repairs to spine ends; front joint cracked but holding). Paris: Mlle. Laignier, 1846. Quatrieme tirage - Edition Illustree. Scattered foxing, else a very good copy. very good.
Essays on gastronomy by many of the best French writers of the day.