The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

The Handbook of Dining; or, Corpulence and Leanness Scientifically Considered. Comprising the art of dining on correct principles consistent with easy digestion, the avoidence of corpulency, and the cure of leanness; together with special remarks … on these subjects. By Brillat-Savarin. Translated by L[eonard] F[rancis] Simpson
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1865. First American edition of the Leonard Francis Simpson translation (First published in London in 1859). 200, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green pebbled cloth, spine gilt-stamped with title and vignette, near fine, with just a touch of wear to the spine ends. First American edition of the Leonard Francis Simpson translation (First published in London in 1859). 200, [4, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. "When the first edition of the Handbook of Dining was published, it was not written with a view to elucidate the two great questions -Corpulency and Leanness - which at the present moment absorb the attention of the public mind" (from the Preface). A selective translation of the Physiologie du goût that by its emphasis on reducing reveals many of the culinary and dietary preoccupations of the day. Bitting p. 437 (for 1859 London ed.); Cagle & Stafford 104; Wheaton and Kelly 855
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
Last Found On: 2017-09-23           Check availability:      ABAA    

LINK TO THIS PAGE: www.vialibri.net/years/items/20296383/1865-brillat-savarin-jean-anthelme-the-handbook-of-dining-or-corpulence

Browse more rare books from the year 1865


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.