Gastronomiana ou Recueil Curieux et Amusant d'Anecdotes...

Paris: Librairie Economique, 1809. First Edition. 12mo; iv, 175pp. A Very Good copy in brown boards, spine with floral device stamped in gold and leather spine label (with loss). Bookplate of famous Paris restaurateur Robert Viel to front pastedown. '... , ons mots, Plaisanteries, Maximes et Reflexions Gastronomiques, precede d'une Dissertation historique sur la science de la Gueule et entremele de Chansons et Propos de table propres a egayer la fin d'Un Repas.' This copy appeared as item #344 in Maggs Bros 1937 Catalogue 645 and bears the bookplate of famous Paris restaurateur Robert Viel. Item #20496

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