NY: Scribner & Welford, 1879. First US edition. Hardcover. Original pale blue cloth stamped in gilt and black; 12mo (4.5 x 7 inches), xxxiii, 280 pp. Spine somewhat faded. Very good. Item #18822
An abridged translation from Brillat-Savarin's "Physiologie du Gout", keeping the same basic order, chapter titles, etc. but with the emphasis on ". . . the Cure of Leanness and Reduction of Corpulency rather than to the art of giving dinners." (Bitting page 437 for 1859 London edition).