NY: Appleton, 1865. First US edition. Hardcover. Original pebbled brown cloth with gilt title and ornament on spine; 12mo (4.5 x 7 inches), 200 pp. 4-page publisher's catalogue at rear. Spine gilt dulled, nick to cover cloth at top of rear joint. Good. Item #18674
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).