London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1853.
First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition. Item #CAT000184
Original blue cloth, neatly rebacked with the spine laid back down. Steel-engraved frontispiece portrait of Soyer and 41 plates. Age toning and occasional foxing and staining, including to some of the plates - a few plates browned with small tears at the edges. A good, sound copy of Soyer's sprawling history of gastronomy. xvi, 474, (2)pp. Cagle 1005, Bitting, 443, Simon 1405, Vicaire 798. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; History. Inventory No: CAT000184.