The Physiologie du Gout... Illustrée par Bertall, Précédee d'une notice biographique par Alp. Karr. Dessins de Bertall.

Paris: Furne et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs, 1864.

Quarto, 458, [2] pages. Later edition, with the illustrations of Bertall, first issued thus in 1848. "The most famous book ever written about food and man's taste for it." Bertall's illustrations are witty and light handed, and appear here in full page plates as well as within the text. Some light age-toning and foxing throughout. Bound in full vellum with gilt border, and decorations to spine. Red morocco spine label. Green silk ribbon still present. Original wrappers bound-in. [Brivois, Bibliographie des ouvrages illustrés du XIXe siècle; Vicaire, page 118; this edition not in Cagle, Bitting or Oberlé].

Price: $500.00