8vo., recent quarter cloth binding with original marbled-paper boards, pp. 275. Scarce first edition of the first European tract to appear in print on Russian gastronomy. Pages slightly browned, edge corners of boards bumped, abrasion to the board corners and inner edges where the old leather used to be; otherwise a very good copy. Text in French.
PETIT, A., La gastronomie en Russie., Chez l’Auteur et Emile Mellier, 1860
Govion Broglio Solari, Catherine De, Venice Under the Yoke of France and of Austria: With Memoirs of the Courts, Governments and People of Italy; Presenting a Faithful Picture of Her Present Condition, and Including Original Anecdotes of the Buonaparte Family. G. and W. B. Whittaker 1824
KISLUK-GROSHEIDE, Danielle; KROHN, Deborah L.; LEBEN, Ulrich (eds.)., Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art., The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture; The Metroplitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press, 2013