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
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