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GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE. Almanach des gourmands,...

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[GRIMOD DE LA REYNIERE]. Almanach des gourmands, ou Calendrier nutritif... par un vieux amateur. Paris, Maradan, An XI-1803. In-16, half cloth (19th century binding). Vicaire, 424 / Oberlé, 133 /// IV-(6f.)-V à VIII-247 // Barbier, III-848 / Quérard, IV-35 / Fontaine, 170 /// 138-(2f.). Wonderful dissertation on cooking and the pleasures to be found in tasting such and such a dish. This almanac was published annually until 1812. A woodcut frontispiece by Delin after the author. Vicaire makes no mention of a 6-leaf calendar for 1803, inserted between pages IV and V of our copy, which he indicates was present in the second year. Enclosed: N.-J. HARVANT . Le Petit neveu de Vadé. Aux Porcherons (Cazin), 1791. In-16, bradel papier marbré (Late 19th century binding). One unsigned engraved plate and 4 music leaves.