Apician Morsels; or, Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: Containing a New and Improved Code of Eating; Select Epicurean Precepts; Nutritive Maxims, Reflections, Anecdotes, &c. Illustrating the Veritable Science of the Mouth; Which Includes the Art of Never Breakfasting at Home and Always Dining Abroad. DICK HUMELBERGIUS SECUNDUS, , PSEUD.

Apician Morsels; or, Tales of the Table, Kitchen, and Larder: Containing a New and Improved Code of Eating; Select Epicurean Precepts; Nutritive Maxims, Reflections, Anecdotes, &c. Illustrating the Veritable Science of the Mouth; Which Includes the Art of Never Breakfasting at Home and Always Dining Abroad.

Publisher: New York: Printed by J. & J. Harper, 1829.
Edition: First American edition, published the same year as the first London edition.
Bibliographical References: American Imprints 39050; Cagle, A Matter of Taste, 768.
Condition: Binding a little rubbed and soiled; some foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 21349

Description

8vo, original rose linen spine, tan boards and printed paper label, untrimmed. Two frontispieces after sketches by Robert Cruikshank, repeated as plates in the text.

Comments

¶ An entertaining culinary grab-bag, with chapters on the early writers on diet, Roman customs in eating and drinking, a history of toothpicks, cookery and poetry, curious antiquarian books on cooking, etc. The author of this collection of history, lore, anecdotes and witticisms has never been identified.

Price: $200.00

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