Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage

The Pleasures of Dining Out
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This engraving of an expectant diner appeared in a popular illustrated edition of Brillat-Savarin’s famous work.

Published 25 years after the first edition, this popular edition demonstrates the longevity and wide appeal of the text. In the preface, the editor calls the book a "monument of 19th century literary culture…a perfection of stylistic originality and form."

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Brillat-Savarin. Physiologie du Goût, Illustrations Nouvelles par Bertall. Paris: Gustave Barba, 1851.
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