Paris: Chez Maradan, 1807. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #23818
xiv, , 362pp. Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, spine with four raised bands, decorated and lettered in gold, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece. The monthly calendar is printed on blue paper. Considered by many the founding father of culinary journalism, the eclectic Grimod de la Reynière started publishing the Almanach des gourmand in 1804. Armorial morocco bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Wear to extremities, rubbing, small loss to head of spine, front hinge starting. A good+ copy. In the French language. In Bitting, p. 202. ; 24mo.