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Physiologie du gout

Illustrated by Adolphe Lalauze (French, 1838–1906), Author Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (French, 1755–1826), Publisher Librairie des Bibliophiles, Printer and Publisher Damase Jouaust (French, 1834–1893)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, French Illustrated Book, 273


Overall (each vol.): 18 x 12.3 x 3.2 cm (7 1/16 x 4 13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 53 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1879) Octavo, two vols.; (v. 1) [2 ff.] xvi, 296 pp., plus 1 plate; (v. 2) 320 pp.; contemporary half blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards.

Literary illustrations.

Paris: Librairie de Bibliophiles, 1879


Acquired in 1905[?] by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent