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NEWNHAM-Davis, Lieut.-Col. Nathaniel (1854-1917) and BASTARD, Algernon | The Gourmet’s Guide to Europe , , , ,


London : Grant Richards, 1903
First Edition, with later editions in 1908 and 1911. 8vo (18cm); xiv, 240 pp; half title, and illustrated titlepage; original illustrated cloth, spine a touch darkened and edges slightly rubbed; text block square and solid; charming bookplate of WT Rabbits depicting a prim young lady in her Sunday best standing in an ornamental garden, very à la Beardsley. A VG copy.
A guide to the finest restaurants across Europe, with tips on local specialities, chefs, and style of dining. The authors begin with Paris before inspecting Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Lucerne, Italy, Spain and Portugal, Austria and Hungary, Roumania, Scandinavia, Russia and Turkey and Greece.
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