First edition of Monseigneur le vin dedicated to Anjou, Touraine, Alsace, Champagne.
Text by Georges Montorgueil adorned with abundant illustrations by Carlègle very graceful, humorous and elegant compositions. Very high quality reproductions in colour.
On the endpaper at the beginning is a handwritten dedication “A mes bons amis Olive. E. Carlègle" (see photo).
Binding attributed to Levitzky in cream half percaline with corners, spine with raised bands adorned with compartments richly decorated with small gold stamps, fillets on the boards, gilt topstain.
Charming publications from Etablissements
Nicolas, dedicated to wine and to
the art of drinking.
The illustrations also include colour maps of the districts and regions, and plates with folded edges (harvests).
Nicely printed on cream vellum paper.
Preserved felt covers (without the spine).
Good copy, slightly darkened spine and edges of the boards, very light rubbing on the headcap and corners. Fresh and clean inside. One sectioned fold-out plate.
Author: Georges Montorgueil / Illustrations by Carlègle
Title: Monseigneur le Vin, L'art de boire : préparer, servir, boire
Anjou, Touraine, Alsace, Champagne
Place, Publisher, dates: Etablissements Nicolas, 1927.
Format: octavo (15 x 20 cm)
Biography: No. 4 of one series of 5 missing: Le vin à travers l'histoire / Le vin de Bordeaux, / Le vin de Bourgogne / L'Art de boire
- Number of Books
- Cookery, food & drink, Fine Bindings, Illustrated
- Author/ Illustrator
- Georges Montorgueil / Carlègle / Nicolas
- Book Title
- Monseigneur le vin. Anjou, Touraine, Alsace, Champagne. L'art de boire : préparer, servir Oenologie
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Half leather
- Number of pages
- 20×15 cm