Rare and sought after. First edition of the fifth catalog of Nicolas wines, the first illustrated by the artist Cassandre (1901-1968), famous poster artist and decorator marked by cubism and purism.
The illustration consists of 3 compositions including a magnificent double page.
Spiral binding, blue paper boards, first openwork star board revealing the first silver leaf of the book.
In very good fresh condition (rare). Slight superficial marks on the cover plates and the silver sheet. Tiny rubbing on the caps. Immaculate interior.
"A great success of Art Deco advertising brochures." Ref. library. : Oberlé, A bacchanalian library, 597; Weill "Nectar like Nicolas".
Complete with its double loose leaf: "Appellations d'origine des grands vins de Bourgogne".
Cassandre is mainly known for his advertising posters for railways, such as the Étoile du Nord, the Dubonnet drink, the Normandie liner, and for the typefaces he created in the 1930s and for having designed the logo of the Yves Saint Laurent brand in 1961.
[A.M. Cassandre] NICOLAS establishments.
List of Great Wines Nicolas 1931
[Paris] Draeger, 1931
1 in-8 booklet (23 x 18 cm), 26 pp.