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Bibliotheca Bacchica, 1927  

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Bibliotheca Bacchica: bibliographie raisonnée des ouvrages imprimés avant 1800 et illustrant la soif humaine sous tous ses aspects, chez tous les peuples et dans tous les temps; Tome I: Incunables

Simon, André L.

London and Paris

Maggs Brothers



xviii, 237, [2] pp. Approx. forty-six illustrations from early woodcuts and other sources. (4to) 28.8x23 cm (11¼x9"). Cloth-backed boards, jacket. First Edition. Number 143 from an edition limited to 250 numbered copies. 

Mr. Simon was not content with describing works on viticulture, the art of wine-making, table manners, drunkenness...but goes much farther; he has included numerous rules of health, medical books...from all of which he has extracted the wine interest. From 1972 reprint flap. 

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Jacket tattered and torn, stains to cover; cloth rubbed and stained, light bumps to corners; toning to edges and endpapers; very good in good jacket.

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