1986 Something In The Cellar... Ronald Searle's Wonderful World Of Wine
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition, first impression of this charming ode to wine and wine ceremonies in various cultures and through history, from the noted illustrator Ronald Searle, in the publisher's original price clipped dust wrapper.
Richly adorned with many colourful, satirical, and humorous illustrations which explore the mysteries of wine and its production.
Some of the scenes illustrated in this volume are the ancient noble Ceremony of Slashing the Trockenbeerenauslese, the Inauguration of the First Authentic Denominaizione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, and the Vinolympics.
With the bookplate of Kenn Back to the front free endpaper. Back was a British meteorologist with the British Antarctic survey, and spent eight winters in the Antarctic. In addition, he served as base commander at Halley, Faraday and Rothera stations.
In the publisher's original cloth binding, with price clipped dust wrapper. Externally, exceptionally smart. Minor discolouration to dust wrapper back strip, with light edgewear to head of front wrap. Bookplate to front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.
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