Lot 662

WINE - [Alexander HENDERSON (1780-1863)]. The History of Ancient and Modern Wines. London, 1824, modern half calf. FIRST EDITION.

Estimate: £200 - £300
Hammer price: £240
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

WINE - [Alexander HENDERSON (1780-1863)].  The History of Ancient and Modern Wines. London: Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1824. 4to (269 x 210mm). Wood-engraved title vignette on india paper, laid down, historiated initials and other vignettes engraved by William Harvey, tables, including one folding (title lightly browned, occasional light spotting and staining). Modern burgundy half calf, the spine with 5 raised bands and red morocco lettering-piece with vine motifs stamped in gilt in the compartments, new endpapers. FIRST EDITION. Bitting Gastronomic Bibliography 223; Brunet II, 538-9: "Excellent ouvrage, rempli de recherches curieuses"; Gabler Wine into Words. A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language 23690; Simon Bibliotheca gastronomica 6. 

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