Bibliotheca bacchica : Bibliographie raisonnée des ouvrages imprimés avant 1800 et illustrant la soif humaine… Tome II: Seizième siècle View larger
Simon (André Louis), 1877-1970

Bibliotheca bacchica : Bibliographie raisonnée des ouvrages imprimés avant 1800 et illustrant la soif humaine… Tome II: Seizième siècle

London, Maggs Brothers, 1932
(29.5 cm), viii, 255 (1) pp., frontispiece printed in red & black, illustrations. 711 + 12 catalogue entries. Contemporary quarter-cloth, printed dust jacket. - Second volume of a bibliography of books devoted to wine, partly based on copies in the author’s own collection (dispersed by Sotheby & Co., 4-6 July 1932). First edition. Lacking volume I (Incunables), published 1927. ¶ Copy 70 of 275 numbered copies, printed by Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press. Dust jacket in poor state (repaired, pen marks, significant losses); light spotting on endpapers; otherwise a well-preserved copy.
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