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AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO WINE

by RAINBIRD. GEORGE.;


£ 675.00 ($1024.52)


Octopus Books Limited. London.,1983. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (11.2 x 9.7 inches). Limited edition. One of only 25 copies, numbered and signed by the author, specially bound by Zaehnsdorf of London. This copy bound for Hugh Pigott, (possibly related to the wine writer Stuart Pigott). The book is fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Fine leather binding of full black morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments lettered and decorated with gilt bunches of grapes. The Zaehnsdorf logo of a gilt Z on a red morocco onlay is in the bottom panel. Front panel with Hugh Pigott's name beneath a gilt bunch of grapes and three leather onlay and gilt illustrated leaves, two red and one green. All edges gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Housed in a felt lined black cloth slip case. A fine copy in a wonderful decorative leather binding.:

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