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In the Twilight by  Andre L Simon - First Edition - 1969 - from Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 and Biblio.com

In the Twilight

by Simon, Andre L

Condition: Good/Fair


Michael Joseph, London, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Fair. 184 pp., last two blank, bibliography, some lectures and addresses which had been published, articles, notes and obituary notice in 'Wine and Food', index. Black and white photographic frontispiece of author. Light red boards with gilt writing on spine. Plain text dustwrapper with tan coloured decoration with white background and black and tan writing on front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. The author wrote this book at 92, and he reflects upon a life which included 33 years in the Champagne trade, 33 years of active life as president of the Wine and Food Society and 66 years of authorship. Minor rubbing to the book edges. Paper edges slightly browned. Corners of the dustwrapper slightly creased as are the head and heel of the spine. All surfaces of the dustwrapper are rubbed and has grubby marks. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Wine ; France ; Inventory No: 0100954. .
  • Bookseller: Syber's Books ABN 15 100 960 047 AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0100954
  • Title: In the Twilight
  • Author: Simon, Andre L
  • Format/binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth)
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Michael Joseph
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: BZDB2 NOISBN Andre Simon -- Autobiography, Wine Merchant, Champagne Connoisseur Biography & Autobiography; Wine ; France ; In the Twilight
  • Bookseller catalogs: Wine; France;


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