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image of The et Cafe.  Steel engraving

The et Cafe. Steel engraving

by Grandville, J. J.

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Published
1860
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Very good condition
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1860. Very good condition. Charming and unusual hand colored engraving from 'Les Fleurs Animes', a collection of 52 illustrations, each with an accompanying story having to do with the interesting notion of reversing the comparison of human emotions to flowers. Flowers and plants are represented in human form; here tea and coffee appear as two women with… Read more
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image of The Bunch of Grapes, From the Picture in the Royal Collection (London)

The Bunch of Grapes, From the Picture in the Royal Collection (London)

by [Wine] Metzu, Gabriel

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Published
1859
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Very good condition
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1859. Very good condition. Mezzotint engraving of young woman in fur trimmed dress, leaning out of a leaded glass window and holding a bunch of grapes. Engraved by Gustave Levy, after Gabriel Metzu (Metsu), a Dutch painter (1629 - 1667). 8 1/8 x 11 1/4". Light foxing upper right corner.
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Oeuvres de Pasteur, Tome III: Etudes Sur le Vinaigre et Sur le Vin

by Pasteur, Louis; Pasteur Vallery-Radot, ed

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Published
1924
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Good +
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Paris: Masson et Cie, 1924. Good +. Volume III ("Studies on Vinegar and Wine"), concerning the world renowned microbiologist Louis Pasteur's research on wine fermentation and spoilage, "Les maladies des vins". In 1863, Pasteur was commissioned by Napoleon III to find a solution to the spoilage of French wine which was causing enormous financial difficulty for French… Read more
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image of Albumen Photograph of Wine Vaults at Constantia near Capetown, South Africa

Albumen Photograph of Wine Vaults at Constantia near Capetown, South Africa

by [Photography; South Africa]

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Published
1875
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1875. Constantia was one of the six wine regions around Capetown, South Africa. Penciled caption on verso reads, "Wine vaults , Constantia, Nr. Capetown." Note the man, perhaps a traveling companion or guide, standing on steps. The Constantia estate was established in 1685 by Governor of the Cape, Simon van der Stel. By 1778 Constantia wines… Read more
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