PRESENTATION COPY OF SOME ALCOHOLIC AMERICANA FROM THE COLLECTION OF BELLA C. LANDAUER, ONE OF ONLY 60 COPIES PRINTED
LANDAUER, Bella C. Some Alcoholic Americana. From the Collection of Bella C. Landauer. New York: Privately Printed at The Harbor Press, 1932. Octavo, original burgundy cloth, uncut and mostly unopened. $600.
Limited first edition, presentation copy, of this pictorial catalogue of wine labels and wine-related items from the collection of Bella Landauer, number 5 of 60 copies, with a mailing slip from the publisher and a letter from Boston’s Business Historical Society thanking Mrs. Landauer for presenting them with this book.
New York eccentric Bella Landauer remains one of the most accomplished ephemera collectors of all time. This work showcases her collection of American wine labels. It contains an introduction written by Landauer and reproductions of her favorite labels, as well as a few other American wine-related documents. With a contemporary article about Landauer laid in.
An about-fine presentation copy, uncut and mostly unopened.