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"A COMPREHENSIVE AND WIDE-RANGING VIEW INTO AMERICAN BREWING IN 1901"

WAHL, Robert; HENIUS, Max. American Handy-Book of the Brewing, Malting and Auxiliary Trades. Chicago, 1901.

First edition of this scarce guide to brewing by the founders of the Wahl-Henius Institute of Fermentology in Chicago. Considered one of the two most important pre-prohibition texts on beer and brewing from that time due to its encyclopedic scope and numerous detailed wood-engraved illustrations. A desirable copy in nicely restored original wallet-flap morocco binding. $5800.

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SPLENDID COLLECTION OF 18 WINE CATALOGUES FROM MAISON NICOLAS

MAISON NICOLAS. Liste des Grands Vins Fins (18 Annual Catalogues). Paris, 1933. Eighteen volumes.

First editions of these wonderfully illustrated annual wine lists from Maison Nicolas, with cover designs and illustrations by such leading French painters as Saint-André, Latour and Minaux. $4200.

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“ANIMALS FEED, MEN NOURISH THEMSELVES; ONLY MEN OF DISTINCTION KNOW HOW TO EAT”

BRILLAT-SAVARIN, Jean Anthelme. Fisiología del Gusto. Mexico City, 1852.

First edition in Spanish—and the first translation in any language—of “the most famous book in gastronomy,” with engraved portrait of the author and in-text wood-engraved headpieces and illustrations after those in the 1826 French first edition. $4200.

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1883 FIRST EDITION OF “THE EARLIEST CALIFORNIA IMPRINT DEVOTED SOLELY TO WINE-MAKING”

(WINE) RIXFORD, E.H. The Wine Press and the Cellar. San Francisco and New York, 1883.

First edition of this illustrated manual from "the earliest California imprint devoted solely to wine-making" (Gabler). With frontispiece and numerous in-text illustrations. $4200.

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SPLENDID COLLECTION OF 14 WINE CATALOGUES FROM MAISON NICOLAS

MAISON NICOLAS. Liste des Grands Vins Fins (14 Annual Catalogues). Paris, 1972. Altogether, fifteen volumes.

First editions of these wonderfully illustrated annual wine lists from Maison Nicolas, with cover designs and illustrations by such leading French painters as Latour and Buffet, together with Derain’s illustrated publication commemorating the sesquicentennial of Maison Nicolas— one of only 300 copies. $4000.

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FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION COPY, OF VIZETELLY'S FACTS ABOUT SHERRY

VIZETELLY, Henry. Facts About Sherry. London, 1876.

First edition, presentation copy, of this complete 19th-century guide to sherry, with over two dozen illustrations of vineyards and sherry production, inscribed on the title page to a well-known British journalist and playwright: "Blanchard Jerrold Esq. with the Author's cordial regards," in original pictorial cloth-gilt. $3800.

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SCARCE INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY OF JACK'S MANUAL, WITH MORE THAN 60 PAGES OF COCKTAIL RECIPES

(COCKTAILS) GROHUSKO, J.A. Jack's Manual. New York, 1910.

Early edition of this scarce early work on cocktails, with pages of recipes for classic "fancy mixed drinks"—a very scarce presentation copy inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper: "With my best wishes, from the Author, J.A. Grohusko, 1911." $3600.

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RICKEYS, DAISIES, SLINGS, SHRUBS, SMASHES, FIZZES, JULEPS

CRADDOCK, Harry. The Savoy Cocktail Book. London, 1933.

Early edition of this quintessential book of cocktail recipes, with lively and colorful Art Deco illustrations by Gilbert Rumbold, inscribed on the verso of the dedication page: “'Here’s How!' Harry Craddock, December 18, 1934." $2800.

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COMPLETE SET OF MAISON NICOLAS HISTORIES OF THE WINE REGIONS

MONTORGUEIL, Georges. Monseigneur le Vin. Paris, 1924-27. Five volumes.

Complete set of this five-volume series of popular histories of French wines, published by Maison Nicolas and wonderfully illustrated with numerous in-text color lithographs by contemporary French artists, folding maps and charts. $2600.

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