SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF WINE VERITIES, A BEAUTIFUL CAPRICORN PRESS PORTFOLIO OF LETTERPRESS PRINTS, ONE OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY NOEL YOUNG AND GRAHAM MACKINTOSH
YOUNG, Noel and MACKINTOSH, Graham. Wine Verities. Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press, 1971. Folio, unbound, original tan cloth, paper cover label, patterned endpapers, uncut; ll. 8. $650.
Signed limited first edition, number 176 of 250 copies signed by Noel Young and Graham Mackintosh, of this handsome portfolio containing an illustrated introduction with colophon and seven beautiful letterpress broadsides about wine.
This collection of advertisement-style letterpress broadsides includes striking color images of wine-related implements and motifs and even an amusing caricature of Samuel Johnson, all embellished with a wide variety of quotations taken from sources ranging from Shakespeare to John Webster to Yoshido Kenko to the Bible.
A handsome copy in fine condition.