Near Fine. Item #9338
Paris: Éditions Maurice Ponsot, . First Edition, limited to 800 copies of which this is no. 633. Folio (31cm.); loose as issued in green pictorial die-cut wrappers housed in publisher's green mottled paper-covered chemise, printed paper spine label and matching slipcase; 197pp.; sixteen aquarelles plates, additional illus. throughout text printed in terra-cotta. Chemise and slipcase a bit rubbed at extremities (slipcase reinforced), spine label browned and cracked; Fine condition in Very Good chemise and slipcase.
Inscribed and signed by the author on limitation page: "avec toutes mes félicitations pour cet amour judicieuse des vins de France. En souvenir emu / Vive l'Amérique...pas ?sobre! P. Andrieu."
A splendid and luxurious production of historical anecdotes regarding French viticulture, adorned with lovely aquarelles to match.