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Liste des Grands Vins 1953 Sous Le Signe de Don Quichotte. Etablissements Nicolas Maison fondee en 1822

Siege Social. Illustrations by Leon Gischia. Ornements by Alfred Latour

Published by Nicolas. Societe Anonyme au capital de 525 millions. Printed by Draeger Freres a Montrouge., Paris, 1952
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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A catalog that is itself a work of art, with splashy semi-abstract illustrations depicting Don Quixote throughout. 8vo. 39, [3] pp. Nicolas, a leading French wine distributor that is still very much in business, excelled at producing beautiful books and other printed material over the decades. In here we have early post-war illustrations in the cubist light mode that was embraced by Matisse late in his career. Similarly the colorful images are calcuated to please even the most hidebound of traditionalists in art appreciation. This copy, but for the lightest of fox marks on the final blank leaf edge, is close to pristine, with even the original glassine preserved with just a few edge creases. Also included are the original cover letter and a separate sheet with a price list. Bookseller Inventory # 002549

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Title: Liste des Grands Vins 1953 Sous Le Signe de ...

Publisher: Nicolas. Societe Anonyme au capital de 525 millions. Printed by Draeger Freres a Montrouge., Paris

Publication Date: 1952

Binding: Wraps, with spiral

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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