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George Sainsbury. NOTES ON A CELLAR-BOOK. London: Macmillan and Co., 1920. First, with a dust jacket. 13 chapters with a conclusio ad diversos (menus), with Postscripts, last minute thoughts also chapters covering Origins, Sherry, Port, Hock, Moselles, Beer and Cider, &c. $295.
-another copy. 1933. reissue.preface by Owen Wister. d.j. $95.
-another copy. 1963.reissue. preface by Andrew Graham. $50.
Andre Simon. THE WINES OF THE WORLD POCKET LIBRARY. London: The Wine and Food Society, 1949, 1950. 8 small hardcover booklets that explain, Sherry, Sauternes, Burgundy, Claret, Hocks & Moselles, South Africa, Port & Champagne. In a slipcase- paper covered boards with a tendency to crack at the hinges- this set is in VG with its original slipcase. slight foxing. $175.
Andre L. Simon and Elizabeth Craig. MADEIRA · WINE · CAKES & SAUCE. London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1933. first printing. 12mo. 153pp. an essays by Mr. Simon with accompanying recipes by Ms. Craig. brown cloth. with a bookstore stamp of The Corner Bookshop. scarce title. $150.
3 early matching blue Bristol .....$150. perfect condition for these and the following glasses.
4 etched, grape leaf design Bristol-- 1st half 19th century. polished pontils $225.
5 beautiful tulip shape Bristol green glass, rough pontil 12.4 cm h, 6.4 cm at rim
lead glass early 19th century $400.
6 MENU CARDS. Delicate water colored sepia toned ink drawings of Italy inspired. Late 19th century, tape repair on the backside, one card has a menu written directly on the card. One inserts the written menu between the 2 cards of the menu and aligns it in the small frame. Gold colored edges.
Scenes include: Temple di Nettune, Capri da Massa, Hotel Tramantano in Sorrento, Duomo Fiesole, Lucerne, Chiesa di Santa Croce Firenze. $145.
Mrs. M.L. Shew. WATER-CURE FOR LADIES; a popular work on the health, diet, and regimen of females and children, and the prevention and cure of diseases : with a full account of the processes of water-cure illustrated with various cases. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1844. A popular mid-century past-time by the spouse of the famous Joel Shew, M.D. frontis of the Astor House Hotel with Park and Fountain. heavy foxing, tight binding, original blind stamped cloth cover. $325.