In Vino Veritas. A Book About Wine.

London: Grant Richards Ltd. 1913.

Small octavo, 202 pages + ads. First edition of this collection of early lectures given by the leader of the English wine trade for most of the first half of the 20th century, and the "Grand Old Man of Literate Connoisseurship." He was both Officier de la Legion d'Honneur and holder of the Order of the British Empire. In publisher's gilt decorated light blue cloth. left side of the spine with two dark stains, otherwise very good throughout. Inscribed boldly by Simon on the free front end paper, "With the author's compliments, to ________. Andre L. Simon, 20-9-27."

Price: $350.00