La Vigne en Algérie. Etude géographique. Volumes 1 & 2.

Paris: Editions Ophrys - Jean Louis Gap, 1947.

Two volumes. Thick octavos, 273 + 542 pages. Illustrated. first edition, published as the author's doctoral thesis for the CNRS. Isnard's work remains the most detailed study of viticulture in Algeria - a full exploration of the geography and history of winemaking in a nation that provided something of a haven during the phylloxera blight. with the small exlibris stamps – and "Annule" of the Fondation Theirs to wrappers and a few pages. Pages brittle throughout, with some edge chipping to many pages. In original publisher's wrappers, creased at spine, but complete and not unattractive. Scarce.

Price: $250.00
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