The Romance of Wine.

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1932.

Thick octavo, x, 264, [1] pages. Index. First American edition. First published the prior year by Benn in London. A prolific writer on the subject of wine, Allen was a friend of André Simon, Charles Berry, and a member of the Saintsbury Club. This work includes sections on the aesthetics of wine, winemaking in various regions, and the wines of the ancient world. A small damp stain to the upper right hand corner of part of text block; in gilt-decorated bright purple cloth. Green and red-printed dust jacket with edgewear and scuffing. Near very good. Scarce in the dust jacket. [Gabler, page 8].

Price: $50.00