Destilerias Hilario Botella. Jativa. Catalogo General.

[Barcelona: Encuardernaciones Patentadas Spirax Sol; Papeles de Estano-Barna, circa 1920].

Booklet, spiral-bound along top edge (17 x 13 cm.), 58 leaves, printed rectos only. Illustrated throughout in chromolithography. Title from cover. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A trade catalog for the distinctive and elaborate bottles for wine and spirits from the firm of Destilerias Hilario Botella, from Jativa in Spanish Valencia. The first offerings are the highly decorated bottles in styles such as Anfora Valenciana, Nagasaki del Japon, Carmen, Sevilla, Piramidal, Conica, and most exciting, the Botella Pinguino Patentada– a 1000 gram bottle in the shape of a penguin. Bottles for dozens of types of spirits are included, as well as a lemonade dispensing device, and two pages of fine leather goods. Some offsetting throughout; rear wrapper panel soiled, but mostly clean and bright. Some early ink scribbles to front wrapper verso, otherwise generally very good or better. Scarce. [OCLC locates no copies].

Price: $450.00