[Vincent de Messimy Co. (Chicago); Chastenet Freres (Bordeaux, France)]

Latest News from Paris.

Chicago, Il.; Poitiers: Vincent de Messimy Co.; E. Baelde, [circa 1913-1915].

Tri-fold booklet (15 x 6.5 cm.), [6] pages. Recto illustrated in chromolithograph. The title, "Latest News from Paris" is printed in red on the verso. A promotional piece advertising liqueurs produced by Chasanet Freres of Bordeaux. The liqueurs are depicted with English language labels, "Apricot Liqueur", "'Regina' Strawberry Liqueur", and "Creme de Menthe" and each bottle is nicknamed, "Poem of Aroma", "Queen of Liqueurs", and "Delight of the Connoisseur" respectively. The foot of the illustration announces "These three liqueurs can be had at all clubs, hotels, and restaurants... Sole Agents for the United States, Vincent de Messimy Co., Sibley Warehouse, Chicago, Illinois". Chasanet Freres was founded in 1867 by Emile Chastenet near Limoges; the company moved to Périgueux, and then in 1913 to Bordeaux. In 1900, the company was rewarded with a gold medal awarded at the Universal Exhibition in Paris for its Quinquina des Princes. Lightest age toning, otherwise fine. Scarce.

Price: $180.00