Port and Sherry: The Story of Two Fine Wines.

London: Geo. G. Sandeman Sons & Co. Limited; Lund Humphries & Co., Ltd., 1955.

Octavo (22 x 14.5 cm.), 63 pages. Photographically illustrated, and with a frontispiece silhouette portrait. FIRST EDITION. A short treatise on the two special wines, with a focus on the House of Sandeman, founded in 1790. The work begins with an "historical background of Port wine", and moves on to descriptions of "Port from Portugal", and "Sherry from Spain". No dust jacket as issued. Gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. Corners a trifle bumped, otherwise near fine. With the bookplate of wine book collector Isaac Oelgart, and with the bookseller ticket of Jan Longone's Wine & Food Library.

Price: $40.00