The Wine and Food Menu Book.

London: Frederick Muller Ltd., [1956].

Octavo ( x cm.), 377 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. One hundred forty-four "simple and super suggested menus" with over 500 wines to partner with them. Written for "the overworked housewife" or the "ambitious or simply socially minded hostess". André Louis Simon (1877-1970) was the leader of the English wine trade for most of the first half of the 20th century, and the "Grand Old Man of Literate Connoisseurship." He was both Officier de la Legion d'Honneur and holder of the Order of the British Empire. Simon was Editor of Wine and Food and the founder of the International Wine and Food Society. In full green cloth, gilt-titled at the spine. Unclipped dust jacket is a bit dusty, otherwise very good or better. Scarce. [Unzelmann, Printer's Ink, page 138; Gabler G39400].

Price: $150.00

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