Lot 5
  • 5

[Brac, François]

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Le commerce des vins, reformé, rectifié et épuré; ou nouvelle méthode pour tirer un parti sur, prompt et avantageux, des récoltes en vins. Amsterdam: Louis Joseph Berthoud, 1769
  • Paper
8vo (168 x 96mm.), woodcut initials and headpieces, contemporary speckled calf, double gilt fillet border, spine gilt in compartments, red edges, occasional light browning, extremities slightly rubbed

Provenance

three inkstamps on title-page, one crowned, one with initials DV and the third with initials DC

Literature

Goldsmiths 10538

Catalogue Note

A comprehensive description of the contemporary French wine trade, describing production, storage, transport and the sale of wine. One of the aspects of the trade criticised here was the ability of local agents to distort prices.
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