The Subtle Alchemist / A Book of Wine - A scarce double-signed copy, numbered 50/50

By: George Rainbird [Ronald Searle]

Price: $250.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


1st ed., 8vo, purple cloth. 206 pp. White pictorial dustjacket. 14 b/w illusts. by Searle. 2 maps and 1 in-text illust. Signed by both Rainbird and Searle on the half-title and hand-numbered by Searle as 50/50. Aclassic guide to wine with chapters on the wines of France, Spain, Portugal, Mediterranea, South Africa, Australia, and the Americas. While the book is relatively common, we have never seen another copy of this signed, hand-numbered edition -- making it a particularly attractive copy for the Searle enthusiast. ###### Condition: Fine, in price-clipped dust-jacket with small chip at bottom of spine.

Title: The Subtle Alchemist / A Book of Wine - A scarce double-signed copy, numbered 50/50

Author Name: George Rainbird [Ronald Searle]

Illustrator: Ronald Searle

Categories: Illustrated Books, Cooking & Culinary Arts, Wine and Drink,

Edition: 1st edition, limited

Publisher: Michael Joseph : London: 1973

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: s200613b

Keywords: wine, enology, beverage, drink, food, culinary, illustrated