London: Holland Press, 1964. Facsimile reprint of the 1906-09 first edition. hardcover. VOLUME ONE ONLY. Original red cloth, octavos (6 x 9 inches), xii, 387 pp. Frontispiece. Top edge slightly soiled, glassine jacket chipped and rubbed, else very good. Item #21864
An important study by this most important and influential contributor to the literature of wine and gastronomy. As the History was written over a period of some years and the volumes were originally published individually, each volume has its own index and stands as a complete work in its own right.