Paris: Librairie Jules Tallandier, 1980. Softcover. Octavo size, 1505 pp., two volumes (complete), in French. Near fine. Item #CNJL2088
"Un Grand Vignoble de Qualite" refers to Le Medoc, a collection of vineyards in the city of Bordeaux, on France's southwestern coast; Le Medoc enjoys a prestigious reputation worldwide as a principal producer of wine. This two-volume set provides an in-depth look at this region of France, including black-and-white maps and tables in Volume II, and detailed accounts of the art of making wine as well as the history and economics of the region.
___DESCRIPTION: Pink paper covers with black and red lettering on the front boards and spines, black ornament on the front boards and spines, Volume II contains black-and-white photographs of vineyards, maps, and tables of the region; octavo size (9.25" by 6.5"), pagination: Volume I: [i-viii] ix-xxiv [1-2] 3-747  [1 colophon]; Volume II: [i-vi] 749-1473 [1 colophon]. In a pink paper slipcase. Please note that the text is in French.
___CONDITION: Volumes are near fine, with clean covers, strong, square text blocks with solid hinges, the interiors are clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; slight crease in the spine of Volume I, the spines of both volumes have a few waterstains and are slightly faded, else fine. The slipcase is near fine, strong and sturdy, some overall light dustiness, corners slightly bumped, with some very slight rubbing to the top edge.
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