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Simon, Andre L
The History of the Wine Trade in England.
Wyman & Sons 1906-07, London. First edition of Simon's landmark work. Octavo, original cloth. Volumes I. Presentation copy, inscribed by Andre L. Simon opposite the title page, "With the author's Compliments Andre L. Simon 15/9/07 to S.C. Coggin Sept." In near fine condition. British wine expert Hugh Johnson described French-born wine merchant Andre Simon as "the charismatic leader of the English wine trade for almost all of the first half of the 20th century, and the grand old man of literate connoisseurship for a further 20 years". Simon's most distinctive work, The History of the Wine Trade in England, covers the history of the production and trade of wine in England from ancient Roman times through the end of the 17th century. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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