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KIEFFER, Michel DUFY, Raoul DERYS, Gaston
Mon Docteur le Vin. Dramatic vine leaf binding on Dufy illustrated humorous wine promotional book
Paris: Draeger Frères, 1936. Typography by A.M. Cassandre. 19 illustrations after watercolours by Raoul Dufy, covers after pencil drawing by Dufy. Folio, bound by Michel Kieffer in a remarkable binding of real autumn vine leaves on vellum highlighted in gilt over boards with red morocco edges, title in gilt on upper cover. In excellent condition.A fabulous binding on an excellent book describing all the benefits of wine from preventing obesity, giving vitamins, curing typhus, depression, appendicitis, diabestes and helping character and morals. It also claims that it is vital for writers, artists and sportsmen.
Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS [United Kingdom]
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