Le Nobiliaire des Eaux-de-Vie et Liqueurs de France - Maurice Des Ombiaux 1927 - J. Mawet, Liége - Number 208 of 500 on ‘papier soufflé anglais A handsome production by one of the foremost knowledgeable gourmandes of the era, dispensing his entertaining and opinionated views on the history, mythology, production, tasting and appreciation of French Liqueurs and Eaux-de-Vie, with text in French, charmingly illustrated throughout with woodcuts.

Fall into the seductive arms of such greats as Armagnac, Calvados, Kirsch, Cointreau, Grand Marnier, Benedictine, and Chatreuse.

Complete with the publisher’s announcement loosely inserted.
  Large octavo (binding size 25.8x19.9cm), pp. [2] 145 [11].   Finely bound in orange-brown silk, spine with green morocco label lettered in gilt, original wrappers and spine bound in at front and rear.   Condition: Near fine, small blooms of foxing in fine binding.   Ref: 110096   Price: HK$ 2,600