A Handbook of Wine

TODD, W. J. A Handbook of Wine.

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TODD, W. J. A Handbook of Wine London: Jonathan Cape, 1922.

Small 8vo,. rebound by the Notary Binders of Kensington Church Street in full red morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt to upper board; ditto to spine; upper edge gilt; decorative paste-paper endleaves; title in red and black; numerous in-text illustrations, and folding colour printed map to rear; pp. [xi], 6-103, [v]; a couple of very light scratches to binding, endleaves lightly offset, and a couple of small spots to prelims and outer edge, else near-fine.
First edition, second impression.
A lovely little guide on 'How to buy, serve, store and drink' wine, designed as a practical handbook. Including the wines of France, Spain and Portugal, it also contains a note on Brandy, a Glossary of terms, and a folding map showing 'The Principal Vineyards of the World [i.e. Europe]'.