Item #60114 The Life and Times of Madame Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin. Jacqueline DE CHIMAY, Evelyn WAUGH, preface, DRIAN.

The Life and Times of Madame Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin.

Reims: Printed for Champagne Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin by the Curwen Press, 1961. [Champagne] SIGNED FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. Large octavo (27 x 18cm), pp.[8] 54 [2]. With frequent black and white illustrations by Drian. SIGNED by the author in blue ink to half-title. Publisher's yellow patterned soft covers, with the original glassine jacket. Some light wear to glassine. Near fine. A short biography of Madame Clicquot Ponsardin (1777-1866), the progenitor of vintage Champagne, and of Champagne as the ultimate luxury wine, having developed the Riddling process. Item #60114

Price: £75.00

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