First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine. In the dustwrapper. With map illustrations to the endpapers and chapter header decorations. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, with a worm hole across a section of the upper board. The contents are clean throughout. Complete with the original marked and toned illustrated dustwrapper. Not price clipped (21s net to the front flap).
Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the half title, reading "For Philip and Pat / Rupert Croft-Cook / Nov 21 / 1961". A detailed history and discussion of Madeira wine.
Stock code: 20774