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Wine.- Estienne (Charles) Vinetum. In quo varia vitium, uvarum, vinorum, antiqua, latina, vulgariaque nomina; item ea quae ad vitium confitionem ac culturam ab antiquis rei rusticae scriptoribus expressa sunt, collation: a-l8, woodcut printer's device to title, errata f. at end, modern calf, spine gilt, 8vo (169 x 105mm.), Paris, François Estienne, 1537.

⁂ The rare first edition of this treatise on wine, which includes an extensive listing of French growths, along with their names in Latin and French, and indices of French and Latin viticulture terms.
Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date not noted.
Literature: Bitting p.146; Cagle Simon, BB II, 233; Simon BG 603; Vicaire 343; Adams S1747; Renouard, Estienne, 97:2; Schreiber 116.

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Wine.- Estienne (Charles) Vinetum. In quo varia vitium,

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing