Rotterdam: Philippus Losel, 1732.
First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000448
3 volumes in half calf, worn and rubbed, hinges cracked, but sound. Scattered foxing and minor browning, a few plates with tiny tears at the edges, but generally very clean internally. 136),562; (4),557,(61); (90),612,(54)p. with 2 extra engraved titles and 15 (1 of two coins in vol 1; 11 plates, 3 folding, numbered 1-13 but with images 3-5 on one plate in vol. 2; and 3 folding, in vol 3). Oberle Bib. Bacchique 485, Cagle 1075.
An attractive history of drinking and drinking vessels - many of the plates of cups are quite striking and the one that turns into a bell to be rung when empty needs to be revived. Volume 3 has some talk of gastronomic excess. Size: 8vo (octavo). Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000448.