(New York): Sherry-Lehmann, 1984.. 1984.. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide], softcover bound in printed wrappers. The binding is bumped with the head & tail of the spine slightly rubbed. There is light creasing to the top corner of the rear wrap with a horizontal line of light rubbing near its bottom edge. 31 pages, including inside wraps, with some sections printed in various colored inks. Textual illustrations, vignettes & decorations in color and black & white. Very good.
The fiftieth anniversary of the opening of Sherry-Lehmann on March 6th, 1934 coincided with the New York Times Wine Seminar at the Plaza Hotel, New York City on March 6th, 1984. Quotations from Sam and Michael Aaron of Sherry-Lehman, two of the speakers at the seminar, serve as an introduction to this sale catalog, along with a quote on the joys of wine from Clifton Fadiman.
The wines offered in the catalog include "Wine Gems from America and Italy, Beaujolais & Burgundy at Their Best, Best Bordeaux Buys in a Decade, Exciting Preview of Christmas 1984, World's Largest Collection of Vintage Ports and Madeiras".