Rare work on cold beverages by Masini 1587
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RARE WORK ON COLD BEVERAGES. MASINI, NICOLO. De gelidi potus abusu. Libri tres. Caesanae, apud B. Raverium, (Cesena, Bartolomeo Raverio) 1587.
Small 4to (183x130 mm.). (76), 303, (1) pp. Title within an elaborate woodcut architectural border, one full page woodcut in the text, woodcut initials, and a woodcut printer´s device on final page. Title trimmed, some image loss in lower margin, erased signature and some spotting.
Bound in late 19th c. green half calf with marbled boards, slight wear, gilt spine with brown title label, marbled edges. Trimmed. Some spotting and foxing.
First edition. Vicaire 572.
Early work on wine and cold beverages, the first monograph on the harmful effects of the use of ice for cooling beverages, especially wine.