The only copy known outside the British Library

Abicht, W. Der Champagner-Arzt. Neueste Erfahrungen über die wohlthätigen diätetischen und arzneilichen Kräfte der Schaumweine.

Nordhausen, Ernst Friedrich Fürst (Druck von C. Hoffmann in Stolberg a/H.), 1845.

12mo. 117, (3) pp. Publisher's original printed wrappers.


Only edition; extremely rare. Entitled "The Champagne Physician", this pamphlet offers a light-spirited discussion of the medicinal and dietary benefits of champagne and sparkling wines, in particular of their excellent effects on stomach cramps, vomiting, anemia, menstrual disorders, etc.

Light browning; upper wrapper cover repaired. Provenance: from the collection of the French liqueur magnate Max Cointreau (1922-2016) with his bookplate to the inside cover. A single copy known in libraries internationally (British Library, Reference Collections).


OCLC 751391874.

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