Collection of four important publications on Wine [Two of them signed / inscribed by Robert Parker] The Collection includes: Volume I: Robert Parker: “Bordeaux – The Definitive Guide to the Wines of Bordeaux since 1961” – (Drawings by Christopher Wormell) / Volume II: Robert M. Parker Jr. – The Wines of the Rhone Valley and Provence – (Drawings by Christopher Wormell) [Signed and Inscribed by Robert Parker on the endpaper] / Volume III: Robert M. Parker Jr.: Burgundy – A Comprehensive Guide to the Producers, Appelations and Wines. (Maps by Jeanyee Wong / Drawings by Christopher Wormell) / Volume IV: Hugh Johnson – The World Atlas of Wine – A Complete Guide to the Wines and Spirits of the World (Third Edition) //
All three Parker – Publications are in First Edition ! London / New York / Toronto / Sydney / Tokyo / Singapore, Dorling Kindersley / Simon and Schuster / Marks and Spencer, 1986 – 1992. Octavo / Quarto. Volume I: 543 pages / Volume II: 456 pages / Volume III: 1052 pages / Volume IV: 320 pages. All four Volumes in Original Hardcover with dustjackets. Very good condition with some minor signs of wear and minor tears to the jackets only. A rare opportunity to purchase the set of all four important books by Parker with two of them signed by the internationally reknowned and influential wine advocate / wine critic !!
This set of important publications on Wine includes also chapters on “A Brief History of Burgundy” / Evaluating Wines / Rating the Producers and Growers / Tasting Notes and Wine Ratings / Twenty Questions about Burgundy / List with the important Growers and Producers of Burgundy / The Villages and Appelations of Burgundy (Chablis / Cote de Nuits / Cote de Beaune / Beaujolais / Maconnais / Cote Chalonnaise / Hautes-Cotes de Nuits / Hautes-Cotes de Beaune) / The Vintages from 1945 – 1989) / The Cotes Du Rhone – Villages / The Northern Rhone / The Southern Rhone / Esoteric Rhone Wines / Cotes de Luberon etc. etc. / A Glossary of Wine Terms / A Summary of Bordeaux Vintages (1961 – 1984) / Evaluating the Wines of Bordeaux / The Lesser known Wines of the Medoc: The Moulis, Listrac etc./ The Satellite Appellations of Bordeaux / The Elements for Making Great Bordeaux Wines / The 1855 Classifications of the Wines of the Medoc / St.Emilion – 1985 Official Classification / etc. etc.