Absinthe Antiques By S.B. MacDonald (revised edition)
This book features a wide array of antiques used in the preparation of the famed spirit absinthe, dating from the 1800s to the early 1900s. These beautiful glasses, spoons, carafes, and other items evoke France's la Belle Epoque (the beautiful era).
This era is celebrated and revisited by experiencing these artful and rare items. Color photography is featured on each page, along with a description of each antique. Many of the pieces are presented actual-size or larger. Experience the romantic spirit of the absinthe ritual with this collection of wonderful and rare antiques. By S.B. MacDonald.
From the Publisher:
Absinthe Antiques: A collection from la Belle Époque features pieces utilized in the preparation and serving of the famed spirit absinthe. These lovely antiques from the mid 1800s through the early 20th century evoke a time of beauty, art, new technologies and changing culture; the era known as France’s la Belle Époque. As you journey through these pages, you’ll relive for a moment, this magical time. Spoons, glasses, carafes, pitchers, saucers, art, and other absinthe-related accessories are shown in more than 300 detailed color photographs, along with descriptions of their purpose and use. Many of the antiques are presented actual-size or larger. This book contains an appendix featuring a complete French translation. Lovers of absinthe, and antiques in general, will enjoy the beauty of these elegant survivors of time.
- Book Size: 8.5" x 11" and 221 pages
- Revised edition.