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A BRIEF DISCOURSE On Wine; Embracing An Historical And Descriptive Account Of The Vine, Its Culture and Produce in all Countries, Ancient And Modern. Drawn From The Best Authorities.
London: J.L.Denman, 1861..
12mo. pp. vi, [1 leaf], 138. with half-title. wood-engraved head & tailpieces & title vignette. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth, all edges gilt (chipping to spine ends). First Edition. Chapters on the early origin and description of the vine, the vintages of the ancients, ambrosial nectar of the ancients, modern wines - their character and qualities, the wines of Portugal, Spain, France, Germany and Hungary, South Africa, Madeira and the Canaries, Italy and Greece, Persia and India, and Colmbia, and on the choice and preservation of wine. Gabler G14190.Viticulture wine
$300 USD                          Book Number: BRA BRIE82                         Order / Enquire




O ALTO-DOURO. Issues 1-4.
Porto: Typographia da Revista, 1842..
8vo. pp. 15, [1]; 16; 10, 32. wood-engraved title vignettes. modern wrs. (dampstaining to lower portion of some leaves, foxing).
$205 USD                          Book Number: VALO ALT25                         Order / Enquire



BERTALL, [Charles Albert D'ARNOULD, called] [1820-1882].
La Vigne Voyage Autour Des Vins De France Étude Physiologique, Anecdotique, Historique, Humoristique Et Même Scientifique.
Paris: E.Plon Et Cie., 1878.
2 Parts in 1. 4to. pp. 4 p.l., 659. with half-title & initial blank. 95 full-page (verso's blank, incl. frontis.) & numerous smaller wood-engraved text illus. A fine copy in contemporay quarter chagrin, spine richly gilt, gilt edges (light foxing to outer leaves). First Edition. "Le spirituel caricaturiste passe en revue les différents crus de la Bourgogne, de la Gironde et de la Champagne et conte, avec beaucoup d'humour, une foule d'anecdotes amusantes sur les vins, les vignes, les vignerons, les propriétaires et les dégustateurs." (Vicaire) "Numerous anecdotes are given on the wines, the vineyardists, the proprietors, and tasters. The book is exceptional and, according to Vicaire, much sought." (Bitting) Bitting 38. Oberlé 409. Simon 110. Vicaire 87.
$1281 USD    Book Number: VRTVBERT80         Order / Enquire




BORGES PINTO DE CARVALHO, Felix Manoel.
Memoria Politico-Economica, Em Que Se Mostra A Necessidade Da Conservação Da Companhia Geral De Agricultura Das Vinhas Do Alto Douro, Com A Confutação De Quaesquer Objecçôes, Que Se Possâo Formar Contra A Utilidade Deste Estabelecimento.
Lisbon: Na Imprensa Nacional, 1821..
8vo. pp. 53. folding chart. modern wrs.
$154 USD                          Book Number: VRGmoBOR77                         Order / Enquire



CHORLTON, William.
The American Grape Grower's Guide. Intended Especially For The American Climate.
New York: C.M.Saxton, 1862..
12mo. pp. xii, [13]-204. frontis. & text illus. original blind-stamped cloth. First published in 1852. "Chorlton's guides to cultivation of European grapes under glass were based on his experience as gardener to J.C.Green, Esq. of Staten Island. Chorlton gives a long list of European grapes suitable for indoor cultivation and suggests the American varieties isabella, catawba, diana and concord for outdoors. This was a very popular treatise and there were numerous subsequent and revised editions.". (Gabler) The work includes plans for the construction of the requisite buildings, giving the best methods for their heating, instructions on pruning, training, and methods of propagation, as well as descriptions of diseases and insects and the means to prevent and destroy them. cfAmerine & Borg 887. cfGabler G16220.
$256 USD                          Book Number: VOReCHOR0                         Order / Enquire



COCKS, Ch[arles].
Bordeaux Et Ses Vins Classés Par Ordre De Mérite. Deuxième Édition, Entièrement Refondue Par Édouard Féret.
Paris: V.Masson & Fils & Bordeaux: Féret & Fils, Septembre 1868..
12mo. pp. 2 p.l., iii, 471. with half-title. 73 wood-engraved plates. contemporary quarter roan (quite rubbed, lower front joint splitting, legends of some plates cropped, occasional spotting). Second Edition, revised and enlarged by Édouard Féret. A major work on the subject, frequently reprinted, which provides precise and detailed information respecting each vineyard and its production. The original edition of 1850 also included a topographical guide to the region and was illustrated with five plates. The present edition incorporates important additions, and contains a total of seventy-three wood-engraved views of the chateaux of the major vineyards. cfSimon p. 95. cfVicaire 186.
$1217 USD                          Book Number: VCKrdCOC26                         Order / Enquire



HOARE, Clement.
A Practical Treatise On The Cultivation Of The Grape Vine On Open Walls.
London: Printed For Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, And Longman, And Mason And Son, 1837..
8vo. pp. vii, [2 leaves], 210 + 16(ads). with half-title. several text illus. Untrimmed in original blind-stamped cloth (spine ends frayed, front board cracked). Inscribed from the Author. Second Edition. First published in 1835. Hoare's treatise became the standard reference work on this manner of viticulture. The last chapter is a descriptive catalogue of twelve sorts of grapes most suitably adapted for culture on open walls. Gabler G24040n.
$300 USD                          Book Number: elala2502                         Order / Enquire



HUSMANN, George [1827-1902].
American Grape Growing And Wine Making...With Several Added Chapters On The Grape Industries Of California.
New York: Orange Judd Company, 1902..
8vo. pp. viii, 269, [11]ads. text illus. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (Fruit Farm rubberstamp on front flyleaf & upper margin of first page of preface). Fourth Revised Edition. cfGabler G24680.
$135 USD                          Book Number: elala5126                         Order / Enquire



HUSMANN, George [1827-1902].
The Cultivation Of The Native Grape, And Manufacture Of American Wines.
New York: Geo. E. & F. W. Woodward, 1866..
12mo. pp. viii, [9]-192, [8]ads. 8 plates (incl. in pagination). text illus. original blind & gilt-stamped cloth (rubbed & spotted, spine ends frayed, insitutional bookplate, label on lower spine, & blindstamp on title, marginal dampstaining). First Edition. Amerine & Borg 1853. Gabler 24690.
$256 USD                          Book Number: VSMeHUSM99                         Order / Enquire



M.J.M.C.E.P., B.F.E.M., P.U.D.C.E., & M.D.P.D.G.
Primeiros Ensaios Para O Exame Imparcial Da Questão, Por Todos Suscitada, E Por Quasi Ninguem Examinada - Se A Companhia Geral Da Agricultura Das Vinhas Do Alto Douro He Ou Não Util Que Exista? Offerecidos Aos Lavradores Do Alto Douro Para Os Convidar A R
Paris: A.Bobée, [c182?]..
8vo. pp. 118. modern wrs. uncut. (foxing to outer leaves).
$205 USD                          Book Number: VMimJ.M.86                         Order / Enquire



SPEECHLY, William [fl. 1776-1820].
A Treatise On The Culture Of The Vine, Exhibiting New And Advantageous Methods Of Propagating, Cultivating, And Training That Plant; So As To Render It Abundantly Fruitful Together With New Hints On The Formation Of Vineyards In England.
London: Printed For Longman, Hurst, Rees, And Orme, [1805]..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., xv, 300, [24]. with half-title. 6 folding engraved plates. 19th century half calf (spine worn, front cover detached, rear joint cracked, dampstain to upper margin of second half of text, paper lightly embrowned, foxing to first few leaves, short splits in plate folds). Second Edition of what Henrey describes as the most important and influential work on viticulture published in England in the eighteenth century (first published in quarto format in 1790). The author was gardener to William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, third Duke of Portland on his estate of Welbeck Abbey in Nottinghamshire. Included here are descriptions of fifty types of grapes, selected from the over one hundred varieties grown at Welbeck. Gabler 37900. Henrey 1376, II p. 481. cfSimon, Bibliotheca Gastronomica, 1410.
$500 USD                          Book Number: elala2977                         Order / Enquire



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