History And Description Of Modern Wines.
Henry G. Bohn, York Street, Covent Garden.
8vo. 5 x 7.5 inches. viii + 440 pp. + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with blind stamped decoration. Publisher's advertisements on both endpapers. Spine and edges sunned and hinges starting to crack; otherwise a very good copy. Early and 1937 (pencil) inscription and signature at head of title. Illustrated by engraved frontispiece and by chapter heading vignette wood engravings. Decorated by title page vignette. A study of world wine culture with numerous statistical appendices, by Cyrus Redding (1785-1870), magazine editor and author. The first edition was published 1833.
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