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Wines: Their Selection, Care, and Service

by STREET, Julian

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Third edition. Very good in very good dustwrapper. With a chart of Vintage Years, and Observations on Harmonies between certain wines and certain foods, and on wineglasses, cradles, corkscrews, and kindred matters. 3rd edition, revised. Large blue stamps on inside covers and on both endpapers. Pages clean and tight. Clean red cover. Dustwrapper price clipped. Light rubbing to edges of dustwrapper. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.


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