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Wine & Spirits Books & Ephemera
From Hell to Here
by Bonnie Patterson
Boston: Christopher House, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very Good. First edition.
Alexis Lichine's New Encyclopedia of Wines & Spirits
by Lichine, Alexis and William Fifield
NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1974. Second Edition. 1. Hard Cover. 0394489950 . Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over cream colored boards, with an embossed red shield on the front cover, gilt lettering on cover and spine, topstain dark blue, red endpapers. Second edition, revised and enlarged. . Tips are bumped resulting in some pages with slightly bent tips, front hinge is starting, else pristine, unmarked, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket is... Read more about this item
Bordeaux: A Comprehensive Guide to the Wines Produced From 1961-1990
by Parker, Robert M., Jr
New York: Simon & Schuster. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. 1. Hard Cover. 0671674609 . Quarter bound in red cloth over grey boards, silver lettering on spine, red endpapers. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (ii), 1026, (1) pp .
NEW AMERICAN COOKERY, OR FEMALE COMPANION. CONTAINING FULL AND AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR ROASTING, BROILING, STEWING, HASHING, BOILING, PRESERVING, PICKLING, POTTING, FRICASEES, SOUPS, PUFF-PASTES, PUDDINGS, CUSTARDS, PIES, TARTS, & C. ALSO, THE MAKING OF WINES AND CHEESE. PECULIARLY ADAPTED TO THE AMERICAN MODE OF COOKING
New York: D. D. Smith, 1805. First Edition. Hardcover. Lacking the endpapers; small chip at the top of the spine. A clean, attractive, unsophisticated copy in original binding of a scarce and important book. Twentyfourmo (3-3/8" x 5-3/8") bound in original full sheep leather with gilt rules on the spine; 180 pages. The second American cookbook, preceded by Amelia Simmons's much better known AMERICAN COOKERY, printed four times before the publication of this volume, which is much scarcer than the... Read more about this item
Port and Sherry: The Story of Two Fine Wines
by (SANDEMAN, Geo. G. Sons & Co. Ltd.)
London: Geo. G. Sandeman Sons & Co. Limited, 1955. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 63pp. Gilt-stamped burgundy cloth. Illustrated. Corners a bit bumped, a near fine copy without dust jacket.
by Conaway, James
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. xiii, 529 p.,  p. of plates, illus., maps, index; 24 cm. "The story of an extraordinary American success, family feuds, corporate intrigue, and warfare over the beautiful Napa Valley itself. This is more than a 'wine book'-- it is a fascinating and closely reported social history..." Maps on lining papers. Sources, p. -509. Stock#42373. Vg / dj good+, some wear and tears.
Illustrated Guide to Wine, An
by Rainbird, George
St Michael / Octopus Books., 1987. Hard with Dust Jacket. Fine in like dust jacket. 4to. 11 1/3. Fully illustrated with over 200 superb colour photographs and specially commissioned maps.. Fine in like dust jacket. 224pp.
A Sense of Place
by Kolpan, Steven
New York: Routledge, 1999. Second-hand hardcover. Kolpan, Steven. A Sense of Place: an intimate portrait of the Niebaum-Coppola winery & the Napa valley. [FIRST EDITION] Routledge: New York, 1999. 4to (235x195mm) qtr bnd black cloth, mustard bds, xxii,234pp. (foreword by Francis Ford Coppola) VG/VG-
North American Pinot Noir
by John Winthrop Haeger
University of California Press, 2004. Hardcover. Good. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
The Dictionary of Drink & Drinking
by Mendelsohn, Oscar A
London, UK: Macmillan, 1966. Second-hand hardcover. Mendelsohn, Oscar A. The Dictionary of Drink & Drinking. [FIRST EDITION] Macmillan: London, UK 1965. 8vo lg (225x145mm) HC Red Cloth Bds ix,[1 blank],382pp. (line drawings by T Paul) VG/- lacks dj; light shelf wear; owner name to ffep
From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine
by Jeff Cox
Canada: Storey Books, 1999 An excellent, clean and tightly bound book. Previous owner's name is inked neatly on the flyleaf. Some creasing of the laminated covers, but this does not affect the material integrity of the volumes.
by Bishop Geoffrey C
Hawthorndene, Australia: Investigator Press, 1980. Second-hand hardcover. Bishop, Geoffrey C. Australian Winemaking: the Roseworthy Influence - the contribution of Alan R Hickinbotham & Roseworthy Agricultural College to winemaking in Australia. Investigator Press: Hawthorndene, Australia 1980. 4to HC 344pp. VG/VG- t.e soiled
Nuts on Wine
by James, Walter
Melbourne, Australia: Georgian House, 1952. Second-hand hardcover. James, Walter. Nuts on Wine (2nd Ed) Georgian House: Melbourne, Australia 1952. 8vo (220x150mm) HC ,85,[3 blank]pp. (illustrations by Harold Freedman) VG/VG- dj chipped, sm loss, sm rep tears; eps lightly toned
A History and Description of Modern Wines
by Redding, Cyrus
London: Whittaker & co. 1836. 8vo.Illustrated. xlviii, 423, (17) pp. Original binding, in green cloth with gilt decorated spine. Some marks to the boards and bumping to the corners. Small splits to the head and tail of the spine. Binding firm. Some spotting to the endpapers otherwise clean internally. Owner's name in ink to the head of the title page. Illustrated with fine wood engravings. Includes a chapter on wines of Africa & America. Publisher's catalogue bound to the rear. . Very... Read more about this item
Windows on the World: Complete Wine Course
by ZRALY, Kevin
New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc, 1994. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Reprint. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with some edgewear.
Lois Remembers: Memoirs of the Co-Founder of Al-Anon and Wife of the Co-Founder of Alcoholics Anonymous
by Lois Wilson
New York: Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. The story of the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, as told by the wife of the co-founder, Bill Wilson.
by Rupert Croft-Cooke
Putnam, 1955. Hardcover. Good. 1955. First Edition. 232 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Boards have mild shelf wear with light rubbing and corner bumping. Some light marking and sunning. Boards are slightly bowed.
The Letters of John Cheever
by John Cheever
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Edited by Benjamin Cheever.
[4 Items, Wine Institute, Wine Advisory Board etc.] I. California Wine Types (c. 1955); II. Sensory Evalutation of Wine, 1964; III. Distribution of Wine in the United States by Types of Outlets, revised to December 1, 1956; IV. Advertising Summary: Wine L
by Berg, Harold, and Dinsmoor Webb; M. A. Amerine, and E. B. Roessler
Wine Institute 1955-64. Very Good. 1955. Softcover. Mimeograph printing; stapled sheets; Advertising printed on both sides. Some age toning. From the library of food editor Lee Hecker. Sensory Evaluation with her occassional margin notes, underline, arrows, etc. in green pen along with a spot on front cover, and staining to page five. California Wine Types with chips and tears to cover page, general tanning. The others with mild tanning at edges. The Sensory Evaluation of Wine preceeds Amerine... Read more about this item
Manual of Alcoholic Fermentation And the Allied Industries
by Charles G. Matthews
London: Edwin Arnold, 1901. Hardcover. Good+. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and the publisher's monogram stamped in blind on the front cover. Faint lab or chemical odor. Light blemish on the spine where a shelf-label had been; boards rubbed and lightly worn at spine ends and along edges of spine. Previous owners' names on endpapers. Interior is generally clean, aside from some pencil underlining. 48 illustrations. xv, 295, plus  pages adversing. 18.3 x 12 cm. Text on... Read more about this item
Dreamers of the Valley of Plenty: A Portrait of the Napa Valley
by BARRON, Cheryll Aimée
New York: Scribner, 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. 319pp. Remainder mark bottom edge else fine in near fine dustwrapper.
by Johnson, Hugh
New York: Simon and Schuster. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. Revised Edition. 1. Hard Cover. Publisher's full magenta cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and several color photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Price-clipped dust jacket shows mild shelf-wear, spine and edges of front and rear panels lightly sunned. FINE/NEAR FINE. . B&W and color Illustrations. Small 4to 9" - 11"... Read more about this item
WINE INTO WORDS. A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language
by GABLER, James M
Baltimore: Bacchus Press Ltd, (1985). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Cloth; xiv, 403 pages including index. Over 3200 entries with biographical sketches of prominent wine writers and hundreds of wine facts that span thousands of years.
Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book
by Inc., Alcoholics Anonymous World Services,
Paperback / softback. As New.