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The Vineyards and Wine Cellars Of California

By Hardy, Thomas




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The Vineyards and Wine Cellars of California: An Essay on Early California Winemaking. An Essay on Early California Winemaking. First Published in Adelaide, Australia, in 1885

Hardy, Thomas

San Francisco: Yolla Bolly Press, 1994. 1st. Hardcover. Limited to 450 copies. 4to. 65pp. Edited by Thomas Pinney. Forword by Robert Mondavi. Color and black & white photo-illustrations; 12 tipped-in chromolithograph facsimile wine labels and trade cards. Purple quarter cloth and decorated boards; paper spine lable; housed in tan slipcase. 4 page prospectus with single sheet photo-reproduction of pruners in Fresno County laid in. A fine copy in fine slipcase. Another handsome publication from the Yolla Bolly Press. First published in 1885, Hardy's account provides a uniquely detailed and comprehensive account of early California winemaking. It may be regarded as the first book about California wine. No copy of the original edition is known to exist in the United States.

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Price: $315.00


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THE VINEYARDS AND WINE CELLARS OF CALIFORNIA: An Essay on Early California Winemaking.

Hardy, Thomas

San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1994. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated burgundy cloth boards, quarto. Near fine, in near fine slip case. 64 pages. 32 x 23 cm. Limited edition of 450 - copy 204. This reprinting of The Vineyards and Wine Cellars of California was designed and printed by The Yolla Bolly Press. Illustrated with 12 duo tone reproductions from old photographs and 12 chromolithograph reproductions of vintage trade cards and wine labels. Includes bi-fold pullout describing Thomas Hardy and his wine production.

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Price: $150.00