ANDRE SIMON'S WINES OF THE WORLD
(BCA 1981 2nd edn revised) 4to 638pp. bw & col ills. d/w spine a little faded o/w F/VG (Book ref. 3110) £16.00
One Hundred Home-Brewed Wines Including Cordials, Beers & Syrups
London: Country Life Limited, 1934. Illustrated by Illustrated. Fifth Impression. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good/N/a. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 56pp. A fifth impression copy bound in card covers with the additional title 'Simple Recipes for Every Housewife' to the front card cover. There is light scattered soiling to the card covers and foxing to the fore edges. A few light reading creases to the spine strip. Some light rubbing to the edges of the spine strip and the head and tail of the spine. There is some occasional light foxing to the textblock - otherwise the book is clean and tight. A very good copy. (Book ref. 226251) £12.00
One Hundred Home-Brewed Wines Including Cordials, Beers & Syrups
London: Country Life Limited, 1934. Illustrated by Illustrated. Fifth Impression. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good Minus/N/a. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall 56pp. A fifth impression copy bound in card covers with the additional title 'Simple Recipes for Every Housewife' to the front card cover. There is light scattered soiling to the card covers and foxing to the fore edges. A few light reading creases to the spine strip. There is some occasional light foxing to the textblock - otherwise the book is clean and tight. A very good minus copy. (Book ref. 226237) £10.00
London: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1936. Illustrated by No Illustrations. Second Impression. Green Boards. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 242pp. A second impression copy ( 1936) of this book from the Pheonix Library of Food & Drink. Translated from the original French.There is slight mottling to the spine and boards, concealed under the wrapper. There is a little foxing to the fore edges at the rear of the book, with slight encroachment onto the page margins. Upper fore edges coloured green. The book has slight spine lean. Clean and tight. Dust wrapper is not price clipped with a couple of niks to the upper corners of the wrapper. Scattered light foxing to the wrapper. There is a short closed tear of 2 cm and one of 1 cm to the tail of the front panel of the wrapper. No loss.. A very good copy in a very good minus wrapper. (Book ref. 226071) £12.00
Drink Your Own Garden.
London. Batsford. 1984. Reprint. Hardback in d/w. 112pp. Black/sepia line illustrations throughout. Black cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. FINE uninscribed copy in VG unclipped d/w (Book ref. 4366) £14.00
Port and Sherry: The Story of Two Fine Wines
London: Geo. G. Sandeman Sons & Co. Ltd., 1955. First Edition. Maroon Cloth. Near Fine.. Demi 8vo viii, 63pp, b&w photographic illus plus maps, plus drawings. No inscriptions, very minor bump to forefoot. (Book ref. 005811) £4.00
WINES OF THE GRAVES.
London. Sotheby's. 1988. lst edn. HEAVY hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 388 pages. Maps. Fine in maroon boards with gilt lettering to spine, illustrated end-papers, in a fine d.w. A book that will appeal to the lover of fine wine, the enthusiast wishing to explore a classic region of south-west France and to all those keen to discover the origins and traditions of Bordeaux wines and observe what future vintages from the Graves may offer. ISBN: 0-85667-334-X. (Book ref. 1378) £10.00
HOME MADE WINES SYRUPS AND CORDIALS.
London. National Federation Women's Institutes. Revised edn. May 1961. Paperback. 128 pages. V.g. in a v.g. papercover with sunned spine. No markings or inscriptions. (Book ref. 8161) £6.95
OZ CLARKE'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WINE - An A-Z Guide to the Wines of the World.
London. Websters/Little Brown. 1999. lst edn. HEAVY hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote as this saves time in processing orders. 416 pages. Colour illustrations. Maps. Fine in green boards with white lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. ISBN: 0-316-85157-4. (Book ref. 4815) £11.95
THE WINE COUNTRY - Guide to the DOC and DOCG wines.
Italy. Ente Mostra Vini - Enoteca Italiana, Siena. December 1996. Large format HEAVY paperback requiring extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. Contact number 01493 750534. 371 pages. Colour illustrations. Text in English and Italian. Fine in fine papercover. No markings or inscriptions. The principal purpose of this publication is to offer all of those involved in the Italian wine sector (producers, suppliers, dealers, importers, distributors, restauranteurs, sommeliers, enologists and technicians, journalists and consumers) a complete overview of all DOC and DOCG wines produced in Italy, and an instrument for developing an in-depth knowledge of the complex reality of Italian production of premium wines. (Book ref. 7907) £29.95
The Wines of Germany
London: Allen Lane, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 071391033X No previous owner marks, 224 pages, maps, bibliography, index, unclipped pictorial dustjacket, small nick. Cyril Ray sketches the history of German wine from Roman times to our own, by way of Shakespeare's and Pepys's 'Rhenish', Meredith's 'Senior Hocks' and Oscar Wilde's 'Hock-and-Seltzer'; explains learnedly and lucidly how it is grown and made; and lists the 2,600 or so vineyards each registered by name under German Wine Law. (Book ref. 5580) £4.00
The Wines of France: Saint-Julien.
London; Aurum Press, 1985.. F/F. English edition. Hardback, 8vo, 190 pages, foreword by Hugh Johnson, maps, colour illustrations, appendix. Small remainder mark on lower edge, o/w fine, no previous owner name, in dustjacket. The book begins by outlining the history and geography of the vineyards of Saint-Julien-Beycheville and moves on to give a lively and detailed description of every growth within this famous region. (Book ref. 3459) £6.00
The Wines and Wine Gardens of Austria.
Watford; Argus Books, 1979.. F/VG. Hardcover, 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering, endpaper maps, xii + 339 pages, 17 colour photographs, 4 maps, appendices, bibliography, glossary of technical terms, index. No previous owner name. Dustjacket worn at extremities. There are four main provinces: Lower Austria in the north, Vienna in the centre, Styria in the south and Burgenland in the east. Each province is further divided into different wine districts. Fritz and Friedel Hallgarten describe not only the beauty of the countryside and the splendour of its wines, but also the history and social background of the Austrian vinegrowers through the centuries. (Book ref. 2750) £7.50
Exploring Australian Wines.
North Sydney; Ure Smith, 1971.. Hardcover, 4to, laminated boards, cover photographs, 167pages, 12 colour plates + b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. VG cond. Chapters include those on the wines of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania. (Book ref. 1719) £8.50
The Wines a& Vineyards of France
Paul Hamlyn, 1966 Hardback, Very Good/Good. Revised edition, blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, corners bumped, sketch maps to endpapers, b&w photographs and maps in the text, clean and sound in edgeworn and chipped pictorial dust jacket.. Heavy. Please ask for q (Book ref. 19920) £4.00
Drinksmanship- TOWN's Album of Fine Wines and High Spirits
London: Haymarket Press, 1964. Paper Covered Boards. Good/No Jacket. 4to Boards are very clean and tidy, PP are clean and tidy although titlepage and frontis image have stuck together resulting in tearing and scuffing. Otherwise, clean and clear (Book ref. 47459) £18.00
The Wines of Bordeaux and Western France
Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1987 Rowman & Littlefield first US edition hardback; very good condition, with very good unclipped dj; a little shelf-aged else near as new copy; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. J479) £5.99
WINES OF THE RHÔNE
London: Faber & Faber. 1978. First edition. 235 pp. Maps in text. Very Good copy in Very Good dust-jacket. ISBN 0571108865 (Book ref. 22443) £10.00
An ACCOUNT of WINE taken out for HOME CONSUMPTION , from the Year 1790 to 1803 inclusive; distinguishing French from Not French, and shewing the Quantities in each Year respectively.
London: House of Commons, 1806. 1pp. Folio. British Parliamentary Paper. HC 116. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. Provision of their sale to the public was not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158723) £5.00
A History of Champagne with Notes on the Other Sparking Wines of France
United Kingdom, Andrew Low Fine Wines Ltd 1980 Facsimile Reprint of the 1882 Edition, 4to, bound in full decorative cloth gilt, illus with 350 engravings, a.e.g. VG copy. NOTE: Heavy Book, [1.5 kg+] might require special shipping arrangements To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us direct. (Book ref. 33292) £30.00