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2506 Napa Wine; With notes and Introduction by Brian McGinty.
Stevenson, Robert Louis.
San Francisco: Westwinds Books, 1974. First Edition. 38 pages. 19.5 x 13. 5 cm. Limited edition of 950 copies - two-color frontispiece portrait of author. With an intriguing introductory by... (#2506)
Price: $50.00  
2208 Le Confiseur Royal, Ou L'Art Du confiseur Dévoilé Aux Gourmands;.
Utrecht-Friedel (Madame).
Paris: Chez Tardieu-Densesle, 1816. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. 352 pages. 17.5 x 10.5 cm. Three plates: Frontispiece (confectioner's laboratory) and 2 plates illustrating kitchen utensils and motifs/decorations. The author, the widow... (#2208)
Price: $450.00  
1869 More Pious Friends and Drunken Companions.
Shay, Frank (Songs and Ballads); John Held Jr. (Illustrator).
New York: Macauley Company, 1928. Hardcover. 190 pages. 22.5 x 18 cm. Songs and Ballads of Conviviality Collected from Curious Sources by Frank Gloriously Illuminated by John Held Jr. Interior... (#1869)
Price: $250.00  
2804 The Juice; Vinous Veritas.
McInerney, Jay.

McInerney, Jay. The Juice Vinous Veritas. New York: Vintage Books, 2013. First Edition. 284 pages. 20.5 x 13 cm. A collection of essays on wine from Jay McInerney, winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Distingushed Writing Award and writer for the Wall Street Journal. Here, in his third collection of thirst-inducing essays, McInerney provides a master class in the almost infinite varieties of wine and the people and places that produce it all the world over. Color illustrated wrap. Near fine.. Paperback. [2818] $10.00

 


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Wine & Conversation.
Lehrer, Adrienne.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Second Edition. paperback. 314 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. The vocabulary of wine is large and exceptionally vibrant - from straightforward descriptive words, colorful metaphors... (#2805)
Price: $20.00  
935 The Wines & History of The Hunter Valley.
Halliday, James & Jarrat, Ray.
Sydney: McGraw Hill, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. 143 pages. 21 x 29 cm. Profusely illustrated wine book covering the past and (1979) present of Australia's Hunter Valley Wine country including... (#935)
Price: $50.00  
2806 Thirsty Dragon; China's Lust for Bordeaux and the Threat to the World's Best Wines.
Mustacich, Suzanne.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. 337 pages. 24.5 x 16 cm. Thirsty Dragon tells the story of how Bordeaux's tenacious pursuit of the Chinese market... (#2806)
Price: $20.00  
2649 [COCKTAILS] The Bar-Tender's Guide; or How to Mix All Kinds of Plain and Fancy Drinks.
Thomas, Jerry.
New York: Fitzgerald Publishing Company Successor to Dick & Fitzgerald, 1887. Paperback. 130 pages. 18.5 x 12 cm. Thomas, considered the "the father of American mixology," originally wrote this seminal... (#2649)
Price: $2,000.00  
2807 The Father of California Wine: Agoston Haraszthy; Including Grape Culture, Wines & Winemaking.
Schoenman, Theodore.
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1979. Hardcover. 126 pages. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. Both wine and history buffs will be fascinated by this reprint of the 1862 edition of Grape Culture... (#2807)
Price: $35.00  
2375 [BLOTTER & DIARY] The Usher Diary 1911; With the compliments of Andrew Usher Co. Scotch.
Andrew Usher & Co.
Edinburgh: Andrew Usher & Co., 1911. Hardcover. 61 pages. Tribute to the royal family along with detailed list of sporting and athletic competitions including horse racing, yachting, tennis, cycling, cricket... (#2375)
Price: $150.00  
2808 The Wine Savant; A Guide to the New Wine Culture.
Steinberger, Michael.
New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 198 pages. 21.5 x 15 cm. The Wine Savant takes a modern and dynamic approach to wine writing. Punchy... (#2808)
Price: $20.00  
1662 Japanese Whisky; The Essential Buyer's Guide.
Ashcraft, Brian.
Tokyo: Tuttle, 2018. Ueda, Idzuhiko. Hardcover. 144 pages. 7.5 x 10 inches. For the first time in English, this book presents over a hundred independently scored reviews from a leading... (#1662)
Price: $19.99  
1955 [COCKTAILS] The PDT Cocktail Book; The Complete Bartender's Guide From The Celebrated Speakeasy.
Meehan, Jim.
New York: Sterling Epicure, 2011. Hardcover. 368 pages. 21.5 x 14.5 cm. The PDT Cocktail Book takes you behind the bar, where Meehan details every facet of its operation from... (#1955)
Price: $15.00  
2809 Reflections of a Wine Merchant; On a lifetime in the vineyards and cellars of France.
Rosenthal, Neil I.
New York: North Point Press, 2009. First Paperback. Paperback. 257 pages. 21 x 14 cm. In Reflections of a Wine Merchant, Rosenthal shares the experience of learning his trade: the... (#2809)
Price: $20.00  
2556 [WEST POINT] [BEER] Letter to Brother re: missing Beer; Wife of Civil War Brigadier General.
Scammon, Margaret (Stebbins).
West Point, NY: 1846. 25.5 x 19 cm. Margaret (Stebbins) Scammon writes her brother from West Point, where her husband E. Parker Scammon is an officer with the United Army... (#2556)
Price: $275.00  
2810 How to Love Wine; A memoir and manifesto.
Asimov, Eric.
New York: William Morrow, 2014. First Paperback. Paperback. 278 pages. 20.5 x 13.5 cm. In How to Love Wine, New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov examines why the American... (#2810)
Price: $15.00  
793 Proceedings of The Company of Amateur Brewers; Dulce est desipere in loco.
Brattleboro: Company of Amateur Brewers, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. 19.5 x 14 cm. 159 pages. Privately printed in 1932 for the Members of The Society. A captivating look into beer... (#793)
Price: $75.00  
Wine Wars; The Curse of the Blue Nun, the Miracle of Two Buck Chuck, and.
Veseth, Mike.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012. First Paperback. Paperback. 255 pages. 22.5 x 15.5 cm. Economist Mike Veseth, an authority on the global wine market, presents the main... (#2811)
Price: $20.00  
2821 The Common Sense of Drinking.
Peabody, Richard R.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. 191 pages. 20 x 13.5 cm. Before Bill Wilson's Alcoholics Anonymous was published, Richard Peabody book on alcoholism treatment achieved success... (#2821)
Price: $650.00  
An Ideal Wine; One Generation's Pursuit of Perfection and Profit in California.
Darlington, David.
New York: HarperCollins, 2011. First Edition. Hardcover. 356 pages. 23.5 x 16.5 cm. In this lively, sweeping account that spans the early seventies to the present day, David Darlington employs... (#2812)
Price: $15.00  
2273 A B C of America's Wines.
Mabon, Mary Frost.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 233 pages. 20 x 14 cm. An early guide to American wines describing 350 wines along with the history of America's... (#2273)
Price: $40.00  
2814 How to Taste; A guide to enjoying wine - Revised & Updated.
Robinson, Jancis.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008. Hardcover. 208 pages. 22.5 x 17.5 cm. This fully revised and updated edition of How to Taste approaches wine tasting with an accessible and... (#2814)
Price: $20.00  
2407 [MANUSCRIPT] [TEMPERANCE] Account Book.
Jones, Ann.
Aberdare, Wales: 1860-1876. Hardcover. Unpaginated. Hand written account book primarily recording the Church and Temperance societies transactions - dues, wine, candles, and maintenance. Unusual reference to the US Civil war... (#2407)
Price: $325.00  
2815 Wine and Society; the Social and Cultural Context of a Drink.
Charters, Steve.
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014. Hardcover. 358 pages. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. Wine & Society: the social and cultural context of a drink is the first book to examine the cultural forces which... (#2815)
Price: $45.00  
2360 [WINE] Établissements Nicolas. Maison Fondée en 1822. Liste des Grands Vins 1949; Illustrations de DIGNIMONT.
Paris: Dreaeger, 1949. Spiral_bound. 32 pages. 24 x 18 cm. A beautifully illustrated edition of this Parisian wine merchant's annual price list, with 5 full page color illustration plates and... (#2360)
Price: $30.00  
2816 A Contemplation of Wine.
Allen, H. Warner.
London: Michael Joseph, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. 232 pages. 21 x 14 cm. Allen, educated in the classics at Oxford, contends that a knowledge of, and a taste for the... (#2816)
Price: $30.00  
2354 The Log of the Water Wagon or The Cruise of the Good Ship "Lithia"; Illustrations.
Taylor, Bert Leston & W.C. Gibson.
Boston: H.M. Caldwell, 1905. Hardcover. 128 pages. 15.5 x 11.5 cm. Filled to the brim with rib-tickling wordplay regarding booze while lampooning the temperance movement. Covers rubbed at corners. (#2354)
Price: $25.00  
2817 I Drink Therefore I am; A Philosopher's Guide to Wine.
Scruton, Roger.
London: Bloomsbury, 2009. Paperback. 211 pages. 21.5 x 14 cm. Whether or not good for the body, Scruton argues, wine, drunk in the right frame of mind, is definitely good... (#2817)
Price: $20.00  
2818 The Juice; Vinous Veritas.
McInerney, Jay.
New York: Vintage Books, 2013. First Edition. Paperback. 284 pages. 20.5 x 13 cm. A collection of essays on wine from Jay McInerney, winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Distingushed Writing... (#2818)
Price: $10.00  
2819 Oceans of Wine; Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste.
Hancock, David.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009. Hardcover. 632 pages. 24 x 16 cm. This innovative book examines how, between 1640 and 1815, the Portugese Madeira wine trade shaped the Atlantic... (#2819)
Price: $45.00  
1561 Wine.
Scott, George E.
Chicago: n.d., but 1936. Hardcover. 103 pages. 15.5 x 12 cm. Limited edition - 44 of 500. Inscribed and signed by author - "For Lee & Stella with much love... (#1561)
Price: $75.00  
2820 Massee's Wine-Food Index; An Epicure's Handbook for International Dining.
Massee, William E.
New York: Bramhall House, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. 203 pages. 21 x 14.5 cm. In the most practical and economical form, this ingenious handbook conveys a vast store of information... (#2820)
Price: $15.00  
2133 [WINE] Hocks and Moselles; With a Folding Map.
Rudd, Hugh R.
London: Constable & Co Ltd., 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. 165 pages. 19 x 13 cm. Part of Constable's Wine Library, Edited by André L. Simon. Folding map at rear: The... (#2133)
Price: $50.00  
1824 The Squire's Home-Made Wines as describ'd and set-forth in the Journal of Thomas Hoggson, Gent.
Hoggson, Thomas.
New York: Pynson Printers, 1924. Revised Edition. Hardcover. 38 pages. 16.5 x 13 cm. Copy 429 of 1524. A fine 18th-century style reproduction. The "Squire" published twelve recipes for toddies... (#1824)
Price: $30.00  
2822 The Gentleman's Companion; Volume II - BEING AN EXOTIC DRINKING BOOK OR, AROUND THE WORLD.
Baker, Charles H.
Lyon, Mississippi: The Derrydale Press, Inc., 1992. Hardcover. 217 pages. 24.5 x 16.5 cm. One of 2500 Limited Edition. INCLUDING: A personally collected Regiment of World-Famous Lively Liquid masterpieces from... (#2822)
Price: $50.00  
2823 In Praise of Wine; and Certain Noble Spirits.
Waugh, Alec.
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1959. First American Edition. Hardcover. 304 pages. 24 x 26 cm. An entertaining and informative history of drinking - from the honey, date and palm... (#2823)
Price: $45.00  
1645 [WINE] [ITALY] Chianti Country; Twenty-seven plates presented by Carlo Betocchi - Historical Introduction by Giuseppe.
Tirinnanzi, Nino.
Florence: Il Bisonte - Edizioni d'arte, 1974. Cardboard covers. 103 pages. 25 x 31. Copy 69 of 100. Volume VI. Published in the summer of 1974 by the Consorzio del... (#1645)
Price: $250.00  
2824 American Wines; Illustrated by Julian Brazelton.
Schoonmaker, Frank & Tom Marvel.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 312 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Written during the age when American Wines were at last "growing up" - Schoonmaker... (#2824)
Price: $50.00  
2825 A Notebook for the Wines of France; Introduction by Samuel Chamberlain.
Churchill, Creighton.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. 387 pages. 26 x 19 cm. "A Wine Diary or Cellar Book listing the nine hundred most important French wines and/or... (#2825)
Price: $30.00  
878 Wine, the Vine, and the Cellar.
Shaw, Thomas G.
Baltimore: Bacchus Press, nd (1992). Facsimile edition. Hardcover. xv, 540, (24 index) pages. Octavo. One of 500 copies. A very attractively bound facsimile edition of the 1864 second edition (expanded... (#878)
Price: $175.00  
2826 [BOOKPLATE] [WINE] EX-LIBRIS; Illustration of wine grapes and olive branches.
Loose_leaf. 14 X 9.75 cm. Illustrated bookplate of Adolfo Faria de Castro: EX-LIBRIS - L'OLIVIER ET LA VIGNE, Deux Richesses Du Portugal - Translated: The Olive Tree and the Vine... (#2826)
Price: $20.00  
2827 [BEER] [CYCLING] List of best European Cyclists; Cervezas DAMM.
DAMM.
c. 1957. Loose_leaf. 16 x 17 cm. (Opened) Folding illustrated beer glass accompanied by a list of the 101 best European Cyclists, listed by their last name and their team... (#2827)
Price: $40.00  

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