Lot 114 of 228:
The Vintner's, Brewer's, Spirit Merchant's, and Licensed Victualler's Guide; Containing the History, Theory, and Practice of Manufacturing Wines,...An Extensive Collection of the Most Approved Receipts,...Numerous Important Hints on Cellaring...  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$1,320
Estimate:
$500 - $800

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Author:
Practical Man, A.
Place:
London
Publisher:
W. Wetton, et al
Date:
1826
Description:
(iii)-xvi, 372 pp. Engraved frontispiece. (12mo) period full calf, spine gilt, black leather label. First Edition. Includes a history of wine from the earliest times, a treatise on brewing and te principles of fermentation and distillation of spirits. The section on cellaring addresses the proper storage and management of wines. OCLC WorldCat locates only 9 copies.
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Condition:
Some scuffing and wear to leather, front hinge cracked; some foxing and soiling internally; very good.
 
Item number:
218664
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