First edition. 8vo. in forest green cloth with spine stamped in gilt. 192 pp. plus illustrated publisher's catalogue atrear. Illustrated . Near fine, minor wear at the extremities. Scarce in any condition but particularly so in the condition of this example. Important work on the cultivation of grapes in America with sections on the propagation of the vine, location and preparing the soil of the vineyard, choice of varieties, planting, treatment of the vine in each of the first four summers, varieties of grapes most generally used, additional varietis that promise well. healthy varieties but of inferior quality, varities of good quality but subject to disease. The wine-making sections include information on gathering, the wie cellar, the mill and press, fermenting vats, casks, making and after-treatment, uses of husks and lees, the must sale, etc, as well as a final section of statistics such as cost of establishing a vineyard, the comparitive costs per acre of several varieties etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and ...
Publisher: Geo. E. & F.W. Woodward
Publication Date: 1866
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First edition
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