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Schoenman, Theodore

Published by Capra Press, Santa Barbara, CA (1979)

ISBN 10: 0884960927 ISBN 13: 9780884960928

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From: Cornerstone Books (Santa Ana, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Capra Press, Santa Barbara, CA, 1979. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. First Edition. Both wine and history buffs will be fascinated by this reprint of the 1862 edition of "Grape, Culture, Wines, and Wine-Making" by Agoston Haraszthy, the adventurer and viticulturist known as the founder of the California wine industry. A Hungarian vintner whose family produced the famed Tokay wine, Haraszthy went to America attracted by the freedom is offered. Eventually, he found the Sonoma Valley and grew grapes starting in 1857. The biography portion of the book explores his travels around the world and how he started growing sugar before his sudden death in 1869. This book is the sum of his wine-making knowledge. This copy is clean and solid with the dust jacket in mylar. Seller Inventory # 003111

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Haraszthy, Agostin; Schoenman, Theodore

Published by Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.: Capra Pr, 1979, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A. (1979)

ISBN 10: 0884960927 ISBN 13: 9780884960928

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About this Item: Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.: Capra Pr, 1979, Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A., 1979. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 126pp/frontis. Quarterbound Maroon cloth over pale gray papered boards with silver stamped titles to spine; Charcoal endpapers; Illustrated frontis; Haraszthy is renouned for introducing Zinfandel and Muscat of Alexandria grapes near San Francisco. His search for the perfect blend of climate and soil to nurture a vineyard was realized in Haraszthy's discovery in Sonoma Valley in 1857. The years in his life from 1859 to 1868 constitute the history of the wine industry in California. Light chipping to dj. Seller Inventory # 004247

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Mead, Peter B.

Published by Harper & Brothers, New York (1867)

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From: Kevin T. Ransom- Bookseller (Amherst, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1867. Hardcover. Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. 8vo. Brown pebbled cloth with gilt grapeleaf design on covers. 1st edition. 483pp. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Damp-stain to bottom half. Covers edge-worn with cloth worn through at corners & 2" at top of front outer hinge. Interior a bit wavy. Seller Inventory # 016248

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Peter B. Mead

Published by Harper (1867)

ISBN 10: 9110364870 ISBN 13: 9789110364875

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From: Dunaway Books (St. Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Harper, 1867. Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. Spine and board edges faded; book tight with unmarked text. Seller Inventory # 90856

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