Illus. in the text. viii, -332 pp. 8vo, orig. cloth (upper joint with three small defects, ends of spine a bit frayed), spine gilt. New York: Harper, 1869. First edition of this very agreeable travel account of the vineyards of Europe. Flagg (1818-98), a wine grape grower in the Ohio Valley, "discusses methods that he observed and how they might be applicable in the United States. Pages 211-283 contain the text of the third edition of Manual for the Sulphuring of Diseased Vines...by Henri P.L. Mares."-Gabler, Wine into Words, p. 94. Nice copy and scarce on the market. Bookseller's ticket on front paste-down: "Daniel Smith & Son, Booksellers & Stationers, 77 Water Street, Newburgh, N.Y." . (Inventory #: HillBibl-5263)
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