Good in Good jacket. Good Hardcover with Good Dustjacket. DJ price clipped. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to DJ, including some tearing. Moderate soiling and shelfwear to covers. Textblock soiled. A few pages soiled. Otherwise, pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. This is a beautifully-produced popular history of man's relation to the grape, a Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket. Forward by James Laver Clean text; 526 pages, indexed. A large, heavy book (over 4 pounds). Dark red cloth binding with black and gilt. Dustwrapper is unclipped; it has edgewear and a couple of closed tears and small chips. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall.
Good in good dust jacket. 1966. 526 pages. Pictorial black dust jacket over red cloth boards. Firm binding to clean, lightly tanned pages and plates with bright copy and vibrant colours throughout. Infrequent light finger marks to page edges. Clean boards with bright gilt lettering to spine. Slight backward lean. Light rub wear to edges and bumped corners. Usual shelf wear and markings to dust jacket in removable plastic sleeve. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1500893124CEB (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Reader copy. Ex library hardback with dust jacket in protective sleeve, dj a bit scruffy, shelf wear to boards, grubby handling marks to text block/page edges, usual library stamps/markings, otherwise clear text/illustrations, binding intact, published 1966 by The Wine and Food Society, 526pp, 16 colour plates & b&w text figures (all free from library stamps), weighing 2kg willing to ship overseas for extra postage.
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