Three Seasons in European Vineyards: Treating of Vine-Culture; Vine Disease and its Cure; Wine-Making and Wines, Red and White; Wine-Drinking, as Affecting Health and Morals.

Illus. in the text. viii, [9]-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.”.

Price: $650.00

Item ID: 5263