Brillig Books: Wine
found: 10 books

 
AMBROSI, HANS
Where the Great German Wines Grow: A Guide to the Leading Vineyards
New York, Hastings House. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 0803880707). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, burgundy cloth covered boards with white spine titles. 240 pp. including index of Estates. Locations and Vineyards. An comprehensive, authoritative survey of the vast number of vineyards and producers large and small of the great wine regions of Germany. Indispensable to the collector of and drinker of German wines. A very tight, clean, bright, unmarked and unread collector's copy with very fresh cloth in a crisp, sharp, bright, unclipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. An exceptional copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08036
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 3134]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: 0803880707 Wine Making Germany Cooking Beverages

 
AMERINE, M.A.;ROESSLER, EDWARD BIFFER
Wines, Their Sensory Evaluation
San Francisco, W. H. Freeman. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 0716705532). Decorative Cloth. Book, Octavo, purple cloth with decorative motif of grape bunches in gilt diamond rules. 230 pp. incluiding index, annotated bibliography and glossary. A landmark work in the history of wine tasting and American wine mwking. Amerine was the father of scientific wine mwking inn California at the famous University of California at Davis faculty. This book was the first and treatise on the scientific evaluation of wine and wine tasting with blind comparative tasting and statistical analysis. Amerine also established the first rigorous vocabulary for wine tasting superseding the flowery anthropomorphic traditional descriptions for carefully researched and identified chemical compounds. A very tight, clean, unmarked volume with fresh cloth and bright gilt, in a tight, bright, clean, price-clipped dust jacket. Fine in very near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07944
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3806]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: 0716705532 Wine Physiological Effect Science Physiology, Tasting, Taster, Statistical, Statistics, Blind, Davis, California, University, Science, Oenology, Viticulture, Notes, Taste, Smell, Comparison, Grape, Color, Nose, Bouquet, Flavor, Vocabulary, Desc

 
AMIS, KINGSLEY (INTRODUCTION)
CYRIL RAY'S COMPLEAT IMBIBER NO. 14
London, Beaumont Books. 1989, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Large octavo, green cloth covered boards. 191 pp. plus notes on contributors. Illustrated. A tight, clean, crisp, unmarked volume with very fresh cloth and bright white unblemished pages, in a crisp, sharp, tight, sparkling dust jacket with one short very closed edgetear right along rear top fore corner Fine in very near fine dust jacket. A great copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08154
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1925]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Imbibe, Wine, Spirits, Ray, Alcohol, Beverage, Drinks, Drinking, Cocktail, Whisky, Rum, Vine, Vineyard, Oenology, Literature, Literary, Kingsley Amis, Kingsley, Food, Dining, Waugh, Restaurant, Cookery, Gourmet, Truffles

 
BERTINI, LUIGI
Terre & Vino Di Gavi (Land and Wine of Gavi)
Milan, Editore Etichetta. 1990, First Edition. Cloth. Ill.: Gianni Re. Book, Small folio, cloth covered boards. 192 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with color photographs the region, the vineyards, the workers, restaurants, inhabitants, wineries etc. Includes a section of wine labels of the Gavi. A history and geographical description as well as s complete description of the relationship of the wines to the region, its culture and its food. Parallel text in Italian and English. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume in a crisp, sharp, tight dust jacket with some fine crystalline speckling to the gloss, else fine. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07518
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4477]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Gianni Rewine, Gavi, Italy, Geography, Viniculture, Grapes, Italian, Piedmont, Gastronomy, Oenology, Winery, Estate, Vineyard, Vines, Food, Restaurant, History, Drink, Harvest,

 
BICKERDYKE, JOHN (CHARLES HENRY COOKE)
The Curiosities of Ale and Beer: An Entertaining History Illustrated with Over Fifty Quaint Cuts
London, Spring Books. 1965, First Edition Thus. Cloth. Book, Thick octavo, brown cloth covered boards. 449 pp. including index. Illustrated with woodcuts. A FACSIMILE reprinting of the 1889 of this rare and historic treatise on the history of beer and ale in home and tavern, daily use and festive drinking throughout English history. This copy in excellent apparently unread condition. A very tight, clean, unmarked volume whowing inevitable even light toning to the relatively cheap paper, but otherwise crisp, clean and vine in the dust jacket with the additional printed and wrap-around 3" wide extra price label. The dust jacket is also tight, crisp and clean but has just a couple of small edge nicks. Wrap around price label has a small faint round spot. Fine in near fine dust jacket and near fine wrap around label. Quite uncommon in this excellent condition. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08163
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6716]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Ale, Beer, Fermenting, Bitter, Pint, Drink, Drinking, Drinker, Brewing, Brewery, Cooke, Bickerdyke, History, Historical, England, English, Malt, Barley, Grain, Wash, Pub, Celebration, Customs, Rituals, Harvest, Festival, Alcohol, Beverage, Stout, Lager, S

 
DABNEY, JOSEPH EARL
Mountain Spirits: A Chronicle of Corn Whiskey from King James' Ulster Plantation to America's Appalachians and the Moonshine Life
New York, Charles Scribner's Sons. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0684137054). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, brown paper covered boards with gilt jug cover decoration and gilt spine titles. 242 pp. including index and a very useful bibliography. Illustrrated with black and white photographs. A very tight, clean, fresh, volume witth a neat prior owner signature mostly hidden by dust jacket flap but otherwise entirely unmarked and ungblemished, with bright gilt titles and bright, clean undamaged pages. In a very tight, crisp, clean, bright, unclipped dust jacket with a minor touch of dark brown stain at the very top front edge, which because of the dark brown color of the dust jaciket is very inconsspicuous Ver Near Fine in Very Near Fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 10193
USD 19.60 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2194]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: 0684137054 Dabney, History, Alcohol, Bootlegging, Moonshine, Revenue, Ridgerunning, Ridge, Running, Runner, Still, Distilling, Distillery, Corn, Whiskey, Whisky, Mountain, South, Southern, America, United States, Appalachia, Appalachians, Liquor, Bootlegg

 
GABLER, JAMES M.
Passions: The Wines and Travels of Thomas Jefferson
Lutherville, MD, Bacchus Press. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0961352531). Cloth. Book, First Edition. Large octavo, wine red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. Map endpapers. 318pp. including index, bibliography, glossary and appendices on Jefferson's wine collection. Illustrated throughout with line drawings, reproductions, photographs and maps. An entertaining and very informative look at Jefferson's travels in Germany, France and England in search of fine vineyards and fine wines. An authoritative treatment. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and undamaged volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon. As New/As New.
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Book number: 04771
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 | £UK 17.75 | JP¥ 2552]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: 0961352531 Jefferson Thomas 1743 1826 Travel 0961352531, Gabler, History, American, America, Vine, Vineyard, France, Wine, Drink, Alcohol, Oenology, Connoisseur, Drinking, Vintage, Import, Importation, Cellar, Gable, Germany, England, Grape, Tasting, Food

 
HALASZ, ZOLTAN
Hungarian Wine Through the Ages
Budapest, Corvina Press. 1962, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, brown cloth covered boards. 186 pp. including a rare and invaluable bibliography. Illustrated throughout with color pastel illustrations. A very uncommon detailed history of wine in Hungary, an often overlooked region of winemaking from ancient times and the home of one of the world's premier fine wines, Tokay. The bibliography is extremely valuable with otherwise unobtainable information on rare books on Hungarian wine. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume in a crisp sharp biight dust jacket with mere hints of superficial soil visible only because the jacket is primarily white. A beautiful copy and quite scarce thus. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08164
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 46.25 | JP¥ 6716]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Halasz, Wine, Winemaker, Winemaking, Maker, Making, Vine, Vineyard, Grape, Type, Variety, Balaton, Tokaiji, Tokay, Hungary, Hungarian, History, Mor, Somlo, Villany-Pecs, Imperial, Russian, Empire, Magyar, Austro-Hungarian,

 
SIMON, ANDRE L.
A Dictionary of Wines, Spirits and Liqueurs
New York, Citadel. 1963, First American Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, yellow cloth covered boards. 190 pp. with decorative capitals. From A-Z by one of the leading authorities on wine and spirits of the twentieth century. A very tight, clean, bright, unmarked copy in a crisp, tight, dust jacket with a small chip at top of spine and a lightly sunned spine. Fine in very good dust jacket. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 08090
USD 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 14 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1746]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Simon, Wine, Spirits, Alcohol, Dictionary, Liqueurs, Reference, France, French, Italy, Italian, American, America, English, Germany, German, Encyclopedia, History, Grapes, Whisky, Whiskey, Brandy, Gin, Vodka,

 
TRITTON, S.M.
Amateur Wine Making: an Introduction & Complete Guide to Wine, Cider, Perry, Mead & Beer
London, Faber and Faber. 1959, First Edition Thus. Cloth. Book, First new and revised edition. Octavo, red cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 241 pp. including index. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. A complete guide for the home wine, beer, cider, perry and mead maker with complete technical details, equipment, techniques, calendar of seasonal tasks from growing to pruning fermenting and bottling LAID IN is a 4 page wunemaking supply list from Grey Owl Products of Bristol with prices. This volume is a remarkably well-preserved beautiful book. A very tight, volume with fresh cloth and bright spine gilt, clean, crisp, bright white unmarked interior pages in a heavy crisp, sharp, clean dust jacket, quite scarce for a matte jacket like this. Apparently unread. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08132
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1925]
Catalogue: Wine & Spirits
Keywords: Wine,Perry, Mead, Beer, Grape, Techinique, Technical, Manual, Guide, Home Domestic, Amateur, Wine, Making, Winemaker, Winemaking, Grapes, Apples, Honey, Pears, Press, Equipment, Self, Made, Homemade, Cultivation, Growing,

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