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A Gift for My Mother: An Annual for 1853
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A Gift for My Mother: An Annual for 1853

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Used - Good+
Published
1853
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Decorative Cloth Binding
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Beautifully bound antique copy of "A Gift for My Mother: An Annual for 1853." Published by S.T. Allen & Co. in New York. Attractive cloth binding with gilt illustrations on the covers and spines. Bright gilt page edges on all sides of the text block. Nicely illustrated with numerous full-page engravings and in-text illustrations. The book is a collection of… Read more about this item
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Rovings on Land and Sea
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Rovings on Land and Sea

by Captain Henry E. Davenport

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Used - Very Good-
Published
1880
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Cloth
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This is an antique book on travels and adventures, "Rovings on Land and Sea" by Captain Henry E. Davenport. 1880; Estes and Lauriat; Boston. Illustrated. Here are some examples of the contents: The Rock of Gibraltar; Notes of a Journey Across the Isthmus of Panama; Australia and Van Diemen's Land; The Esquimaux Village; Fowling in Faroe and Shetland; A Fuqueer's… Read more about this item
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The Past, Present and Probably the Future State of The Wine Trade
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The Past, Present and Probably the Future State of The Wine Trade

by James Warre

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Used - Very Good-
Edition
2nd Edition
Published
1824
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Hardcover
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NZ$2,954.34

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This is a rare, early copy of "The Past, Present and Probably the Future State of The Wine Trade. Proving That An Increase of Duty Caused a Decrease of Revenue; and A Decrease of Duty, an Increase of Revenue" by James Warre. 1824 2nd edition (stated) - with Supplementary Observations; Printed for J. Hatchard and Son, and J.M. Richardson; London.… Read more about this item
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In Vino Veritas
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In Vino Veritas

by Andre Simon

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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1913
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Cloth
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NZ$65.65

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"IN VINO VERITAS - A Book About Wine" by Andre L. Simon. 1913 1st edition; Grant Richards Ltd.; London. The contents are as follows: The Wine Trade of England; The Vineyards of the World; The Vine and its Fruit; The Art of Wine-Making; The Art of Distillation; Alcohol and the Human Body. Condition: Clean covers; there is a tiny, dark stain at… Read more about this item
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Through the Wine List
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Through the Wine List

by 'Diner-Out' (A.E. Manning Foster)

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Used - Good+
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1924
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Cloth
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"Through the Wine List" by 'Diner-Out' (A.E. Manning Foster). 1924 1st edition (with "First Published, December 1924" stated on the copyright page); Geoffrey Bles; London. Contents include How to Tell Good Wine; Wine Catalogues; Burgundy; Sherry and Madeira; Other Sparkling Wines; Wines from Our Empire Vineyards; Cocktails; Liqueurs; Hot Weather Drinks; Absinthe; Wine Glasses...and more - please see the photos… Read more about this item
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Les Capitales du Monde (
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Les Capitales du Monde ("The Capitals of the World")

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Used - Very Good-
Published
1892
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Three-quarter Leather
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NZ$155.92

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This is a beautifully illustrated copy of "Les Capitales du Monde" ("The Capitals of the World"). 1892; Librairie Hachette; Paris. The book is written entirely in French. The book is richly illustrated with both in-text and full-page drawings throughout. Nicely re-bound in three-quarter leather with marbled covers and end papers, a ribbon page marker, and gilt lettering on the spine.… Read more about this item
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The Art of Appreciating Wine (Sir Clive Coates of Helperby personal copy)
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The Art of Appreciating Wine (Sir Clive Coates of Helperby personal copy)

by Geoffrey M. Tait

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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1931
Binding
Hardcover
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NZ$90.27

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This is a custom-bound copy of "The Art of Appreciating Wine" by Geoffrey M. Tait with provenance. This copy comes from the library of Sir Clive Coates of Helperby (1871-1979), with his signature - "Clive Coates of Helperby" - on the front end paper. 1931 1st edition (stated); Harper & Co.; London. The original softcover booklet has been custom-bound into… Read more about this item
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Lest We Forget - Cellar Book
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Lest We Forget - Cellar Book

by Andre Simon (Introduction by)

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Used - Very Good+
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Hardcover
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NZ$369.29

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This is a scarce, vintage wine record-keeping book, "LEST WE FORGET - CELLAR BOOK" published "for the benefit of Members of the Wine and Food Society and of others who may wish to make wine their hobby." The Introduction was written by Andre Simon (famed wine connoisseur, wine historian, and prolific writer about wine). Circa 1940's (there is no date… Read more about this item
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Nicolas Wine Catalogs / Price Lists - Liste des Grands Vins (
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Nicolas Wine Catalogs / Price Lists - Liste des Grands Vins ("List of Great Wines")

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Used - Very Good+
Published
1959
Binding
Softcover
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NZ$98.48

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Nice condition collection of three vintage "NICOLAS" wine catalogs, "Liste des Grands Vins" ("List of Great Wines") for the years 1959, 1960, and 1961. The catalogs are nicely illustrated in color by Christian Caillard (1959), Robert Humblot (1960), and Georges Rohner (1961). Ring bound. Nicolas was (and still is) a leading French wine distributor - these are three of their… Read more about this item
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Burgundy and its Wines (Sir Clive Coates of Helperby personal copy)
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Burgundy and its Wines (Sir Clive Coates of Helperby personal copy)

by Stephen Gwynn

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Used - Near Fine
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Hardcover
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NZ$196.96

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This is a signed, custom-bound copy of "Burgundy and its Wines" by Stephen Gwynn with an original, handwritten letter from Gwynn. This copy comes from the library of Sir Clive Coates of Helperby (1871-1979), with his signature - "Clive Coates of Helperby" - on the front end paper. Circa 1930's (there is no date of publication stated); Wood Campbell &… Read more about this item
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Wine and Spirits
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Wine and Spirits

by Andre Simon

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Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1919
Binding
Cloth
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"WINE AND SPIRITS - The Connoisseur's Textbook" by Andre Simon. 1919 1st edition; Duckworth & Co.; London. Contents include Burgundy, Champagne, Madeira, Beer, Rum, Liqueurs, Punch, Whisky, Cider, Water, and more - please see the photos for the complete list. Condition: There are a few small, white-ish stains on the covers. Small 1/2" ding/dent near the center of the spine (the dent… Read more about this item
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Oxford Pamphlets on Indian Affairs (4):  Indian States, The Cripps Mission, Democracy in India, The Land and its Problems
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Oxford Pamphlets on Indian Affairs (4): Indian States, The Cripps Mission, Democracy in India, The Land and its Problems

by K.M. Panikkar, R. Coupland, A. Appadorai, T. Vijayaraghavacharya

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Used - Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1942
Binding
Softcover
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This is a collection of four "Oxford Pamphlets on INDIAN AFFAIRS" from the early 1940's. All booklets are 1st editions, as stated on the copyright pages. Softcovers. Published by the Oxford University Press in London. The following four booklets are included: * "Indian States" by K.M. Panikkar (July, 1942; Booklet No. 4) * "The Cripps Mission" by R. Coupland (July, 1942; Illustrated) * "Democracy… Read more about this item
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Boots and Saddles
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Boots and Saddles

by Elizabeth Custer

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Used - Good
Published
1885
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Cloth
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"BOOTS AND SADDLES - or, Life in Dakota with General Custer" by his wife, Elizabeth B. Custer. 1885 early edition (with "With Portrait and Map" printed on the title page, though lacking the date); Harper & Brothers; New York. The book features an engraved frontispiece portrait of General Custer with his facsimile signature, and a full-page "Outline Map of Portions… Read more about this item
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Jinrikisha Days in Japan
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Jinrikisha Days in Japan

by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore

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Used - Fair
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1891
Binding
Cloth
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"Jinrikisha (Rickshaw) Days in Japan" by Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore. 1891 1st edition; Harper & Brothers; New York. The book is nicely illustrated with drawings and photographs throughout. The book is a fascinating travelogue - a first-hand account of the author's visit to Japan in the late 19th century when the country was rapidly modernizing and opening up to the West. The… Read more about this item
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A Treatise on Pruning Forest and Ornamental Trees
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A Treatise on Pruning Forest and Ornamental Trees

by A. Des Cars

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Used - Good
Edition
1st American Edition
Published
1881
Binding
Cloth
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This is a scarce first edition copy "A Treatise on Pruning Forest and Ornamental Trees" by A. Des Cars. 1881 1st American edition (translated from the 7th French edition); A. Williams and Company; Boston. The book features illustrations throughout, as well as a color plate showing the growth of a tree from 40 years old to over 160 years old.… Read more about this item
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Tibet & Nepal
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Tibet & Nepal

by A. Henry Savage Landor

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Used - Good
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1905
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Cloth
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NZ$320.05

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This is a beautifully illustrated copy of "TIBET & NEPAL" painted and described by A. Henry Savage Landor. 1905 1st edition (with "Published January 1905" stated on the copyright page); Adam & Charles Black; London. The book features 75 full-page illustrations (most of which are in color) by the author - each illustration has a captioned tissue guard over it.… Read more about this item
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Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book
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Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book

by Thomas Jefferson; Edwin Betts (edited by)

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Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Very Good
Published
1976
Binding
Cloth
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NZ$106.68

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Nice condition vintage copy of "Thomas Jefferson's Farm Book" with its dust jacket. Published in 1976 by the University Press of Virginia. Edited by Edwin Morris Betts. With Commentary and Relevant Extracts from Other Writings. The book is a facsimile of the original produced between 1774 and 1826. Included are scanned pages from Jefferson's original farm book. Illustrated end papers. The… Read more about this item
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Confessions of an Actor
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Confessions of an Actor

by John Barrymore

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Used - Good+
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1926
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Cloth
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NZ$902.72

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This is a signed copy of "Confessions of an Actor" by JOHN BARRYMORE. 1926 1st edition; The Bobbs-Merrill Company; Indianapolis. The book features numerous full-page black & white photographs. This copy contains a label affixed to the front pastedown that is signed by John Barrymore: "This copy of Confessions of An Actor belongs to the library of '[illegible] H. Rattenbury'… Read more about this item
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Wandering in Northern China
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Wandering in Northern China

by Harry A. Franck

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Used
Edition
1st Edition
Published
1923
Binding
Cloth
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This is a richly illustrated copy of "Wandering in Northern China" by Harry A. Franck. 1923 1st edition; The Century Co.; New York. The book features 171 "unusual photographs" by the author, and a fold-out map showing his route. Here are some examples of the contents: Some Korean Scenes and Customs; Japanese and Missionaries in Korea; Up and Down Manchuria; Through… Read more about this item
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Traite de Vinification (
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Traite de Vinification ("Treatise on Winemaking")

by Jules Ventre

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Softcover
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NZ$139.51

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This is vintage set on wine production, "TRAITE DE VINIFICATION - Pratique et Rationnelle" ("TREATISE ON WINEMAKING - Practical and Rational") by Jules Ventre. Circa 1930's (there is no date of publication stated); Librairie Dubois et Poulain; Montpellier, France. The volumes contains in-text drawings and photographs. VOLUME I: Le Raisin / Les Vinifications ("The Grape" / "The Winemaking"). VOLUME II:… Read more about this item
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