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Published by W. Sloane Associates in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wine and wine making,
  • Liquors

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP507 .W28
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6273909M
LC Control Number59011712
OCLC/WorldCa429024

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Includes bibliographyPages:   In praise of wine and certain noble spirits by Alec Waugh, , W. Sloane Associates edition, in EnglishPages: In praise of wine and certain noble spirits by Waugh, Alec A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing. At Seller Rating: % positive. He was a wine connoisseur, and published In Praise of Wine & Certain Noble Spirits (), a light-hearted and discursive guide to the major wine types, and Wines and Spirits, a book in the Time-Life series Foods of the World. Waugh also merits a Born: 8 July , London, England.

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