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The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain, Adam. Rocke
1 The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain
Adam. Rocke
Chicago Surrey Books 2004 1572840722 / 9781572840720 First Hardcover 
Clean hardcover book - first printing with full numberline on copyright page, celebrating 40 years of "The Pink Panther". No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright (a few tiny water spots to a couple of pages, barely visible). No names, writing or marks. Clean pink and white decorated endpapers. Color illustrations by SHAG. Includes advice on setting up your "Pink" bar, including glassware, utensils, garnishes, liquor glossary. 64 pages. Theme song CD included at rear in publisher's clear plastic envelope. Give a Pink Panther Cocktail Party and celebrate with the coolest of cats! Recipes for 85 pink-a-licious drinks, and a CD so you can listen to his theme songs. 026095

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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
2 Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy
Anderson, Burton
Little, Brown And Company 1980 0316039489 / 9780316039482 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Printing (stated), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with rose red to-stained upper page edges. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Burton Anderson". Sophisticated custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 568 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026772

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hemingway and Bailey's bartending Guide to Great American writers, Bailey, Mark; Hemingway, Edward
3 Hemingway and Bailey's bartending Guide to Great American writers
Bailey, Mark; Hemingway, Edward
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006 1565124820 / 9781565124820 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean illustrated cover. No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Edward Hemingway. 97 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 026186

Price: 20.00 USD
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Handbook of Fine Brandies - The Definitive Taster's Guide to the World's Brandies, Brown, Gordon
4 Handbook of Fine Brandies - The Definitive Taster's Guide to the World's Brandies
Brown, Gordon
New York Macmillan 1991 0025173014 / 9780025173019 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden brown endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white and full color. 160 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025871

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Wine Lover's Guide to France, Busselle, Michael
5 The Wine Lover's Guide to France
Busselle, Michael
Little Brown & Co 1986 0316118397 / 9780316118392 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 255 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has one tiny corner chip at base of spine, smaller than a dried pea. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026319

Price: 14.00 USD
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Madeira, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
6 Madeira
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
London Putnam 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Slight dust-speckling to text block edges. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025872

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sherry, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
7 Sherry
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
London Putnam 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly yellowed), with map-illustrated endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 232 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped, very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025874

Price: 15.00 USD
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The River Cafe Wine Primer, Delissio, Joseph
8 The River Cafe Wine Primer
Delissio, Joseph
Little, Brown 2000 0316185922 / 9780316185929 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Bright yellow boards with brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Robert Mondavi. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 271 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A no-nonsense, easy to understand introduction to the joys of wine. 026728

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wine with Food - A Guide to Entertaining through the Seasons, Ensrud, Barbara
9 Wine with Food - A Guide to Entertaining through the Seasons
Ensrud, Barbara
New York Congdon & Weed 1984 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with darker beige cloth spine, red and gold metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by M.F.K. Fisher. Illustrated by Beatriz Vidal. 212 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to design a menu that shows off a wine, or a selection of wines, to best advantage. Though the emphasis is on dinner party fare, author also covers cqasual meals such as brunches, picnics, and barbecues. 025891

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The Portable Wine Tour, Fallis, Catherine
10 The Portable Wine Tour
Fallis, Catherine
Global Book Publishing 2006 1740480155 / 9781740480154 Unknown Near Fine 
A lovely clean, boxed set containing 264 full-color cards, 48-page booklet. Country cards for both the Old and New Worlds provide information on each country's approach to winemaking, the types of wines for which it is known, and the qualities that make the wines notable and unique. Regional Cards cover more than 100 major wine-growing regions, featuring a general overview of each region, a detailed full-color map, a factfile, advice on how to get there, the names of the main producers, and a list of 12 best-quality or best-value wines from each region. 28 Varietal cards featuring descriptions of varietals produced across the glove, tasting notes, and lists of the best wines. These are cross-referenced to regional cards. Booklet covers topics such as grape varieties, matching food and wine, serving and storing wine, how to read a label, practical tips for wine touring and much more. Box is clean and in great condition, except for small closed tear to lid. 026632

Price: 25.00 USD
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Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology, Grahm, Randall
11 Been Doon So Long: A Randall Grahm Vinthology
Grahm, Randall
University Of California Press 2009 0520259564 / 9780520259560 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page), SIGNED by the author. Clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Pale gray cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, stamped silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean dark gray endpapers. No previous owner names or markings. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Randall Grahm". Beautifully illustrated throughout. Foreword by Hugh Johnson. 318 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. In clean archival quality removable mylar cover. 025928

Price: 35.00 USD
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101 Champagne Cocktails, Haasarud, Kim
12 101 Champagne Cocktails
Haasarud, Kim
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008 0470169427 / 9780470169421 Later printing Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition - later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean illustrated boards, no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with photographs by alexandra Grablewski. 128 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026020

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County, Halper, Mark Robert
13 Sunlight and Water: Celebrating the Winemakers of Santa Barbara County
Halper, Mark Robert
Late Harvest Editions 2010 0984553800 / 9780984553808 First Hardcover FINE Signed
Beautiful hardcover book, signed by author/photographer Mark Robert Halper. Size: approx. 10" x 11". Very clean deep red cloth boards with stamped metal title box on cover, silver lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. SIGNED by author on title page: "Mark Robert Halper" beneath his printed name. With a wonderful Introduction by Anthony Dias Blue. Gorgeous photographs of winemakers by Halper, capturing their serenity, their passion for their work. 121 pages. Laid in is program for Halper's six-month gallery exhibition "Sunlight and Water" in Los Olivos, California. "Wine is sunlight, held together by water." - Galileo Galilei 026259

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Book of Sake: A Connoisseur's Guide, Harper, Philip
14 The Book of Sake: A Connoisseur's Guide
Harper, Philip
Tokyo Kodansha International 2006 4770029985 / 9784770029980 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with white lettering and small grey design on cover, white and grey lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gorgeous decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely full color illustrations. 96 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A definitive, lively and clear guide to this beautiful rice brew that is largely a mystery in the West, even to experienced diners. Scarce book, great information. 026079

Price: 75.00 USD
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New Classic Winemakers of California - Conversations with Steve Heimoff, Heimoff, Steve
15 New Classic Winemakers of California - Conversations with Steve Heimoff
Heimoff, Steve
University of California Press 2006 0520247221 / 9780520247222 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean pine green boards with cream cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by H. William Harlan. Illustrated with photographs, map. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wine critic and writer Steve Heimoff traversed the state of California to record lively and informative conversations with more than two dozen winemakers and grape growers who represent today's leaders and visionaries. 025890

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920, Heintz, William
16 Wine Country: A History of Napa Valley - The Early Years 1838-1920
Heintz, William
Santa Barbara, California Capra Press 1990 0884963160 / 9780884963165 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, black and white photographs. 333 pages. DDust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An authoritative history of the grape and wine industry in the Napa Valley, with Foreword by Brother Timothy, Cellarmaster for Christian Brothers. 025847

Price: 22.00 USD
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The World Atlas of Wine, Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
17 The World Atlas of Wine
Hugh Johnson; Jancis Robinson
Mitchell Beazley 2001 1840003324 / 9781840003321 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line) of the completely Revised Fifth Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9-1/2" x 12". Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with maps, color photographs, wine label images. 320 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (original price 50US), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025983

Price: 30.00 USD
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Hugh Johnson's Pop-Up Wine Book, Johnson, Hugh
18 Hugh Johnson's Pop-Up Wine Book
Johnson, Hugh
New York Harper & Row 1989 006016123X / 9780060161231 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition pop-up book by the leading authority on wine, Hugh Johnson. Very clean, no wear, all parts are present and in good working order, including booklet, labels, circular match the wine dial. After a life-long passion for wine, Hugh Johnson is an acknowledged master and has poured his imcomparable expertise into this visually stunning and gloriously individual book, brimming with such delights as: The world's top ten grapes; the ultimate dinner party; inside a chateau; how to enjoy wine; the language of a label; the world's most expensive wine; how women invented wine; wine and food - plus the story of sherry and the King of Spain's beard. Fun, informative and uniquely entertaining. 026107

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of the Wine Label, Joseph, Robert
19 The Art of the Wine Label
Joseph, Robert
Chartwell Books 1988 1555212980 / 9781555212988 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Pale blue-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Size approx. 9" x 9". No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with index.Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025947

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes, Joyce Lock
20 Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
Joyce Lock
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 2009 0811868346 / 9780811868341 First Unknown Fine 
Original boxed game of wine trivia still in its shrinkwrap! Excellent condition. Includes 150 cards (750 questions), 6 game boards, 1 die, illustrated regional map of the wine world. First printing (full number line). Design by Anne Donnard, Illustrations by Molly Baker. Grapers, pour a glass and get ready for a fun and fascinating triva game that challenges your knowledge of the fruit-of-the-vine. Play singly or in teams and let the battle begin as you answer questions in the categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and sciences, and trivia). Each time you play, you'll learn even more about wine! 026672

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