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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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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
2 The Wines of America
Adams, Leon David
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154561 / 9780395154564 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold bunch of grapes on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 465 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight rubbing to edges - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fascinating story of North American wines and winemakers from the 16th century to 1970's. 027799

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Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards, Ambrosi, Hans
3 Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards
Ambrosi, Hans
Hastings House 1976 0803880707 / 9780803880702 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original dust jacket. Unfaded rust red cltoh boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean gold endpapers - no names, writing or marks;textblock edges have some dust speckling. Translated from the German by Gavin Hamilton and Thom Pringle. Black and white illustrations. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has large corner chip at base of front panel, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A valuable guide to the individual wine estates in Germany and their specialties, history of the wineries. 027165

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Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation, Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
4 Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation
Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
San Francisco W. H. Freeman 1976 0716705532 / 9780716705536 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards decorated in gold and pruple, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean decorated endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of half-title page' slight dust-speckling to top text-block edges. Illustrated with photographs, page decorations, graphs & charts. 230 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Judging wine with ALL your senses: a state of the art guide for the connoisseur 027905

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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
5 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

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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
6 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

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Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine, Asher, Gerald
7 Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine
Asher, Gerald
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0811812677 / 9780811812672 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, clean illustrated paper paste-on label on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 287 pages with index. No dust jacket, as published. A genuinely enjoyable read from one of the world's great wine experts. 027436

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Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing, Bamforth, Charles W.
8 Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing
Bamforth, Charles W.
Insight Books 1998 0306457970 / 9780306457975 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Dave Thomas. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 245 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that enables the nonspecialist to understand the science and technology of brewing beer, written by an esteemed authority on brewing science. Written in a witty and easy-to-understand manner, covering everything from the basis of selection of the best barley, hops, and yeast through the composition of beer as it affects the taste, head, and wholesomeness of the finished product. 027717

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Book of European Wines - A Guide to Choosing the Right Wine for the Right Occasion, Booth, John
9 Book of European Wines - A Guide to Choosing the Right Wine for the Right Occasion
Booth, John
Secausus, NJ Chartwell Books, Inc. (Quintet) 1985 0890098522 / 9780890098523 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 127 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comprehensive guide to the many wines of Europe, easy to understand and with an extensive glossary. 026892

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Wineries of the Great Lakes: A Guidebook, Borrello, Joe
10 Wineries of the Great Lakes: A Guidebook
Borrello, Joe
Lapeer, Michigan Spradlin & Associates - Raptor Press 1995 1881892034 / 9781881892038 First Paperback Fine 
Stated First Edition, as new condition. Clean trade paperback (size approx. 5-1/4" x 8"). No creasing, chipping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 175 pages. Few people would guess that the Great Lakes region has been the home of numerous winemakers for the last 200 years. This book is a profile of over 130 of these wineries across the Great Lakes region from the Door peninsula of Wisconsin, across Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario and into the Finger Lakes Region of New York. 027781

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Handbook of Fine Brandies - The Definitive Taster's Guide to the World's Brandies, Brown, Gordon
11 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

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Food and Wine of France: Bordeaux to the Pays Basque, Brown, Michael and Sybil
12 Food and Wine of France: Bordeaux to the Pays Basque
Brown, Michael and Sybil
1983 Exeter Books 1984 0671059688 / 9780671059682 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Red cloth boards with lovely gold illustration of hen and rooster on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color photographs. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, very slight age-toning; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Highly readable and entertaining guide to the gastronomic richesof Southwest France; the famous wines and anisette liqueur of Bordelais; truffles and pate de fois gras from Perigord and the Quercy; Roquefort cheese, matured in the caves of Combalou; the brandy of Armagnac, and so much more. 027756

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Appreciating Fine Wines, Budd, Jim
13 Appreciating Fine Wines
Budd, Jim
London New Burlington Books 2008 1853487236 / 9781853487231 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new book and dust jacket, gift quality. 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 with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 160 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Complete guide to choosing wine with confidence, including tips on storing, serving and tasting. Includes an illustrated tour of the world's vineyards, with comprehensive worldwide charts describing climates, chief grapes, size, soils, styles of wines, quality/buying tips and more. 026856

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The Wine Lover's Guide to France, Busselle, Michael
14 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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The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above, Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
15 The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above
Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
Scarborough, Maine VFA Publishing 2005 0971406723 / 9780971406728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful hardcover book and dust jacket - as new condition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full color photographs taken from the air with the discerning eye of an artist. Includes wonderful information on the wineries of the area as well. 160 pages. 027694

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Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1920 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform, Cherrington, Ernest H.
16 Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1920 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform
Cherrington, Ernest H.
Anti-Saloon League of America 1920 First Paperback Vrey Good+ 
Clean original book in paper wraps (paperback) published in 1920. Brown paper wraps with black lettering and line border, logo of the league on cover. Clean, no chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper and at top of title page; small printed note from the Anti-Saloon League is tipped in on front free endpaper. 380 pages with index + Anti-Saloon League advertising of other publications at rear of book. 028014

Price: 25.00 USD
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Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1931 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform, Cherrington, Ernest H.
17 Anti-Saloon League Year Book 1931 - An Encyclopedia of Facts and Figures Dealing With the Liquor Traffic and the Temperance Reform
Cherrington, Ernest H.
Anti-Saloon League of America 1931 First 
Nice original book in paper wraps (paperback) size is approx. 5" x 7". No creasing, curling or chipping; cover is clean except for one small ink-spot at bottom edge of front cover (about the size of a navy bean), tiny name at top corner of front cover. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean; Previous owner name and place neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. 220 pages with index + advertisement page for Temperance Posters. 028013

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The World of Wines, Churchill, Creighton
18 The World of Wines
Churchill, Creighton
New York Collier Books 1980 0020094604 / 9780020094609 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Second revised Edition. Clean trade paperback (size approx. 5-1/2" x 8"). No chipping, fading or curling. Very slight soft crease at upper corner of front panel. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. Illustrated with maps. 271 pages with index. 027777

Price: 8.00 USD
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Napa - The Story of an American Eden, Conaway, James
19 Napa - The Story of an American Eden
Conaway, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395468809 / 9780395468807 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Third printing of the first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 529 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An extravagantly informative book, where you will meet all the important families of the Napa valley wine region and their stories of tragedy and triumph, and the valley itself--spectacularly beautiful and productive, and yet threatened by its own desirability and success. 027447

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Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity, Conaway, James
20 Napa at Last Light: America's Eden in an Age of Calamity
Conaway, James
New York Simon & Schuster 2018 1501128450 / 9781501128455 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As-new condition. Clean white boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027503

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