The Botanist and the Vintner: How Wine Was Saved for the World

By: Campbell, Christy

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Book Condition: Fine


First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with green spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 320 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of scientific exploration, botanical history, politics, profiteering--and a tiny aphid (Phylloxera vastatrix) from America that almost destroyed the vineyards of Europe, robbing the world of its finest wine.

Title: The Botanist and the Vintner: How Wine Was Saved for the World

Author Name: Campbell, Christy

Categories: Agriculture, Wine & Spirits,

Edition: First

Publisher: Chapel Hill, Algonquin Books: 2005

ISBN Number: 156512460X

ISBN Number 13: 9781565124608

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 028847

Keywords: history of wine, vineyard botany, botanical history, viticulture, Phylloxera Vastatrix, wine industry, Christy Campbell, first edition,