1988. Fourth Edition. Oblong Octavo; Fourth Edition; VG/VG-; Softcover w/ DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has wear to top edge, slight tearing at spine cap, bumped corners, shelfwear; Softcover is white with red and black print, bumped corners, wear/creasing to bottom edge and spine tail, otherwise clean and bright; Textblock clean and tight, includes map and brochure inserted into rear pocket; text in Italian, English, and German; title on cover "Il Mondo del Gallo Nero, un Vino, una Storia"; title on p. 5 "Catalog dei confezionatori del Chianti Classico Gallo Nero = Catalogue of the Chianti Classico Black Rooster Labels = Katalog der Weinproduzenten des Chianti Classico Schwarzer Hahn"; 327 pages, color illustrations.
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Australia: Cooper And Son, 1987. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Dark green spine with gold text; Transparent cover over boards, rubbing along surfaces of cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, title and design in gilt on front board; Text block clean, vivid and crisp grey scale illustrations; 122 pp.
London, Great Britain: Faber and Faber Limited, 1961. Second Impression. 8vo. VG/VG-. hot pink segment with centered black titling with black/gray decorative image at mid-spine. illustrated bands extend across jacket front and rear. edgewear moderate with cuts, chips, closed tears. purple clothbound HB with gold and black titles between lightly worn ends and bumped corners. faint tonal discoloration to fep with name/date of prior owner in ink. frontispiece and 27 illustrations included within the clear, mark-free interior text. 304 pp.
Ontario: John Wiley and Sons, 2009. Second Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Gray and off white spine with black text: DJ is clean, light shelfwear, small liquid stain on interior at tail of spine: Boards are strong and clean, slight rubbing, slight bumping to tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Edition: 414 pp.
Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing & Communications, 1988. Octavo; pp 262 VG-/paperback; Ivory spine with black/red text; Covers have slight wear to exterior. slight sunning to spine, creasing to front board toward fore edge, minor soiling to front; Text block has very slight wear to exterior edges, minor toning to edges; interior clean;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1949. Eighth Printing. Large Octavo; pp 322; G/G-; black/green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; large chip to front tail edge; minor chipping to edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; some wear to edges; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2010. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG+. brown and black tipped DJ spine, has lengthy pale gray segment to tail with large blue, smaller brown and tiny black lettering. edgewear slight. medium brown HB with white and pale brown imprinted titles. powder blue solidly line the fep/ffep. solidly bound, light handling, like new in neat DJ. 312 pp. ISBN# 9781580082624.
New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc., 1966. First American Edition. Large octavo; VG-; sun faded black spine with beige text; off-white slipcase has slight fraying and light soiling to edges, light beige toning to exterior, price sticker to front; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior, light smudges to front, minor wear to exterior edges; minimal wear to text block exterior edges, interior clean; overall good condition;.
Bruxelles: Editions "La Boetie" n.d. Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; off-white spine w/o text; 2 volumes; covers are lightly age toned; panels are unmarked otherwise w/ some tearing & fraying toward spine tail edges, condition noted; text block has slight wear due to age & handling on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked pages & tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 348. French text.
Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, 1982. Third Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. lightly toned ivory wraps spine with black titles at head, purple/black grapes graphic and smaller black characters at tail. illustration extends across softcover front, glossy and unabraded exterior. with figures, recipes and glossary as part of the textblock upon clean sheets, few tiny folded corners. 157 pp. ISBN# 0874511488.
Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1972. Fifth Printing. Octavo; pp 451; VG/VG-; yellow spine with red text; scarce; dust jacket has slight wear to edges, exterior has very slight wear to exterior; cloth is clean; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges, previous owner's name embossed title page; interior clean.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1979. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 243; G/Fair; dark tan spine with purple text; scarce in dust jacket; dust jacket has missing to half of rear, some chipping to edges, mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Lucerne: Richemont Craft School, 1987. First Edition. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 291; VG-/no-DJ; ivory spine with dark brown text; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; very light foxing to edges of first and last few pages.
New York and London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; pp 183; VG-/G; brown/black spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First American edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; Spine has yellow and black grapevine design, title in white text inside red box near top; Dustjacket has considerable edge wear: large chips at top and at bottom of spine, spine has a vertical closed tear at bottom right and horizontal closed tear across spine near bottom, DJ corners have small chips, front cover has closed tear and small chip near bottom, DJ is age toned and has light rubbing, front flap is price clipped in upper right and has former seller's price in blue ink near top; Boards straight and strong, color is faded along edges and at top and bottom of spine, boards have occasional very light rubbing, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, head textblock edge has one small, faint spot, front end paper has former owner's name and a date in blue ink, interior clean; 215 pp.
London: Viking Penguin, 1991. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 239; G/G-; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to head edge; remainder mark to tail edge; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; pencil to rear endpaper; frontispiece.
Berkeley, CA & Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press, 2000. Octavo: VG-/VG: Red spine with white text: DJ is clean with light shelfwear, price sticker on front bottom portion: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, pastedowns have some soiling, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some foxing to head edge else clean, pages with pictures stick together slightly with no apparent cause, text is unmarked: 184 pp.
New York: Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 1994. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 160; VG/G; Ivory spine with dark green text; Dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners, slight sunning to edges, price clipping to front flap; Cloth is clean, minimal wear to exterior; Text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1992. Octavo: G+/no-DJ: Black spine with off white text: Boards have general shelfwear, multiple scuff marks, chipping and fraying at corners and head and tail of spine: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears: Text is entirely in FRENCH: 224 pp.
London: Macmillan London Limited, 1979. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; blue spine, gold text; cover has rubbing around edges, superficial scratches, significant fading around edges and along spine; textblock has age toning to exterior, small stains on pp 79-82, former owner's inscription on front free endpaper; pp 512.
Stanford University, CA: Food Research Institute, 1939. Octavo; pp 494; VG-/G-; sunned orange spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; minor chipping to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, slight toning to pages; sticker residue to ffep.
New York, NY: Crescent Books, 1966. English Language, translated from the original French. large 8vo. VG/VG-. ivory DJ spine has tiny red authors, small black title and publisher. graphic color jacket front, edgewear to panels light, some toning to ivory rear and inner flaps. white clothbound HB with stamped red titles. prior owner name in ink on left fep, some discoloration to upper fep/ffep. small frontispiece is a tipped in color plate, main textblock has color sketches and figures throughout. 170 pp. ISBN# 517115751.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. Octavo; VG-/VG; Orange spine with small picture of Paula Deen and yellow and white text. DJ has general shelf wear, minimal edge wear; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by Paul Deen on second front free end paper, some pen lines on a few pages, otherwise, readable, free of highlighting; pp 287.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1970. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin bright red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has a personal inscription by previous owner on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 84.
Great Britain: Elvendon Press, 1980. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. medium red DJ spine with small mild and golden yellow titles. illustrated jacket front and rear partly in b/w. clipped front inner flap. medium red clothbound HB has gilt titles. light lilac fep/ffep; right fep inscribed by prior owner. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. lightly illustrated in b/w. 127 pp. ISBN#0906552249.
Amsterdam: Paddington Press Ltd, 1976. Small quarto; pp 240; G/G; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; light pencil to endpapers; light ink to rear pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
California: Pegus Press, 1983. First Edition. Two Volume Set; First Edition; Thick gray fabric spine with red and silver text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 thru Vol. 2 pp.2415; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Crescent Books, Inc./Crown Publishers, Inc., n.d. Reprinted. Small Octavo; pp 144; VG/G+; Yellow spine with green and black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine, small closed tears to edges, minor wear to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to spine, exterior clean, minimal edge wear; text block has slight toning to edges; interior clean;.
Australia: Global Book Publishing Pty Ltd, 2006. Hong Kong Printing. l8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. bright red, bright orange and teal tipped bottom edge of this large 264 full-color card and 48 page booklet filled box with red lid. a plethora of color coded cards with country labels on raised tabs are revealed when you remove lid. easy to peruse and booklet guide included. Country and regional cards include France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, United States of America, Canada, Argentina and Chile, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Varietals and Index. a very clean set of cards, complete and like new in protective box. outstanding shape. Shelve upstairs.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1952. new third edition. Octavo; G+/G-; Off-white spine with dark green text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has frays & tears along edges, slightly sunned & rubbed exterior; Cloth has slight and minor wear on exterior such as lightly sunned panels with some rubbing at edges but otherwise clean with strong, sturdy planks; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges with previous owner's name on ffep, but text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 739.