A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS. William Robert Prince.
A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS
A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS
A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS
A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS

A TREATISE ON THE VINE; EMBRACING ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ABOVE TWO HUNDRED FOREIGN, AND EIGHTY AMERICAN VARIETIES; TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE DISSERTATION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT, CULTURE, AND MANAGEMENT OF VINEYARDS

New York: T. & J. Swords, et al. 1830. First edition. 8vo. viii, 355 pp. Lithograph frontispiece of "Vitus labrusca." "William R. Prince was one of the most influential American horticulturists of the first half of the nineteenth century, particularly important for his contributions to the advancement of viticulture. In collaboration with his father, William Prince, the founder of the Linnean Botanic Gardens and Nurseries, he produced [this book] ... with this volume, magnificent compared with similar books of the time, native grapes were introduced to the fruit growers of America and viticulture took its place in the literature of American pomology" (DAB). With the signature of J.D. Legare, editor of the Southern Agriculturist in Charleston, South Carolina, at this period, on the title page; engraved bookplate of Leonidas B. Lemay, a North Carolina native who died in Texas in 1862. Sabin 65623. American Imprints 3177. Cagle & Stafford 617. For a discussion of this book and the authors, see Pinney's "History of Wine in America," pp. 189-191. Some foxing to text, but a very good copy, with a nice association. Recently rebound in cloth-backed blue boards, printed spine label. (#6112). Item #55230

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