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Wine.- Hughes (William) The Compleat Vineyard: or, an Excellent Way for the Planting of Vines, according to the German & French Manner, and long practised in England... Also, the Fashion of Winepresses; the Manner of Brusing and Pressing Grapes; and how to advance our English Wines, 2 parts in 1 vol., second edition, folding engraved plate, 2 advertisement ff. at end, contemporary speckled calf, upper cover detached, loss to spine, [Gabler p.135; Simon 869; Wing H3334], 8vo, by J.C. for Will. Crook, 1670.

⁂ Rare. "Wm. Hughes served, according to his own account, on board a vessel engaged in a filibustering expedition in the West Indies. He then visited, among other places, Barbados, Jamaica and Florida. After his return, about 1652, he took service, apparently as gardener, under the Dowager Viscountess Conway, at Ragley." - Simon.

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Wine.- Hughes (William) The Compleat Vineyard: or, an

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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