October Dawn: A Short and Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Home Made Wines from the Native Grapes of New England.

Cambridge: Printed Privately at the Riverside Press, 1926.

Octavo (20 x 14 cm.), x, [3], 2-63 pages. FIRST EDITION. An interesting manual of home wine production, published during prohibition. Beyond the practical concerns of a manual, the book also puts the making and consumption of wine into a context of the rhythms of human health and happiness and of nature. ~ Some light soiling to endpapers; Tan, cloth-backed, paper covered boards, printed with title and with a chromolithograph die-cut of a grape bunch pasted to cover; some light soiling and rubbing to cover. Near very good. [Gabler 39510].

Price: $60.00

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