New York: C. M. Saxton, 1862.
Octavo (19 x 13 cm.), xvi, -375, 8 pages. Detailed table of contents. Five page bibliography of grape culture. Publisher's advertisements at end. FIRST EDITION. A classic of early American vineyard work and winemaking. Includes a section on the "manufacture of wine", as well as an appendix titled, "Examples of American Vineyard Practice, and a much longer appendix titled "The Thomery System of Grape Culture". Some light foxing throughout; small tears to the corners of the free endpapers. In publisher's gilt-titled, textured green cloth with a small brown stain to the front panel. Generally very good. [Gabler (2nd edition) 33950; Amerine & Borg 2614].