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A treatise on the culture of the vine, and the art of making wine : compiled from the works of Chaptal and other French writers ; and from the notes of the compiler during a residence in some of the wine provinces of France / by James Busby
Bib ID 2249879
Format BookBook
Author
Busby, James, 1801-1871
 
Description Australia : R. Howe, 1825 
xxxiv, 270 pages ; 20 cm. 
Notes

National Library of Australia's FC F1004 (FC1) copy is full bound with guilding on spine and board edges; inscribed John Sheepshanks, 1852.

National Library of Australia's FC F1004 (FC2) is small quarto (18cm) on thick paper; inscribed "Doctor Band kept as a momento of intimate acquaintance" and contains a schedule of French measures on verso of errata; also a noted tipped into the front cover which reads "This copy (the only copy known of this special issue of the work in small quarto on fine thick paper) belonged to the Rev. Henry Carmichael and was purchased by me from Mr Gavin Ralston with other books from his library at 'Pophyry', Seaham, N.S.W. August, 1938".

Library's NL copy (EAP) is embossed Commonwealth Parliament Library, Petherick Collection and thought to be bound in kangaroo.

Library's NL copy in limp brown leather binding inscribed F.R. Poppy no. 45 and has Angus, Robertson & Shenstone bookseller's label.

Library's NL copy re-bound in brown leather with original leather front and back covers with gilt decorations laid down; stamped Commonwealth National Library.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 1004

Crittenden, V. Yesterday's gardens : a history and bibliography of Australian gardening books, 5

Subjects Viticulture -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Ralston, Gavin, former owner  |  Carmichael, Henry, 1796-1862 former owner

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