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Port, an introduction to its history and delights

by Wyndham Fletcher

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Published by Sotheby Parke Bernet, available from Biblio Distribution Centre in [London], Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Duero River Valley (Spain and Portugal),
  • Portugal.
    • Subjects:
    • Port wine.,
    • Wine and wine making -- Duero River Valley (Spain and Portugal),
    • Wine and wine making -- Portugal.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWyndham Fletcher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTP559.P8 F54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination124 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4476602M
      ISBN 100856670448
      LC Control Number79304244

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      The Port Elizabeth harbour became the focal point of strong growth in Port Elizabeth and by the ’s it was the second largest city in the Colony and one of the most important ports. This changed with the discovery of gold and diamonds in the South African interior and the financial center moving to the Witwatersrand, with Durban and Maputo. The city was settled on Novem , at what is now West Seattle. It was relocated the following year to a site across Elliott Bay near a Duwamish Indian village. It owes its name to the Native American leader Seattle, chief of the Duwamish, Suquamish, and other tribes of the Puget Sound of great natural beauty, including the densely forested Olympic Peninsula and the Cascade.


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