4 edition of Port, an introduction to its history and delights found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||TP559.P8 F54|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||124 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||124|
|LC Control Number||79304244|
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As a senior manager with Cockburn who worked his way up from the ground level with the firm, his experiences and insight are unique to modern authorship on Port wines/5(2). Written in by a long-time veteran of the trade at that time, the author brings a wealth of personal experience that goes back to the first quarter of the 's.
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