London: Duckworth & Co., 1920. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. 301, (2) pp. Index. Green cloth with red lettering and decoration in uncommon publisher's dustjacket. Near fine in very good dustjacket (darkening to spine; light wear to extremities; chips to spine ends). Item #17882
Being the substance of lectures delivered at the Wine Trade Club during the winter 1919-1920, before employees in the wine trade by "the charismatic leader of the English wine trade for almost all of the first half of the 20th century, and the grand old man of literate connoisseurship for a further 20 years". (Hugh Johnson).