Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: January 30, 2018
Binding: Kobo eBook
The numerous illustrations scattered throughout the present volume have been derived from every available source that suggested itself. Ancient mss., early-printed books, pictures and pieces of sculpture, engravings and caricatures, all of greater or less rarity, have been laid under contribution; and in addition, nearly two hundred original sketches have been made under the author's immediate superintendence, with the Object of illustrating the principal localities and their more picturesque features, and depicting all matters of interest connected with the growth and manipulation of the various sparkling Wines which are here described.