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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France.

Subjects:

  • Wine and wine making -- France.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsTP553 .S5 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination414 p.
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5793415M
LC Control Number60004835
OCLC/WorldCa1827631

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