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This vintage book contains a complete guide to growing grapes on the vine, with information on planting, grafting, pruning, propagation, pests and diseases, preserving, ploughing, and many other related aspects. Detailed and accessible, “The American Vine-Dresser's Guide” constitutes a must-have for those with an interest in growing grapes, and would make for a fantastic addition to allied collections. This book is in both English and French. Contents include: “Choice of Soil and Situation”, “Planting”, “After-Tillage, Uncovering, and Hilling”, “Removing the Useless Branches and Buds”, “Of Pruning”, “Of Pruning Low Vines”, “Of Pruning High Vines”, “Of Pruning Vine-Arbors”, “Of Cropping, and Stripping off the Leaves”, et cetera. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on making wine. This book was first published in 1827.