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The Book of Beer

The Book of Beer

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The Book of Beer

by Campbell, Andrew

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London: Dennis Dobson, 1956. Octavo (20.3 x 13.5 cm.), 304 pages. Index. FIRST EDITION. A book with two purposes: to explain the process of beer making to the interested layman, and to make the case for beer as the national beverage of Great Britain. The chapters cover the materials and art of brewing, ales of the past, beer and health, beer and special occasions, pairing beer with food, cooking with beer, customs related to beer and ale, and how to drink beer. A final section contains quotes about beer and ale through the ages. Fine in red cloth. in a very near fine dust jacket, unclipped but with a small early price sticker over the original. The jacket is decorated with a bright and colorful design by Rudland.


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The Book of Beer
Campbell, Andrew
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beer, brewing, drink, food history, drink history, english ale, xmas21, BIBLIO-LIVE-1

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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
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First Edition
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Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...