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AN ESSAY ON BREAD

by JACKSON, H

Condition: Near Fine


Np: Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, 1966. (USA) Small company stamp to the lower corner of the back cover, no other markings, Fine (-) in Very Good slipcase with some rubbing to corner tips. 8vo, off-white printed wraps, 56pp. Volume IV in the Mallinckrodt Collection of Food classics, a facsimile edition of the book published in 1758, complete with toned pages to resemble old book pages. Jackson was a chemist who in this book defends bakers and millers from charges of adulterating bread and flour with alum, chalk, lime, etc. From the edition of 1758, not 1820 as stated at the back of the book, obviously a misprint. (1.1 Jm FO 75/3. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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