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A TREATISE ON THE ART OF BREWING. Exhibiting the London Practice of Brewing, Porter, Brown, Stout, Ale, Table Beer, and Various Other Kinds of Malt Liquors by ACCUM. FREDRICK. (Friedrich Christian) - First Edition - from Paul Foster Books and Biblio.com

A TREATISE ON THE ART OF BREWING. Exhibiting the London Practice of Brewing, Porter, Brown, Stout, Ale, Table Beer, and Various Other Kinds of Malt Liquors

by ACCUM. FREDRICK. (Friedrich Christian)

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. London. 1820. FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (7.7 x 4.7 inches). xiv, 268pp, xxiv of publishers adverts. Hand coloured copper engraved frontis and title page by W. Read. Tissue guard to frontis is torn, without loss, to the margin. Two folding tables and one engraving, of a saccharometer, in the text. A wide margined copy with all edges untrimmed, as published. Some light foxing to the first quarter of the book and a stain to the inner margin of the first half dozen leaves otherwise a clean copy. Finely bound in recent, period style half mid brown calf. Spine with five raised bands. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Tan title label, gilt. Marbled paper on boards. Previous owners colour printed bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. An attractive copy of this rare book. Ma.
  • Bookseller: Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10126
  • Title: A TREATISE ON THE ART OF BREWING. Exhibiting the London Practice of Brewing, Porter, Brown, Stout, Ale, Table Beer, and Various Other Kinds of Malt Liquors
  • Author: ACCUM. FREDRICK. (Friedrich Christian)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown. London. 1820
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine bindings;


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