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The Big Book of Brewing

The Big Book of Brewing

by Dave Line

In good condition - has markings from use - due to differing weight in books, postage maybe adjusted at checkout.This is the book for any really enthusiastic and ambitious brewer...the person who wants to brew high quality "true" beers that were long thought beyond the ability of the amateur."The Big Book of Brewing" brings to beginners and experts alike a simple mthod of "mashing" for producing the finest flavored beers, ales, stouts and lagers from all-grain. It is the most advanced and comprehensive... Read More
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A$15.00
[Dispute between Wine and Beer in Venetian dialect] Contrasto fra el Vin e la Birra interessante per tuti gli Osti e Magazinieri

[Dispute between Wine and Beer in Venetian dialect] Contrasto fra el Vin e la Birra interessante per tuti gli Osti e Magazinieri

Foglio volante (mm 385x255), stampato solo al recto. Rarissimo 'contrasto' tra il vino e la birra in dialetto veneziano, non privo di una connotazione risorgimentale.
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€950.00
Salford's Pubs  3

Salford's Pubs 3

by Richardson Neil , Flynn Tony and Gall Alan

Farnworth Bolton Great Britain: Neil Richardson, 1979. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. A4. 1st edition. 24 pages. Well illustrated throughout with black and white photographic plates, plans, maps, etc. This is the third volume of four dealing with the public houses of Salford. In original yellow pictorial card covers. Small dealer label on front cover. Very Good . REDUCED POSTAGE ON THIS ITEM.
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£6.00
Grape vs. Grain

Grape vs. Grain

by Bamforth, Charles

"Grape vs. Grain: A Historical, Technological, and Social Comparison of Wine and Beer." by Charles Bamforth. [New York:] Cambridge University Press, [2008]. pp. 209. Hardcover, black cloth with gilt title on spine (one corner bent, damage to bottom of title page, interior unmarked). dw.As new condition.Size: 9 1/4" x 6 1/4" (23.5cm x 16cm).
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CA$40.00
Observations on a Bill to Permit the General Sale of Beer, by Retail in England, Most Respectfully Submitted to the Members of the House of Commons

Observations on a Bill to Permit the General Sale of Beer, by Retail in England, Most Respectfully Submitted to the Members of the House of Commons

by A Country Brewer

London: Printed by W. Sears, 11, Budge Row, Walbrook, 1830. Booklet, sewn in wrappers. Octavo (22.5 x 14.5 cm.), 16 pages. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A response to the impending Beer Act of 1830, from a "Country Brewer". The commercial policy called the Beer Act would open brewing and cider making up to all householders who paid a modest fee, and the existing brewers, all licensed by local magistrates, were pushing back. The argument made within claims that quality will decline, adulteration will... Read More
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$300.00
Modern Domestic Cookery, and useful Receipt Book, adapted for Families in the Middling and Gentel Ranks of Life, with a Complete Family Physician. Instructions for Making British Wines, Brewing, Baking, &c.,&c

Modern Domestic Cookery, and useful Receipt Book, adapted for Families in the Middling and Gentel Ranks of Life, with a Complete Family Physician. Instructions for Making British Wines, Brewing, Baking, &c.,&c

by Hammond, Elizabeth

London: Dean & Munday, 1820. Duodecimo, iv, 288 pages. Illustrated frontispiece and four engraved plates. Third edition, probable second printing. The book sports two title pages, one dated 1819 and one 1820, which leads us to presume that the printer just added the 1820 title page without removing the former. A fairly popular work that Oxford indicates had at least nine editions. Includes some interesting medical remedies, including this one for headache: "This unpleasant pain may be prevented by... Read More
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$350.00
VIRGINIA BEER A Guide from Colonial Days to Craft's Golden Age

VIRGINIA BEER A Guide from Colonial Days to Craft's Golden Age

by Graves, Lee

University of Virginia Press. Near Fine. 2018. First Edition. Softcover. Inscribed and signed by author on half title-page: "John - Great to meet you! Have fun with the homebrewing! Lee G. ".; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 368 pages; Signed by Author .
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$18.00
The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Wine, Beer, Spirits & Liqueurs

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Wine, Beer, Spirits & Liqueurs

by Walton, Stuart & Glover, Brian

London: Hermes House. 1998. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 512 pages The definitive reference guide to alcohol-based drinks. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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A$22.00
THE CURIOSITIES OF ALE AND BEER: An Entertaining History (Illustrated with over Fifty Quaint Cuts)

THE CURIOSITIES OF ALE AND BEER: An Entertaining History (Illustrated with over Fifty Quaint Cuts)

by Bickerdyke, John [i.e. Charles Henry Cook]

London: Field & Tuerr, The Leadenhall Press, & C.; Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Hamilton, Adams & Co., [1886]. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Original full vellum with gilt-titled spine and front board, deckle edges; xii, 449, 8 (ads) pp.; engraved frontispiece and title page illustration, many engraved illustrations in the text, royal octavo. Vellum scuffed and stained, splitting at joints (though holding tightly), foxing to first and last few leaves Author's presentation copy with inscription on front... Read More
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$300.00
Drunken Barnaby's four journeys to the north of England: In Latin and English metre. Wittily and merrily (tho' an hundred years ago) compos'd; found among some old musty books ... and now at last made publick ; Together with Bessy Bell.

Drunken Barnaby's four journeys to the north of England: In Latin and English metre. Wittily and merrily (tho' an hundred years ago) compos'd; found among some old musty books ... and now at last made publick ; Together with Bessy Bell.

by BRATHWAIT, Richard

1723 Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys Brathwait English Satire Alcohol Wine Beer

Richard Brathwait was a 17th-century English poet who is best known for his travel records of his journeys through England entitled 'Barnabae Itinerarium'. More commonly known as 'Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys', this book is a satirical, humorous work which made light of drunkenness, persuading the reader that it was "the very fountain from which all wit flowed." (Critical Review, 1805).
This 1723 edition was notable, not... Read More
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$599.00
Manual of Alcoholic Fermentation And the Allied Industries

Manual of Alcoholic Fermentation And the Allied Industries

by Charles G. Matthews

London: Edwin Arnold, 1901. Hardcover. Good+. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and the publisher's monogram stamped in blind on the front cover. Faint lab or chemical odor. Light blemish on the spine where a shelf-label had been; boards rubbed and lightly worn at spine ends and along edges of spine. Previous owners' names on endpapers. Interior is generally clean, aside from some pencil underlining. 48 illustrations. xv, 295, plus [4] pages adversing. 18.3 x 12 cm. Text on... Read More
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$100.00
Hops - Historic Photographs of the Oregon Hopscape

Hops - Historic Photographs of the Oregon Hopscape

by Helphand, Kenneth I

Oregon: Oregon State University Press, 2020. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Oblong quarto in paperback - a very good copy of the first edition with a bit of bending to the upper front corner. Otherwise a clean, tight, and well bound volume. Written by a UO professor and published at OSU - a true Oregon timepiece that helps pinpoint the beginnings of the Pacific Northwest Beer-vana movement.
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$18.50
A Brewing Heritage: the Story of Brewing in Reigate and Redhill

A Brewing Heritage: the Story of Brewing in Reigate and Redhill

by Symonds, Richard Paul

Horsham West Sussex: Richard Paul Symonds. Fine. 2001. First Edition. Soft cover. 0954048709 . Laminated card covers, no inscriptions. Complete with errata slip. A historical record of brewing in Reigate and Redhill, the people, the pubs, trading areas outside the towns. ; Black & white photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 117 pages .
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£40.00
The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. Published under the superintendence of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge

The Art of Brewing. Part I & Part II. Published under the superintendence of the Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge

by [Booth, David]; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

London: Baldwin and Cradock, Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, Robertson and Atkinson, Glasgow, W.F. Wakeman, Dublin, and G. and C. Carvill, New York, 1829. Two volumes. Octavos (22.7 x 15.2 cm.), 32, [4] pages; 32, [2] pages. With six steel engraved illustrations of equipment in the text, and additional charts and tables. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. Two additional volumes were issued in 1834 by F.J. Madon of London. A practical explanation of brewing ingredients, equipment and processes. The Society for... Read More
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$500.00
The Bottling Of English Beers

The Bottling Of English Beers

by Arthur Hartley

London: The Brewing Trade Review, 1906. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Exceptionally scarce. In VG order throughout bar foxing to block edge and early/late pages. Small neat stamp of The Lion Brewery Company to fep with handwritten date 24th May/07. Smart black boards lightly worn, just a little more so at head and foot of spine. 8vo. 222pp.
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£250.00
A New System of Domestic Cookery;

A New System of Domestic Cookery;

by By a lady" [Maria Eliza Rundell]

1/2 Brown morocco over marbled boards; 5 raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Deckle edges. Black and white illustrations throughout. [xx], xxx, 354 pp. 4 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches
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$260.00
Starting Your Own Brewery

Starting Your Own Brewery

by Dick Cantwell

Brewers Publications, 2013. Near Fine. Clean and unmarked. Tight binding. Minor shelf wear to cover. Photo is of the copy at Barbed Wire Books.
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$140.00
ÉTUDES SUR LA BIÈRE, SES MALADIES, CAUSES QUI LE PROVOQUENT, PROCÉDÉ POUR LA RENDRE INALTÈRABLE, AVEC UNE THÉORIE NOUVELLE DE LA FERMENTATION

ÉTUDES SUR LA BIÈRE, SES MALADIES, CAUSES QUI LE PROVOQUENT, PROCÉDÉ POUR LA RENDRE INALTÈRABLE, AVEC UNE THÉORIE NOUVELLE DE LA FERMENTATION

by Pasteur, Louis

Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1876. viii,387pp. Large octavo. Contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, bound with the half-title, but without the wrappers and advert. Twelve plates and 85 textual illustrations. Binding extremities shelfworn, short crack at crown of upper joint, foxing early and late, scattered elsewhere, and to tissue guards. A good, sound copy. First edition. "In Pasteur's important study of fermentation, he discovered that contamination of beer was caused by microorganisms found in... Read More
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$275.00
Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion

Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion

by Jackson, Michael

Dorling Kindersley Publishers, 1996. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. hardback, printed laminate boards, no dust wrapper, a very good tightly bound copy with an unmarked text, 272pp.
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£6.95
GREAT AMERICAN BREWPUBS AND GASTROPUBS

GREAT AMERICAN BREWPUBS AND GASTROPUBS

by Caldwell, Michael

Creavtive Classic Publications. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2013. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .
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$14.00
Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion

Michael Jackson's Malt Whisky Companion

by Michael Jackson

Paperback. Good.
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£2.09
Beers of the World

Beers of the World

by Delos, Gilbert

Godalming Surrey: Colour Library Books. 1994. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Translated from the French by Simon Knight. 255 pages. The world's great beers and how they are brewed. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st English Language Edition. Hardback.
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A$14.00
The wine and spirit merchant : a familiar treatise for practical men on the management of wines and spirits in all their varieties

The wine and spirit merchant : a familiar treatise for practical men on the management of wines and spirits in all their varieties

by LOFTUS, William R

1880 Wine & Spirit Merchant BEER Brewing Liquor Loftus Viticulture Alcohol

'The Wine and Spirit Merchant' is a late 19th-century instructional manual on managing bars, alcohol, wines and spirts, and brewing beer. It is a compendium of available taps and barrels, bottle openers, types of wines, and all other wine related topics.

Item number: #11641
Price: $499
LOFTUS, William R
The wine and spirit merchant : a familiar treatise for practical men on the management of wines and spirits in all their... Read More
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$499.00
The Amber Nectar: A Celebration of Beer and Brewing in Australia

The Amber Nectar: A Celebration of Beer and Brewing in Australia

by Dunstan, Keith

Melbourne: Viking O'Neil. 1987. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Minor stain to base of spine. Previous owner's details and cataloguing information to preliminary pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 236pages. The story of beer in Australia. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
Item Price
A$15.00