A Compleat Body of Distilling, Explaining the Mysteries of that Science in a Most Familiar Manner. Smith George.
A Compleat Body of Distilling, Explaining the Mysteries of that Science in a Most Familiar Manner
A Compleat Body of Distilling, Explaining the Mysteries of that Science in a Most Familiar Manner

A Compleat Body of Distilling, Explaining the Mysteries of that Science in a Most Familiar Manner

London: Henry Lintot, 1731.

Second Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Good Condition. Item #CAT000263
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Contemporary paneled calf, well worn, front board nearly detached, rear cracked but secure, edges worn, spine dry with loss to leather at ends. Tear to top edge of title but no loss, a few minor stains, modest soiling and foxing, generally clean internally. Originally published in 1725 and reprinted a number of times. Two parts in one, the second with a separate half title but continuous pagination.(8), 152pp. Lacking front endpaper. Cagle 717 (1725 ed.)

Recipes and methods for vinegar, usquebaugh (whiskey), aqua-mirabilis, much more. Widely influential in the 18th century. Size: 8vo. Previous owner's book-plate on front pastedown. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Science & Technology. Inventory No: CAT000263.

Price: $950.00

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