The Bordeaux Wine and Liquor Dealers' Guide. A treatise on the manufacture and adulteration of liquors. By a Practical Liquor Manufacturer.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, No. 18 Ann Street, 1858.
Duodecimo, xvii, 146,  pages. Advertisements. First Dick & Fitzgerald printing; originally issued in 1857 by Mabie & Co. and then, starting in 1858 by Dick & Fitzgerald. One of the most popular guides to making all types of wines and spirits from various base alcohols. For each type of wine or spirit, the book alternates between a description of the real product, its history and characteristics, and the method for making an imitation version. Includes interesting sections on Cordials and Vinegar. Light soil throughout, a few pages dogeared, and some edgewear to a few leaves. Hinges professionally reinforced; publisher's advertisements to endpapers. In publisher's gilt-titled (with a price of $1.50) and blind-stamped dark brown cloth; spine has been rebacked in matching, but plain, cloth. General wear to boards. Good. [Noling, Beverage Literature, page 464].