The Private Brewer's Guide to the art of brewing ale and porter : particularly adapted to the use of the families of the nobility, gentry, farmers, and private brewers, with complete instructions for country victuallers who brew at home. Also, an account of drugs, tables of duties, laws of excise, the art of sweetening casks, instructions for making up spirits, purchasing wines, &c. On a plain and entire new plan.

London: Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, Stationers' Hall Court, Ludgate Street, (Plummer and Brewis, Printers, Love-Lane, Eastcheap), 1822.

Second Edition. Published the same year as the first edition. The author was a Brewer in Croydon. Includes instruction for “Country Victuallers Who Brew at Home.” Edition statement at head of second preface. Includes a list of brewers who approved the work. Some age-toning, light soil at edges; spotting to endpapers. Minor ink marginalia. Untrimmed, in printer’s binding with dark blue-green sugar paper, over quarter black cloth; early cloth repair to spine. Still sound and attractive. Scarce. [OCLC records twelve copies of this second issue (and just two of the first); Noling, page 412].

Price: $1,200.00
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