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The Art of Blending and Compounding Liquors and Wines. Showing how all the favorite brands and various grades of whiskeys brandies wines &c &c are prepared by dealers and rectifiers for the trade giving directions for making all the ingredients used in their preparation. And valuable information concerning Whiskeys in Bond by Fleischman, Joseph

New York: Dick & Fitzgerald Publishers, 18 Ann Street, 1885. Octavo, 68, [4], pages. Advertisements. FIRST EDITION. Contains detailed information on blending to create imitations of popular spirits, but also recipes for bitters, cordials, essences, syrup...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


THE COMPLEAT CYDERMAN, or, the Present Practice of Raising Plantations of the Best Cyder Apple and Perry-Trees, with the improvemnet of their Excellent Juices. by [ELLIS, William].:

London, R. Baldwin, 1754.. Shewing, I. The Benefit of making Plantations with the right Sort of Cyder Apple and Perry Pear-Trees. II. Of the various Soils, and proper Situations for Plantations of the Hereford and Southams right Cyder Apple and Perry Pea...

From Roger Middleton


A Treatise on the Culture of the Apple & Pear, and on the Manufacture of Cider and Perry by Knight, Thomas Andrew

Ludlow & London: H. Proctor. Longman & Rees, 1801. Second edition enlarged. Small octavo, pp 181, (i), with the small errata slip pasted on to the final blank after the postscript, a small loss of surface to the front paste-down endpaper, and a r...

From Mike Park Ltd


Destilerias Hilario Botella. Jativa. Catalogo General by [Trade catalogue - Spanish spirits bottles; Destilerias Hilario Botella]

[Barcelona: Encuardernaciones Patentadas Spirax Sol; Papeles de Estano-Barna, 1920. Booklet, spiral-bound along top edge (17 x 13 cm.), 58 leaves, printed rectos only. Illustrated throughout in chromolithography. Title from cover. FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A...

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Every Man his Own Butler, by the author of the "History and description of modern wines." by [Redding, Cyrus]

London: Whittaker and Co., Ave Maria Lane; Printed by Manning and Mason, 1839. Duodecimo (18 x cm.), xv, 200 pages. FIRST EDITION. A guide to the buying, storing and drinking of wine by the journalist and author, Cyrus Redding, 1785-1870. 'The chief th...

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De arte bibendi libri tres, autore Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano. Quibus adiunximus De arte iocandi libros quatuor Matthaei Delij Hamburgiensis, cum luculenta in eosdem praefatione (The Art of Drinking and the Art of Joking) by Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano; Matthaei Delij; D. Sebastiani Hamaxurgi

Francoforti ad Moenum, Frankfurt, 1582. Early Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Title: De arte bibendi libri tres, autore Vincentio Obsopoeo Germano. Quibus adiunximus De arte iocandi libros quatuor Matthaei Delij Hamburgiensis, cum ...

From Bailgate Books Ltd


Park & Tilford Quality Group by [Trade catalogue - spirits distributor]; Park & Tilford Import Corporation (New York City)]

New York: the company, 1940. Oblong metal ribbon-bound book (14.5 x 22.5 cm.), 41, [12] pages. Illustrated. Images of product on rectos, with descriptive text on versos. A salesman's promotional catalogue for the "Quality Group" line of spirits from Park...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Mohawk Liqueurs: For Mixing Better Drinks. [Cover title: Recipes for Mixed Drinks] by [Mohawk Liqueurs; Rosenthal, Emmanuel]

Detroit; East Lansing: Mohawk Liqueur Corporation; Michigan Lithographing Co, 1935. Small, stapled booklet (11 x 7.5 cm.), 72 pages. Index. Illustrated throughout in chromolithography. FIRST EDITION. A cocktail recipe manual, with recipes tied to the pro...

From Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink


Art of the Tea Ceremony: A Special Exhibition by Anonymous

Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum, 1980 xxiv; 298 pp. 379 tea wares illustrated in b&w plates and described; 27 items are repeated in color. Text in Japanese; a Foreword and a 23-page catalogue list of 399 items in English; 20 Development Plans listed in t...

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