Inns, ales and drinking customs of old England.
London: Bracken Books, 1994. Foreword: Paul Jennings. Reprint. VG col illus p/b with white lettering. 13.5cms x 21.25cms, 392pp. 40pp b/w plates. 34 chaps. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 402g. 1851700692. (Book ref. 2716) £4.00
Russian Food and Drink
. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 0850789443 1990 Wayland first edition hardback; very good ex-school library book, usual stamps; pictorial boards, no dj; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 11704) £4.19
The Pleasures of Wines and Spirits
London: Pavilion Books, 1991. 1st. Pictorial Card. Fine/No Dustjacket. 24mo 1-85145-810-7 An excellent condition book without owner's inscriptions. (Book ref. 010226) £6.00
ACCOUNTS relating to COFFEE Imported and Exported; and to the Amount of Duties received.
London: House of Commons, 1825. 3pp. Folio. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 188. Coffee. Six (6) Accounts. Ordered to be Printed 30 March 1825. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158397) £7.00
ACCOUNTS of COFFEE IMPORTED and EXPORTED. AMOUNT of DUTIES received on COFFEE.
London: House of Commons, 1831. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 379. Coffee. Ordered to be Printed 18 April 1831. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Three (3) Accounts. Charting where Imports came from (much from the West Indies and broken down into the Colonies and Plantations) and whence exported With a separate Account for Duties received on coffee. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 158343) £7.00
The Book of Beer
London: Dennis Dobson, 1956. Small 8vo, pp 304, the binding is leaning very slightly but otherwise a good copy in the attractive period dustwrapper designed by Rudland which is slightly rubbed and frayed but not price-clipped and with its lower cover unevenly faded. SCARCE (Book ref. 006410) £28.00
"Dame Curtsey's" Book of Salads, Sandwiches and Beverages.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1915 12mo.Cloth Backed Bds.1st Edn. 110 pp. Foot of backstrip & corners rubbed; edges spotted. (Book ref. 33674) £18.00
Wine Regions of the World
Oxford: Heinemann Professional Publishing, 1988. Trade Paperback. A good pbk copy. 8vo. 415pp, illustrated througout in b/w. Spine faded. heinemann Professional Publishing Ltd, 1988 (Book ref. 34094) £6.00
History of the Wine Trade in England (3 Volumes)
Holland Press, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. 387 + 339 + 423 pages. All three volumes have the bookplate of a previous owner on the front end paper & the owner has also written in pencil the publisher's name & address plus the years covered by each volume on the endpapers. The books are all tightly bound and in VG clean and sound condition. No tears or loss. They have been gently used but there is some evidence that a previous owner has marked some passages in pencil which have been later erased but just faintly visible. The books are covered with loose fitting clear sellophane jackets which are torn and have some loss. Volume 1 covers the period up to 1400, Volume II 1400-1600 & Volume III 1600-1700 (Book ref. 021901) £105.00
English Wines And Cordials.
London: Gramol Publications, 1946.. First Edition. 8vo. 144pp. Grey cloth. Small bookseller's stamp on back pastedown otherwise very good in slightly dusty very slightly nicked dust-jacket. (Book ref. 9185) £10.00
More Home-Made Wine Secrets.
London: W. Foulsham, 1959.. First Edition. 8vo. 127pp. Grey cloth. Fine in very slightly nicked dust-jacket. (Book ref. 9089) £8.00
Rum: Yesterday and Today, Foreword by Hammond Innes.
London: Heinemann, 1983.. First Edition. 8vo. 264pp. 32 plates. Brown cloth. Fine in dust-jacket. The first comprehensive history of rum in English. (Book ref. 3609) £20.00
ACCOUNTS of the Quantity of COFFEE Imported and Exported into and from GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND; and Amount of DUTIES received; from 5th January 1829 to 5th January 1830.
London: House of Commons, 1830. 6pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 314. Coffee. Ordered to be Printed 27 April 1830. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Six (6) Accounts. Charting where Imports came from (much from the West Indies and broken down into the Colonies and Plantations) and whence exported With a separate Account for Ireland. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. (Book ref. 157196) £8.00
COFFEE, Imported and Exported.
London: House of Commons, 1823. 3pp. Folio. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 57. Coffee, Imported and Exported. Ordered to be Printed 26 February 1823. Official early Government figures of Trade and Commerce. Coffee. Three (3) Accounts. Charting where Imports came from (much from the West Indies split into the different Colonies and Plantations) and whence exported. Parliamentary Papers of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision were made for their sale to the public. A very clean copy. * Together with HC 98, Coffee, An Account of the Amount of Duties received on Coffee Imported into Great Britain, 2pp, dated 6 March 1823. (Book ref. 157193) £7.00
The Society of Public Analysts. Some Reminiscences of its First Fifty Years, (by Dyer) and A Review of its Activities (by Mitchell).
Cambridge. Heffer. For The Society of Public Analysts and other Analytical Chemists. 1st edition. 1932. Hardback. Small 4to, 25x19 cms. Pp.,viii,278. 4 portrait plates, including frontis. Publishers green cloth, gilt to spine and to front cover. Clean, unmarked, and fresh throughout. A few light spots to edges of text block. Sound binding and covers. Slight fade to spine. A book in VG++ condition. Heavy item, and may require extra postage outside of the UK. We specialise in History of Science and Scholarly Books.. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 8901) £35.00
The Botanic Brewer's Guide. With Special Hints and Notes on the Production of Herbal Beverages so as to Avoid Infringement of the Excise Regulations.
London: Potter & Clarke Ltd, 1935 Seventh edition. HB. Red boards, no dustjacket. 48pp. Recipes and advice on the making and brewing of non-alcoholic (or below 2 degrees) drinks, eg: ginger beer and drinks made using herbs. Potter & Clarke were 'chemists, druggists and essence makers' . Covers scuffed, rubbed, with losses and fraying over spine; pages mostly clean, a few small marks and spots. A Good copy. (Book ref. 19591) £20.00
Esquire Drink Book
London: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1957. Illustrated by Charmatz. Decorative Cloth. Good+. "The niceties of the Arts of Drinking". Illustrated in colour by chamatz. Black cloth cover with gilt cocktail glass design to front. Faded gilt lettering & bottle design to spine. Page edges pale red. Slight edge wear. Previous owner's inscription on ffep dated 1960. (Book ref. 007069) £8.00
Tea and Tea Blending
London: Eden Fisher and Co, 1887. Second Edition. Almost Fine. Hardback. 130mm x 188mm tall. Pp vii, 139, including 10pp identifying tea estates logos, plus 4pp adverts. Neat signature of a contemporary owner to upper blank margin, otherwise fine, in the original dark-green cloth-covered, bevelled-edge boards/gilt titles. (Book ref. 003777) £185.00
Acadenie Du Vin: WINE COURSE. Revised and Updated Second Edition
Mitchell Beazley, 1990. 2nd Edition. Cloth. Very Good. "The Complete Course in Wine Appreciation, Tasting and Study of the Paris Academie du Vin. Illustrated with Colour and B&W Photos and Drawimngs. Blue cloth cover with silver lettering to spine. No inscriptions except old penciled price on endpaper. 10 1/2" Tall. A little piece of laminate peeling from jacket on bottom corner (see photo). Not clipped (Book ref. 006914) £6.00
Nelson's home comforts by special appointment to the King of Spain
Warwick - Nelson Dale - nd cica 1899, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Book vg - clean and bright - red boards - 23rd edition (Book ref. 5991) £4.19