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
The earnest drinker: A short and simple account of alcoholic beverages (with .
George Allen & Unwin, 1950. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Book George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1950. Hardback. First edition. VG. Red boards slightly faded on the spine. Nice,clean copy.no dj. UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 6928) £4.19
Encyclopedia of Wine
London: Nelson, 1967. Cloth. Near Very Good. A - Z Reference. Packed with information and written with wit. Grey cloth cover with bright gilt lettering on red ground to spine. 9 1/4" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket has tears at 3 corners, a small piece missing from top of spine and another at bottom corner of front. Not clipped. Weighs just over 1 Kilo packed so postage outside UK will be a little extra. (Book ref. 006819) £5.00
The International Wine and Food Society's Guide to THE WINES OF BORDEAUX
London: Michael Joseph, 1969. Cloth. Very Good. All the Bordeaux Wines, Red and White, from Medoc to the Sweet Whites. Includes History, Grapes, Survey of the Wine Growing Districts, Visits to all the Red Wine Chateaux classified in the famous 1855 classification and a long chapter on the Bordeaux Vintages from the end of the 18th Century. Masterly Book. Red cloth cover with gilt lines and lettering on black ground to spine. 9 1/2" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small closed tear on front corner (1/2" Long) and another )1" lon) on the back edge. Top of jacket is a little nicked & curled. Clipped. (Book ref. 006818) £5.00
The World Atlas of Wine: Fourth Edition, Completely Revised
London: Michael Beazley, 1994. Cloth. Near Fine. Classic work on Winemaking and Wine Appeciation. A tour of the World's Vineyards with 185 Maps (30 new). Also new Artwork, Photos etc. 11 3/4" Tall. Blue fine cloth cover with bright gilt lettering to front & spine. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small nick to fore edge. Not clipped. Weighs nearly 2 kilos so postage will be a little extra. (Book ref. 006811) £12.00
The Illustrated Guide to Wine
W H Smith, 1986. Hardcover. Very Good. Foreword by Hugh Johnson. Exciting Wine Selections from all over the world. Step-by-step how to decant & serve. Choosing wine with food.11" Tall. No inscriptions. Jacket has a small closed tear (1/2" long) on back. (Book ref. 006810) £4.50
Sherry and the Wines of Spain
London: Michael Joseph, 1966. 1st Edition. Vellum and Cloth. Very Good. Highly personal tour of the Spanish Wine Districts. Includes History of Spanish Wines, then an expert account of Sherry, Regional Wines & Sparkling Wine. White Vellum Spine with gilt lettering and deep red cloth boards with a gilt vine & grapes central design. 10 3/4" Tall. First Printing. No inscriptions. Jacket not clipped. (Book ref. 006806) £5.00
Traditional Beer and Cider Making
United Kingdom: Elliot Right Way Books, 1995. First Thus Ex-Library Usual Markings. Pictoral Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0716020459 Non Fiction internally clean.minimal wear.124pp (Book ref. 054764) £20.00
H.F. MACMILLAN'S TROPICAL PLANTING AND GARDENING
Kuala Lumour: Malayan Nature Society, 1991. 9679990699 Sixth edition, revised by Barlow, Enoch & Russell. Well illus, large 8vo, pp xii, 767, pictorial boards, slightly faded, a little worn, particularly on the corners. [Very heavy - extra postage may be required] (Book ref. 005552) £45.00
Norwich Adventure. An account of events at Chapel FIeld Works 1932-1942. (Story of the Mackintosh-Caley in Norwich).
Privately printed. Mackintosh. Limited to an edition of 500 copies. 1947. Hardback. 8vo. 76 pages. Frontis, (drawing by Bernard Morris), plates and drawings as chapter headings, (drawn by Denys Nicolls). Orange patterned end papers, (drawn by Maurice Weightman). Publishers patterned blue paper covered boards, titled in orange on spine and cover. Clean and fresh throughout. Tight binding with faded spine. Some minor shelf rub to colour at lower edges and small pul at top of spine. Ownership inscription of member of Caley family, "Joyce (E.H. ?) Caley". VG condition, without the D.w. - .##. - Makintosh bought Caleys in 1932, and this history covers the period from that date up until the factory was destroyed in the Blitz. The 1947 postscript notes the intention to start rebuilding. - .##. - We specialise in Company, Industrial, and Business Histories. . . **. Business and shop Est. 1970. (Book ref. 8755) £23.50