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[ELLIS (William)]. The London and Country Brewer. Containing the whole art of brewing all sorts of malt-liquors, as practised both in town and country; according to observations made by the author in four years travels through the several counties in England. Also, the method of preserving liquors in the cask, and directions to be observed in bottling them. In three parts. To which is added, a supplement. By a person formerly concerned in a Public Brew-House in London.1744

London: Printed for Thomas Astley, Fifth edition, 4 parts in one, 8vo (200 x 120 mm), [8], 80, [2], 83-160, [4], 165-248, [2], 251-332, [4, index], + 16pp., of publishers adverts, with general title page, each of the four parts with individual title pages, but with continuous pagination; part 1 is of "The fifth edition, corrected"; part 2 is of the "second edition"; part 3 "third edition, corrected"; part 4, the supplement, is "The second edition, with large additions", worm track to both upper corners of blank margin of title and prelims which fades to a pinhole, new endpapers, cont. calf, rubbed, rebacked, spine decorated in blind and lettered in gilt direct. Provenance: Armorial bookplate of W. Riley-Smith. Maclean, p.46; Cagle 664b (fourth edition).

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