COOPER, Ambrose. THE COMPLETE DISTILLER: containing I. The Method of performing the various Processes of Distillation, with Descriptions of the several Instruments: the whole Doctrine of Fermentation: the Manner of drawing Spirits from Malt, Raisins, Molasses, Sugar, &c., and of rectifying them: with Instructions for imitating, to the greatest Perfection, both the Colour and Flavour of French Brandies. II. The Manner of distilling all Kinds of Simple Waters from Plants, Flowers, &c. III. The Method of making all the Compound Waters and rich Cordials so largely imported from France and Italy; as likewise, all those now made in Great Britain. To which are added, accurate Descriptions of the Simple Drugs, Plants, Flowers, Fruits &c. used by Distillers; and the whole delivered in the plainest Manner, for the use both of Distillers and private Families, Illustrated with a Plate. [London, Vernor and Hood, 1800]. 12mo. [1] f., xii, 277, [11] pp. Frontispiece is a folding copperplate showing distilling equipment. The bottom third of the title page is torn off. The identification of this copy with the 1800 edition is based on the collation. Leather, boards detached; library stamp on endpaper and reverse of frontispiece. As is.
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