Chicago: Alumni Ass'n of the Wahl-Henius Institute of Fermentation Technology, 1911. First edition. Original green pictorial cloth decorated in dark blue and orange, large octavo (7 x 10 inches), xvi, 411 pp. Illustrated. Minor rubbing to spine ends, some dustiness to edges, bookplate of James Birtley McNair to front fixed endpaper, else about fine. Item #22975
A comprehensive cultural and technical history of beer and brewing. A classic in the literature of brewing. Well represented in library collections, but quite scarce in commerce. Ex libris James Birtley McNair (1889-1967) an economic botanist and author of books on the chemistry of food production, fermentaion, etc. Noling p. 41.