Liqueurs spiritueuses pour la table, ou d'agrément, dout l'aromate ou parfum se prend dans les matières végétables odorantes qui suivent
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Oversize volume written in French comprising a treatise on making liquors. The detailed and densely written volume was created by an unknown compiler around 1810. The collection of recipes included are for making cordials, digestives, elixirs, infusions, liquors, oils, ratafias, and wines. Many of the recipes for making liquors and wines are derived from flowers, fruit, grains, plants, and spices. Introductory and instructional sections concerning coloration, distillation, fermentation, filtration, and infusion are included in the volume. There are many citations of contemporary authors who were experts in their fields of in creating liquors and distillation. A table of contents is on the first leaf of the volume consisting of four main chapters with numerous sub-sections.
Introduction -- Chap. I. Histoire des liqueurs de table -- Chap. II. Differéntes bases de liqueur -- Chap. III. Du laboratoire d'un liquoriste, & de principales opérations de sou art -- Chap. IV. du différentes espèces de liqueurs de goût, delean fabrication proprment dite, & de moyens de les perfectionner & de les conserver.
Sold by Ben Kinmont, Bookseller (Sebastopol, California), 2017.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- October 2017
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