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CHILD, SAMUEL   flourished 1768?-1800


  • Everyman his own brewer. A small treatise
  • Subjects: brewing, beer,

    • 1. Everyman his own brewer. A small treatise explaining the art and mystery of brewing porter, ale, twopenny and table-beer.% etc. PPPB London: printed for the author
      [c.1790]
      21 cm.   19 p.  
      GB:   LBL*  
      US:   MH  

      --2nd ed. carefully revised. London: printed for the author, [c.1792]. LBL: M
      --3rd ed. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, [c.1792]. --: NYPL
      --3rd ed. carefully revised. London: printed for Dring & Co., [c.1792].
      --4th ed. revised. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, [c.1794]. ENLS: MH
      --2nd American ed. Philadelphia: printed for T. Condie, 1796. --: DCLC; MWA
      --5th ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, 1798. --: MH
      --6th ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, 1798. LBL: MH-BA
      --7th ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, 1799. --: MH
      --9th ed. corrected and enlarged. London: printed for J. Ridgeway, 1800. --: CU
      1. See WATKINS, George, The compleat English brewer, for a similar work.
      2. The only known reference to this 3rd ed. is given in Maggs Bros. Cat., No. 645, p. 101, where the authorship is wrongly ascribed to Samuel Child's occupation of brewer, instead of to his surname; see under earlier entry: BREWER, Samuel Child, Everyman his

  • Everyman his own brewer; or a compendium of the English brewery
  • Subjects: brewing, beer, ale,

    • 1. Everyman his own brewer; or a compendium of the English brewery. Containing the best instructions for the choice of hops, malt and water; and for the right management of the brewing utensils. Likewise, the most approved methods of brewing London porter and ale. Of brewing amber, Burton, western and oat alesÉ and of manufacturing pure malt wines. etc. [by a gentleman].
      [London]: printed for the author   sold by J. Almon   1768
      18 cm.   xxviii, 29-256 p.  
      GB:   CUL  
      US:   MH-BA   NYPL  

      1. The entry is based on the copy in CUL-Rare Books Dept.


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