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Temperance and light drinks


subjects: beverages, temperance cookery,

  • 1. Temperance | and | light drinks | by | H. C. Standage | author of "The Artist's Manual of Pigments," "Water-colour Pigments," | "Use and Abuse of Colour and Mediums in Oil Painting," "The | Practical Polish and Varnish Maker," etc., etc.
    London: J. S. Virtue and Co Ltd; 1893
    16.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [1-2] ads, [i-v] vi, [1] 2-88, [i-ii] publ ads   [1s on binding]   Orange paper with floral design on front
    Bib:   Noling 388  
    GB:   LB destroyed   *LoEN   OB  

    The author explains in the preface that he wishes to discourage the drinking of spirits or strong liquors but not to censor wines. Hence, his selection of recipes includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Although the text is directed partly towards manufacturers, he also has housewives in mind.