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The flowing bowl

By MOTT, Edward Spencer

subjects: beverages,

  • 1. The | flowing bowl | a treatise on drinks of all kinds and of | all periods, interspersed with sundry | anecdotes and reminiscences | by | Edward Spencer | ("Nathaniel Gubbins') | author of "Cakes and Ale,' etc.
    London: Grant Richards; 1899
    17.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xv [xvi], [1] 2-243, [i] blank, [1-2] 3-11 [12] publ ads   Red cloth with man raising glass on front
    Bib:   B445  
    GB:   *LB   LCF   LoEN   OB  
    US:   DLC   NcD   MB   PPL  

    The preface is dated London, Christmas Eve, 1898. The last chapter, called "Sworn off!', discusses the temperance movement and gives recipes for non-alcoholic drinks.

  • 2. — [Title as first edition]
    London: Grant Richards; 1903
    17.0 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xv [xvi], [1] 2-243   Red cloth with man raising glass on front
    GB:   LWel   *OPo(F)   WYoLU(B)  

  • 3. — [Another edition, fourth, [1914]]
    US:   MH   PPUnC   ICJ  

    NUCat cites a fourth and new edition, London: Paul, [1914], pages xiv, 242.% 5169

  • 4. — [Title as first edition] | Sixth edition
    London: Stanley Paul and Co Ltd; [1925]
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xiv, [1] 2-242   Red cloth
    Bib:   B445  
    GB:   *Priv coll   LWel   WYoLU(B)  
    US:   CU-A   NN   CtY   NBuG   WU  

    "Reprinted, 1925" appears on the verso of the title-page. This edition is advertised for 2s 6d in the sixth edition of "Cakes and ale".% 5169a