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A compleat body of distilling; explaining the mysteries of that science, in a most easy and familiar manner

By SMITH, GEORGE

subjects: distillation,

  • 1. A compleat body of distilling; explaining the mysteries of that science, in a most easy and familiar manner; containing an exact and accurate method of making all the compound cordial-waters now in use, with a particular account of their several virtues . . . adapted no less to the use of private families, than of apothecaries and distillers. [in two parts].
    London: printed for Bernard Lintot   1725
    20 cm.   89, 93-150 p.   2 sh. 6 d.  
    GB:   ENLS*   LBL   LWML  
    US:   CLU-C   CU-A  

    --2nd ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1731. --; DCLC; MH; NIC
    --another ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1734.
    --3rd ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1737. --: DNAL
    --3rd ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1738. LBL; LGL; LWML; CtYM; PV
    --another ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1738. LBL
    --a new ed. London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1749. LWML: CtY; MH; WU
    --another ed. London: printed for L. Hawes, W. Clarke, and R. Collins, 1766. LBL; LeU(B); NYPL
    1. Mon.Cat./2 (vol. 1), p. 87 (Aug. 1725), confirms that the price of the 1725 edition was 2 sh. 6 d.