Book Description

New edition, [2], ii, 3, [1], xxiii, [1], 271, [1], 46pp., ‘On distilling in general’ has separate pagination, handsomely bound in half calf by Trevor Lloyd of Ludlow, marbled boards, five raised bands to spine with red morocco title label and tooled in gilt, a very nice copy.
Dealer Notes
It was not until the publication of this new edition that the “Ingenious Foreigner”, responsible for the 1770 and 1771 editions, revealed himself as “Mr. Borella, now head confectioner to the Spanish Ambassador in England.” All three edition are rare with ESTC recording 7 copies of the first 1770 edition, 1 of the second edition of 1771, and 6 copies of this new and last edition.
Author BORELLA (Mr.)
Date 1772
Publisher London: Printed for G. Riley, at his Circulating Library, Curson-Street, May-Fair; J. Bell, in the Strand; J. Wheble, Pater noster-row; and C. Etherington, at York,

Price: £1495.00

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