Author:Sambrook, Pamela


Showing 1-1 of 1

Image for Country House Brewing in England 1500-1900.

Country House Brewing in England 1500-1900.

By: Sambrook, Pamela.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Hambledon Press, 1996. 1852851279: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 436

ISBN: 1852851279

Condition: Very Good

Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in very good condition. First edition, scarce copy. Pp xx, 311, with b&w photographs and illustrations, preface, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, abbreviations, glossary, archaic cask sizes and measures of ale, beer and malt, notes, bibliography and index. Until the 18th century or even later, beer was the staple drink of most men and women at all levels of society. Tea and coffee were expensive luxuries while water might well carry disease. To supply the needs of both owners and servants, every country house with an ac... View more info