Hardcover. New York , Outing Publishing Company, 1st, 1912, Book: Good, 177 pages. Green cloth cover with black lettering and design. Corners and edges of spine are bumped. Some faint staining on back of cover. Previous owner's inscription and library date stamp on front flyleaf. Inside is bright and clean. A nice copy.
Hardcover. White River Junction VT, Chelsea Green Publishing, 1st, 2013, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, pictorial boards. 337 pages, color illustrations. All around the world, the public s taste for fermented cider has been growing more rapidly than at any time in the past 150 years. At its best, cider is a pure, healthy beverage that reflects both the skill of the cider maker and the quality of the fruit that s used to make it. And with the growing interest in locally grown and artisan foods, many new cideries are springing up all over often started up by passionate amateurs who want to take their craft cider to the next level as small-scale craft producers. To make the very best cider whether for yourself, your family and friends, or for market you first need a deep understanding of the processes involved, and the art and science behind them. Fortunately, The New Cider Maker s Handbook is here to help. Author Claude Jolicoeur is a well-known and award-winning amateur cider maker with an inquiring, scientific mind. His book combines the best of traditional knowledge and techniques with the best modern practices to provide today s enthusiasts all they need to produce high-quality ciders. From deep, comprehensive information on all aspects of fermentation to advice on the best apples to grow or source for cider to instructions on how to build your own grater mill or cider press & mash; the author s experience and enthusiasm shine through. Novices will appreciate the overview of the cider-making process that s presented in Part I. But as they develop their skills and confidence, the more in-depth and technical parts of the book will serve as an invaluable reference that will be consulted again and again. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York , Ezra Sargeant & Co., 1st US, 1802, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 259 pages, 13 plates of trees in rear, most fold-out, all with some foxing. Original leather binding, worn covers holding but rear board almost detached. Gilt title on spine "Forsyth on Fruit Trees" still readable. Previous owner's signature (dated 1803) on title page with notation on opposite page of when book was purchased. Pages very good with only light foxing.